Hobbies offer a sense of accomplishment as well as many forms of expression. There's one hobby that has recently exploded as perhaps the sweetest option of all - cake decorating.
Rioux Park walking group
The Saturday article "Students put off by parking" sheds much light on College of the Canyons' obvious parking problem.
It was a game that wasn't supposed to be close.
Rosedell Elementary School students recently took part in a talent show that featured rock 'n' roll and '50s-themed performances. The program included '50s-style cars, a sock hop skit and a hand-jive finale.
Two hundred students from all six William S. Hart Union High School District comprehensive high schools will perform in the eighth annual Hart District Theatre Festival slated for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25-26.
LOS ANGELES - California Task Force 2 (CA-TF2), Los Angeles County Fire Department's world-class Heavy Rescue Task Force, has been mobilized for deployment to New Zealand to help rescue and recover victims in Christchurch, the nation's second largest city of nearly 400,000 residents, following a powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake just before 1 p.m. local time that has killed 65 people.
City officials hope to secure funding of a 35-home affordable housing project through budget maneuvering.
Representatives from Lewis Operating Corp. will host an open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Santa Clarita City Hall's Century Room to field community members' questions and concerns regarding future development plans for the Whittaker-Bermite property.
March 2 marks the deadline to apply for Cal Grants, a state program that provides financial aid to California college students. Students can receive up to $9,708 per year for school. Students must fill out and submit an application to be considered. For details, visit www.calgrants.org.
Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library reopens today after almost a year of being closed for a remodel.
Traffic was slowed in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday as workers repaired a large sinkhole near Templin Highway, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Questers informational meeting
I have been a longtime opponent of the initiative process in California for myriad reasons, but at this critical time in our state's present and for our future, I find myself ardently in support of placing the revenue extension measure on the June ballot.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.