Eight Santa Clarita Valley elementary schools received Honor Roll distinction from the California Business for Education Excellence and Just for the Kids California.
Sierra Vista Junior High students won the 2008 VIA STAR product development contest with their project "SCV Sights to See!" detailing an innovative Santa Clarita touring service. Seventh-grader Logan Stern and eighth-graders Harsitha Sakhamuri, Sal Gonzalez, Connell Crocker, and Shayne Hartigan presented the project to an audience of business professionals on Nov. 18 at the Valley Industrial Association luncheon.
There we were again, completely cut off from going south on the Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeways and side roads due to a closure because of a fire. And who can forget the same scenario during the 1994 earthquake?
As a follow up to the previous article about couples' retirement strategies, following are some points in planning and protecting your retirement plans should you wish to consider variable annuities and their special income guarantees not offered by any other investment.
Since I am one of those "faithful Democrats" John Castagna describes with such disdain in his letter to the editor on Nov. 7, I feel that I must respond to his diatribe.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, was named Repulican Caucus Chair on Monday, replacing an Assemblyman who was elected to the Senate.
Local business and community leaders will be incarcerated Wednesday. It's all part of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Lock Up. A mock jail will be set up at Outback Steakhouse in Newhall, with local leaders volunteering to be arrested, then "serving time." Jailbirds must raise their own bail by gathering MDA donations from friends and associates. Money raised will be used for the local MDA chapter and help send children with neuromuscular diseases to MDA ...
I wonder how many people are aware of McSame's role in the savings and loan debacle of the '90s and his censure by the Senate?
A jury found Jacquelin Linaras guilty Monday of murdering her newborn girl and discarding the body in a mobile home park trash bin.
Banners went up across the Santa Clarita Valley this week to thank staff, students and parents of the William S. Hart Union High School District for the outstanding test scores recently reported by the California Department of Education.
The tally is in: College of the Canyons Foundation's 18th annual golf tournament raised more than $90,000 to help fund student programs and provide student scholarships and textbook assistance.
First place I am currently a 5th grade student at Canyon Springs Elementary School. Over the years, I've loved every subject in school, but if I had to choose a favorite it would be reading. I have so many reasons why my passion is reading. Reading is a skill I have mastered. I read every day to understand more unfamiliar words. This subject also teaches me about other peoples' lives and how they live. I ...
One must have the gift of a storyteller and a wide breadth of knowledge to provide historical narratives for future generations.
With the normal challenges of retirement planning and the current financial crisis adding pressure to your planning, will your retirement portfolio be able to maintain your current lifestyle?
Single-family home sales increased 7.0 percent during August throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.