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Whether it's a wine store, hardware store, bookstore or lingerie store, they are all specialty stores - retailers who specialize in a particular type of merchandise - employing knowledgeable staff trained to answer questions and solve problems. Think of it this way: When you need a bra, do you go to the grocery store? Or a special wrench - would a bookstore have that item?
Next Saturday, 100 wineries will come together, with 500 wines, great food, entertainment and special guests, during Joel Fisher's first annual SCV Wine Fest. Guests will stroll the aisles sampling favorites from vineyards such as Dutcher Crossing, Sonoma; Briar Rose, Temecula; and Patel Winery, Napa.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is extending an invitation all performing arts groups in the region: Come share the stage and join them for the summer.
County law enforcement arrested more than a dozen people during a prostitution sweep in Castaic on Thursday night.
Tuesday marked the beginning of this nation's annual observance of Black History Month.
Mountainview Elementary School sixth-graders, from left, Jocob Gandara, Dakota Bucks, Felipe Dorado and Ian Zunich strike a pose at the end of their routine during an assembly held in the Saugus school's multipurpose room on Wednesday. The assembly brought together 150 sixth-graders who have been taking hip-hop dance lessons for 15 weeks. The students were taught by instructors from the Music Center in Los Angeles who visited the school each week to teach an hourlong class on the hip-hop technique of locking. The program was sponsored by the school's Parent Teacher Association.
There are few openings left for local parents and community leaders interested in shadowing a Santa Clarita Valley administrator Feb. 11 as part the SCV Education Foundation's Principal for a Day benefit.
Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor will host its annual job fair at 10 a.m. Feb. 19 and 20. Interested applicants must be 14 years old or older and must apply online at sixflagsjobs.com before attending the job fair.
Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has proposed a state budget deficit reduction of $1.7 billion by eliminating redevelopment agencies funded by tax increment financing.
Seven William S. Hart Union High School District principals and administrators recently picked up awards from the Association of California School Administrators Region 15.
A Canyon Country man was in jail Thursday after he allegedly stole a computer, cellphone and camera from a home on the 27100 block of Hidaway Avenue, authorities said.
A Canyon Country man was arrested Wednesday night for carrying a concealed knife and drugs after deputies stopped him for crossing Soledad Canyon Road illegally, authorities said.
Since the installation of red light cameras in 2004 and 2006 at seven major Santa Clarita intersections, there have been no fatal traffic accidents at those intersections, city officials said Thursday.
Battling through adversity is another sign of the improvement the Canyon Cowboys boys volleyball team has made throughout the season.
It's unlikely softball purists would have been satisfied with the way things ended between defending Foothill League champion West Ranch and title-contender Saugus on Tuesday. But the Wildcats aren't about to complain.
Call it the forgotten victory – Valencia 91, Hart 79, March 22, 2006.
SACRAMENTO, CA - Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) is proud to announce that the Microsoft YouthSpark TEALS program will be implemented in five local high schools in the coming school year. TEALS, which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, bridges the gap between the shortage of skilled computer science graduates and the growing demand for computer science job opportunities by bringing technology professionals into local classrooms.
Two local water officials - one representing wholesale services and one representing retail - will be panelists Thursday for the L.A. Water Summit presented by the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
Santa Clarita, CA – The City of Santa Clarita saw a significant decline in Part One and Grand Theft Auto crimes during the first three months of 2014 compared to 2013, according to a preliminary report filed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say guns, badges and other items belonging to San Diego-area law enforcement personnel were stolen during a weekend charity football game in Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARITA - The Associated Student Government (ASG) at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum with the eight individuals seeking election to California's 25th Congressional District.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government said 55 militants were killed so far.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.