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This week's spotlight on the SCV features tae kwon do, cherries and a plane.
FYE Cougar Day
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Purple and gold confetti raining down upon him, Kobe Bryant hopped up on the scorer's table, shook his fists and extended five fingers.
Juan Pedro Navarro, 22, of Newhall, was booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on felony charges of possession of a loaded and concealed firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a loaded firearm by an active street gang member, and possession of live ammunition by a felon.
Before you start your daily commute, you can now use your mobile device to look up what traffic collisions or roadway hazards to avoid.
Under federal law, a properly filed copyright registration with the Copyright Office is a prerequisite for filing a lawsuit against an alleged copyright infringer. However, for years there has been a dispute among judges within the Central District of California, regarding when a party can bring a copyright infringement action: Whether it was after filing the document with the Copyright Office, or after the Copyright Office issues a certificate of registration, which can take up to a year from filing.
Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall is donating 20 percent of today's sales to a memorial fund set up for a Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's Deputy Cameron Glover.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African man who wanted to watch a World Cup football match instead of a religious program was beaten to death by his family in the northeastern part of the country, police said Thursday.
Over the 23 years of SCOPE's existence, we have made a few agreements with what is now Newhall Land Development - one on the North Park Specific Plan, and another after the approval of the Newhall Ranch specific plan.
So the Republicans want to eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency.
Lynne Plambeck's column ("Tough love for efficiency standards," May 6) chided the City Council for refusing a request to make LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification mandatory on construction projects in the Santa Clarita Valley.
It was the perfect evening to raise money to benefit the thousands of Santa Clarita Valley youth who are served by the Boys & Girls Club of the SCV. The pleasant weather brought out more than 1,000 attendees Saturday evening to the Mann BioMedical Park in Valencia. Most dressed in black biker regalia to fit in with the "Born to Be Wild" auction theme.
We will never really know who the best singles player in the Foothill League was this year.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.