This is a response to the recent City Council vote on our public libraries. First, I'd like to congratulate City Councilman Bob Kellar for standing up for the people of this valley and trying to keep our libraries in the county system. I wrote letters to all of the council members. I received responses from Marsha McLean and for Frank Ferry since he was out of town. I told all members that I felt this ...
Hi Robert, I have a metal roll-up double garage door that isn't insulated and faces east. From sunrise to noon the door gets extremely hot from radiant heat. I think this heats my garage all day long. Could I cut pieces of attic or wall insulation and fit them in the 12 panels to cool the door? If so, what kind if insulation would be best? If the insulation is two-sided which side faces ...
A 2010 survey by American Express indicates that homeowners will spend more than $6,000 on average on home improvements this year. For one lucky homeowner this money may come back not only in the form of enhancements to their home, but also thousands of dollars right back in their pocket.
Check inside for: Dark water stains in rafters and the insulation in the attic. Water stains on the interior ceilings and walls. Increased energy cost. With wooden roofs, look for light passing through pinholes. Check outside for: Missing shingles, cracked tiles, warped or gapping shakes. Sagging roof line indicating a longtime leak and structural problem. With asphalt roofs, check for thin, weatherworn shingles. With wood shakes and shingles check for warping, splitting or missing shingles ...
DOWNEY -- Deputy Superintendent Jon R. Gundry has been appointed Los Angeles County interim superintendent of schools by the County Board of Supervisors.
All Remo, Inc. employees were invited to a presentation at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons in Valencia on Aug. 25 to hear how they and Remo are changing the world.
WASHINGTON, D.C -- Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), a senior member of the House Education and Labor Committee, released the following statement regarding the latest increase in unemployment numbers released in a Bureau of Labor Statistics report earlier today:
High Holiday services For a full list of all services and for information on costs, reservations, contact congregations. Who: Temple Beth Ami Rosh Hashana Wednesday: 8 p.m. service at Hyatt Regency Valencia Thursday: 9 a.m. at Hyatt, along with children's program Friday: 9 a.m. Friday service at Temple Beth Ami Yom Kippur Friday, Sept. 17: 7:30 p.m. Kol Nidre at Hyatt Saturday, Sept. 18: 9 a.m. morning service and children's program, 11:30 p.m. Yizkor at ...
The annual flu shot clinic at College of the Canyons is set for Friday, Oct. 29 -- but this year, it's going to be a walk-through immunization instead of a drive-through as in the past.
SAN DIEGO -- Throughout September, pet parents can visit any of PETCO's more than 1000 locations to help PETCO and Natural Balance Pet Foods achieve their goal to raise $1 million for guide dog organizations across the country.
Gail Pinsker, a long-time Santa Clarita Valley resident and education advocate, has been named community liaison officer for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Pete Getz, who has served as assistant principal at Canyon High School since 2007, has been named the new principal of the Hart School District's Sequoia Charter School.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Even more Santa Clarita Valley residents, businesses and visitors can now enjoy high-speed wireless data and voice connections after recent Verizon Wireless network upgrades around the area by the Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarita.
A Santa Clarita Valley Transit bus that had just picked up a passenger and began moving eastbound on Soledad Canyon Road and Golden Oak Road was rear-ended by a passenger car driven by Jeane Dexheimer, 51, of Camarillo, at approximately 10:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Emergency Network of Los Angeles are holding a free half-day disaster training event for local faith-based and nonprofit groups on Sept. 21. The event, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, will focus on how to prepare for a disaster and continue operating during one.
If you question New York City's Stop and Frisk policies, you might consider the constitutionality of Santa Clarita's DUI checkpoints. What justification is there for stopping over a thousand cars when there is absolutely no reasonable cause? Just because we have a federal grant, Do we have to spend taxpayer money to cite a single DUI? Some may argue that it takes just one drunk to run over a child, but I'd ask what percentage ...
Our President Barack Obama is asking the Congress' vote. It's legitimate. If we have the proof that Syria killed children and adults with chemical weapons don't we have to intervene? I understand this time France would be our ally if we decide to save lives.
Junior and Missy's parents are driving them 12 hours away from their hometown to The University of Getting Out of My Parents' House. Sure, there are plenty of local community colleges and state schools they could have attended, but then they would have to come home every night to live with those stupid cash machines who raised them.
When I drive by the construction area of what will soon become the downtown Newhall roundabout - not to be confused with any medical-related term that shares the DNR acronym - I am reminded of the words of our illustrious Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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.