Every year, a number of students are suspended or expelled from local high schools. Many of these removals are related to problems with drugs and alcohol.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local youth to attend the city's Youth Summit 2009: Respecting Ourselves and Respecting Each Other.
In recognition of McDonald's Family Mealtime Literacy Program and the National Center for Family Literacy, Councilwoman Marsha McLean will read a book for Literacy Night Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the McDonald's restaurant located in the Plaza at Golden Valley shopping center.
HandsOn Santa Clarita in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita will host "Make a Difference Day" Saturday, Oct. 24.
On the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 21, the city of Santa Clarita will join more than 42 countries worldwide in celebrating International Bike and Walk to School Month, which promotes forgoing cars in favor of walking or biking to school.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) and Junior Achievement (JA) seek mentors for today's high school students to help prepare them for their future.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are investigating the second attempted kidnapping in one day after a man allegedly told an 11-year-old boy in Tesoro Del Valle to get into his car Monday afternoon, Oct. 12.
Scooter, the 14-and-a-half-year-old "official greeter" of Valencia Acura died Monday.
Trick-or-treaters who visit McDonald's in the Golden Valley Ranch Center shopping mall Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 dressed in their favorite Halloween costume will receive a free ice cream cone.
So David Gauny announced his candidacy for the Santa Clarita City Council on Oct. 9 in front of Santa Clarita City Hall. Notables stood by his side; most interestingly Councilman Bob Kellar, who offered his endorsement in a hagiography posted on Gauny's campaign Web site.
A homeless man was arrested and charged with arson for starting a tiny blaze in August near the spot where the gigantic Station Fire erupted several days later, killing two firefighters, homicide detectives said Monday.
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The bell rings at 2:10 p.m. and the students start filing into room 617. They talk amongst themselves, excited to help out in the community and hang out with the coolest teachers, Ms. Stauch and Mrs. Skoczylas.
Regarding the Sunday article "LaRouche supporters draw ire of passers-by:" It is clear there are loons on each side, right and left.
It's one thing to know you and your wallet have been the victims of a legal money-grabbing scam, but to get repeatedly sucker-punched while you are still reeling is the second atrocity.
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.