New Year's resolutions and prayers for the future bring forth wishes for peace, prosperity, and happiness, but the reality of our world is such that hopes for a better tomorrow ring discordantly for millions of innocent people.
Today Americans are living longer and more vivacious lives.
The city's park and recreation department organizes youth basketball leagues with 154 teams and 1,450 children between 5 and 15 years old, said recreation supervisor Rich Carr.
I, too, miss the wonderful classical and bluegrass music from KCSN-FM (Letter to the editor "Vanished radio frequency," Jan. 6).
Kimberly A. Peck has been promoted to the rank of senior airman in the U.S. Air Force.
She is the daughter of Robin E. and Debbie A. Peck of Santa Clarita.
Army Pvt. Fadi R. Tami has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.
Marine Corps Pfc. Eloy I. Sanchez, son of Reyna Gonzaga of Newhall, recently completed the Marine Corps Enlisted Warehouse Basic Course.
During the course with Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools Training Command, Camp Lejeune, N. C, students are provided with a comprehensive theoretical and practical background in the performance and administration of duties as a warehouse clerk. Studies include storage and issue procedures, record keeping, inventory of materials, storing gear and running warehouse machinery such as a forklift.
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Francis L. Enriquez, son of Violeta and Namor Enriquez of Stevenson Ranch, recently was promoted to his current rank while serving with Patrol Squadron 45, Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Fla.
Enriquez was promoted based on sustained superior job performance and proficiency in his designated specialty. Enriquez joined the Navy in August 2002.
Navy Seaman Recruit Anthony P. Schomaker, son of Sherry L. Schomaker of West Covina, Calif. and David A. Schomaker of Valencia, Calif., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Schomaker completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.
"First, your return to shore was not part of our negotiations nor our agreement, so I must do nothing. And secondly, you must be a pirate for the Pirate's Code to apply, and you're not. And thirdly, the code is more of what you call 'guidelines' than actual rules. Welcome aboard the Black Pearl, Miss Turner."
I have been concerned over the years about the three federally listed endangered species in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Some were black and white silent films that danced to playful music. Others were high school newscasts morphed into documentaries.
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Andrew A. Scraper is the Airman of the Quarter for Vandenberg AFB, California.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.