Normally I am proud when I walk my dog on Saturday mornings on our local bike path. I have seen several River Rallies, churches and even 5K runs that clean up the path but this Saturday, I was heartbroken.
It's ironic that Tony Strickland, who chairs the so-called "Taxpayers' Caucus," would oppose the elimination of one of the most inefficient and wasteful programs in the state ("Save jobs by saving the enterprise zones," March 6).
Last week's column discussed how two Realtors somehow found themselves portrayed in a "CSI" script, and how the Court of Appeals said no reasonable person would think the fictional characters were portraying their living, breathing counterparts.
At our practice in the Santa Clarita Valley, it seems every other mother is pregnant with another child.
A Saugus man was arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery after witnesses saw him carrying a replica gun near several businesses at the 26500 of Bouquet Canyon Road, authorities said Thursday. People called authorities at about 6 p.m. Wednesday and reported the 35-year-old was acting strangely, said Sgt. Kevin Blake of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A Saugus man allegedly scuffled with store employees as he tried to steal two bottles of rum from the Canyon Country grocery store, authorities said Thursday.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery debuts its next exhibition Tuesday with a display of more than 70 pieces of art and creative media made by staff and students from Bowman, Canyon, Golden Valley, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch high schools. The exhibition will run through April 7.
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, defended the Defense of Marriage Act in Washington on Thursday when he signed onto a congressional resolution supporting it.
Take a poll among your friends and ask if cutting coupons, watching for specials and being selective consumers are as valued as the etiquette part of shopping. Surveys show that people do wish that consideration and manners were included more in the shopping scene.
The public-comment phase began this week for environmental studies on Castaic's proposed new high school site, and we couldn't be more pleased with its progress and the hope it signals that some day soon, the doors will open to the William S. Hart Union High School District's high school in Castaic.
I don't know about the rest of you, but I, for one, am tired of the shenanigans.
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In an effort to showcase the talents of the Santa Clarita Valley's high school students and instructors, College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present an exhibition featuring pieces of locally created art from Tuesday, March 15 to Thursday, April 7.
In January, a coalition of Environmental groups - Friends of the Santa Clara River, Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment, Ventura Coastkeeper, California Native Plant Society and the Center for Biological Diversity - filed suit against the California Department of Fish and Game regarding its impending stream alteration permit for Newhall Ranch.
Regarding Tony Miano's March 6 letter, "St. Stephen's wrong to ordain openly gay priest":
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.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
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.