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.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Google's proposed settlement with authors and publishers raises antitrust concerns, Consumer Watchdog said today and the nonpartisan, nonprofit group called on the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene.
The Master's College Jazz Band hosts an evening of big band and barbeque on April 20 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Santa Clarita Valley residents who missed last weekend's Los Angeles County hazardous household waste collection event have another opportunity to dispose of hazardous waste Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., when the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station hosts its "Safe and Secure" pickup event at College of the Canyons.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's COBRA Team are investigating a shooting incident that occurred early Sunday morning near Whites Canyon Road and Pleasantdale Street, Canyon Country.
It's Opening Day for the 2009 Major League Baseball season, and Santa Clarita Valley fans are warming up for the 32nd Annual SCV Dodgers Day salute on Sunday, April 19.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department hosts a free class for alcohol and drugs licensees on Tuesday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Santa Clarita City Council Chambers.
Residents may keep up with all things Santa Clarita-related by visiting the city Web site's new "Public Meeting" page, which provides issues to be discussed in upcoming City Council meetings.
Santa Clarita kids under 10 and their parents are invited to attend the city's 2009 Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. at Central Park, Canyon Country Park and Valencia Glen Park.
The city of Santa Clarita kicks off Phase II of its Canyon Country Extreme Neighborhood Makeover program on Saturday, April 11. Local contractors will speak with residents to assess the area and provide community members with discounts for goods and services for individual property improvements.
Why are the teachers getting pink slips? We really need them. California is already at the bottom of the barrel.
The following is from the city of Santa Clarita Web site. How does it apply to the speed "humps" on Alaminos and Benz?
Well, I see MGM is planning to make a movie entitled "The Three Stooges" and might have Sean Penn play Larry.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's still February, but California gas prices are springing forward.
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who protected Americans at great personal risk during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, said Friday if "Argo" wins the Oscar for best picture there would be something wrong with director Ben Affleck if he didn't mention Canada.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, federal and state officials said Friday, prompting calls for an investigation from a key senator.
SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state judge rejected a lawsuit Friday aimed at undoing a deal to build a new professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle - a key part of plans to bring the NBA back to town.
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
Today in the SCV
I love history. I plan to purchase the Blu-Ray of the recent film "Lincoln" and rewatch certain key scenes 100 times in a row, unapologetically.
In Santa Clarita, the arts influence our community's quality of life. Without even realizing it, the arts act as an economic driver - creating and supporting jobs, generating revenue and serving as a cornerstone of the tourism industry.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.