The Bank of Santa Clarita will participate in the FDIC program that provides unlimited deposit insurance coverage on its customers' non-interest-bearing checking accounts through Dec. 31, 2009.
Now that we're past an election in which most Republican and Democratic candidates ran on platforms that promised switching to renewable energy, I feel it is time for those politicians and the communities they serve, as well as the city of Santa Clarita, to begin the work of transformation.
Students from the Financial Peace University class at Single Mothers Outreach sponsored a parking lot sale in downtown Newhall to raise money for their family emergency fund Dec. 6.
Santa Clarita's office for Lutheran Social Services is handling collections for Sayre and Marek fire victims through 3 p.m. Friday at 27265 Luther Drive in Canyon Country.
The city of Santa Clarita encourages residents to give back to the local youth this holiday season by donating to the SCORE Program (Supporting Children's Opportunities in Recreational Events).
Castaic Middle School's outdoor covered lunch patio looked like an authentic old-world marketplace Tuesday: lots of talking; lots of yelling; lots of activity.
Job layoffs, bankrupted businesses and countless residential foreclosures are having a negative effect on the teenage population, who will begin their adult lives in a world unlike the one in which they were raised.
When toys are collected for underprivileged kids, those 12 years and older are often left out, though their needs are just as great as their younger siblings.'
California Democrats integral to the historic 2008 campaign victories are invited to help select delegates for the California Democratic Party Convention held April 24-26 in Sacramento.
Kyle Davis comes back to defeat an opponent during a charity tournament Saturday at the Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country.
Friday night was Kids' Night Out at the community room at Santa Clarita Park.
In support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the College of the Canyons Social Science and Business Division will host a free "Domestic Violence Awareness Concert" on Oct. 23 to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley's Domestic Violence Center.
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For women suffering from breast cancer the world can look bleak. At first is the scary diagnosis, then comes the surgery, chemo and radiation. For some cancer patients it seems that fear and pain are their only companions.
LOS ANGELES - In observance of Labor Day, Metrolink will not operate service on Monday, Sept. 1, with the exception of two round-trip trains on the Antelope Valley Line. The special Metrolink service will run from Lancaster to Los Angeles Union Station and back.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As the country readies for Labor Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding motorists to employ lifesaving measures on the roadway. The final three-day weekend of the summer travel season is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
This fall, 16 graduates from the College of the Canyons and William S. Hart Union High School District's Upward Bound program will begin their first semester of college after completing the college preparatory program that helps empower students to graduate from high school and pursue their education at a college or university.
We have all heard time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but two new studies published in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that breakfast isn't as important as everyone says.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics.
MIAMI (AP) - Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that creates the world's third-largest fast-food company and could accelerate the international expansion of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy has suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week.
Santa Clarita's emergency preparedness czar says Sunday's Napa earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale is a reminder to residents that the Santa Clarita Valley could be hit any time with a devastating earthquake or fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black."
ANAHEIM (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Jim Ventress, retired Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley leader for 37 years, received a commendation letter from President Barack Obama on Monday during a surprise ceremony at Santa Clarita City Hall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kerry Washington, Julia Roberts and Matthew McConaughey were among the final A-listers who showed up at the Emmy Awards red carpet Monday, each met by a phalanx of screaming fans and reporters.
Santa Clarita Central Park is bigger and better than ever after the completion of Phase III of the Park's Master Plan. Today, the Santa Clarita City Council and Castaic Lake Water Agency's Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the project.