The turbulent adolescent years are an especially trying time for students, yet we parents often fall into the trap of expecting children to respond to reason and logic as though the kids are younger versions of ourselves. Have you ever caught yourself saying to them, "What were you thinking?" after a particularly illogical action? We forget that they are undergoing tremendous changes physically, mentally, socially and emotionally.
As community members, we value the safety of our city and understand that it takes a great deal of collaboration to make Santa Clarita a great place to live, work and play. Our world today is riddled with crime, gangs and individuals who see our possessions, lifestyle and even children as a means to their gain. The city works hard to keep this kind of criminal activity off our streets and away from our community, ...
It was January 1966 and 2nd Lt. Larry Arnold, one of my USAF pilot training classmates, had just lifted off from our base in Texas for his initial solo in a twin-engine jet, when he was confronted by one of a pilot's worst nightmares - a cockpit warning light indicating a fire in the right engine.
R.J. Johnson tested the waters of the NASCAR Camping World Series in January at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale. He tried to qualify for the Toyota All-Star Showdown in a car owned by Bob Farmer, who owns a stable of race cars based in Castaic.
The National Association of REALTORS awarded Leah Pollack, of Valencia's Elite Professionals Real Estate Services, Inc. with its "Green Designation," the only green real estate professional designation recognized by the association.
Many people don't give too much thought when choosing someone to be the beneficiary of a life-insurance policy.
The Golden Valley High School Baseball Dugout Club is hosting a fund-raising Casino Night Saturday.
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The Golden Valley High School Jazz Band hosts "The Winter Blues" tonight, Feb. 26, starting at 7:00 p.m.
The Golden Valley High School Baseball Dugout Club hosts a Casino Night Saturday, Feb. 28. Dinner will be served from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and gaming will run from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The event benefits the GVHS Baseball Team and gives guests the chance to play several different casino games. For a $100 donation, guests can buy into the Texas Hold 'em Table, and receive $500 in chips along with dinner and ...
In a continuing effort to help address traffic issues in the Saugus neighborhood adjacent to Benz Road, the City of Santa Clarita has installed traffic humps along Alaminos and Benz Road.
Parents looking for assistance in raising their teens are invited to attend the first Hart Parent Academy, scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the Hart Auditorium.
Parents of students in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District have another opportunity to learn about the voluntary drug testing program which will be initiated in a pilot program in all Hart District schools this spring.
The College of the Canyons Foundation will host its 2009 SCV Wine Classic at the California Institute of the Arts May 30. The event will benefit the Santa Clarita Student Orchestra and give guests the opportunity to buy wines and gourmet cuisine.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the omnibus spending bill for FY2009 and Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) expressed serious concern with Democrats' continued federal spending spree and opposed the bloated $410 billion measure.
It's sometime in the late 1980s and our family and friends are piled inside our Ford cruiser van heading off to a family ski trip to Lake Tahoe - or to a Boy Scout boating trip at Lake Mead - or some other fun teen-friendly vacation destination.
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