The next Valley Industry Association luncheon Nov. 16 will discuss the results of this month's statewide election. In addition, SCV Sheriff's Foundation chairman Ken Wiseman will give an overview of the "Be Our Star" campaign, and local attorney Hunt Braly will talk about the impact of the elections on businesses.
Sunday, Nov. 7, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., world-renowned artist Judy Larson will meet collectors in person, answer questions and hand-embellish limited edition canvases in the at B&R Gallery in Canyon Country. Original paintings will be available for sale as well.
Performances by the core cast of actors and dancers from the world famous Hemet Ramona Outdoor Play will highlight the third annual Ramona Days Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rancho Camulos Museum National Historic Landmark in Piru.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a free flu-shot clinic from 9-11 a.m. today. Presented through the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the outreach will also include free pneumonia and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines. Nurses will be available to answer questions about the vaccinations. Extra parking will be available on Market Street in the First Presbyterian Church back lot. The center is located at 22900 Market St. in Newhall. For more information, call (661) 259-9444.
This week's spotlight in the SCV highlights a rally, costume contest and a blood drive.
From 9-11 a.m. today, a free flu shot clinic will take place at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St. in Newhall. Presented through the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the outreach will also include free pneumonia and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines. Nurses will be on hand to answer all questions about the vaccinations, including reasons for getting them (or not), side effects and possible contradictions.
No matter the season, it's not any fun to get a cold or the flu. What's ironic is that our habits over the busy holiday season actually help us get sick.
Conservatives (and their troops-on-the-ground "tea party" members) have sadly misdiagnosed what ails this country of ours.
Bureaucrats don't know where the money comes from. They think money comes from taxes. They don't see that the money comes from the people. And people have limited resources.
On Aug 24, the Santa Clarita City Council wrested control of the local libraries from the county.
The election is over. The tiresome political mudslinging, the misleading ads, the frantic finger-pointing and the victorious crowing of the winners - who seem already to have misconstrued a desperate people's message as a partisan mandate - are finally behind us.
As anyone with preteen daughters knows, Barbie, the iconic California doll who ruled the toy empire for years, has been vigorously challenged by Bratz, the line of saucy, spunky dolls, "The Girls With A Passion For Fashion!"
LOS ANGELES -- Celebrities like Jack Johnson, Benicio del Toro, and Jackson Browne are improvising their own creative REFUSE disposable plastic videos and posting them on Plastic Pollution Coalition's website and YouTube channel.
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced on Nov. 3 that it will participate in the launch of Facebook Deals, which enables people to easily find and redeem deals at nearby businesses when they check in using Facebook Places.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
I have four kids ages 14, 12, 9 and 6. We're normally a pretty happy family that get along well together and do lots of fun things together. Like this summer we went to the Grand Canyon and had a great time - most of the time. But there are times when, even when we're having a lot of fun, the fun gets spoiled by the kids' fighting. It's nothing awful (i.e. there's no blood and nobody goes days without talking afterwards) but it's still really annoying and puts a dark cloud over whatever it ...