In response to Bruce Hector's Letter to the Editor, "Stimulus means brighter future" (March 18), Bruce must have been at Disneyland and stayed in Fantasyland for a week to believe that Obama is going to do the country any good.
My daughters and I look forward to this event every year - we call it the D4, Daddy-Daughter-Dinner-Dance.
Two child actors from Valencia were honored for their positive contributions to the entertainment industry during a March 15 C.A.R.E. (Child Actor Recognition Event) award ceremony at Universal Studios Hollywood.
First place If I were a scientist, I would invent a machine that would cease world hunger. Why? Well, more than 30 percent of the world's population is either starving or anemic. Not the kind of starving that you would say when you didn't eat breakfast. The kind where your belly swells up, and you will eat anything. Some people might say, "Well, why do I care? I'm not starving." How would you feel if ...
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Placerita Junior High School students took home the first-place trophy during the High Desert Dance Classic March 14. The couples spent eight weeks rehearsing merengue, tango, cha cha, waltz and the West Coast swing. Placerita Junior High was the only school from the William S. Hart Union High School District to participate in the competition.
Hart High School cheerleaders brought home top honors from the USA Nationals High School Spirit Competition held over the weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. The junior varsity cheer squad took third place place in the Large Junior Varsity Show Cheer Intermediate Division and the varsity squad won for the Large Varsity Show Cheer Advanced Division.
It's official. With the stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama signed into law Monday a sweeping bill protecting more than 2 million acres of American wilderness.
A late goal from Bakersfield's Joshua Shin with 4:38 remaining in the third period was the difference in the Roughnecks' 3-1 victory over Valencia High on the opening night of Ice Station Valencia's High School Hockey season on Monday night. In its ninth consecutive year, the club league features eight teams, including Valencia High, Canyon High, Hart High, Saugus High, Antelope Valley High, Bakersfield High, Burbank and West Valley (San Fernando and Simi Valleys).
Saugus Girls Soccer Wins CIF Championship The girls soccer team from Saugus High School has let other teams in the CIF Southern Section know that the Santa Clarita Valley is a force to be reckoned with in the field of women's soccer. The local girls completed the year with a win-loss record of 20-3-3 and won the Southern Section Championship by 2-1 against Harvard Westlake. Not only is this Saugus' first girls soccer CIF championship, ...
PASADENA, Calif. - California School of Culinary Arts announced today the local winners of the 3rd Annual Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America Market Basket Competition. Ten future students participated in the semi-annual event that took place on March 21; and three Californians received scholarships to attend the Pasadena culinary school.
VAN NUYS, Calif. - In April 2009, U.S. Census Bureau field representatives will collect information about how much Americans spend for groceries, clothing, transportation, housing, health care and other items from a sample of households across the country.
A variety of volunteer opportunities for adults and teens are still available for the 2009 Cowboy Festival at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26 and other kick-off events prior to the festival weekend.
Gary Horton's "Honestly, we're all socialists in the SCV" opinion column (March 18) made about as much sense as the alcoholic who extols the virtues of alcoholism to the person who has a glass of wine once a week with his Sunday dinner in an effort to convert him to a life of alcoholism.
While College of the Canyons has seen plenty of massive construction of late, it's also made several improvements to its Student Center, a college administrator said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.