Vacation Bible School
As some of you know, my wife, Terry, and I have hosted three annual wine tastings to benefit the Boys & Girls Club.
Red (A4209071), a 2-year-old Staffordshire terrier mix, isn't just handsome - he's a total sweetheart! Like most bully breeds, Red loves people and as such, is eager to please and easy to train (he already knows "sit"). He'd be a great running companion, camping buddy or couch potato at the end of the day. Red's eagerly waiting for a home to call his own; would that be yours? (Visit Red in kennel No. 8).
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies made roughly 100 arrests for drunken driving this month. That comprises nearly half of all arrests for July in the valley.
There has been a lot of talk lately, including right in these pages, about how it's so unfair that Amazon.com and Overstock.com don't collect California state sales taxes.
"Republicans are all rich, old, white men."
Tuesday, Aug. 2
Sobriety checkpoints - like the one recently held in Santa Clarita - often fail to make even a single drunk driving arrest, despite stopping hundreds of vehicles ("DUI checkpoint planned for tonight," July 15).
We have not found a way to give our veterans the respect they earned.
The city and the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry will launch a month-long food drive Monday, giving local residents a chance to help the valley's less fortunate through the city's Fourth Annual Summer Food Drive.
Jane Newhall, a prominent member of the Newhall family and benefactor of many institutions in the Santa Clarita Valley, died Wednesday in Martha's Vineyard, Mass. She was 97.
Santa Clarita Valley residents were warned to prepare for West Nile virus season, which generally hits the valley in August, a county Vector Control District official said Wednesday.
Recently, a speaker came to our City Council meeting, asking the council to reconsider its ban on marijuana dispensaries in our city. As an avid opponent of marijuana use and dispensaries, I feel compelled to share some opinions I have as a parent and school administrator.
James D. Hicken, president and CEO of Bank of Santa Clarita, has been selected as the honoree for the 2011 Celebrity Tribute Dinner sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
Many decades ago, we began debating whether climate change was really occurring.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) - Divers have ended a search in the waters off Dana Point for the body of a man who disappeared after going under a large wave.
VENTURA (AP) - A former Ventura neurosurgeon facing allegations of performing unnecessary procedures has surrendered his California medical license.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Powerful Hurricane Marie kicked high swells along Mexico's northern Pacific coast on Monday, even as it weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said it would likely raise waves along Southern California later in the week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top awards and new records year after year.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The utility serving areas damaged by Sunday's earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area says it expects to continue searching for possible gas leaks over the coming days.
WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within an hour in the Los Angeles area was taken into custody after a daylong search.
Smoke slinks across pavement in the darkness, cries from gassed citizens fill the air, people break into a McDonald's to provide milk-based relief to a person hit with tear gas, sound weapons pass levels that cause permanent damage, police shoot pellets at journalists.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians can thank their starting pitching for keeping them in playoff contention.
It's been an eventful couple of weeks at The Master's College. During the first week of August, official practices for the fall sports season began. Since then, Mustangs volleyball has competed in five matches, while the men's and women's soccer teams have been out of state playing against some of the nation's best teams.
A 3-year-old boy was airlifted to Children's Hospital Los Angeles Sunday evening after falling into a pool in Valencia, according to a sergeant at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.
As the new school year begins Monday at College of the Canyons, school officials are launching a program to help students succeed when they arrive at college inadequately prepared.
What do you want to see and do in Santa Clarita?
WASHINGTON (AP) - An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.