Since October, I've tagged myself with a new name, the Cranberry Queen.
As part of the Heritage Haunt festivities, Canyon High School's dance team performed "Alice in Scaryland," a short, contemporary ballet, at the Saugus Train Station.
Valencia High School drama students won first place in the musical category "American Experience," with their medley from Westside Story, in the annual Drama Teachers Association of Southern California Fall Festival held in October.
Peachland Preschool students got a surprise when College of the Canyons student Damion Rodriguez dressed up as the Jack in the Box restaurant character and visited the children on Oct. 29. Along with playing games with the kids and posing for photos, Rodriguez brought free tacos for the youngsters.
For the second year in a row, the West Ranch High School band won the Sweepstakes Award at the 27th annual Hart Rampage Marching Band Field Show Tournament in October.
Nancy Gauthier's "GOP must say 'no'" (Nov. 20) found it "A-M-A-Z-I-N-G" that some incoming congressional Republicans allegedly complained that their health insurance coverage would be subject to a 30-day waiting period.
I totally agree with Richard Bussell's recent letter, "A library critic responds" (Nov. 21), in which he noted that roughly 95 percent of items he checks out of a Santa Clarita library come from other county libraries. For me, it is probably about 4 out of 5.
Rick Caston stands near the front of Caston's TV and Appliances in Newhall, where he is hosting a toy drive.
Pie for a Pint blood drive
Saturday, Dec. 4
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Pursuant to a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
Following hundreds of hours of donated labor and materials, the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter is just about ready to open its doors at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1.
The ARTree Community Arts Center and Newhall businesses, in conjunction with Newhall's Art Walk, call for artists to create works of art using shoes.
A tanker hauling 8,600 gallons of propane overturned on Interstate 5 near the McBean Parkway onramp Monday morning.
Kevin Buck et al., have a common theme that they continue to preach: That down is up, white is black, and light is dark. Ronald Reagan said it best when he stated that "these people" simply believe things that are not so.
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.