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It was an evening of royalty and revelry as nearly 200 knights, ladies and courtiers joined the Santa Clarita Master Chorale in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia for the Fourth Annual Midwinter Madrigal Feast.
Students learned about how everyday people lived more than 300 years ago for the Colonial Day event at Wiley Canyon Elementary School on Friday.
Champions Tour professional Wayne Levi and his four amateur partners shot a sizzling 18-under-par 54 to take the top honors in today's AT&T Champions Classic Pro-Am, beating the team led by Champions Tour player Dana Quigley by one stroke. Levi's group of Charlie Chase, Shayland Moise, Greg Brown and Michael Friend were part of the afternoon flight, while Quigley's group of Kathleen McKeon, Greg Ingino, Michael Hoyal and Louis Chen were part of the morning session.
The LSS Community Care Center hosts their 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 27265 Luther Dr., Canyon Country 91351. All-you-can-eat breakfasts are $5.00 each for adults and $3.00 each for kids.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the top Republican on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, issued the following statement in response to remarks from President Barack Obama on education reform:
Saugus High School's literary magazine, "The Centinel," has been selected to receive the Highest Award rank in the 2008 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Nine "green" projects, programs and initiatives undertaken by California state agencies, cities and counties will be honored at the upcoming Green California Summit & Exposition (Sacramento Convention Center, March 16 - 18). The Green California Leadership Awards, established at the request of the Summit's Advisory Board, recognize state and local agencies for innovative efforts to green the Golden State. In the category of Climate Change, the County of Sonoma will be recognized ...
Denis Watson said he drove from Valencia Country Club last March after Saturday's round "frustrated." He was seven shots back and standing in 20th place. Brad Bryant was in the lead at -7, holding a two-shot advantage over five players with 18 holes to play.
Ava Bardsley, a student in the Hart School District Regional Occupational Program's Advanced Culinary class, is one only 10 students selected out of 800 applicants nationwide to compete in the Johnson & Wales University Chef of the Year competition.
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and the Entertainment Software Association announced today that submissions for the annual Into the Pixel art exhibition are open for the 2009 exhibit. Now in its sixth year, this is the only juried digital art exhibition that brings together experts from the fine art world and the interactive entertainment industry.
The Jack Oakie and Victoria Horne Charitable Foundation has awarded the Fine and Performing Arts Division at College of the Canyons $10,000 which will be distributed to as many as ten students as scholarship awards in the amount of $1,000 each. The scholarships will be awarded in spring 2009 to students studying Theatre, Dance, Music and Fine Arts at the college.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling it an "imperfect" bill, President Barack Obama signed a $410 billion spending package Wednesday that includes billions in earmarks like those he promised to curb in last year's campaign. He insisted the bill must signal an "end to the old way of doing business." The massive measure supporting federal agencies through the fall contains nearly 8,000 pet projects, earmarked by sponsors though denounced by critics.
On Thursday, gastroenterologist Dr. Michael C. Jean from Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will present information on "Colorectal Cancer: Prevention, Detection & Treatment," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 and 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
News has it that some larger banks may soon be nationalized - saved by the government until the economy picks up. Republicans say, "That's socialism and we can't have that. Soon the government will own everything."
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.