I have sung in many different choirs before, but when I began participating in the Santa Clarita Master Chorale as a senior intern this past September, I discovered that a master chorale is something completely different.
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In 2008, the management of United Airlines made a decision to run a better airline. According to the Wall Street Journal, United opted to follow an industry leader and borrowed ideas from Continental Airlines, a company that formerly resided in the public opinion doghouse.
Saugus High School's production of the musical, "The Fantasticks," opens this week and stars Broadway veteran and Saugus senior Sara Niemietz as Luisa. Niemietz is a 17-year-old senior and professional actress/singer who starred in Carol Burnett's play "Hollywood Arms" and in Jason Robert Brown's recent musical "13" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
The health care plan started off with the best of intentions. Coverage for all that would not omit those with pre-existing conditions, would be portable so you could move from job to job and would make it easier for the self-employed to have affordable insurance.
The magnitude 6.6 Sylmar earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley 6 a.m. Feb. 9, 1971. I remember that morning like it was today.
Children are naturally curious when it comes to the ways of the kitchen, and parents are equally curious about how to include them in cooking and baking activities.
West Ranch boys basketball forced 25 Hart turnovers with a frenetic, pressing defense and withstood a late rally to hold off the Indians and win their first Foothill League game 62-56 on Tuesday night at Hart High.
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will host his first Women's Conference in the 25th Congressional District of California at the College of the Canyons cafeteria Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To assist and provide relief and support to the victims of the Haiti earthquake, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Molina amended by Supervisor Antonovich to encourage county residents and employees to make monetary contributions to the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army.
Fire officials have issued a mandatory evacuation of 40 homes in Acton, effective 9 a.m. Wednesday, hours before forecasters predict the most powerful storm of the week will begin.
BOSTON (AP) - In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to win the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Edward M. Kennedy for nearly half a century, leaving President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in doubt and marring the end of his first year in office.
The loss by the once-favored Democrat Martha Coakley in the Democratic stronghold was a stunning embarrassment for the White House after Obama rushed to Boston on Sunday to try to save the foundering candidate. Her defeat signaled big political problems for the president ...
On Wednesday, Feb. 10 "Stroke Prevention" will be the subject of a presentation by Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital health care professionals from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
The Chancellor's Business Council will present "A Symposium on 21st Century Solutions" at College of the Canyons' University Center in Valencia on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
A husband and wife were arrested in Valencia this morning after a lengthy investigation involving identity theft.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former diplomat on the FBI's Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning five family members to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago in Maryland has Southern California roots and may be in the region, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook today for a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the Santa Clarita Valley and elsewhere around Southern California.
SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state's new Active Transportation Program – the nation's largest.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
Melissa Thurm started a religious blog in October to share her thoughts about her faith. But when she noticed her mounting obsession with checking for page views and new comments, Thurm realized it was taking a hit on her self-esteem.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
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