After hearing the news of a flood that drenched the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley's Newhall branch last month, 13-year-old Carlos Vasquez's thoughts quickly turned to the piano inside the building.
Chick-fil-A at Westfield Valencia Town Center will donate 15 percent of all sales from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday to relief efforts in Japan.
SCV Helping Hand recipient for the week ending April 3, 2011:
Regarding "No proof in claims of Muslim extremists," March 22:
I'd like to thank everyone who came to show support for the Acosta family on March 31.
March 11 - April 15
Some say it's the best-kept secret in the Santa Clarita Valley.
I'm not a fan of the Santa Clarita City Council, and I've often been a vocal critic of its actions and attitude toward the people it serves. However, I do believe that it's a good idea to have the city take over the operation of local libraries.
Unless you're on a long-term media fast, or just disinterested in the ongoing public conversations, you've no doubt realized just how tough it is to be in the public eye in our day.
On March 19, the Santa Clarita Valley received a reminder of the cost of freedom.
In April 2006, the Hart Indians boys tennis team defeated the Valencia Vikings tennis team 11-7 when our oldest son, then a junior, played for the team.
Winter weather smiled on workers from Valencia's A. Allbright Painting as they completed their annual Paint It Forward charity paint giveaway project at the Saugus home of Keri Ross on March 12 on a warm morning.
Lucas Skylar Oden, son of Rodney Gene Oden and Raquel Brittney Jackmond, of Manistee, Mich., was born on Jan. 31, 2011.
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.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
BEIRUT (AP) - Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.
BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) - Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example: the Russian Direct Investment Fund, a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund that's escaped sanctions in spite of international efforts to punish Russia for its incursions in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
GRANADA HILLS - The Dan Kelley era at Golden Valley High School didn't get off to a good start; it got off to a great start, as the new-look Grizzlies began his coaching tenure with a 45-17 victory over Granada Hills Charter High School at John Elway Stadium on Friday night.
The Saugus football team proved it can put up points in a hurry during its season opener against Simi Valley.
CHINO HILLS - Hart fans certainly expected to see quarterback Brady White break school records this season.