I had the opportunity to attend the informational meeting conducted by the William S. Hart Union High School District for the Castaic community at Castaic Middle School regarding the proposed Castaic high school on Tuesday.
Artists' Association meeting
Donald Rimac watched a trend: As the economy got worse over the last few years, more men would loiter outside the Newhall apartment building he owns on 15th Street. They're looking for work.
Low temperatures and partly cloudy skies are expected the rest of this week following a milder-than-expected weekend storm that partly contributed to the deaths of two men in separate traffic crashes.
In his column advocating the extension of the 2009 temporary tax increase ("Regardless of party, we're in the same boat," Feb. 15), John Zaring parroted Gov. Jerry Brown's threat to cut education and programs that assist the poor if the record-breaking tax increase isn't extended.
My sisters and I have lived in Newhall since 1962. Our parents lived here until they died, Dad at 85, and Mom at 94 years old. Over the years, we had taken them to multiple specialty doctors in this community.
The Hart girls basketball team knew the formula for victory.
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."
Michael Guglielmino fondly remembers summers spent working at the Newhall Hardware store in downtown Newhall.
We've all heard the saying "the ends justify the means." Taken at face value, this core truth of pragmatism suggests that if the end result is good, then any and all of the things you had to do to get that result are deemed good as well.
Daffodil Days, one of the American Cancer Society's most popular annual fundraising campaigns, is currently underway.
There is a saying at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center: "Let no call go unanswered."
Star Parker's Tuesday column, "There's no such thing as a 'gay conservative,'" is such a logical mess it is difficult to know where to start.
Dates to Watch
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.