The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications from citizens interested in filling vacancies on its Measure SA Citizens Oversight Committee.
Chief Executive Officer Dr. David D. Lee and Chief Technology Officer Dr. Stanley B. Levy of Santa Clarita-based BioSolar, Inc. explore the fundamental contradiction of using petroleum-based products in the manufacturing of solar power systems in a co-authored article appearing in the October edition of AltEnergyMag.com titled, "The Solar Power Paradox: Alternative Energy Can't Run on Oil."
The Art Gala event of the season is on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the historic Hart Hall in Newhall.
PASADENA, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered an enormous ring around Saturn -- by far the largest of the giant planet's many rings. The new belt lies at the far reaches of the Saturnian system, with an orbit tilted 27 degrees from the main ring plane. The bulk of its material starts about six million kilometers (3.7 million miles) away from the planet and extends outward roughly another 12 million kilometers (7.4 million miles).
LETMESAIL will host its third annual S.N.A.P. Flag Football Tournament at Cougar Stadium on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host its monthly Job Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the center, located at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #25, Santa Clarita 91350.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 25th annual Home and Business Expo is set for Friday through Sunday at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
This month, the city of Santa Clarita will join more than 42 countries worldwide in celebrating International Bike and Walk to School Month.
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Imagine the thrill of floating out of the International Space Station and into the emptiness of space and what it would be like to work on the orbiting science laboratory.
An audience of nearly 400 packed the Hyatt Regency Valencia as city officials each laid out their plans for the upcoming government fiscal year during Santa Clarita's annual State of the City luncheon.
Eighteen classified employees from across the district will be recognized by the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District at the Oct. 7 meeting of the Governing Board. The honorees were selected by their colleagues at each site and will also be honored at a recognition luncheon later this month at Robinson Ranch.
Southern California's biggest mountain bike festival, the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association Fat Tire Festival, celebrates its 22nd year Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Castaic with a fun-filled day of mountain bike action and activities for families and riders of all ages and skill levels.
OAKLAND -- Banks and credit unions collected nearly $24 billion in overdraft fees last year, an increase of 35 percent from just two years earlier, a new study by the Center for Responsible lending shows. Since Californians make up about 12 percent of the U.S. population, Californians shoulder an estimated $3 billion of the national total, assuming they are charged a proportionate share of these fees.
The College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering Technologies (MSET) division will host a special physics presentation designed to shed scientific light on natural phenomena including rainbows, thunder and lightning.
From an evening movie on the lake to a vintage car show, Castaic Days Outdoor Festival offers residents several family-friendly activities Friday and Saturday.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.