In 1998, when the Army Corps of Engineers approved Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s first Santa Clara River-alteration permit, the housing market was still in good shape. This approval gave Newhall Land the go-ahead for 59 projects along 15 miles of the Santa Clara River through the center of the city and up San Francisquito Canyon road, one of the Santa Clara River's largest tributaries. These projects included several bridges, culverts and banking along the river.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is taking the extraordinary and historic step of assuming control of the Los Angeles Dodgers, a team increasingly paralyzed by its owners' bitter divorce.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- "I commend Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's wrestling control of the Dodgers and bringing integrity back to the game," County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich said in a statement this afternoon.
Enduring one of the worst winter storms in recent memory, 17 local students successfully completed the grueling 26.2-mile "Stadium to Sea" Los Angeles Marathon on March 20, sponsored by Students Off And Running, or SOAR.
Drew Stier, a 10-year-old from Stevenson Ranch, helped to raise more than $1,500 for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Rioux Park walking group
From front, Mark Barton, his son Everett Barton, 13, and Jim Van Winkle eat matzo at the end of the Seder meal as part of the Passover service hosted by Temple Beth Ami at the Valencia Hills clubhouse in Valencia on Tuesday.
Today, as I was at my computer doing some work, I also looked to see if there were any interesting programs on TV. I spent four hours watching the History Channel as it showed "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich."
To Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita,
I keep hearing on the news of suicide bombers and policemen that assassinate people trying to help them achieve a more "normal" way of life.
The presentation was in recognition of Boston Scientific's achievements and advances in medical technology. The company, which has offices located in Santa Clarita, researches and markets less-invasive medical devices that treat and help monitor medical conditions.
Mark Twain is credited with saying, "The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated." I'll take the position that the same great exaggeration applies to the state of the manufacturing industry in the United States - the rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.
You probably don't know it, but you may have the secret ingredients for an exceptional Easter dinner in your pantry right now. The holidays are a perfect opportunity to sprinkle creativity into special meals by using staples like pancake mix, syrup and instant mashed potatoes in unexpected ways to craft new and delicious dishes the whole family will love.
Saturday, April 30
I honestly don't believe that Democrats and Republicans will ever sit down and compromise on anything. The simple act of governing for all of the people seems to be impossible.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.
Recently, the community of Santa Clarita has been buzzing over potential billboard removals and the possibility of sign ordinance changes. It began when the Metro Group, who owns the land on which the billboards in question reside, approached the city with a proposal to remove every billboard in the Metro (railroad) right-of-way, within the Soledad Canyon Road and Railroad Avenue corridors, in the center of the city. This amounts to the permanent removal of 118 billboards on 62 structures along the Metro right-of-way in exchange for a change to the current sign ordinance that would allow them to build three ...
The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.