Brecken Anthony Falasca, son of Anthony G. and Jennifer L. Falasca, of Valencia, was born at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia. He weighed 6 lbs., 5 oz., and was 20 inches in length. He is the brother of Gino Murrietta. Grandparents are Jeff and Maria Falasca, of Santa Clarita, and Jim and Susan Henderson, of Three Rivers. Great-grandparents are Ester Henderson, of Three Rivers, and Paul Olivares, of Los Angeles.
In conjunction with National Memory Screening Day, Visiting Angels will host a free, confidential memory screening event on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The race to sell the most luxury cars heats up as the auto industry revs up for the final two months of sales for 2010.
More Americans are increasingly working from home as a result of technological advances, changes in the job market and employer flexibility. According to the latest statistics available from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 5.9 million people worked from home in 2008, and the trend is continuing.
A celebration in honor of the new Veterans Center at COC will be held Tuesday. Special recognition will be paid to those veterans who have served the country since 9/11.
Just as they made the claim that their 2006 midterm takeover of Congress was a referendum and rejection of the policies of Bush, the Democrats are now trying to claim that Nov. 2's election results weren't an identical rejection of Obama's policies.
I want to point out how delusional the GOP is about the American health care system. There is an editorial in the Washington Post by Richard Cohen that shoots holes in the GOP's take on the American health care system.
I just wanted to extend my thanks to the staff, volunteers, organizers and crew that run the Santa Clarita Marathon.
It has been reported that the City Council will once again consider allowing the location of a materials-recycling facility, or MRF (euphemism for trash dump) along Sierra Highway between Golden Valley Road and Placerita Canyon.
Isabelle Howell, 17, remembers driving more than 15 hours through 13,000-foot mountain passes to reach the Tibetan village where the nonprofit organization Bodhicitta Inc. plans on building a girls school.
Death-camp survivor talk
Employees from Six Flags volunteered at six locations throughout the Santa Clarita Valley as part of Project 6, the company's annual day of service.
Stater Bros. Supermarkets, in conjunction with its charitable arm Stater Bros. Charities, will be "Harvesting Hope" in Southern California communities.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.