Editor's note: Second in two parts of a look at the past and future of Castaic Lake Water Agency.
According to Dallas legend, in the 1980s, something convinced quirky billionaire and later two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot that Libyan dictator Mohammar Quadhafi hired Black Panther hit squads to assassinate him. His security solution: building a helipad at his home in an exclusive Dallas neighborhood to ferry him to and from work and prevent an inevitable carjacking and murder.
The tragic shooting on Jan. 8 will remain as a reminder to citizens of our country of what can happen when they are subjected to the worst incivility among politicians, print media, TV shows and radio talk shows in the history of the United States.
Long before Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion walked the yellow-brick road, society has understood the absolute necessity of courage. This essential virtue speaks to the willingness to stand firm against opposition, and even advance in the name of all that is good and right.
Nearly a third of Santa Clarita Valley's office space remained vacant in 2010, and 2011 doesn't look much better, according to an industry report released Friday.
Owen Honors. Randy Edsall. Vince Lombardi. Not just three names, but three people to learn some critical things about leadership from.
Democratic activist Darren Parker is kicking off his campaign to claim the state Senate's 17th District seat with a meet and greet event at a local Democratic Party member's home from 3-5 p.m. today.
The city of Santa Clarita's Blue Ribbon Task Force is now accepting names to be placed in the Youth Grove at Central Park.
The city and the Emergency Network of Los Angeles will host a disaster plan training seminar for faith-based and nonprofit organizations from 8:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 5 at the Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church. Space is limited to 50 people. The deadline to register is Jan. 28.
Three men were arrested this week after attempting to steal refrigerators and stoves they stashed in the back of a U-Haul moving truck.
Authorities are looking for a man night who allegedly got into a fight with his father as the two drove on Interstate 5 on Friday.
Fine art on canvas or paper that's not properly protected can be damaged by light, temperature, acids, humidity, poor handling, insects and pollution. Good custom framing enhances the experience of art, and protects and preserves the work, as well as acting as a bridge between the environment and the art. It takes the viewer's attention off the surroundings and brings it into the image itself. Poor framing pulls attention away from the art and lessens its importance. An expertly done frame brings out the full beauty of the piece.
For nearly a year, Living Faith Lutheran Church has been without a permanent pastor.
Plum Canyon Elementary continued its kindness journey during their recent Penny Wars fundraiser.
In light of Easter Sunday, pivotal events in history – and in our personal lives – often impact us in ways we never imagined.
Last week several readers contacted us to let us know that the beautiful bird captured from the prior week by Louie Gallardo was an Egret.
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College of the Canyons Chapter of the National Student Nurse Association chapter joined forces with Habitat For Humanity, in an effort to build new homes for United States veterans on March 22.
It was a proud day for "Mustang" students on Rancho Pico's Science Olympiad team Saturday, March 8th, when they competed against 28 other junior high schools.
I was divorcing my first husband, and as a stay at home mom for 17 years, I needed a job.
John Paul Carmona ("JP"), a senior at Canyon High School and member of the marching band, wanted to ask his girlfriend Destiny Hernandez to the upcoming prom.
Business leaders from Santa Clarita returned from their economic trade and investment trip to China this past week.
Baseball is a leading sport in America and it is a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball are valued in the hundreds of millions and annual combined revenues are in the billions of dollars.
Leveling the playing field has been a struggle our country has mightily faced throughout history, but denying the existence of inequality creates an even larger hurdle.
One certainly wonders what the great minds behind the idea of electronic signs along the freeways running through Santa Clarita are thinking.