As Americans, we thrive on competition. Our economy is built on it, our love for sport demands it and our addiction to winning depends on it in consistent doses.
Golden Valley baseball took a big step forward last season, earning the program's first-ever win over a number of different Foothill League schools.
As state officials have whittled away at funding for public schools, parent organizations have stepped in across the Santa Clarita Valley to fill in the shortfalls, covering everything from field trips to basic classroom supplies.
Both Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and challenger Diana Shaw agreed there's a mess in California that needs cleaning up; they just have different takes on how to do it as election day draws closer.
Annexation was the hot topic at Tuesday night's regular meeting of the Tesoro Del Valle homeowner's association board meeting. The board made an effort to inform the homeowners why they decided to go against the vote and the poll that indicated homeowners overwhelmingly wanted to annex now into the city of Santa Clarita.
I've been thinking about the election. I've been a registered Libertarian, Democrat and now a Republican. None of these parties represent how I feel about our elected officials now.
While it unfortunately did not have too much advance press, the benefit concert to raise funds for the Community Hiking Club last week was fabulous. It was held at the Canyon Theatre Guild and featured three artists including the headliner
Scattered rain showers soaked the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday morning, and while there is a chance of rain today, skies in the valley should remain sunny for the rest of the week, forecasters said.
It's 1972 all over again. A call to legalize marijuana in California is back, 38 years after it first appeared on the November ballot.
Two measures on the November ballot provide opposing answers to these questions:
Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh was delivering testimony on the Louisiana restoration process in the wake of Hurricane Katrina when Sen. Barbara Boxer interrupted the deposition after the general referred to the junior senator from California as "Ma'am."
What a mess those folks on our City Council have made of our library system. Oh yeah, blame it on the county.
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.