Every day after work, Xiao Wang returns to her Canyon Country home to write letters and do research.
The least-known and most-ignored part of your midterm election ballot is the section on judges. If you stop and ponder the importance of these elected judgeships, you might agree with me when I say this part of your ballot is absolutely vital.
God bless Principal Richter for the prayer before the breakfast for the teachers, and shame on those who criticized him and promoted the idea of firing him - those are the people who should be fired.
Regarding Roger Gitlin's "Wear your knee boots at City Hall," (Sept. 19): Actually, I think hip boots would be more appropriate in dealing with the obstinacy of our present City Council (excepting good ol' Bob Kellar).
The Rev. Stefanie Etzbach-Dale is the new minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Santa Clarita.
Healthy Sexuality Conference
The College of the Canyons scholarly presentation "Mysteries of the Open Ocean" will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons.
The County Public Works Department's popular "Suggested Pedestrian Route to School" website is about to get a major facelift.
Maria Shriver and the Alzheimer's Association -- the leader in Alzheimer's care, support and research -- today released The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Takes on Alzheimer's.
The County of Los Angeles Quality and Productivity Commission's 24th annual Productivity and Quality Awards Program, "Winning with Teamwork," will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at the Grand Hall of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Local high school seniors in good academic standing are invited to apply to become a student member of the State Board of Education. Those interested in applying must be available at least two consecutive school days every other month to attend regular State Board of Education meetings, which are usually in Sacramento. Students must also make time to study agenda materials and attend selected advisory-group meetings, student meetings, workshops and conferences.
The identity a woman found burned in Castaic earlier this week was still unknown on Thursday after an autopsy was performed on her body, coroner's officials said. The woman's body was discovered Monday while firefighters were putting out a brush fire off Templin Highway a few yards east of Interstate 5. Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau are investigating the case.
"Dracula" will stalk the Valencia High School Theater Oct. 21 through 23 at 7 p.m. and also at 2 p.m. on Oct 23. The play, adapted by Eric Clarke, is "a bloody new adaptation of the timeless tale" by Bram Stoker.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association (SCAA) will host its 21st annual Art Classic on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hart Hall at Hart Park in Newhall. A free public viewing will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A man was killed on Thursday in Canyon Country after he was crushed by a tree that fell on top of him, authorities said.
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.