CHICAGO - Web traffic to RetiredBrains.com, a job and information source for retirees and people planning their retirement, has increased three-fold in the past year.
SYLMAR - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct high- occupancy vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange.
Eggstravaganza (April 11) Grab your basket and join your local community in the search for goodies left by the E. Bunny at Central Park on Bouquet Canyon Road. The "Egg Scramble" begins promptly at 10:00 am. The event is free, and there is no registration required. For more information, call Arts and Events Office at (661) 286-4018. Evening of Remembrance (April 13) At the Youth Grove, located in Central Park , an evening dedicated to ...
Bowman High School counselor Suzy Mansfield has been named the 2008-09 recipient of the prestigious H.S. McDaniel Individual Award for her outstanding contributions to the field of counseling and guidance in the state of California.
BioSolar, Inc. (OTC BB: BSRC) announced today that it will exhibit its BioBacksheetTM solar cell technology at the International Green Energy Expo, and event organized by EXCO, The Korea Energy News, expected to draw more than 30,000 visitors from over 17 countries April 8-10 at the Daegu Exhibition & Convention Center in Korea.
First place I want to be a bald eagle because they fly fast- up to 70 miles per hour. They can soar without flapping their wings. No other animals can attack an eagle. They build their nests near mountain tops and in tall trees. Eagles are on flags and coins. That's why I want to be an eagle. Alexander Esquivel Santa Clarita Elementary Grade 2 Second place If I was an animal I would be ...
Pope Benedict XVI, while en route to Africa, defended the Catholic church's promotion of monogamy and opposition to condoms in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
A big thanks to the "New Kids on the Block" in Washington for setting aside more than 2 million acres of land as protected wilderness.
After Laurie Keller's students at Pinecrest Valencia read the book "By the Great Horn Spoon," the class decided to do a puppet show based on the story.
Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society docents led tours of the Saugus Train Station, the Kingsley House, the Edison House, a one-room schoolhouse, a tiny chapel and the Mitchell Adobe. Students dressed as children did in the past, the girls in pinafores and the boys in suspenders and caps. The field trip was the culmination of a "living history" unit, and all costs were paid for by a grant from Azusa Pacific College and the Southern California Historical Society.
Greetings! Working Together to Keep Santa Clarita Safe - Now More Than Ever! In keeping with our ongoing effort to join with the community in reporting and fighting crime, I have adopted a phrase pertaining to our continued partnership this year: "Now, More Than Ever." In 2008, we saw our crime rate in both the city and county areas drop to a four-year low, with multi-year decreases. We saw deputies being extremely proactive in keeping ...
On Saturday, April 18, California Institute of the Arts will commemorate Jules Engel's 100th birthday with a celebration of his life and work at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater) in the Walt Disney Concert Hall, 631 West 2nd St., Los Angeles 90012.
Dan Goetz, president and chief executive officer of Valencia-based UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI), has been appointed to the Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation Board of Directors.
This is a difficult year for many and the economic news doesn't seem to be getting better quickly. I want you to know that our city is doing everything we can to help our local economy, our residents and our businesses. I have assembled an inter-departmental team of city staff to track and apply for the wide variety of stimulus funds that are becoming available.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting is Wednesday, April 15 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita.
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PHOENIX (AP) - A woman charged in the stabbing and shooting death of her Arizona lover traded barbs with a prosecutor under a withering cross-examination as she struggled to explain why she can recall precise details of her life from years earlier, yet can't remember crucial aspects of the murder case against her.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A car bomb exploded Thursday near Syria's ruling party headquarters in Damascus, killing at least 53 people and scattering mangled bodies among the blazing wreckage in one of the bloodiest days in the capital since the uprising began almost two years ago.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A Haitian judge on Thursday summoned Jean-Claude Duvalier to appear in court after the former dictator defied an order to attend a hearing to determine whether he should again face charges for human rights abuses committed during the nearly 15 years of his brutal regime.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - You think the Academy Awards are boring? Try the nominations. They only last a few minutes, but it's generally a sleepy academy suit and a sleepy starlet droning a list of names at 5:30 in the morning.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - A small private jet carrying a surgeon and members of his clinic staff aborted its landing at a Georgia airport before it hit a 60-foot utility pole and crashed in a flaming wreck, killing five people onboard and injuring two, federal authorities said Thursday.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In an agonizingly slow announcement, a magistrate allowed Oscar Pistorius to go free on bail Friday, nine days after the Paralympian was arrested in the Valentine's Day killing of his girlfriend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Bullets were flying from a black Range Rover at a gray Maserati as the vehicles raced toward a red light on the Las Vegas Strip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Four young adults have been stabbed after a feud spilled out of a downtown Los Angeles nightspot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More testing must be done to determine the cause of death of a 21-year-old Canadian tourist whose body was found wedged in a water tank atop a downtown Los Angeles hotel, authorities said Thursday.
Leftists of late have become very defensive about being called socialist in their ideology, as typified by Kevin Buck's column (Feb. 19, "Straw men live in glass houses").
Just a few short days ago the lanterns fell, bringing an end to Chinese New Year season for 2013.