He thought he was buying a personal training package for his wife Stella. That's why Jim Pilarski bid $1,200 on the live auction item at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley fundraiser in June.
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An open letter to all local high school track coaches:
The Canyon Theatre Guild's production of "Miracle on 34th Street" during the month of December is sure to bring back fond memories of the well-loved movie and is a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays.
The Santa Clarita Homeless Shelter is hosting their annual community dance and fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 29, from
Betty Ferguson Foundation hosts its annual holiday fundraiser boutique at 25510 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite 104, Valencia, CA 91351
Every year, Santa Clarita Chapter of Pet Assistance Foundation of California holds two "Pet Photos with Santa" events. The first was this past Saturday. The second is this Saturday, December 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Canyon Country, at the "Pet Stop" store located at the corner of Sand Canyon and Soledad Canyon roads, in the "Vons" Shopping Center, across the parking lot from the Von's store.
Meadows Elementary School is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The community is welcome to stop by and donate blood. The school is located at 25577 Fedala Road and the school phone number is (661) 291-4050.
The city's monthly job fair will be from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at the Santa Clarita Worksource Center at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite 25. People interested in attending should dress professionally,, and bring copies of their resumes. There will be no access to computers or copiers at the fair. Go to scworksource.com for more information. Employers that want to participate should call (661) 424-1062.
Prosecutors chose Tuesday not to file charges against a Newhall woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend with a fold-up knife, officials said.
On this Thanksgiving holiday, I want to take the opportunity to publicly thank Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, one of the unsung heroines of Santa Clarita.
Did you receive a Community Assessment Survey for the former Whittaker-Bermite site from the Department of Toxic Substances Control?
Two stories last week emblematize the death of the mainstream media.
Isn't it refreshing Lynn Vakay ("To whom should Americans give thanks?" Nov. 20) saw fit to use Thanksgiving as an opportunity to push her political and religious propaganda while simultaneously launching a preemptive strike against the Obama White House?
Outraged does not describe my reaction to this article ("Dog allegedly shot, young girl present," Nov. 29). I have read many articles in the paper that have upset me, but none of them to the level that would prompt me to write to you.
SACRAMENTO - State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California's cash balance, receipts and disbursements in February 2014. Revenues for the month totaled $5.6 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15 Governor's Budget by $968.9 million, or 20.9 percent.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.
OKUMA, Japan (AP) - The radioactive water that has accumulated at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant remains the biggest problem hampering the cleanup process three years after the disaster.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) - A very strong earthquake that struck offshore rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damage.
NEW YORK (AP) - The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resuming Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The judge in the case against an Army general believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be tried on sex assault charges is considering new evidence that a top lawyer at the Pentagon may have unlawfully interfered in a decision on whether to accept a plea agreement that was ultimately rejected.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal according to the pathologist who performed her autopsy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
KELLER, Texas (AP) - The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw about a week ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist as the Los Angeles Kings won their seventh straight with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, helping the Los Angeles Lakers overcome a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin Durant to win 114-110 on Sunday.
Sunday night, March 2, I watched the 86th Oscars.