The city of Santa Clarita is looking for local adults to volunteer at the 2009 Cowboy Festival, taking place across the city from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for local teens to volunteer at the city's upcoming 2009 Cowboy Festival.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2009 (PRNewswire) -- Legendary punk rock icon, actor, author, TV host and self-described "graying foreign correspondent" Henry Rollins returns to the station where he got his start in radio, hosting a KCRW music show that will feature "a great mix of all kinds from all over from all time."
Santa Clarita Valley residents will soon be losing an hour of sleep for Daylight Savings Time. March 8 marks the date people will have to "spring forward" and adjust their clocks an hour ahead. The city of Santa Clarita reminds residents the time change is also a good opportunity to prepare their households for emergencies.
Those who hear authors speak about their latest books can help a local high school student go to college.
Reading and cooking - two essential skills - are taught at the same time in a way that's fun for Santa Clarita youth.
With local rainfall at normal levels, it just doesn't seem like we are really in a drought.
Mexico's biggest national security problem stems from its fight with drug cartels. Its domestic body count of nearly 6,000 people last year sounded the alarm. Prominently listed among the grizzly assassinations were gangsters, police, journalists, members of the military and government officials, plus a multitude of collateral victims.
When I moved here in April 2008 I had no idea what an honest community Santa Clarita is. In that short time, someone mailed the paycheck I had lost at a Warrior Sr. Chiefs football game - at Christmas-time, no less. My daughter left her Hollister jacket at Hugo's gym, and there it was in the lost and found. Someone else turned in a gift bag I lost at Macy's and just yesterday a neighbor ...
Regarding Shannon Master's article, "Alive thanks to an organ donor" (The Signal, Feb. 15): The generosity of live-organ donors like the young boy is wonderful. It's a shame we need so many live-organ donors. Americans bury or cremate 20,000 transplantable organs every year.
How amazing to open my Sunday Signal (Feb. 22) and read Assemblyman Cameron Smyth's glowing opinion piece about the great benefits Santa Clarita will reap from the film-industry tax credits in the recently passed state budget.
Everyday, 13 million people need assistance with routine activities such as dressing, eating and bathing, according to the Direct Care Alliance. Four out of 10 people turning 65 can anticipate stays in a nursing home, and by the year 2025, 78 million Americans will be over age 65. Most health insurance programs will not usually cover long-term-care expenses.
Regarding Mr. McKeon's Sunday column ("Stimulus or spending?" published Feb. 15): With all due respect (isn't that what they say in Washington?), I never saw a column objecting to the spending of our grandchildren's money from Mr. McKeon when George Bush took an economy that was a healthy surplus and gave tax cuts to the most wealthy in the country.
Legendary rock bassist Tim Bogert (Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Jeff Beck) and Grammy-winner Gary McGrath with their Santa Clarita Valley-based band, The McGrath Project, play a special "unplugged" set Wednesday, March 4 at Valencia Wine Company from 7 p.m. to 8:15 pm.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) today joined U.S. Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John M. McHugh (R-NY) and more than 40 Republican colleagues, including the top three Republicans in the House of Representatives, to send a letter to the President of the United States expressing concern over the Administration's reported proposal to scrap plans to expand the U.S. missile defense system to Europe if Russia helps stop Iran's development of nuclear warheads ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Pressing his case in the town that launched his political career, President Barack Obama called Friday for the government to take an active, wide-ranging role in ensuring every American has a "ladder of opportunity" into the middle class.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In a courtroom, not an Olympic stadium, there was no click-click-click of Oscar Pistorius' prosthetic limbs. His only sound Friday was loud, uncontrollable sobs as prosecutors charged him with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his model girlfriend.
One of the comments I often hear from people who visit Santa Clarita for the first time is how beautiful our city looks.
Friendly Valley church
I syndicate the cartoons of Rick McKee, the brilliant, conservative cartoonist from The Augusta Chronicle, to newspapers around the world.
A team of volunteers from the Valencia United Methodist Church traveled to Nicaragua the first week of March to offer assistance to poor families. The families live in shacks in and around an area known as la chureca, a large trash dump located in Central Nicaragua near the city of Managua.
Our youngest son, a senior at Valencia High School, ain't happy.
On Feb. 12, the president delivers his State of the Union address, and he is followed almost immediately by a GOP spokesman who says, "Oh, no, that's not the way it is.
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
Valentine's heart-y walk
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.