Kids love to snack. But left to their own devices, most kids don't always make the healthiest snack choices.
Sunday, Sept. 26
Joy Bible study
For many Santa Clarita business owners, donating to a charity is probably something we do regularly. Philanthropy on a local or global scale benefits our society and promotes good will. It may also improve how people perceive your business and help you maximize your tax return.
A blown transformer sparked a fire at a business in the Valencia Commerce Center that makes aircraft parts Monday afternoon causing about $50,000 worth of damage, authorities said.
A 24-year-old Castaic man was in jail Monday after authorities said he stole his father's car from a College of the Canyons' parking lot.
Northlake Hills Elementary School in Castaic is slated to host its annual blood drive from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Castaic school's multipurpose room. The event is sponsored by the school's Parent-Teacher Association and the American Red Cross. The school is located at 32545 Ridge Route Road in Castaic.
The California Institute of the Arts this week announced the creation of a new office overseeing international initiatives at the Valencia art school. Carol Kim has been appointed to the role of vice president for international relations. The office will oversee CalArts' existing international collaborations as well as work with faculty to identify and prioritize new opportunities around the world.
Two women, 19 and 21, were in jail Monday after fighting inside a Valencia Holiday Inn, authorities said.
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host a free drug awareness seminar from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Canyon High School auditorium. Sgt. Tom Lorenz of the Glendale Police Department will discuss student drug and alcohol abuse. For more information, e-mail Andrew Gilberts at email@example.com. Canyon High School is located at 19300 W. Nadal St. in Canyon Country.
The following is a collection of essays written by fourth-grade students at Newhall Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Grand visions have changed the tides of history. They captured my imagination and inspired my life. Historical leaders sporting crowns of glory often went through hard times.
The subject of my column is the name of one of my favorite books and it seems particularly apt today: "The Death of Common Sense."
In response to "The anti-incumbency aftermath," (Sept. 19): Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Marsha McLean should be embarrassed, but for different reasons. She should be embarrassed that her handling of Planning Commissioner Dianne Trautman revealed hypocrisy and a lack of integrity.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.
When the Hart Indians girls soccer team last won a CIF-Southern Section championship, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Davis was still months from being born.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.
Environmental groups have again sued over the proposed Newhall Ranch development, alleging this week the federal agencies that approved permits for the planned community did so in violation of federal environmental protective legislation.
Moutainview Elementary School sixth-graders of the group named Creeptastic Monsters performed their original hip hop dance on stage for their fellow sixth-graders as the culmination of the F.A.M.E. (Fabulous Arts at Mountainview Elementary) class on Friday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A 19-year-old man was charged Friday with shooting his parents to death and trying to kill two of his siblings inside their luxury Southern California home in a complex case that took investigators weeks to unravel.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate inched up slightly in January to 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in December, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.
An assault with a deadly weapon occurred between Bouquet Canyon Road and Valencia Boulevard on 5:00 pm. The suspect, a male transient, was seen swinging a metal club at an electrical box then began swinging the club at bunch of cyclists. The suspect was arrested shortly after and transported to the Santa Clarita Station for booking. No one was hurt during this incident.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains.