During the last few months, I began spending Wednesday evenings at Chuy's in Stevenson Ranch competing in PubQuiz, a regional trivia competition, with the Friendly Valley Social Club, a group of 20- and 30-something center-left local bloggers, teachers and others.
Navy Seaman Katelyn M. Simon, daughter of Linda M. Simon of Castaic, and Donald A. Simon, of Saugus, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
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This week's Helping Hand recipient: new life in His presence church
Bob and Marianna Dorr, of Santa Clarita, are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Frank Dorr to Carrie Rezabek.
The award-winning William S. Hart regiment marching band and color guard spent the last few weeks of summer vacation practicing its 2011 fall marching show. All students returning and new participated in the rehearsals for the new complex routine. "We have designed a performance that promises to be like nothing we have done in the past. We have many surprises for our audience," said director Anthony Bailey. "This is a show that you are not going to want to miss." The 27th annual Rampage event on will be held Nov. 5 on the campus of College of the Canyons. Rampage ...
Moment of Silence
A series of fast-moving thunderstorms brought hail, lightning, heavy rain and strong winds to parts of Southern California, and forecasters say the extreme weather could continue into the evening, the Associated Press reported.
The West Ranch Wildcats were clicking on all cylinders in front of the home crowd in a 41-7 rout of the Burbank Bulldogs on Friday.
Canyon football's highly anticipated 2011 football season began with a convincing 42-14 victory over John Burroughs High School on Friday night at Canyon High School.
The incompetence in every political office today is so bad, it would be laughable if it wasn't so tragic.
Laura Dietz of Summit Realty, left, and Mayra Santana of Sunrise Dream Realty, center, hand out material to Suzy Hanna of Melaleuca Wellness Co. at the inaugural Latino Business Expo held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday. Lee Cadena Media hosted the event in recognition of the 48 million Latinos in the United States representing an increasingly important consumer segment for marketers in a post-recession economy. Expo organizers hope to dispel myths about Latinos and Latino businesses, generate unity and collaboration among business people in general in this shifting economy. The event featured keynote speakers and a panel of ...
A suspected drunken driver traveling against traffic on Rye Canyon Road, near Avenue Stanford, struck another driver, injuring both parties, about 2:54 p.m., according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials. The suspected drunken driver suffered moderate to major injuries, while the other driver also suffered injuries, Lt. Bill Weiss said. It appeared the two vehicles, one an SUV and the other a sedan, hit head on, an eyewitness who arrived on the scene shortly after the collision said. The front driver's sides of both vehicles were caved in, the eyewitness said. The driver of the ...
On this coming National Day of Remembrance, we will come together to do just that - to remember.
Around the SCV
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.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his porn star ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.