While there are numerous propositions on the ballot this November, perhaps none is as important to local government as Proposition 22, the Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and Transportation Act of 2010.
As an ardent observer of our society, I have recently come to see that one of the greatest challenges presented to us in the last few decades has been the drive-thru.
If you haven't already voted by mail, we urge you to go to your polling place Tuesday between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. and make your vote count.
Imagine going to your local library and opening the door to a colorful art and photography exhibit sponsored by the local school districts.
Janet Carol Sandoval, of Stevenson Ranch, and Phillip George Rorex, of Stevenson Ranch, were joined in marriage Aug. 29 in a "destination wedding" at the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara. The couple were married in a double ring ceremony presided over by the Rev. Barbara Laughray of the Church of Religious Science.
Five students at Santa Clarita Christian School in Santa Clarita have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.
Army Pvt. Gustavo A. Nava has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Stephen L. Henderson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Pictured are the winning entrants to this year's pumpkin-carving contest at the Pumpkin Festival in Newhall.
GRANADA HILLS - A week after it was shoved around by Faith Baptist for its first loss of the year, this wasn't a good week to face the Santa Clarita Christian football team.
The Repertory East Playhouse will end its 2010 season with Peter Shaffer's critically acclaimed "Amadeus," sponsored by Power Auto Group of Valencia.
The afternoon is warm and sunny minutes before Richards is to be interviewed at his manager's office in downtown Manhattan, a veritable Keith shrine with posters and pictures on the wall, and a director's chair with his name on it, ready for him to be seated.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- During the month of September, DISARM officers confiscated 109 weapons, including 34 handguns, four assault rifles, and 21 rifles/shotguns, $17.5 million in illegal drugs, and arrested 207 probationers during 1,660 unannounced searches of residences, persons, vehicles, and businesses, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
More than 1,000 local residents
New business owners and seasoned entrepreneurs alike often ask their bankers what they can do to avoid making common mistakes. To start, they can learn from their own mistakes and from the mistakes of others. Many successful business owners failed at their first venture but persevered to build strong companies.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California wildfire more than tripled in size Saturday, threatening vineyards and hundreds of homes, while a new blaze prompted evacuation of a community in Yosemite National Park.
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Del Mar will shift two turf races scheduled for Sunday to the dirt and make other adjustments after the deaths of some horses, including two Saturday, since the summer meet began nearly two weeks ago.
One of the key research findings outlined in Keith McFarland's book "The Breakthrough Company" is that there should only be one crown worn in every organization.
It is vacation season, and many of us are facing that age-old problem: We find it hard to relax!
There are three things we know for certain - death, taxes and that residents want an independent movie theater to open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Want to keep your kids occupied for hours? Tell them to photograph Santa Claus riding a dinosaur.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Efren Navarro hit his first major league homer off Justin Verlander, and Matt Shoemaker combined with two relievers on a four-hitter as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 Saturday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Clayton Kershaw pitched a two-hitter to win his ninth straight decision, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.
It's no secret the Pac-12 conference will be highlighted by quarterback play this season.
Football fans across the Santa Clarita Valley should have a little bit of familiarity with five names spread around the Pac-12 conference this season.
A 45-year-old Los Angeles Police Department officer died at a hospital Saturday - two days after suffering what authorities said was a brain aneurysm while driving off-duty in her hometown of Valencia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.