NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Texas Rangers president J. Thomas Schieffer was hired by Commissioner Bud Selig today to run the Los Angeles Dodgers, less than a week after Major League Baseball took over operation of the franchise from owner Frank McCourt.
To commemorate Yom Ha'Shoah, "Holocaust Remembrance Day," which honors the lives of the millions of Jews whose lives were taken by the Nazis during World War II, Congregation Beth Shalom is proud to present filmmaker Sharon Rennert, grandaughter of the partisan hero Tuvia Bielski, who is portrayed by Daniel Craig in the Hollywood film "Defiance."
Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Risk Management Bureau's Traffic Services Detail will conduct a DUI-driver's license checkpoint at an undisclosed location in the city of Santa Clarita on Friday, April 29, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting until approximately 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a statement from the SCV Sheriff's Station.
As I sit in front of the computer trying to come up with a clever way to talk about the meltdown of one of the most storied franchises in sports, I realized that nothing could be more entertaining than the story itself.
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SCV Helping Hand recipient for the week ending April 24, 2011:
It is, as one observer put it, a strange business model.
Sometimes, we use words so often, and in such far-ranging contexts, that we actually forget what they really mean. Of interest to me today is the word "hope."
This is in response to the April 21 letter, "Not all librarians can stay after change," regarding the upcoming changes to our local public libraries.
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Teaching gay history - another cutting-edge idea out of Sacramento.
On April 20, there was an article on www.livescience.com that announced that scientists have discovered an additional 657 barrier islands since their last survey in 2001.
"Know your incumbents. No votes for incumbents."
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
There's darkness in my neighborhood and I'm wondering if anyone else has noticed. I don't understand it, but Wiley Canyon Road from Lyons Avenue to Old Orchard is dark, dark, dark. Except for light at intersection, the street is cloaked in black at night.
Cam Noltemeyer of SCOPE says the Disney Golden Oak Ranch expansion will "compound traffic problems in the area."
The column in the Jan. 8 issue of the paper (Gary Horton, "There goes retirement security") must have been written by "Horton Hears a Who."
Sunday was a warm night for "Frozen" co-director and former CalArts student Chris Buck, who took home a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film.
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.