The uphill slope leading to the Castaic Middle School parking lot got a facelift Wednesday when 60 eighth-grade science students planted 26 African Sumac trees along Hillcrest Parkway.
The following is a copy of a letter sent to Ken Pulskamp, Santa Clarita city manager:| Dear Mr. Pulskamp, I was quite taken aback when I read in the Burrtec News your recommendation to the people of Santa Clarita to buy a fake Christmas tree. True, I am in the business, but I would like to point out that the idea that buying an artificial tree is "green" is just plain wrong. Eighty percent of ...
Santa Clarita is well-known for its fires. We have the Santa Ana winds that make the canyons and passes a big risk.
My Uncle Earl has voted for every Republican since Barry Goldwater in '64. To say Earl is little right wing is akin to saying that Chuck Norris has a slightly hard edge. Earl was very upset about the election. From the last phone call with him, I could tell that a couple of hours venting was all he needed to get back to his regular old crusty self. Dutiful nephew that I am, I paid ...
Brownie is a hound/shepherd mix, about two years old. She is a medium-sized dog and is good with kids.
Have you cruised lately? It appears that people who enjoy cruising also like using good manners. Maybe it's because everyone is so relaxed, happy and feeling good about life. If you want to be around people who use good manners, take a cruise.
UPDATED 1:30 a.m. Thursday: The City Council voted 4-1 Wednesday to adopt a resolution certifying the final environmental impact report and adopt a statement of overriding considerations and the mitigating monitoring and reporting program for the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital master plan. Mayor Bob Kellar dissented in the vote. The City Council also passed an ordinance for the master plan's development agreement to a second reading. The decision came at a 3-2 vote with ...
The city of Santa Clarita hosts a "Weekend of Wonderland Fun" in downtown Newhall on Dec. 5 and 6.
The Valencia girls' tennis team won in convincing fashion over Oxnard High Thursday, sweeping in both singles and doubles play.f
The mainstream media's slant on Gov. Sarah Palin is worse than shameful. The lady showed up for a job and was immediately debased and vulgarized beyond belief.
Book signing at Zonta event Doni Jones, of Santa Clarita, will sign her new book " Divorce L.A.P.D. Style" at a special event hosted by the Zonta Club of the SCV, 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at the home of Judy Penman, 24410 Zermatt Lane, Valencia. The book recounts Jones' marriage to an LAPD officer and how she ended up terrorized by her husband and his badge. Info: (661) 254-5931. Day for Kids ...
We are renovating our house. Any of you who have lived through this experience know what a horrible thing this is. What was once a nice, comfortable retreat from daily struggles is now a nightmare of dust, debris, and detritus.
There is a saying by an unknown author that "anger is one letter short of danger."
The city of Santa Clarita's 60-plus miles of trails and paseos provide a great place for recreation, relaxing and even an alternative means of commuting that is friendly to the environment.
Churches are more involved in politics every election. It seems that a line continues to be crossed in the separation of church and state, much more so in the battle of Proposition 8.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.