Most people have false assumptions about AVID. The AVID program is assumed to be for either very intelligent students or for poor-performing students. The truth is, AVID is a college-preparatory class helping the "middle" students get into a four-year college straight out of high school.
A group of 30 graduating seniors from Bowman High School were invited to attend "Cougar Days" on April 23 at the College of the Canyons, a beneficial opportunity to learn more about the First Year Experience program.
Walk For Health What: Under the direction of William S. Hart Park recreation services leader Laurie Bevington, participants will experience light exercise with optional walking paths and pedestrian trails. When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:15-10 a.m. Where: 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall Contact: (661) 702-8953 COC board meeting What: The regular governing board meeting of the Santa Clarita Community College District, which oversees College of the Canyons. When: 6 p.m. Where: Hasley Hall 137 board meeting room, ...
Astute folks hear the wisdom that generally accompanies old age. Wise grandparents - and even wise old taxi drivers - have much insight to offer.
The only argument I've seen or heard opposing Arizona's tough new immigration law is that it will result in racial profiling. But racial profiling already exists.
Golden Valley surprised many people with six Foothill League wins last season, but it may have the arms to make an even more substantial impact next season.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Andrea Harrison hit a grand slam, Megan Langenfeld homered for the third time in two games and UCLA put on a record-setting offensive show to beat Arizona 15-9 Tuesday night and win its 11th Women's College World Series title.
Tea can always be enjoyed as a simple, soothing cup of comfort. But with so many flavors and varieties available, tea lovers are discovering entirely new ways to enjoy their favorite brew. Tea-drinking trends find people infusing their tea with fruit and other flavors, and experimenting with tea in recipes. These recipes from Lipton showcase the rich, ripe flavors of whole leaf teas infused with fruit and flavor. From frozen pops to tropical punch, cool ...
June 12 The 39th annual Boys & Girls Club Benefit Auction. Co-chairs Jay and Ashley Thomas. Theme: Born to be Wild. 5 p.m. Mann BioMedical Park, 25104 Rye Canyon Loop, off of Kelly Johnson Parkway, Valencia. Tables $650-$5,000. Individual tickets $85 each. General admission (no dinner) two for $25. Hundreds of live and silent auction items. Entertainment, dinner and bar. Info: (661) 254-3063 or www.scvbgc.org. The Brittany Foundation no-kill dog rescue will be ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - California Republicans turned to a pair of wealthy businesswomen, first-time candidates Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina, to lead their party into the fall campaign Tuesday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - While BP is capturing more oil from its blown-out well with every passing day, scientists on a team analyzing the flow said Tuesday that the amount of crude still escaping into the Gulf of Mexico may be considerably greater than what the government and the company have claimed.
Repertory East Playhouse hosts 24 Hour Theatre on Sunday, June 13 at 8 p.m. with a "Since When?" theme.
City of Santa Clarita Transit, Metro and 11 other Los Angeles County transit operators are sponsoring a video contest, Transit Flicks, to give transit riders the chance to show the world what they like about using public transportation.
Los Angeles – The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) has announced that Stan Chambers, former U. S. Navy Veteran and award-winning pioneer Los Angeles news reporter, will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the upcoming Dedication and Ribbon-Cutting ceremony for the beautiful, new Veterans Home of California, West Los Angeles.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Finish Line announced today the continuation of its partnership with Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity, to collect new and gently used shoes at the company's 670 store locations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House asserted Sunday that a "common-sense test" dictates the Syrian government is responsible for a chemical weapons attack that President Barack Obama says demands a U.S. military response. But Obama's top aide says the administration lacks "irrefutable, beyond-a-reasonable-doubt evidence" that skeptical Americans, including lawmakers who will start voting on military action this week, are seeking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In the backyard of his remote Southern California home, Bernie Jones is etching an unconventional blueprint: a construction plan to build his underground survival shelter. It won't be the typical, cramped Cold War-era bunker. It will hold 20 people.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.