Does a great resume assure a great performance? It depends.
As I read Nancy Gauthier's letter to the editor today ("You're welcome," April 25), one word struck me: Right.
A big thanks to whomever approved and built the new Hasley Canyon Road freeway on- and off-ramps in Castaic.
The IRS estimates that between 25 percent and 33 percent of Americans wait until the last possible week to file their income-tax returns. While there are many possible reasons for delaying the inevitable, one of the more acute reasons for countless Americans is a desire to avoid the distressing financial realities confronting them.
Students and community members alike are invited to audition for the College of the Canyons theatre department's workshop production of the musical "Sing Me a Happy Song," to be performed at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons Black Box Theatre, during this summer's Festival of New American Musicals.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project, one of the most respected and visible agencies in the area dedicated to counseling the region's children and young adults, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an exclusive gala fundraiser at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia on Thursday, May 20.
Nexus announced today that it is the recipient of five Cisco Partner Summit awards for U.S. and Canada Technology Excellence Partner of the Year; National Commercial Partner of the Year; National Services Partner of the Year; West Cisco Commercial Partner of the Year; and West Cisco Capital Partner of the Year.
Sylmar/North San Fernando Valley -- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps, and connectors of the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) and the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange. Closures are subject to change.
The Santa Clarita Redevelopment Agency may lose $1.1 million this year and $233,000 next year to the state's budget crisis, after a judge's decision Tuesday.
SUFFERN, N.Y. (AP) - Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was arrested Thursday on rape and prostitution charges in an assault on a 16-year-old runaway who police said was brought to his suburban New York City hotel room against her will.
The former New York Giants linebacker was arrested early Thursday at a Holiday Inn in Suffern, said Christopher St. Lawrence, supervisor of the town of Ramapo. The victim was 16, one year below the legal age of consent in New York, St. Lawrence said.
This month's First Thursday Art Walk is today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Main Street between Market and 6th streets in Old Town Newhall 91321.
College of the Canyons' Studio Jazz Ensemble big band and Lab Jazz Combo will host their annual POPS! Concert, directed by KC Manji, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC on Friday, May 7 starting at 7:30 p.m.
ROME (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams dispatched Maria Kirilenko 6-1, 6-4 Thursday, then waited to see if she will meet sister Venus in the Italian Open semifinals.
Venus Williams was up against Jelena Jankovic in a night match of former Rome champions at the Foro Italico.
Habitat for Humanity and SF/SCV will hold their first "WE (Women Empowerment Build) Build" Saturday through Monday, May 22-24.
It took just one pitch to set the tone for the entire West Ranch-Hart baseball game.
SACRAMENTO – Beginning today, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones as part of a public safety campaign focused on work zone safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"
CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles-area transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people are estimated to ride the county's trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.
NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.