First place Well every year on Christmas Eve, my grandparents come to our house to spend the night. At night my sisters and I put on our PJs, get a cup of cocoa, get our stuffed animal and blanket, and our mother drives us all around Valencia looking at Christmas lights. Our favorite house with lights are what we call the "dancing lights." It has two huge light stands and small sets of lights everywhere ...
City officials will host a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market Street in Newhall to provide residents with information about the pending landscaping project.
With this New Year just begun, I would like to wish to all of you and to all whom you know, good health, prosperity, fairness and service to others.
The city of Santa Clarita will host the 2009 Cowboy Festival from April 22 to 26 at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio and other local venues, city officials said today.
Everyone makes mistakes. If we are smart, we can learn from our mistakes. With luck, we can learn from other people's mistakes too. In the current financial problems affecting our retirement assets, and our hesitancy to be in the market, following are some common pitfalls to avoid with your retirement savings plan at work.
A funny thing happened on the way to Tuesday's election. Both Democrats and (many) Republicans came to agree that George W. Bush's reign at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue was the Katrina of U.S. presidencies. Poor, outbound George. Throughout his life, his name-saving father, former President George Herbert Walker Bush, has always been there to bail him out and cover his losses, including drunk driving, avoiding military service in Vietnam and running businesses into the ground. But ...
First place What I will be for Halloween is Alice in Wonderland. I will look like a little maid with white tights, black shoes, and a black headband. My dress will be light blue. I will have a white apron. I will look just like Alice. I went to the Disney Store and my mom asked if I wanted to be Alice for Halloween. I said, "Yes, Mother." So she got it. I picked it ...
Local residents have the chance to discuss One Valley, One Vision with city officials when the city of Santa Clarita hosts four workshops in November.
Speaker was "married to the KKK" The former wife of a California Ku Klux Klan member will speak about tolerance at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Hart High School Auditorium. The city of Santa Clarita hosts the event as part of its a speaker Season of Diversity program. The speaker will talk about making choices and taking responsibility for them. The school is located at 24825 N. Newhall Avenue. CHP cadet ready for patrol Local ...
I couldn't help but notice the contrast between two articles printed on the Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, front page.
An open letter to Dr. John Barstis (Letters, Oct 14, 2008): Sir, I appreciate your long career as a medical professional and applaude your efforts to continue to support your selection of Roger Seaver, president and CEO of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. I am, however, ashamed that you, who have taken an oath to "do no harm," would so illerately comment on a project that you have not reviewed in depth. Since you do ...
The building of a Castaic high school has been a huge ongoing issue in our very small community.
Showing and jumping horses is both an extracurricular activity and an exciting hobby for five girls from Rancho Pico Junior High School.
State Sen. George Runner, 56, easily retained his seat in the state Legislature during Tuesday's election.
Early returns from Tuesday's election showed veteran Republican Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon far ahead of his challenger in the race for the 25th District.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.