There was food, food and more food, as well as beer, wine, beverages and cocktails, at the annual Taste of the Town to benefit the services and programs offered by the Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center.
The William S. Hart Union High School District board met April 21. All of the board was present, although Superintendant Jaime Castellanos arrived late.
Ask me what I did on April 27, and I will tell you a tale of a scavenger hunt. I met a friend for lunch in Mission Hills. She is the greatest homemade tamale-maker in the whole world, and usually brings her delectable tamales when we meet.
A new law was enacted March 18, in order to help businesses reduce their payroll taxes, particularly with seasonal businesses that may be gearing up to hire new employees for the summer months.
Like a petulant teenager who doesn't want to clean their room or help with the housework, our City Council stands with its hands on its hips, refusing to require LEED standard energy efficiencies from new development in Santa Clarita.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Rumors circulate of an immigration raid at Cinco de Mayo festivities. Markets normally bustling with customers preparing for the celebration are quiet. Family picnics are scaled back. Many Hispanics in Arizona - both legal and illegal - are increasingly anxious about being targeted under the state's tough anti-illegal immigration law. Some are afraid to leave their homes, even on the day when the nation celebrates Hispanic heritage.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday he wants to begin work this year on legislation overhauling the nation's immigration system, firming up his commitment on a key priority for Latino voters and lawmakers. Obama's comments at a Cinco de Mayo celebration at the White House reaffirmed his long-held support for immigration reform. He went a step further than he has in the past by calling for the work to begin this year.
Van Nuys Calif., - Country resident Tracie Kimbrough, 48 her sister, Cheryl McGown, 46, of Valencia, and their mother will celebrate their three- and seven-years' breast cancer survival respectively at their own Mother's Day celebration on Aug. 15 at the American Cancer Society's new "Making Strides Against Cancer 3K" at Woodley Park in Van Nuys on June 12.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service requests the public's assistance in identifying the persons responsible for mail thefts in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Washington, D.C. -- The House Armed Services Committee today heard testimony from senior Pentagon officials, including the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and the Director of Operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on security and stability efforts underway in Afghanistan. Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) released the following prepared statement for the hearing:
Los Angeles -- The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) commemorates 50 years of community service with a full schedule of activities for "May Is Mental Health Awareness Month."
May is National Building and Safety Month, and the city of Santa Clarita is celebrating by helping to inform residents about local building and safety practices.
Eighteen outstanding students in the Hart District's Regional Occupational Program came away from the annual ROP awards ceremony with medals attesting to their excellent academic achievement and positive attitudes in the career-oriented ROP classes in which they are enrolled.
The city of Santa Clarita issued 248 vouchers for Enterprise Zone-eligible hires for local businesses in April.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California legislative committee has advanced a bill seeking a two-year moratorium on the use of metal bats in high school baseball. The legislation by Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, would allow a safety review of the equipment.
The ardent zeal of the pitiful mind set constantly at fever pitch to maintain the imbecilic quest to paint Americans as racists pushes the boundary of sanity versus psychosis.
Just when I thought maybe it was time to settle down over Common Core, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan renewed the fire of discontent on both ends of the political spectrum with the following: "It's fascinating to me that some of the pushback (against Common Core) is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who - all of a sudden - their child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Reserves Darren Collison and Jamal Crawford scored 15 points each and the Los Angeles Clippers used a strong second half to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 101-81 on Thursday night.
An 18-year old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a part of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that was wrecked following a crash that left both Valencia businessman Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker dead last weekend, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
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With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state parks department has a new warehouse for its collection of historical artifacts, and the building will soon be open to the public.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread Thursday, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - A dump truck collided with a school bus Thursday at a rural southwestern Idaho intersection, killing an 11-year-old boy and injuring four other children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for Amanda Bynes says the actress has left an inpatient mental health treatment facility and is back with her parents.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Serious news has bumped fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy off "SportsCenter."