Though the Hart School District is expecting an enrollment decline over the next three years, seven portable classrooms will be placed at West Ranch High School to house a projected 213 more students this fall and a 308-student increase for the 2010-11 school year.
Last week, I went to lunch with fellow "Right Here, Right Now" columnist Steve Lunetta at the Corner Bakery in Valencia, which incidentally has some of the best chicken tortilla soup in the Valley. During our lunch, the conversation - not-so-surprisingly - turned toward politics and how Steve and I might have an impact on the restoration of the Republican Party to its Reagan-era glory.
Thanks, Gary Horton, for saying what needs to be said: Our health care system needs to be fixed, and even Obama's plan can't do the job, since it expands coverage while relying on insurance companies to provide the benefits.
OPEC announces it's going to cut oil production a million barrels a day in order to raise prices.
Educators Maureen Teague and Jane D'Anna wanted to introduce a new program, a school newspaper, that would engage the Canyon Springs Elementary School student body in many ways.
Have you made your New Year's resolutions yet? Do you have a list of goals that are either new or continuations from last year? What do they include? Losing weight, exercising more, studying harder, getting that new job, saving money, working on a relationship?
Did you know that only about 45 percent of us actually write out New Year's resolutions? According to a survey, that's down from 88 percent. The reported reason was that only about 8 percent of us achieve our resolutions, so most people don't believe they work. The problem is most people don't follow through.
As most business owners are acutely aware, 2008 witnessed unprecedented freefall dips in the global economy.
One of the biggest myths offered by the California insurance industry to justify its eliminating your legal right is the need to control the "litigation explosion" under which we are supposedly burdened. It is simply not true.
Flex Your Power, California's statewide energy efficiency campaign, recognized Pools By Ben, Inc. as a leader in energy efficiency with a Flex Your Power Award.
Tears welled precariously close to the edge of Sydney Yarbrough's lashes as the Newhall man whispered a stanza of a love song he longed to sing to his 28-year-old daughter, Crystal Diane, who died in 2004 from Lou Gehrig's disease.
The mother of a Golden Valley High School student allegedly molested by his guidance counselor filed a lawsuit against the school, the William S. Hart Union School District and former guidance counselor Roselyn Hubbell Thursday.
"There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again."
The Agua Dulce Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Agua Dulce Woman's Club in Agua Dulce at 33201 Agua Dulce Canyon Road. Board members will hear agency, county, council and committee reports and host an open forum.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, will refuse the recently instituted per diem increase for state Legislators.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
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.