NEW YORK -- According to a recent Pew Hispanic Center study, many Hispanic youth are not pursuing a college degree as a result of their parents not understanding the steps they can take to help their children prepare for and apply to college.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to create two permanent, outdoor art pieces (one large piece (A) and one smaller artwork (B) ) to be situated prominently at the entrance of the newly expanded McBean Regional Transit Center, located immediately west of the existing Bus Transfer Center located at 24375 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita 91355.
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles native and internationally bestselling author, Jessica Brody, author of the forthcoming teen novel, "The Karma Club," is taking her new book's message of "Spreading Good Karma" to heart. The Karma Club is about three teen girls who decide to take Karma into their own hands by getting revenge on those who have wronged them, but in the end discover that spreading good Karma, rather than bad, is the key to living a better life.
The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA), the private, non-profit organization that supports the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, invites guests to treat the mother figure in their life to a unique and informative celebration of motherhood on Saturday, May 8, 10:30 a.m., at the Zoo.
Last month's April LA Regional Foodbank kick-off at the SCV Senior Center was a big success. For this month, the Foodbank will be delivering free food kits to qualified seniors at the Senior Center, 22900 Market St., on the regularly scheduled third Friday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - China was stripped of a bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Wednesday for fielding an underage gymnast.
The Lula Washington Dance Theatre will present two concerts in two local theaters: the first concert in celebration of National Dance Week and the second celebrating the dance company's 30th anniversary.
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart District high schools throw a fundraiser at Mountasia Family Fun Center today, Friday, April 30, from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Three motorcycle deputies from Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station joined a Lancaster Sheriff's Station deputy to win top honors in an obstacle-course competition against more than 150 officers from 25 police agencies, authorities said Tuesday.
My wife, Carrie, was feeling out of sorts this weekend, so we decided to take it slow and make a weekend of resting at the homestead. We watched movies and read papers. I fixed a shower door - and I waited and waited for time to go by, as Carrie got the rest she needed.
Our illegal immigration problem reminds me of the story about a woman who was constantly chasing ants in her kitchen.
Valencia boys tennis continued its dominant run through Foothill League play Tuesday, clinching its eighth league title in nine years with a 17-1 victory over Canyon at Valencia High School on Tuesday. Valencia (16-3, 9-0) has established itself as a powerhouse in the Santa Clarita Valley, and given the expectations that the team sets for itself every year, winning matches in the postseason was almost a focus before Foothill League play even began.
Dates to watch May 5 Learn more about the Home Tour League and fundraising activities supporting Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the membership drive luncheon and fashion show. Cinco de Mayo luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tournament Players Club at Valencia (TPC), 26550 N Heritage View Lane, Valencia. Cost is $25. RSVP to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's Volunteer Services at (661) 253-8051. May 7 2010 ...
There are signs the economy is turning for the better. Long-distance trucking is on the rebound, restaurant traffic appears on the upswing and retail stores are slowly making a comeback.
The Hart High School cheerleaders took top honors during their last competition of the season, USA Spirit Nationals, March 26-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The new requirements for No Child Left Behind waivers from the Department of Education have some bad news for America's teachers.
Republicans have largely squandered an August that should have been spent preparing the American people for a showdown with Democrats over the president's health care law.
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.