Although summer is winding down, the time for wine tasting and touring is not only a summertime activity. We're very fortunate in California to be able to enjoy many outdoor activities throughout the year. One of our favorites is wine tasting and touring. Every chance we get we're in the car or on a plane to visit wineries to enhance our wine knowledge and experience. We're very fortunate to have some of the finest wineries in our own backyard.
This Saturday and Sunday, Sept 4 and 5, the Pine Mountain Club Property Owners Association (PMCPOA) will host its 34th annual Oktoberfest. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. each day in PMC's Lampkin Park, just west of the Village Center, with entertainment and activities for the entire family, including music and dancing, a variety of arts and crafts vendors, plenty of food and drink and games for all ages.
The California Institute of the Arts is premiering Iannis Xenakis' opera concert "Oresteia" at its Valencia campus Nov. 7.
Have you ever had one of those days? Of course you have. We all have them. The ones where nothing seems to go right. And that is just what many of us say on those days: "Nothing is going right today!" Now stop and think about this.
Valencia may not have the deepest freshman football team in the Foothill League, but they don't expect their opponents to show any sympathy.
With the long, hot, summer days of the Santa Clarita Valley coming to a close, the Valencia junior varsity group is ready to play some football.
Canyon High School Assistant Principal Pete Getz is the new principal of Sequoia Charter School, Hart district officials said Thursday.
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I am a library addict, I confess. I have a six- to eight-book-a-month habit. As such, I am very leery of the Santa Clarita City Council's decision to take over from Los Angeles County. It has been hard for the county system to keep up with the plethora of new books. A smaller system would be overwhelmed.
Regarding "Last words on libraries," (Aug. 25): As a frequent user of the Valencia Library, I read your article on the city's library takeover with great interest, especially when it was revealed that the Service Employees International Union was the driving force behind resistance to the change.
When parents are divorced, or not married, which parent makes the important decisions on behalf of the child? Which parent may select the child's doctor, school or daycare? If the parents have a judgment or legal custody order, the answer to these questions lies in the language of that order.
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Tuesday, Sept. 7
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
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.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.