Around the SCV: Nov. 7, 2011
It was a dark and stormy night. The angry sea tossed our ship like so many leaves of salad. With croutons too. The good ship Oh-Twelve was making good time and staying ahead of the competition. We could see the other ships to the rear - the USS Perryboy and the Romneycare - but both were fading fast.
In her Oct. 27 opinion piece, "County OK puts nature in danger," Lynne Plambeck lays out beautifully (and disturbingly) the total disregard our local elected officials seem to have for we "mere citizens" of the SCV.
Senior lunch menu
On Oct. 12, Agua Dulce Elementary School students assembled on the blacktop to join first lady Michelle Obama's effort to set a new Guinness World Record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. The challenge was to have at least 20,000 people worldwide to do jumping jacks for one minute. Agua Dulce students were excited and proud that their little school could be part of a global effort. School leaders were pleased that the attempt was a fun and unifying way for students to exercise and practice healthy habits.
By Bob Dickson
What does it mean to be a citizen of Santa Clarita? Finding an answer turns us to another question, a more fundamental one than the first: What does it mean to be a citizen?
Jonathan Kraut's Nov. 1 column clearly illustrates why liberals will never be able to exercise any fiscal restraint.
In Richard Myers' letter published Oct., 31 commenting on Steve Lunetta's "Right About Now" column, Myers addresses the injustice of corporate compensation.
I am so frustrated with the politicians of both parties, Democrat and Republican, and the media in general.
The talented singers of the Santa Clarita Master Chorale will serve up two decades of music this year at the Cabaret & Cabernet fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Recent incidents of student fraud against College of the Canyons and the state have administrators scrambling to find ways to stop students from taking advantage of past lax oversight and poor money management on behalf of the state, leading to roughly $1 million in unpaid fees.
I have a contradiction in my wallet - my permanent resident card, also known as the "green card," which, by the way, is not really green.
What a tragedy this is. It's incomprehensible that Alex would lose his life over a Nintendo game system.
SOUTH PASADENA (AP) - Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and kill as many people as possible, police said Tuesday.
Ah, the 1973–1974 oil crisis. I was 17, driving my blue 1968 VW Bug back and forth from high school and work.
Irish pub and restaurant, Mulligans in Santa Clarita is up for sale.
Continuous, purposeful thinking in an organization can make the difference between an organization that is proactively producing a better product or service, and a company that is reactive and even possibly mediocre.
Hobby Lobby, the family-owned craft store chain and recently part of a controversial Supreme Court ruling, is opening a store on Santa Clarita at the Bouquet Shopping Center.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner drove in two runs and scored another pair, helping rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night that snapped a three-game skid.
BOSTON (AP) - Kole Calhoun leaped at the low right-field fence to take a three-run homer away from Brock Holt in the second inning.
Hart quarterback Brady White woke up in the mornings during his family's recent vacation to Coronado Beach and walked down to the water with a football.
Snapshot for the week of 08/11/2014 to 08/17/2014
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a local funding match of $2.7 million toward the $8 million construction project to rehabilitate a 16.5-mile stretch of the Angeles Forest Highway, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
It's nearly time for high school football, tailgate parties and the Burrito Bowl.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to add a bond measure for the Saugus Union School District to the county's ballot in November.
A state inspector died on the campus of a Santa Clarita Valley high school Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.