Dear Smarties: I was recently laid off. I have a good severance package, and I know I'll be able to find something eventually. But my finances are getting strained.
Today's dedication of Elsmere Canyon as part of Santa Clarita's greenbelt of preserved wilderness marks a milestone of achievement.
We have yet another lawsuit filed against the city. By people who are speculating that the city will deliver substandard library services and suspecting a Brown Act violation occurred.
I have the easy solution to the library problems (changing hands from county control to city control).
Would you go to your friend's house and poop, then walk away and let someone else clean up?
Governor Schwarzenegger and the California Department of Veterans Affairs, through it Operation Welcome Home initiative, has partnered with six-time Heavyweight UFC Champion Randy Couture to reach out to recently returning veterans and connect them with the benefits and services they have earned.
In the past couple of days, while driving to work, I have witnessed vehicles on Stevenson Ranch Parkway and The Old Road running red lights. One car in particular ran two lights back-to-back.
Through a series of valuable partnerships with major arts organizations across the nation, the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program continues to provide arts-infused curriculum and unique educational opportunities for students throughout the SCV.
Every year as the holidays approach, it seems that the number of large projects moving through the city and the county public portion of the planning process increases.
The Santa Clarita Valley is home to more than 9,500 active and veteran military personnel. Those who have served this great nation have done so in times of peace and in times of war.
Residents who feel like celebrating the dedication of Elsmere Canyon as open space, thwarting a decades-old plan to turn the canyon into a giant garbage dump, need to RSVP to city officials today so they can join the ceremony Friday morning.
Empowering HeARTS, a new event on the fundraising scene, will celebrate the arts while benefiting Single Mothers Outreach.
Word to the wise: Look before you leap.
November VIA luncheon reservations
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting the public to attend Friday's dedication of the Elsmere Canyon Open Space, the culmination of a decades-long battle to save the eastside canyon from becoming a giant garbage dump.
Last week several readers contacted us to let us know that the beautiful bird captured from the prior week by Louie Gallardo was an Egret.
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College of the Canyons Chapter of the National Student Nurse Association chapter joined forces with Habitat For Humanity, in an effort to build new homes for United States veterans on March 22.
It was a proud day for "Mustang" students on Rancho Pico's Science Olympiad team Saturday, March 8th, when they competed against 28 other junior high schools.
I was divorcing my first husband, and as a stay at home mom for 17 years, I needed a job.
John Paul Carmona ("JP"), a senior at Canyon High School and member of the marching band, wanted to ask his girlfriend Destiny Hernandez to the upcoming prom.
Business leaders from Santa Clarita returned from their economic trade and investment trip to China this past week.
Baseball is a leading sport in America and it is a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball are valued in the hundreds of millions and annual combined revenues are in the billions of dollars.
Leveling the playing field has been a struggle our country has mightily faced throughout history, but denying the existence of inequality creates an even larger hurdle.
One certainly wonders what the great minds behind the idea of electronic signs along the freeways running through Santa Clarita are thinking.
This year's Santa Clarita City Council elections will give arm-chair experts lots to talk about after the voters returned both incumbents Laurene Weste and Marsha McLean to office and replaced Frank Ferry with Canyon Country businessman Dante Acosta.
Every year as the "spring break" scene is played out with unfettered passion on the beaches of Florida we are treated to news footage of college students throwing caution – and restraint – to the wind. For a week they act out their core ethic, that the best life is one without care or constraint.