Graduation season has officially started in the Santa Clarita Valley, and more than 3,500 high school students will receive their diplomas this month.
The Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station and the city of Santa Clarita team up again for another Safe & Secure Community Collection event on Saturday, May 21.
The ladies of the Santa Clarita Blue Heat FC are excitedly waiting to play their first game of the 2011 W-League season.
Beginning Thursday, May 19, the city of Santa Clarita will begin a temporary and intermittent lane closure of the number two (outside lane), and the shoulder on the westbound side of Lyons Avenue between Main Street and Railroad Avenue.
Everything we do in life begins with an idea; a seed that blossoms into what we believe it can be. Cassie May Bensko, an 8-year-old from Valencia, planted a little seed that sprouted into a major success.
Economists tell us the Great Recession officially ended in the middle of 2009. That may be the case, but, if so, the recovery has been slow in starting. As we move into 2011, however, there are signs of a growing recovery and there is finally some optimism.
Canyon High School's dance team won two national open dance titles at the recent United Spirit Association National Competition held at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Eighteen students in the William S. Hart Union High School District's Regional Occupational Program came away from the annual ROP awards ceremony held in April with medals attesting to their excellent academic achievement and positive attitudes in the career-oriented ROP classes in which they are enrolled.
A friend emailed me a PowerPoint clip called "Philosophy for Old Age." It's one of those touchy-feely things about life and living that you're supposed to pass on to other friends, brightening his day. Normally, I'm pessimistic about email-chain things, but this was a fun, astute observation on growing older.
Mitchell Community School's teachers and staff recently rallied together to raise $190 in only 10 minutes to help Autism Services, a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting children and adults with autism, traumatic brain injury and other developmental disabilities. The activity was part of a weeklong team-building program that culminated with a staff meeting provided by Smart Team Building at no charge.
A new sign has gone up at the site of the shuttered Bella Cucina Restaurant on The Old Road, west of Interstate 5. It reads: "Capitol City TOPLESS."
A string of pearls. The irresistible matching bag. The gotta-have-'em high heels. So many times the accessory makes the outfit. So goes the way of California black ripe olives.
State of the County luncheon
More things that drive me crazy:
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.