Significant proposed rate increases for all Santa Clarita area water customers, to build new water filtration plants to deal with the chloride levels local water, are the subject of the Valley Industrial Association's monthly luncheon on March 15. The event is open to both members and non-members.
Rioux Park walking group
The Santa Clarita Skyhawks developmental football team kicks off its 2011 season on Saturday, March 12 at 7 p.m. when the Skyhawks host the San Diego Thunder at Canyon High School.
Nationwide, car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers.
After School Rock, an afterschool music program at Hubbadaddy's Studios, is accepting students for its next 2011 session.
Santa Clarita Transit kicks off the launch of a new volunteer Senior Transit Ambassador Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday, March 9. Join city staff and senior citizens from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to learn about local transit and how to volunteer to encourage other senior community members to get on board and explore.
The California Highway Patrol has launched a 10-month enhanced enforcement effort to reduce the number of fatal and injury collisions involving drugs and alcohol on Highway 14.
Officials from the Postal Inspectors and Postal Services Consumer Affairs will hold an information session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the main Valencia post office as part of National Consumer Protection Week.
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting local residents to sign up for a one-day tour to the J. Paul Getty Villa Museum in Malibu on March 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saugus High School will host an orientation and open house for incoming ninth-graders at 5:30 p.m. March 17.
Los Angeles County is launching a Home Energy Makeover Contest enabling six county homeowners to win home energy upgrades.
Eleven-year-old Christine Lea-Perkins has long, curly hair, which she loves.
The Limousine Connection company of Valencia won the Best Website ribbon at the 2011 Limousine & Chartered Transportation International Show in Las Vegas. The company beat over 100 other chauffeured transportation companies for the award.
My sympathies to Wisconsin's taxpayers, marching in the snow to stop Gov. Scott Walker and his Republican legislature from terminating their collective bargaining rights.
As Americans prepare their 2010 taxes and filing before the deadline of April 15, one of the most important considerations is making IRA contributions for the taxable year and taking advantage of tax-deductible, tax-deferred and tax-free benefits.
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.