Marathon runner Tracy McKinney, of Saugus, baked old-style Norwegian butter cookies for four hours this holiday season. This was the first year the 29-year-old took up the long-standing family tradition passed down from her beloved great aunt Betty just before the elderly cancer patient died in July.
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My normal column provides practical advice and counsel to those in business, but there are occasions when it is important to stop and take a broader, more personal look at the world of work.
Parade officials chose seven musicians from local high school bands to perform in the Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Color Guard.
Troop A Rangers Summer Burrous, Courtenay Stevens and Cadet Commander Kaitlyn Walter donated hundreds of items of clothing to Oakridge Mobile Home Park fire victims recently in Sylmar.
The best home video I ever saw came from my daughter Melissa five years ago - shortly after she turned 16.
Magic Mountain tests the countdown to the New Year on the Sky Tower Monday night. On Wednesday the countdown to 2009 begins at the Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve Party. The event is an alcohol-free, family-oriented party of rides, music, dancing and more. Sponsors include the city of Santa Clarita, Coca-Cola and The Signal. Tickets are $25 and are for sale at The Signal's offices, 24000 Creekside, on Auto Row in Valencia. For more information, ...
Castaic Middle School Associated Student Body members collected more than 1,500 food and personal-care items for people in need during the holiday season.
Residents have until midnight Wednesday to take advantage of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District's automatic water softener rebate at 100 percent of the reasonable value of their unit between $275 and $2,000.
The Friends of the Library of the Santa Clarita Valley will host its Winter Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat. Jan. 10.
"Make it a joyous start to 2009, not a tragic one," said Capt. Anthony La Berge of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Despite tough economic times, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital officials warn Americans to pay attention to their health.
Santa Clarita residents recycled 54 percent of their garbage in 2006, said Travis Lange, city environmental services manager.
Lt. Governor stumps in SCV Thursday Lt. Governor John Garamendi will be in Santa Clarita to support Carole Lutness in her effort to attain a seat in the California Assembly from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Valencia Hills Clubhouse, 24600 Oakvale Road in Valencia. Garamendi recently announced his bid for governor in the 2010 election. The event will include music by The Freedom People and speeches by Garamendi, Eric Bauman, the chair of ...
Valencia Country Club officials named U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, honorary chairman of Birdies for the Brave, a golf tournament fundraiser held Nov. 24 at the country club as part of a greater national military outreach program supporting the brave men and women in uniform and their families.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states affected by a massive oil spill nearly three years ago have indicated they would like to settle their environmental and economic claims with BP PLC ahead of a trial scheduled to start next week.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - Federal and local authorities were investigating Thursday after a small jet crashed off the end of a runway at a Georgia airport, killing five people and injuring two.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Canadian tourist Elisa Lam had been missing for about two weeks when officials at the historic Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles found her body in a water cistern on the hotel roof.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Much of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to heavy snow, treacherous roads and a day off from work or school as a large, potentially dangerous winter storm pushed eastward out of the Rockies.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) - The first of three people killed in a gunman's rampage was identified Wednesday as a 20-year-old woman but police did not know why she was in the home of the shooter, who lived with his parents and was described by authorities as a video game-playing loner.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
California Superstores Valencia KIA donated $2,500 to to benefit Rescues on the Runway - an animal rescue organization that saves dogs and cats from Los Angeles kill shelters and finds loving homes for them.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted a Soroptimist International and Zonta Dinner. The event is an annual gathering that has been held every January for many years. It allows the two clubs to socialize and work together on projects.
The start of the 21st century has brought with it an avalanche of international problems such as war, economic recession, nuclear proliferation, and rising global competitors. Although all these issues merit individual attention and consideration, I think the unrelenting rise of China presents the largest and most significant global challenge to the United States.
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