Do you have a great idea for a mobile application? Have you been tinkering away in your garage on a great, new piece of green technology? Well, you're not alone.
Hobbies offer a sense of accomplishment as well as many forms of expression. There's one hobby that has recently exploded as perhaps the sweetest option of all - cake decorating.
Rioux Park walking group
The Saturday article "Students put off by parking" sheds much light on College of the Canyons' obvious parking problem.
It was a game that wasn't supposed to be close.
Rosedell Elementary School students recently took part in a talent show that featured rock 'n' roll and '50s-themed performances. The program included '50s-style cars, a sock hop skit and a hand-jive finale.
Two hundred students from all six William S. Hart Union High School District comprehensive high schools will perform in the eighth annual Hart District Theatre Festival slated for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25-26.
LOS ANGELES - California Task Force 2 (CA-TF2), Los Angeles County Fire Department's world-class Heavy Rescue Task Force, has been mobilized for deployment to New Zealand to help rescue and recover victims in Christchurch, the nation's second largest city of nearly 400,000 residents, following a powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake just before 1 p.m. local time that has killed 65 people.
City officials hope to secure funding of a 35-home affordable housing project through budget maneuvering.
Representatives from Lewis Operating Corp. will host an open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Santa Clarita City Hall's Century Room to field community members' questions and concerns regarding future development plans for the Whittaker-Bermite property.
March 2 marks the deadline to apply for Cal Grants, a state program that provides financial aid to California college students. Students can receive up to $9,708 per year for school. Students must fill out and submit an application to be considered. For details, visit www.calgrants.org.
Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library reopens today after almost a year of being closed for a remodel.
Traffic was slowed in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday as workers repaired a large sinkhole near Templin Highway, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Questers informational meeting
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
How are people finding happiness?
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.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirms that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him after a round at the Memorial tournament. He says he is cooperating and has done nothing wrong.
Nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. A pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved. Widespread rape in many war zones. And in California, a murderous rampage by a disturbed young man who had depicted sorority members as a prime target.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Sport Chalet Valencia will host a free fishing seminar led by fishing professionals this upcoming Tuesday.
The California Department of Transportation will close lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley next week as part of a truck lanes improvement project that began in mid-2012.