The College of the Canyons men's basketball team lost to Bakersfield College 82-75 on Saturday, missing its chance to take second place in the Western State Conference, South Division.
In a fast-paced and physical game, Bakersfield got the better of the Cougars, using fullcourt pressure to cause 32 turnovers by COC.
Winter Shelter Valentines' Tea will be hosted by Harrison Katz, a candidate for City Council, at the Tea Gardens, 26111 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Two seatings, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. $39 per person, plus tax and gratutity. The event benefits the SCV Emergency Winter Shelter. Celebrate with the sounds of guitarist and songwriter Melissa Kaye. Call for reservations (661) 255-9832.
Gymnastics Unlimited co-owner Lisa Eichman has been named head coach of the Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley gymnastics team, which has started practice in preparation for competitions to be held this spring and summer.
I know racism.
Sumner and Nicki Kubinak of Castaic are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Teresa Ann Kubinak to Nathan Osmund Coe of Castaic. She is sister of Darin Kubinak of Newhall and the granddaughter of Pauline Norris of Castaic. The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Valencia High School in Valencia. She is employed by Maly's of Valencia.
Hakop Menua Getikian, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, son of Sohrab Getikian and Alina Hakopyan of Valencia.
Zachary W. Roller has joined the U.S. Air Force under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to enlist and delay going into basic military training for up to one year.
Air Force Airman Keanu D. Mayo graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
Air Force Airman Megan L. Suarez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
Air Force Airman Christopher J. Pentecostes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Joseph T. Real has joined the U.S. Air Force under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to enlist and delay going into basic military training for up to one year.
Snyder graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
Army Pfc. Kayla N. Hritz has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
William Antranik Gooch, 9 pounds, 8 ounces, son of Day and Liliane Gooch of Castaic.
Noah Lawrence Civffitelli, 6 pounds, 1 ounce, son of Lee and Brook Civffitelli of Saugus.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
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.