A preservationist once said, "It is not our intention to save physical things if so doing necessitates the loss of activities which give them life."
The word came out over social networks on Thursday, primarily from a young iconoclast at Saugus High School, Ryan Gitana King, who I hope will still remember me when he wins the election for junior senator from the state of California in 20 years time.
According to Wikipedia, one definition of leadership is: "The ability of an individual to influence, motivate and enable others to contribute toward the effectiveness and success of the organizations of which they are members."
Dr. Colin MacNeil
First, it was a single mother who cared for her son while he was battling cancer. She needed a boost to help further her education. Her check helped her pay for books.
I recently traveled to Israel and took the opportunity to float in the Dead Sea. No one swims in the Sea because the water is so salty that ingesting a cup full can be deadly. So, you just wade in, lean back and float. It is relaxing and special if only because it is one of the most unique places in the world.
"No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent." - John Jay, Founding Father
A college professor of mine said, "People go into politics for two reasons: power and money." I try to not be so cynical, and hope that many go into public service to help others and make a positive difference.
The Santa Clarita City Council takes over the local libraries because the Los Angeles County system shows a profit.
In response to "Schools improve race relations," May 28:
I read with interest J.D. Kennedy's guest commentary about "SCV-area vets have resources, local support" dated May 7.
Editor's Note: Locally entrepreneurs can get help at the Small Business Development Center located on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.