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Los Angeles County will premiere three short films by local youth from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force invite community teens and parents to attend the 2011 Teen Scene Unplugged: Navigating the Teenage Years from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Valley High School.
The Santa Clarita Jazz Festival comes to the beautiful Valencia Country Club on Friday, Sept. 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 1, from noon to 10 p.m. An Ultimate Promotion Production, brought to you by Good Neighbor Pharmacy, the Friday night event will feature performances by high school jazz bands, local talent and special guests. The top-flight jazz event on Saturday features performances by award-winning recording artists including Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, Diane Schurr, Rick Braun and Everette Harp.
Sometimes, it seems like the different branches of government are about as skilled in communicating as those twin baby boys in the YouTube video titled "Talking Twin Babies." (You ought to check it out. It's hilarious.)
Tuesday, Sept. 13
Around the SCV
Our legislators are too good for our own good.
John Zaring's column Tuesday parrots the new meme of the leftists, chiding conservatives to put country before party. But what's that supposed to mean, other than being a catchy slogan?
With the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 in a few days, I am reminded of the great sacrifices others have made for in the name of preserving my freedom.
Chamber of Commerce members honored three local veterans, center, at their lunch today at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. The three veterans were: Marine Sgt. Maj. Willie T. Ward III, who served in Iraq; Christopher Carr, who served with the Army in Iraq; and Jeremy Thorpe, who served with the Air Force in Afghanistan.
While many Santa Clarita Valley residents headed for the pool or reached for the thermostat to deal with Thursday's ongoing heat wave, Newhall resident Rambo had other plans.
The Hart district named Kate Povletich of Golden Valley High School as the 23,000-student district's 2011-12 Teacher of the Year during a Wednesday night recognition ceremony.
Hart district board members are planning to change their drug policy to be more effective in addressing student drug use, administrators and board members said this week.
College of the Canyons and The Signal will host the biannual Job & Career Fair as part of the SCV Community Expo on Sept. 17.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
OS ANGELES (AP) - A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now being readied for sale as condominiums – their original intended use.
Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective.
So I'm in the shower when the phone rings. It may be my sister calling about our dying mother, so I wrap a towel around me and rush to the phone.
Regarding Gary Horton's provocative piece on old thinking about water rationing (Aug. 20, "Water rationing is old thinking"), I think Gary Horton is right on the mark.
While it is comforting to know that Isis will fail, it is alarming to realize that the world may be too slow in stamping out this regrettable regime.
With just over two months until the mid-term elections in November, it's time to talk about voting choices. No, I won't be endorsing candidates, issues, or parties. What I will do is suggest some strategies for getting factual information and making wise choices before you enter the voting booth.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.