Santa Clarita Valley residents who are tired of the heat wave won't find much relief this week, weather officials said.
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T-Bo's House of BBQ is celebrating its grand opening this week. Representatives from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Blue Shadows Mounted Drill Team was crowned Junior Division Western States Champion at the Reno Rodeo at the end of June.
"It was the best experience of my life!" said one of the American Association of University Women's Tech Trek alumna.
Really. Dick Cheney is the gift that keeps on giving. The other day I asked a friend to suggest a subject for this column. I was surprised when my friend answered, "Write about Dick Cheney." I thought Cheney's grand TV tour to reinvent the concept of torture was old news. Ah, my friend reported, the new topic du jour is Cheney's purported instruction to the CIA to conceal yet-to-be-revealed intelligence activities from Congress for eight ...
In response to Brian Baker's July 13 letter ("Climate change hysteria") and Bob Comer's July 14 letter ("Global warming scam"):
MIAMI, July 20, 2009 (PRNewswire-FirstCall) -- Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN and LEN.B) announced today that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del. has confirmed the plan of reorganization for LandSource Communities Development LLC.
A 16-year-old boy was struck by a car while crossing Bouquet Canyon Road north of Newhall Ranch Road Monday afternoon, and is in critical condition, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
School may be out for thousands of Santa Clarita Valley youth, but that doesn't stop Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies from working hard in the summer heat to ensure the safety of the students when they do return to classes this fall. As part of an ongoing effort to ensure deputies from the station are trained and prepared to immediately respond to any emergency on or around our school campuses in the Santa Clarita ...
HOUSTON -- NASA is providing a unique audio "time capsule" in observance of the 40th anniversary of the first human landing on the moon 40 years ago today on July 20, 1969.
HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) - Gordon Waller of the pop duo Peter and Gordon, who were part of the 1960s British Invasion and had a string of hits including several written by their friend Paul McCartney, has died. He was 64. Waller died Friday at The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, nursing supervisor Nity Oris confirmed Monday. The duo's Web site says Waller, who lived in Ledyard, Conn., went into cardiac arrest Thursday night. ...
City of Santa Clarita Mayor Pro-Tem Laurene Weste is the recipient of the "Government Leadership Award" for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal's 2009 Women in Business Awards.
The city of Santa Clarita Transit will host a free informational workshop about the new 757 NoHo Commuter Express to North Hollywood on Tuesday, July 21, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at City Hall.
The Newhall Bicycle Company will host its 5th annual "Reggae Bash" on Saturday, July 25 at the store located at 24343 Railroad Avenue at the corner of 8th Street, across the street from the Newhall Metrolink Station. Admission is free to the celebration, which begins at 7:30 a.m. with a family friendly bike ride. At 11:30 a.m. the party starts back at the bike shop.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Groups of youths have burnt down a restaurant, torched more than 30 cars and injured three police in a fourth night of riots in suburbs of the Swedish capital that started following a fatal police shooting.
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a case in which a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.
DUARTE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a woman in a Los Angeles suburb found a bear cub sitting on her kitchen counter.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Chechen immigrant shot to death in Florida after an altercation with an FBI agent implicated himself in a triple slaying that officials believe may have been connected to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest man to reach the top of Mount Everest, a Nepali official and Miura's Tokyo-based support team said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen since 2009. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama in which he plans to pledge more transparency to Congress in his counterterrorism policy.
In 2008, Santa Clarita was named the most business- friendly city in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.
Forget the political "blame game." The biggest game in town now is the credibility game - a high-stakes exercise that will end with America's political middle deciding who is trustworthy and who isn't. Some key players:
If you listen loud enough you can almost hear the siren song of the Republican Party spread its dulcet tones across Washington. It's scandal season boys and girls, and for the GOP it's Mardi Gras, Christmas and The Spanish Inquisition all in one!
Valencia indoor trampoline park Jump 5150 is helping to raise money for Brain Cancer Awareness Month by holding a fundraiser Friday.
Earlier this month, the Southern California Association of Governments recognized the city of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County with a sustainability award for the joint general plan known as "One Valley, One Vision."
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James made a layup as time expired in overtime, and the Miami Heat found a way to beat the Indiana Pacers 103-102 in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.