Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here are productions that are currently shooting in town:
Jews around the world including the Santa Clarita Valley cleaned their houses, cars and offices Monday and cooked furiously in last-minute preparations for the weeklong holiday of Passover, which began at sundown Monday and marks the biblical story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt.
Authorities say a 15-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a car on the Antelope Valley Freeway near Acton walked into the path of an oncoming car.
Starting this Earth Day, April 22, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will launch a series of 50 stories for 50 consecutive weekdays that will explore the many ways accelerating climate change is impacting or may impact fish and wildlife across America. No geographic region is immune.
The state awarded Placerita Canyon Nature Center a $1 million grant for installing new exhibits and signs, according to a Los Angeles County statement Friday.
I am most disappointed by the William S. Hart Union High School District board's decision to yet again delay the decision to purchase the site for a high school.
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SCV Helping Hand recipient for the week ending April 17, 2011:
Army Pvt. Keith Mulhern has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Cameron Letz has made the Dean's List at California Lutheran University for the fall semester 2010. In order to quality for the Dean's List full-time students must achieve a minimum of a 3.6 grade point average. After graduation Letz plans on living in Japan with the JET program (Japanese English Translator).
Tanner Diaz, a 2009 Honors graduate from William S. Hart High School in Newhall was recently named to the Dean's List at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he is in his second year as an engineering student. He is the son of Ray and Susan Diaz, of Valencia.
Dr. Joel S. Miller of Valencia was awarded a Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists at their recent convention in Las Vegas.
Nathan Palmer bridged from a Weblo cub scout in Pack 490 Newhall Boy Scouts. He is the son of David and April Palmer of Castaic. He earned every possible achievement a cub scout can earn.
Army Pvt. Jaclyn M. Avila has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
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.