Castaic resident Kim Rhoads this week was recognized for being named the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials' Volunteer of the Year.
On Aug. 24, a drunken 21-year-old college arts student in New York sat down in the back of a cab and asked the driver if he was a Muslim. Upon hearing an affirmative answer, Michael Enright pulled out a knife, cried out an Arabic slogan for peace and began slashing at the driver's throat.
In response to Richard Trumka's article "The stakes are high for Latino workers this Labor Day": Labor Day is an American holiday for the citizens of the United States of America, not the illegal immigrants we have invading us.
Ronald Reagan used to say, "It's not that our Democratic friends are wrong; it's just that they believe so many things that aren't so," a point perfectly illustrated by Kevin Buck in "Bipartisan partisanship" on Aug. 10.
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Los Angeles -- Castaic resident Kim Rhoads, recently named the 2010 Volunteer of the Year by the National Association of County Parks and Recreation Officials (NACPRO), was honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at the board's Aug. 31 meeting.
Local artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik figures he's purchased about 500 comics this year from Brave New World Comics in Newhall.
It was the perfect summer evening for dining al fresco adjacent to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center in Valencia. As guests waited the arrival of pop star Michael Bolton at a special fundraising VIP "meet and greet" to benefit the PAC K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program, guests enjoyed liquid mojitos as well as food from Mojito Caribbean Cuisine restaurant in Valencia.
This week's spotlight in the SCV highlights college students competing, high school students cheering and young children climbing.
In a game full of penalties and turnovers, College of the Canyons used its defense to beat Antelope Valley College on Saturday night at Brent Carder Marauder Stadium.
In the midst of discussion - or argument or mudslinging, depending whom you ask - about the issue of chloride levels in the Santa Clara River and the water we send downstream to neighboring farmers, an important point may be lost.
With school starting and the traveling days of summer just about ended, we've entered that time when conversations about vacations are frequent: "Where did you go this year, and how was it?" My wife and I took three weeks and learned the hard way that the Central Coast in the summer is more like the Pacific Northwest in the winter. Enough said.
Next week is 9/11, nine years since four jetliners were hijacked by fanatical Muslim extremists. Nearly 3,000 people died on Sept. 11, 2001. How will you acknowledge what has now become National Patriot's Day, arguably a somber and solemn event in America's history?
I cannot afford to act in the capacity of academic snob. I attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, ranked third by the "everyone gets a prize" U.S. News and World Report as a midwestern regional university.
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.