"Green Zone" looks at an American war in a way almost no Hollywood movie ever has: We're not the heroes, but the dupes. Its message is that Iraq's fabled "weapons of mass destruction" did not exist, and that neocons within the administration fabricated them, lied about them, and were ready to kill to cover up their deception.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is accepting scholarship applications from local women majoring in business-related studies for the Jane M. Klausman Scholarship for Women in Business.
Los Angeles Universal Preschool is accepting nominations to recognize five outstanding educators who teach preschool in Los Angeles County.
The College of the Canyons Institute for Culinary Education (I-CuE) will host the fundraiser "Beer vs. Wine: A Culinary Contention" from 2 to 5 p.m. on March 28, at the College of the Canyons I-CuE, located at 23400 Town Center Drive at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
For the fourth time in as many years, College of the Canyons has been honored for providing access to service-learning educational opportunities with inclusion on the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. Administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service, inclusion on the annual Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission is looking to hand out $50,000 in grant money to some deserving artists.
The Repertory East Playhouse continues its 2010 season with "On Golden Pond" by Ernest Thompson. "This is wonderful and touching story that truly transcends all generations. I am very excited to finally have a love story on our stage," said Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston.
Mr. Bussell's letter ("The end of America?" March 10) blaming essentially the Democratic Party and the unions for California and the nation's economic woes trending toward bankruptcy is nothing more then a disguised Republican talking point to distract from the issues.
I love my country, but we have some major problems that need to be fixed.
Once upon a time, the key to a safe deposit box was all loved ones needed to unlock the secrets of a life recently ended. Today many aspects of our lives, both financial and personal, are lived in places accessible only by a password.
It has often been said that for any significant political undertaking of any stripe, you must have the support of the American people to get it accomplished.
I am not surprised our local politicians (with the exception of City Councilman Bob Kellar) claim they can't do anything about illegal immigration because, as they often say, "it's a federal problem."
Guess what? It is time to start thinking about tax time again. Yes, along with springtime thaws comes that less welcomed season: tax season.
Mean Girls: Helping Daughters Survive
Young Life is at work with young people in the Santa Clarita Valley - being available to students, providing fun, safe and comfortable gatherings, offering students the right to be heard and communicating God's love in terms students can understand.
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.