The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 held their annual Community Service Awards night on Monday, March 9, and announced Deputy Lucas Darland as their selection.
The Los Angles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is accepting nominations of all eligible preschool teachers for the Preschool Teacher of the Year Award.
The California Teachers Association (CTA) is accepting applications for the 50th annual John Swett Award for Media Excellence, given to professional media outlets who have demonstrated exceptional coverage of California public education.
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a community forum from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the MPR-Community Room at Stevenson Ranch Elementary School, 25820 N. Carroll Lane.
Parents of students in the William S. Hart Union High School District can now check the state-level progress of their children's schools online.
Santa Clarita Mayor Frank Ferry hosts a special "Mayor Dude" pre-event for VIPs the day before the grand opening of the new Santa Clarita skatepark.
The Canyon Country Advisory Committee meets March 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Sheriff's deputies cited 24 suspected outlaw motorcycle gang members and broke up a group of 300 who congregated in Canyon Country over the weekend and prompted complaints from residents, officials said Wednesday.
To me, the pro-am day is a very important day. I want to make sure my team has a good time, so I want to spend a lot of time with them.
The Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation of San Francisco offers 12 new high school scholarships for Junior State of America summer programs.
If you look around hard enough at grocery store sales, you can sometimes buy bottled water in a 12-pack for about the same amount you would pay for an equivalent amount of gas at $3 a gallon. This is a bargain when compared to buying a single bottle of Desani or Aquifina or any of the numerous other brands at $1 or higher, or equivalent to around more than $8 a gallon.
Much has been made of Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon's vote against the sham Speaker Pelosi stimulus plan ("Stimulus or Spending?" Feb. 15.)
I'm responding to the letter by Susan Wachter ("Further clarification on Proposition 8," published Feb. 12) in which she responds to my original letter about Prop. 8. I'm on her side.
The state can't use funding for the mentally ill to pay its debts Proposition 63, passed by voters in 2004, is known as the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). Proposition 63 imposed a 1-percent income tax on millionaires and uses that money to provide funding and personnel to support county mental health programs. The Mental Health Services Act has helped 30 percent of the homeless mentally ill to get off the streets and into recovery. ...
Many common myths have developed and come up continuously in discussions about estate planning.
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.
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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.