Works from the late Patrick Merrill are on display at the College of the Canyons Art Gallery as part of the community college's latest art installation that runs through Nov. 24. This exhibition, "Conjunction: Intaglio & Relief," will showcase pivotal examples of Merrill's work that have been collected over a 25-year period. The COC Art Gallery is open from 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and is free to the public. The gallery is located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia. For more information, visit www.canyons.edu/artgallery/.
Over years spent teaching ethics, I have found that most ethical situations can be best illustrated by the behavior of small children.
Santa Clarita Marathon
The Santa Clarita Valley is fortunate to have a well-run Domestic Violence Center, despite the past two years of uncertain funding for social service agencies that rely on state or local government.
On election night, a friend admitted he did not vote. His attitude was, "They're all the same anyway. Who cares? Politicians are all crooks."
August 25, 2010
Empowering HeARTS, an innovative new fundraiser to support Single Mothers Outreach, will be held this week at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center lobby, with a special gala cocktail reception held Saturday.
Tora Brown has made the most of her freedom as an American woman.
I don't want to burst your bubble, but Christmas is only 49 days away. I seriously don't have a clue where the year went. If anyone knows, please clue me in.
Yes, it can be said that there were too many cars parked too close together and too many people at the annual car show at the Saugus Speedway, but it was still the greatest show in our valley.
In response to David Hegg's "Time to take stock of drive-thru lifestyle," Oct. 31: Stephen Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People," states it best: "Do you ever consider how ridiculous it would be to try to cram on a farm - to forget to plant in the spring, play all summer, and then cram in the fall to bring in the harvest?
Let's let all Bush-era tax cuts expire. This will reverse the deficit and start paying down the debt in four years. Sure, I'll feel a little discomfort, but it's worth it to get the country out of the red.
Sunday, Nov. 7
Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society hosts 17th annual Rose Show at Hart Park
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.