Nearly 11 percent of Santa Clarita residents smoke cigarettes according to a report released by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Tuesday. Overall about 14 percent of county residents smoke, a rate that has remained steady since 2002, according to the report. Public Health officials predict that about 13,600 city residents smoke regularly. Quartz Hill and Lancaster have the highest smoking rates in the county at nearly 22 percent each. The report ...
Dates to watch June 25 Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament with dinner and auction to benefit Valencia High School girls basketball team, $85-advance, $100-at door, $40 dinner/auction only, optional Sit n' Play Tournament available as well, 6-11 p.m., Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tournament Road, Valencia. Info: (661) 296-2568. June 26 The Repertory East Playhouse will host its "Cheeseburger in Paradise" benefit at the home of Bill and Jill Friedman with barbecue from RSVP Catering, open ...
We, the great U.S., are a provider of relief and support to any country in need because of any natural disaster (floods, fires, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc.) that they may have suffered. That has recently come back to bite us in the rear end.
It's been forever since I've written a politically pointed entry. Lately, I've preferred human interest to political fireworks, seeing that one can only poke fun at tea partiers and Sarah Palin types so much before sounding like a repetitive tin bell.
Most everyone in business uses the term "cash cow" to describe a product or service that creates positive cash flow for the organization. Those same people don't often understand what the phrase means, and more importantly, how to apply it to their particular situation.
These recipes celebrate "Fifty Years of Flavor," taking their inspiration from an original Häagen-Dazs favorite, a popular ethnic flavor introduced in the '90s, and the latest addition to the trendy Häagen-Dazs Five™ line.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - One more game, one last chance to make their reputation. When the Americans play Algeria at the World Cup on Wednesday they'll either live up to all the hype and earn a spot among the final 16 teams - or fall painfully short of their long-stated goal and lose a watershed opportunity. "We have a great chance tomorrow night to get a win and advance on to the second round," ...
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies made 12 drug-related arrests last weekend as authorities send a clear message to would-be drug users and dealers that illegal drugs will not be tolerated in this community.
A Texas Hold 'em and bingo fundraising event benefiting Emily Hobson and her fight against cancer is set for Friday at the Hyatt Valencia starting at 5:30 p.m.
The second issue of Proxart Magazine will be released Wednesday. The issue features art and interviews with Alma Juarez, Aaron Bjork, Theft, The Victor Ship, The Dining Dead as well as an all new literary section that highlights suburban poets and writers. Readers can find the issue online at proxart.wordpress.com as a downloadable PDF. Proxart is a local community dedicated to presenting innovative art from the underground of suburbia.
Thirty local small businesses will undergo free business training because the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons has been chosen to participate in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative Program. The training begins in August. Business leaders will meet every other Saturday for the free 10-week training session. A free information session about the program will take place from 9-10 a.m. Thursday at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center. ...
The California Institute of the Arts board of trustees this week announced that songwriter, musician and record producer Randy Badazz Alpert, Walt Disney Studios head Alan Bergman and entertainment industry executive William M. Campbell III have been made the Valencia art school's newest trustees.
A Castaic tow truck driver who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping for ransom last week is waiting for his day in court.
The primary season is behind us now, and the battle lines for the November elections have been drawn. Republicans in charge of the Senate and House campaigns are now quietly backing away from predictions of taking back Senate and House majorities. Clearly it is still a noble goal, but the events of the past couple of months have made it an increasingly unrealistic one.
I attended the William S. Hart Union High School District board's meeting regarding the Castaic high school.
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.