The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to welcome the New Year with a splash at the 4th annual Glacier Slide Polar Bear Swim, held at 9 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2010 at the city's Aquatic Center Waterslide Pool.
Monday noon update:
The California Supreme Court denied the final appeal of the Las Lomas development on Dec. 17, 2009, upholding the lower court's ruling in favor of the city of Los Angeles.
In her letter to the editor ("Cameron Smyth is only kind to a few," Nov. 3), Kristin Ingram-Worthman castigated Cameron Smyth for not taking more money from Those Who Have No Name (let me guess, "the rich," perhaps?) and giving it to "poor kids without health care ... schools ... the elderly and disabled who ... have no dental or eye care."
Regarding "Turn the global warming tide" (The Signal, Dec. 17), here are some problems for you "climate change" enthusiasts.
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UPDATE 10:15 p.m. Monday:
Weslee Koester, from Santa Clarita, was recently selected to be a "Shopping Scout" featured on Kaboodle for the holiday season. Kaboodle (www.kaboodle.com) is a social Web site for shoppers.
Cemex. The name used to strike fear into the hearts of politically conscious Santa Clarita Valley residents.
It may end up being the most important investment Californians will make in their water system since the State Water Project was created nearly 50 years ago.
In response to Emmy Bonja's letter "Setting the record straight" (Dec. 9): Driveway standards have been in place since 1927. I also read statements saying you had spent $35,000 to redo your driveway. Your driveway is not original to your home. While your garage is situated at an angle, there is still a clear path of travel from the street to your garage.
This is in regards to the Tiger Woods situation.
After World War II, into the '50s and '60s, the United States and Russia were testing nuclear devices of larger and larger megatons.
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Cloudy skies have made Southern California look a bit wintry but thermometers continue to insist it's summer.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In just a few years, Gov. Jerry Brown has helped turn California's budget deficits into surpluses, persuaded Californians to raise taxes and quieted the complaints of many political opponents.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
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.