As proud as we are of our successes in meeting a variety of challenges in 2008, we at the Castaic Lake Water Agency are equally determined and confident about 2009, despite a daunting set of continuing challenges and some new issues we'll need to confront.
I believe I attended my last State of the City meeting in 2004. These luncheons constituted an opportunity for local elected officials to "speechify" concerning the many predictable accomplishments of the year, from new roads to shiny new recreation facilities.
"The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion." - Edmund Burke It's the cold and flu and Obamamania season. Since November, I've contracted two of the three maladies. I've had a dry, hacking cough that won't go away, and drat if I haven't felt weaker than a kitten left in the dryer. But I've yet to catch Obamamania. I don't gurgle like Homer Simpson over a box of donuts when I hear ...
All school districts should adopt some policies from businesses such as Hertz. Hertz stated that all employees not directly related to customer service and direct contact with customers will be subject to a layoff. In turn, all districts need to first lay off people who do not directly work with children. Currently, many districts pay for many consultants, administrators and bureaucrats who also have many assistants. Districts also need to eliminate waste. When you donate ...
Attention all SCV seniors: Do you want to feel needed, to feel loved and appreciated? Follow my example and join the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's Read With Me program. Your whole world will begin to light up from exposure to the hearts of these little ones. All this lovin' for a mere two or more hours per week volunteer service to the community. These are the people who will be taking our place on ...
With so many businesses going bust, workers losing their jobs and families losing their homes, it's dumbfounding to think Congress would give so much as a passing glance at legislation that would shutter even more small businesses and kill even more American jobs.
A motor home burned in a Canyon Country parking lot and one man was killed Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Black Business Committee will host its third-annual Black History Month Celebration Networking Mixer 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 at El Torito Mexican Grill at <span class="yshortcuts" style="border-bottom: 1px dashed #0066cc; background: transparent ...
25Score is back in operation after experiencing technical difficulties through a tough move, Office Manager Jayne Patafio said.
Hunger Defense Fund has merged into its parent charity, Help the Children.
Friday Be transported to a "Romantic Evening in Paris" at the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Sweetheart Gala from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia. The 2009 sweetheart couple is Dale and Tamara Donohoe. The evening includes dinner and dancing with "Crush" an eight-piece band. Sponsorships available, individual tickets $150 each. Info: Andrea Hilton, (661) 253-8082 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Feb. 21 The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date ...
24 Hour Theatre returns to REP The Repertory East Playhouse will host 24 Hour Theatre at 8 p.m. today. 24 Hour Theatre is a show consisting of six 10-minute comedic plays. The theme will be "Love is ... " Tickets are $10 with an RSVP or $15 at the door. Advanced reservations recommended. The Repertory Easy Playhouse is located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall. Info: (661) 547-1173, www.24hourtheatre.com. Travel Club meets at ...
The Saugus High School Competition Cheer Team took second place in a USA Regional competition held Jan. 24 in Agoura Hills. The team's score qualified them for Nationals, which will be held in Anaheim at the end of March.
Michael and Lorry Wildemuth of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Brian Wildemuth to Mary Banner of Valencia.
The newly founded Santa Clarita Valley Single Mothers Group celebrated its first year with a holiday party held at a private clubhouse in December. The event attracted 50 single mothers and their children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In the backyard of his remote Southern California home, Bernie Jones is etching an unconventional blueprint: a construction plan to build his underground survival shelter. It won't be the typical, cramped Cold War-era bunker. It will hold 20 people.
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.