The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Services include the sale of assistive devices, library services registration, resource referrals and more. To meet with a low-vision consultant, call John Taylor at the Senior Center, (661) 259-9444 ext. 125.
Jews across the world will observe Holocaust Remembrance Day on Tuesday, April 21. Known colloquially in Israel and abroad as Yom HaShoah and in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day, the annual observance commemorates the approximately six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. In Israel, it is a national memorial day, and is observed by Jews the world over. To commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day locally, College of the Canyons, in conjunction with Congregation Beth Shalom ...
Come join us on Sunday, May 3 for the 13th annual Castaic 1K/5K walk/run at Lake Castaic! Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and 1K race starts at 8:00 a.m. SHARP! Mail in registration forms: www.CastaicAreaTownCouncil.org. Online registration: www.Active.com.
I wish to add my voice in thanking Congressman McKeon and Senator Boxer for working so hard to make the wilderness and wild and scenic rivers bill for the Eastern Sierra and San Gabriel Mountains a reality.
The city of Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is an exciting community event ingrained in Santa Clarita tradition. Year after year cowboy enthusiasts and city slickers from across the country make the trek to Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio - the picturesque backdrop that allows guests to step back to a simpler time of chaps, saddles and old-time saloons.
In the midst of low consumer confidence and rising retail vacancies, two local teens continue to thread their way into the retail market.
So often I have wondered what compels a person to shoot their mouth off at a complete stranger. In most instances the occurrences are related to driving. More than often it's left to shouting or hand gestures. But it's even more mystifying when it comes from a senior.
Prospective home-buyers will get a chance to tour local bank-foreclosed homes for sale Saturday.
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Hart High School senior Ava Bardsley was named the Outstanding Student of the Year by the William S. Hart Union High School District's Regional Occupational Program during Tuesday's ROP Advisory Committee Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner, which drew hundreds of students, parents and business and community leaders who serve on the ROP Advisory Committee.
My father-in-law bought my 5-year-old son a chef's jacket for stirring a pot of soup the other day, and now the kid thinks he's Wolfgang Puck, cooking "masterpiece meals" made from Tinker Toy pieces.
Hidden in the voluminous American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - otherwise known as the Stimulus Bill passed by Congress last month - is a provision that may prove to be a dangerous trap for many American businesses.
PASADENA -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Kepler mission has taken its first images of the star-rich sky where it will soon begin hunting for planets like Earth.
Residents with special needs can be registered on the city's of Santa Clarita's Web site to help identify and protect them in times of emergency.
William S. Hart Park's recreation department proclaims 2009 as the "Year of the Family" and has slated the upcoming events in support of this effort:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriage, a step that would mark a political victory for advocates of same-sex unions and a deepening commitment by President Barack Obama to rights for gay couples.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states affected by a massive oil spill nearly three years ago have indicated they would like to settle their environmental and economic claims with BP PLC ahead of a trial scheduled to start next week.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - Federal and local authorities were investigating Thursday after a small jet crashed off the end of a runway at a Georgia airport, killing five people and injuring two.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Canadian tourist Elisa Lam had been missing for about two weeks when officials at the historic Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles found her body in a water cistern on the hotel roof.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Much of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to heavy snow, treacherous roads and a day off from work or school as a large, potentially dangerous winter storm pushed eastward out of the Rockies.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) - The first of three people killed in a gunman's rampage was identified Wednesday as a 20-year-old woman but police did not know why she was in the home of the shooter, who lived with his parents and was described by authorities as a video game-playing loner.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
California Superstores Valencia KIA donated $2,500 to to benefit Rescues on the Runway - an animal rescue organization that saves dogs and cats from Los Angeles kill shelters and finds loving homes for them.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted a Soroptimist International and Zonta Dinner. The event is an annual gathering that has been held every January for many years. It allows the two clubs to socialize and work together on projects.
The start of the 21st century has brought with it an avalanche of international problems such as war, economic recession, nuclear proliferation, and rising global competitors. Although all these issues merit individual attention and consideration, I think the unrelenting rise of China presents the largest and most significant global challenge to the United States.
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