Editor's note: Below is an open letter from Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposing solutions to the state budget deficit. May 22, 2009
I never thought I could agree with Dave Bossert on the issue of annexation. It seemed a foundational argument that only one city should ever exist in the Santa Clarita Valley to preclude the insanity of the Palmdale-Lancaster-L.A. County three-way wars for such business crown jewels as a Wendy's restaurant. But with the latest action at City Council Chambers, one must wonder if elected officials went something we referred to in Iowa as "outhouse rat ...
There is much confusion out there regarding a state-mandated fee that our residents are being asked to pay.
For out-of-control government spending plans, one does not need to look as far as Sacramento. On Tuesday, Mayor Frank Ferry, City Councilwoman Laurene Weste and county Supervisor Don Knabe are slated to vote on the first part of the rate increases from the Sanitation District that are projected to total $600 per year for the average household by the year 2015. That is compared to the $180 a year that we currently pay. The projected ...
Now that California voters have handed Arnold Schwarzenegger and his cadre of special interests another resounding special-election defeat, proponents of public services, fiscal responsibility, child care and mental health programs are gearing up for the battle over the 2010 state budget.
With a single City Hall and one set of council members to represent the majority of the people in the Santa Clarita Valley, some folks forget that there are actually two municipal SCV governments.
It's an evening for the men and that's OK with the ladies because it's all for an important cause - supporting the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley.
LETMESAIL (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social Activity and Independent Living) will present a unique new fundraising event Saturday, May 30 at Saugus Speedway off Soledad Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association (SCAA) will present Tandy Zorba, fourth speaker in a series of art lectures entitled "60 Minutes with an Artist" 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at the Valencia Library. Zorba's topic is living portraiture.
May 30 The 11th annual Relay For life will begin 9 a.m. Saturday, May 30 and ending on Sunday, May 31 at 9 a.m. Relay For Life is a fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate cancer survivorship and raise money for research and programs of the American Cancer Society. Teams will gather at Central Park off Bouquet Canyon in Saugus and take turns walking or running laps. Each team tries to keep at least one ...
Appleseed Shoots at Piru Rifle Range Wes Thompson's Piru Rifle Range will host Appleseed Shoots on the following dates: Today June 20-21 Learn proper shooting techniques and more at this family-friendly event. The Wes Thompson Piru Rifle Range is located at 6700 Holser Canyon Road, Piru, CA 93040. Info: www.appleseedinfo.org. Open House at Gorman Learning The Gorman Learning Center is a nonprofit, California public charter school with students who complete independent study and ...
The sixth annual "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social Inclusion Concert" rocks the Golden Valley High School amphitheater Saturday, May 23, from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The space shuttle Atlantis is now scheduled to land today at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida following its recent mission to repair the Hubble space telescope. However, poor weather conditions along the eastern coast of Florida have raised the likelihood of Atlantis ending its mission at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California.
With little rainfall and hot and dry summer months, the valley must carefully manage finite water supplies. So throughout the year, Castaic Lake Water Agency is asking all customers to rethink water consumption and to reduce water usage by 10 percent. Here are some easy ways you can conserve:
Educator and author Sean McDowell addressed questions about evolution and creation at Legacy Christian Academy's "Evolution and Intelligent Design" seminar May 8. More than 160 people attended the on-campus event.
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.