About 350 junior high school students will be participating in the city's 2009 youth summit today.
Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon endorses Suzan Solomon, candidate for the William S. Hart Union High School District board, because of her effective educational leadership in the community and her strong ethics and values as demonstrated by her school board campaign. Solomon also has the endorsements of Senator Tony Strickland, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell.
Joe Messina is known as a staunch supporter of getting Castaic High School built, but that is just one of the issues he is fighting for.
The deficit is $1.42 trillion and the Los Angeles County jobless rate is 12.7 percent, while President Barack Obama's and Congress' idea of help is to provide a free golf cart to the country club set.
With busy school schedules and after-school activities, family life often becomes an even bigger balancing act.
In her best selling book, "Personal History," Katharine Graham noted that her father, Eugene Isaac Meyer, determined early on that his life would be divided into thirds.
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The Wildcat Classic, hosted by West Ranch High School at Valencia High School on Oct. 10 saw 13 schools perform. More than 1,000 students participated in what was the first show of the marching band season. Santa Clarita Valley high schools all won awards. Hart High School won the sweepstakes award.
Saugus Theater Arts is bringing "Snow Angel," a 75-minute youth mystery story, complete with blizzard machine, to Arroyo Seco Junior High School on Oct. 22.
Dates to Watch Oct. 22 Balance Point Spa Goddess Night will benefit Domestic Violence Center of SCV, 6 - 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, 18285 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country. Free snacks and beverages and mini-classes; small fee for raffle tickets, martinis, and mini-services, including angel readings, massages, hand paraffin and more. Info: (661) 252-0650. Oct. 23 The Santa Clarita Master Chorale will host the "Friends Cabaret" benefit at the Valencia Hyatt. Tickets are ...
It wasn't too many hours into the Wharton management program in which I'm self-reclused that I recognized my first personal improvement goal: Shut up and listen.
Every year, a number of students are suspended or expelled from local high schools. Many of these removals are related to problems with drugs and alcohol.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local youth to attend the city's Youth Summit 2009: Respecting Ourselves and Respecting Each Other.
In recognition of McDonald's Family Mealtime Literacy Program and the National Center for Family Literacy, Councilwoman Marsha McLean will read a book for Literacy Night Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the McDonald's restaurant located in the Plaza at Golden Valley shopping center.
HandsOn Santa Clarita in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita will host "Make a Difference Day" Saturday, Oct. 24.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriage, a step that would mark a political victory for advocates of same-sex unions and a deepening commitment by President Barack Obama to rights for gay couples.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states affected by a massive oil spill nearly three years ago have indicated they would like to settle their environmental and economic claims with BP PLC ahead of a trial scheduled to start next week.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - Federal and local authorities were investigating Thursday after a small jet crashed off the end of a runway at a Georgia airport, killing five people and injuring two.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Canadian tourist Elisa Lam had been missing for about two weeks when officials at the historic Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles found her body in a water cistern on the hotel roof.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Much of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to heavy snow, treacherous roads and a day off from work or school as a large, potentially dangerous winter storm pushed eastward out of the Rockies.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) - The first of three people killed in a gunman's rampage was identified Wednesday as a 20-year-old woman but police did not know why she was in the home of the shooter, who lived with his parents and was described by authorities as a video game-playing loner.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
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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