While most of Santa Clarita will be eating breakfast Saturday morning, Vinnie Tortorich will be on his bicycle racing 508 miles from the Santa Clarita Valley through Death Valley to raise money for those affected by life-threatening diseases.
There has been lots of buzz lately around anything Michael Phelps, shattering the record for most gold medels won in the Olympics.
Whether they ran, walked or strolled across the finish line, about 500 participants, as well as event sponsors, raised $60,000 for Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital during the hospital's 24th annual "Run for the Health of It" 5K event on Sept. 27.
A cursory review of media reports nationwide in recent months revealed an alarming number of instances of costly damages to buildings due to negligence or procrastination with roof repairs. Consider:
Eighth-grade teacher Connie Howard gave her students something to think about this semester as she and several other teachers at Placerita Junior High and Old Orchard Elementary schools combined to teach interactive creative writing to more than 100 students.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station assisted in "arresting" more than 40 local business executives Wednesday to raise money for the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
The Pet Assistance Foundation will offer pet photos with Santa to benefit low-cost spay and neutering from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Pet Stop, at 16522 Soledad Canyon Road. On Dec. 13, the foundation will be at Pet Supply from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 26831 Bouquet Canyon Road. Photo packages start at $10. For more information call (661) 260-3140.
The fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival will host an encore presentation of "Stalking Santa," the 2007 festival's winner of "Best Film" and "Best Screenplay," just in time for the holidays. The complimentary screening will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Newhall and will include a meet and greet with writer and costar Daryn Tufts. Seating for "Stalking Santa" is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Commercial Real Estate firm CB Richard Ellis announced Wednesday that the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, one of the largest private orthopedic practices on the West Coast, will occupy 23,329 square feet at the Bridgeport Marketplace, a 170,000 square foot mixed-use development at the intersection of McBean Parkway and Newhall Ranch Road.
There we were again, completely cut off from going south on the Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeways and side roads due to a closure because of a fire. And who can forget the same scenario during the 1994 earthquake?
Proposition 8 opponents are demanding justice, saying that this proposition is discrimination like Loving vs. Virginia. Not so.
Boy, howdy. As a loyal John Boston reader, I'm so glad you're back. You can say "boy, howdy" 'til the cows come home.
As an adoring fan, I just had to say, "Welcome back, John Boston!"
As we gather with friends and families over the holidays to enjoy the abundance and variety of food our country offers, perhaps we might want to give some thought to how that food is produced.
After struggling in its opener, Golden Valley responded the way it hopes to bounce back the entire season.
Saugus resident, Alex Rogeo, a 23-year old female drag racer and business owner is trying to make her dream of national level NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) racing come true.
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Is there any mainstream religion that does not forbid homosexuality?
On April 8, citizens of Santa Clarita will have the opportunity to elect GLORIA MERCADO FORTINE to our City Council. I have known Gloria and members of her family for more than 40 years. In my opinion, she is the exact type of person our City needs at this time!
Editor's note: The following letter was directed to Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.