A local Panera Bread will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday to benefit the Providence Medical Center Bloodmobile.
Nearly 11 percent of Santa Clarita residents smoke cigarettes according to a report released by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Tuesday. Overall about 14 percent of county residents smoke, a rate that has remained steady since 2002, according to the report.
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We, the great U.S., are a provider of relief and support to any country in need because of any natural disaster (floods, fires, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc.) that they may have suffered. That has recently come back to bite us in the rear end.
It's been forever since I've written a politically pointed entry. Lately, I've preferred human interest to political fireworks, seeing that one can only poke fun at tea partiers and Sarah Palin types so much before sounding like a repetitive tin bell.
Most everyone in business uses the term "cash cow" to describe a product or service that creates positive cash flow for the organization. Those same people don't often understand what the phrase means, and more importantly, how to apply it to their particular situation.
These recipes celebrate "Fifty Years of Flavor," taking their inspiration from an original Häagen-Dazs favorite, a popular ethnic flavor introduced in the '90s, and the latest addition to the trendy Häagen-Dazs Five™ line.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - One more game, one last chance to make their reputation.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies made 12 drug-related arrests last weekend as authorities send a clear message to would-be drug users and dealers that illegal drugs will not be tolerated in this community.
A Texas Hold 'em and bingo fundraising event benefiting Emily Hobson and her fight against cancer is set for Friday at the Hyatt Valencia starting at 5:30 p.m.
The second issue of Proxart Magazine will be released Wednesday. The issue features art and interviews with Alma Juarez, Aaron Bjork, Theft, The Victor Ship, The Dining Dead as well as an all new literary section that highlights suburban poets and writers. Readers can find the issue online at proxart.wordpress.com as a downloadable PDF. Proxart is a local community dedicated to presenting innovative art from the underground of suburbia.
Thirty local small businesses will undergo free business training because the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons has been chosen to participate in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative Program. The training begins in August. Business leaders will meet every other Saturday for the free 10-week training session. A free information session about the program will take place from 9-10 a.m. Thursday at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center. Parking is $2. To RSVP, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (661) 362-5900.
The California Institute of the Arts board of trustees this week announced that songwriter, musician and record producer Randy Badazz Alpert, Walt Disney Studios head Alan Bergman and entertainment industry executive William M. Campbell III have been made the Valencia art school's newest trustees.
A Castaic tow truck driver who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping for ransom last week is waiting for his day in court.
The primary season is behind us now, and the battle lines for the November elections have been drawn. Republicans in charge of the Senate and House campaigns are now quietly backing away from predictions of taking back Senate and House majorities. Clearly it is still a noble goal, but the events of the past couple of months have made it an increasingly unrealistic one.
A 38-year-old Valencia man and leader in the Armenian Power gang could face almost 1,000 years in federal prison after being convicted on 57 criminal counts, officials with the U.S. Attorney's office said this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for a shooting that wounded four people outside a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus in 2012.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former diplomat on the FBI's Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning five family members to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago in Maryland has Southern California roots and may be in the region, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook today for a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the Santa Clarita Valley and elsewhere around Southern California.
SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state's new Active Transportation Program – the nation's largest.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
Melissa Thurm started a religious blog in October to share her thoughts about her faith. But when she noticed her mounting obsession with checking for page views and new comments, Thurm realized it was taking a hit on her self-esteem.