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Get your motors running, the 39th annual Benefit Auction for the Boys & Girls Club of the Santa Clarita Valley promises to be a "Born to Be Wild" affair.
According to the IRS, people who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season. The new law was enacted after the 2009 forms, instructions and publications had already been printed.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directed the Chief Executive Officer to provide monthly reports on the impact of the State's prison release program on the County's Sheriff's Department and Departments of Mental Health, Health Services and Public Social Services.
Registered Dietitian Stephanie Correnti will be conducting a free six-week cooking demonstration and lecture from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Friday, March 19 at Bouquet Canyon Seniors apartments, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
AAF-Los Angeles North will hold their ADDY Gala to honor the winners of the Los Angeles North ADDY competition this Sunday, March 7 at the Oddysey Restaurant at 6 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To improve successful outcomes for young people in foster care, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to support Assembly Bill 2131 (D-Bass). This legislation would reverse cuts to the State's counties by Governor Schwarzenegger to balance the State budget and restore $17 million dollars in state foster care funding to Los Angeles County.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 16 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a special Open House event on Tuesday, March 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of its new Permit Center and the community is invited to attend.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to sign up to participate in a night of murder, mayhem and fun with an excursion to a Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show. Attendees will arrive at the city's Sports Complex Activities Center by 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 to be whisked away to Los Angeles for a night of superb food, spooky mystery and great fun.
Mark your calendars for funnyman Mark Eddie, who will be headlining a benefit comedy show at Congregation Beth Shalom on Saturday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Eddie's show, which includes two special opening acts, are on sale now at $20.
The ultra-popular Junior High Summer Institute (JSI) at College of the Canyons will return for its third season July 5-30, providing a fun, and educationally stimulating, atmosphere where students can learn, play and grow.
GLENDALE, Calif. -- The Love Ride, cancelled last year because of a challenging economy, is planning to start again in fall 2011.
On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, members of the Southern California High Tech Task Force served three search warrants after arresting three prolific identity thieves as part of a four year investigation dubbed "Operation Big Skim."
Huntington Beach, Calif. - Hollywood Entertainment Museum (HEM) announced today the continuation of the auction of its prized collection in an effort to save its media arts high school program for at-risk kids.
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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials reported a relatively quiet Saturday night, with no major incidents. Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives, meanwhile were assisting Hawthorne Police Department investigate the death of woman in the 12700 block of Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime on Saturday night in Game 6 to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez homered twice, drove in five runs and scored four times, tying career highs in all three categories and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 12-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
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College graduation marks the end of a wondrous chapter and the beginning of a new life. College was a time for friends, late night cram sessions and homework. However, once you have that degree, the quest for a "grown-up" job begins and in this economy, that can be challenging.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new arena version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly canceled its 54-city tour just days before its launch in New Orleans.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) - For years, Hernan Argueta's small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. The airborne disease that strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off, failed to do much damage in the cooler elevations of Guatemala's mountains.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.