Last Saturday, I attempted to donate many hardcover and paperback books to the Valencia Library. I was startled, to say the least, when I was told they are not accepting donations because they do not have enough room.
I seem to remember somewhere back in school that a newspaper article should include: who, what, where and when.
As College of the Canyons Chancellor Dianne Van Hook noted at the groundbreaking of her library expansion project last month, "If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you've always got."
As we enter into the season, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station would like to remind all residents to celebrate responsibly and keep safety and the law in mind.
The city of Santa Clarita Transit has been chosen to receive a 2010 Best APWA Project of the Year award from the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The APWA award recognizes public agencies for their outstanding projects and programs.
We are now in that brief time between holiday celebrations. What is often called the warm and fuzzy time when everyone is of good cheer, and thoughts are of family and friends.
It seems like stress is a fact of life for most of us. Many of us have had stress-reduction training before, or know some of the things we should do to help ourselves feel better. It just seems like we never have time, or just can't remember to apply them.
2Day in the SCV
The Hart district has received a $1 million federal stimulus grant that will allow the 23,000-student district to give teachers additional training and make sure kids are more prepared for college, officials said Tuesday.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to greet the Metrolink Holiday Toy Express as it makes its stop in Santa Clarita on Sunday, Dec. 5.
Valencia Valley Elementary School has received a $10,000 grant from The Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation, which will help pay for a new science lab. The school and its parent support groups are raising money for the lab, which will have equipment to give students hands-on experiences.
Hart High School's Dance Team will host the Hart of the Holidays Variety Show at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hart High School auditorium.
College of the Canyons is well-known and respected throughout the state for its wide variety of innovative academic degree, certificate and life-long learning programs that have been designed to help students and community members succeed in reaching their educational goals.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
ANAHEIM (AP) - After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) - An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said.