Some say it's the best-kept secret in the Santa Clarita Valley.
I'm not a fan of the Santa Clarita City Council, and I've often been a vocal critic of its actions and attitude toward the people it serves. However, I do believe that it's a good idea to have the city take over the operation of local libraries.
Unless you're on a long-term media fast, or just disinterested in the ongoing public conversations, you've no doubt realized just how tough it is to be in the public eye in our day.
On March 19, the Santa Clarita Valley received a reminder of the cost of freedom.
In April 2006, the Hart Indians boys tennis team defeated the Valencia Vikings tennis team 11-7 when our oldest son, then a junior, played for the team.
Winter weather smiled on workers from Valencia's A. Allbright Painting as they completed their annual Paint It Forward charity paint giveaway project at the Saugus home of Keri Ross on March 12 on a warm morning.
Lucas Skylar Oden, son of Rodney Gene Oden and Raquel Brittney Jackmond, of Manistee, Mich., was born on Jan. 31, 2011.
As part of my job as features editor, I am in charge of running "In The Service" announcements on our community page in the Sunday Lifestyle section.
March 11, 2011, may not seem like an important day to most. However, family and friends of Ron and Pat Rollins know otherwise.
Jason Larson has the long hair and rock-star moves, falling to his knees at the end of a scorching rendition of AC/DC's "Highway to Hell."
"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."
Tax Freedom Day will arrive on April 12 this year, according to The Tax Foundation. Americans will work well over three months of the year before they have earned enough money to pay this year's tax obligations at the federal, state and local levels.
I can remember puttering around in my garage and hearing the rush and muffled roar of the flames kicking on inside my old-school water heater. This was when hot water was being used inside the house - and sometimes, it was just the device keeping that big tank-full of water heated to the right temperature as the cold air in the open garage sucked the warmth out of it. It always gave me an uneasy feeling, knowing I was paying to heat up the great outdoors.
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.