Laughter goes a long way, and in this morbid economy, it can go even further. For the second consecutive year, Christ Lutheran Church in Valencia has teamed up with the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter to host a night of laughter. This year's special guest Billy Gardell from the Comedy Central network and NBC's "My Name is Earl," takes the stage 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at 25815 Tournament Road in Valencia. Tickets are $10 and ...
Two high school girls may be alive today because of fast-thinking administrators at the Sierra Vista Clubhouse, a junior high school-based branch location in Canyon Country for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
The city of Santa Clarita invites kids ages 4 to 11 to enjoy a "Kids Night Out" from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the Community Room of Santa Clarita Park, 27285 Seco Canyon Road in Saugus.
Holiday boutique at local temple Who: Temple Beth Ami What: Holiday boutique with 20 vendors on site selling jewelry, purses, crafts, toys, cookware, Judaica items and more. Admission is free. When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Where: 23023 Hilse Lane in Newhall Contact: (661) 255-6410 or write to email@example.com Thanksgiving with the Methodists Who: Pastor Stan Fix at the Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist) What: Thanksgiving Sunday morning message, "Thanks-Giving When ...
As a proud mother of an Eagle Scout who is now 26 and a practicing attorney in Denver, Colo., I was so touched by Pamela Sprott's letter to the editor, "In the rank of Eagles." (Oct. 27.)
I have just finished reading Pat Saletore's article in the newsletter from the Santa Clarita Historical Society.
As the city of Santa Clarita labors to make its Newhall revitalization plans a reality, the Just Passing Thru body piercing studio at Lyons Avenue and Mian Street may face imminent closure.
Congratulations to the Canyon High School JV football team for winning the Foothill League championship with a perfect undefeated league record of 5-0 and an overall record of eight wins and two losses.
What does an event like the catastrophic fires of last weekend do to a person's faith? What happens to a person's spirit when they watch their home go up in flames in an event the insurance company will call "an act of God?"
Why do the best ideas arrive in the shower? There you are lathering up, when, bam! Inspiration strikes. The perfect marketing plan, or the solution to your cash-flow problems are suddenly crystal clear and you go dashing through the house looking for a pad and pencil, dripping all the way. So what's the deal? Is there something magical about the water, the steam or the soap? Scientists have some theories about the phenomenon. One clinical ...
Hi Mr. Lamoureux, Two years ago I had someone put self-stick linoleum tiles in my laundry/bath room. He thought it would stick better if he used mastic also. Wrong, wrong, wrong. Who knew? He did a wonderful job but shortly after the tiles seem to move a bit and also get some goop coming out between the seams. My question is: What can I do to correct this problem short of taking it all up ...
At first, I was outraged that I should have to shut my trap at my child's soccer game. Indignant, I wondered "what's next?"
Isn't it ironic that while schools are teaching diversity, some parents and some churches are teaching that it is just fine to deny equal rights to one segment of the population?
As Santa Clarita Christian football coach Garrick Moss thought out loud to himself about how to handle his upcoming week's practice schedule, with his players having the week off from school, junior tailback Collin Keoshian was quick to interrupt with his opinion.
With five touchdown plays of 10 yards or more, five forced turnovers and a whole slew of big hits, one thing's for certain. Valencia sure knows how to make an entrance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 31 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 114-108 Tuesday night, keeping Los Angeles winless with Kobe Bryant back in the lineup.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.