People are living longer than ever. As a result, they are incurring more expenses related to their older years (nursing homes averaged about $5,500 per month per person).
No matter who crossed the finish line first in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, Honda was going to have a winning car.
Joanne and Tony throw the best keg parties in town. The beer flows and a designated teen collects car keys at the door. Teens mill around, shouting over the pounding music, hugging and "high-fiving" Joanne and Tony. They are so popular, they could have been voted Prom King and Queen.
The city of Santa Clarita's summer 2009 "Concerts in the Park" schedule features a lineup of popular tribute bands, several returning for encore performances by popular demand.
The Santa Clarita Assembly of the Knights of Columbus will host its fifth annual golf tournament in memory of Jack Dunn Friday, April 24, at 12 p.m. to benefit the Wildland Firefighter Foundation.
For the third year in a row, the city of Santa Clarita was named the Best Economic Development Program in the State of California from the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED).
Managers of Castaic Lake Water Agency have often stated that drought does not occur in northern and southern California at the same time, so we would always have an adequate water supply. And for this year anyway, they were right. The Santa Clarita Valley has enjoyed slightly better than average rainfall, while diminished snow packs in Northern California have severely reduced our access to water from the State Water Project.
However, a massive building spree that ignored future water supply problems and a polluted ground water source has created a "perfect storm" of problems.
Regarding the "Tossed paper causes incident at Canyon High" story published April 1: This "incident" allegedly happened in front of other students (witnesses) whose statements should have been taken at some point for the "crime" report.
In our government today, there is a lot of corruption. Everything is based upon money and not the consequences of their actions.
We need to cut our carbon footprint before it starts looking like China's air. Companies will benefit from clean energy because with the installation of energy-efficient appliances, their bills will go down.
Hard work. Humanitarianism. Put those endeavors together and one can do a lot of good in this world. Such combined synergy is behind the Mormon Helping Hands project, which will be held Saturday in the Santa Clarita Valley and statewide as 20,000 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members volunteer to help spruce up their communities.
In all, 15 projects will be undertaken by 800 Church members in the SCV. Tasks will include graffiti clean-up, planting groundcover in parks and painting the SCV Senior Center's exterior. Approximately 450 church members, along with U.S. Congressman Howard "Buck ...
If we keep burning coal and oil. we can burn up with the fuel. Our summers are already 10-degrees hotter here in Santa Clarita in the last five years. We cannot continue to ignore global warming. And there is no such thing as clean coal or oil. If it burns, it emits carbon dioxide. Look at the formula and you will get the point: If it burns it will add to our polluted air.
After reading the article "Carousel Ranch bill for Buckweed Fire goes up in smoke," published April 14, concerning Carousel Ranch's $2.9 million bill for the cost of fighting the Buckweed Fire, I'm unclear why Ms. Tomey, the ranch's director, should be shocked.
The article states that the fire was set by a "10-year-old boy playing with matches, whose father, a caretaker at Carousel Ranch, still works at the Agua Dulce horse ranch."
I am not writing to defend any particular group or to say law enforcement should not make sure any large gathering remains under control.
But as an attendee of the Sunday, March 8 Confederation of Clubs defense benefit at the 6885 Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, I would like to refute the lies told by the Sheriff's Department as this event was neither "disbanded" nor "broken up" as your articles dated March 11 and March 14 quote.
Both Hart High swim teams continued their dominance in the Foothill League with lopsided wins over Canyon High on Wednesday.
Helen Fern Campbell Weigel, a Newhall resident for 46 years, died April 17 at her home after a long battle with multiple myeloma. She was 87.
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.