It was interesting to read the Tuesday letter on our school budgets from Laura Tapia ("Don't hurt students when fixing school budget.") She did have several good points.
Cameron C. Diorio
Belinda Crawford caught this woodpecker and hummingbird "doing lunch" at her Saugus home on Jan. 19.
Edward and Beth Pinsky, of Ventura, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Leah Danielle Pinsky to Gregory Sean Papazian, of Valencia.
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Conflation: The act of bringing together, melding or fusing. - Free Online Dictionary.
Kari Hewitt believes in serendipity. It's what led her to Bobbi Jean Bell, owner of OutWest Marketing in Newhall.
Now it's time to crack the books, shop the design and debate the programs.
As virtues go, discipline has always been seen as necessary to success. In the sporting world, we often hear that those at the top work the hardest, study the most game film, stay after practice to practice even more, and generally are said to have a "high work rate."
As part of her Girl Scout Silver Award project, local student Jamie Meyer will host a book swap from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Valencia Library.
Popular Santa Clarita Valley-based alternative rock-pop singer, songwriter, guitarist John Stratton and The Johnny Strat Band debut four brand new original and as-yet-unrecorded songs on "House Blend" with host Stephen K. Peeples on SCVTV Saturday, Feb. 12 at 10 p.m.
Beverly Hills-based builder Shapell Industries Inc. is pulling out of a recently announced partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, calling the plan to buy the Whittaker-Bermite property out of bankruptcy too expensive and complex.
The city received approximately $55.4 million in grant funding between January 2009 and December 2010, according to a statement released Friday.
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.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.
In observance of Labor Day, public school and public services such as U.S. mail and government and court offices will be shut down Monday.
Editor's note: The following story corrects an earlier version posted Aug. 23 that incorrectly said what the 'ice bucket challenge' money would be used for. All proceeds from the ice bucket challenge for Cary Dermer went to the ALS Association.
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) - The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight.