I'm honored to have served on the Newhall School District Governing Board for eight years from 1995-2003. During my tenure, I was a strong advocate of improving our programs for special-needs students.
I wanted to let you know about an educational event that's being provided by The Princeton Review and hosted by the William S. Hart Union High School District on Jan. 21 at Valencia High School.
This holiday season there are no excuses. There is not the slightest amount of justification to drink and drive - ever. Yet there are those among us who will face a situation where that fateful decision will be made; whether or not to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol.
My family and I were privileged to live nearly four years in Canada and the United Kingdom, where we became acquainted with the holiday of "Boxing Day."
It makes us, or it mars us, think on that, And fix most firm thy resolution. -William Shakespeare The beginning of the new year is a traditional time for reflection and for the making of commitments to undertake projects and reform habits. This is especially the case for small business owners when it comes to the organizational aspects (as opposed to the day-to-day operations) of business. So, as a time-saving benefit for the busy business ...
Ethan Espinosa and Mark Frederikson of Fresno-based Abundant Harvest Organics drop off fresh organic fruit and vegetables in Santa Clarita for Child and Family Center families in need.
Left to right: Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon; Courtney Bourdas-Henn, executive director of Mountasia; Michael Fleming of Farrell's and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa at Alarcon's Holiday Celebration and Gift Giveaway for the victims of the Sayre and Marek fires.
Tia Torres expects two special guests to visit her for Christmas dinner. Navy corpsmen Jacob Thompson and Bryan Suganuma earned their meal Dec. 17 when they came to the rescue of nearly 200 pit bulls at the Villalobos Rescue Center in the Acton-Agua Dulce area, which is a home for abused or abandoned pit bulls. A snowstorm buried the center in six feet of snow and owner Tia Torres promptly began moving the dogs inside. ...
The Valencia High School Vikings Cheer Squad helped kick off the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 10th annual Light the Night Walk in Bridgeport Park.
fST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Squeeze plays, a wacky checked swing and a fresh face out of the bullpen. These plucky Tampa Bay Rays pulled out all their tricks at Tropicana Field to tie the World
Manlastas steps down West Ranch girls head basketball coach Ron Manalastas has resigned from the Wildcats program. Manalastas relinquished his role at the helm of the girls team last week. "We are grateful for the 15 years of coaching that he provided to students in the William S. Hart Union High School District and we wish him well," said West Ranch Athletic Director Dody Garcia. Last season, the Wildcats finished with a 1-9 record in ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce extended the deadline for Operation Chamber Membership to Oct. 31. Existing members who sign up new members become eligible for an array of prizes.
Text-message realty in SCV Elite Professionals Real Estate Services, Inc. is offering property information through text messaging. The real estate brokerage is the first to do so in Santa Clarita. Property descriptions, photos and soon video, are sent directly to buyers' cell phones. Try it by texting "MLS 4424" to 99134. The service is free to the house shopper (aside from possible carrier text messaging fees). The company is proud this service can benefit the ...
As we all should be aware by now, the state of California finally has a budget for the 2008-2009 fiscal year. But have you had a chance to get into the details of how the state was able to raise revenues to cover its persistent budget deficit?
Have you noticed that whenever Obama's pastor, wife, terrorist friends, corrupt cronies or other assorted glimpses into his personal life are mentioned, Obama tries to change the subject by suggesting that these references are distractions or snippets and/or efforts to tarnish his otherwise impeccable character with gestures of "guilt by association"?
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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