In the midst of Public Service Recognition Week, the Washington D.C.-based Center for State and Local Government Excellence is shining the spotlight on Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp.
Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour is celebrating National Military Appreciation Month through May 31 by offering a free Red White and Blue Thank You Sundae to any serviceman or servicewoman.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here are productions that are currently shooting in town:
COC Student Exhibition
The United States government has devolved into a partisan, rancorous two-party political system, redefining the word "adversarial" on a daily basis.
It was both a satisfyingly symbolic, and a shatteringly real and bloody event.
We've heard the rumors, so we're sure you have as well. The truth is, we are not closing. The Cellar Wine Bar & Restaurant is open for business.
Another person who pointed a laser at a sheriff's helicopter was arrested last week. In the past seven months, helicopter pilots and Aero Bureau aircraft from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department had lasers pointed at them six times while in flight. Four suspects have been arrested.
For the second time in school history, the Canyon High School Dance Team has brought home a National Open title and this time it was two in one year. Canyon won two National Open dance titles at the recent United Spirit Association National Competition, held at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement regarding the President's announcement that United States forces killed Osama bin Laden:
"Earl, I love you very much. But you are a certified, Grade-A, nut-job on this one." I usually don't talk so harshly with my beloved uncle. But this time he had gone too far.
When Gov. Jerry Brown declared an official end to California's three-year drought, the headline on one Los Angeles blog read, "Water your lawn, people."
This fall, 16 graduates from the College of the Canyons and William S. Hart Union High School District's Upward Bound program will begin their first semester of college after completing the college preparatory program that helps empower students to graduate from high school and pursue their education at a college or university.
We have all heard time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but two new studies published in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that breakfast isn't as important as everyone says.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics.
MIAMI (AP) - Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that creates the world's third-largest fast-food company and could accelerate the international expansion of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy has suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week.
Santa Clarita's emergency preparedness czar says Sunday's Napa earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale is a reminder to residents that the Santa Clarita Valley could be hit any time with a devastating earthquake or fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black."
ANAHEIM (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Jim Ventress, retired Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley leader for 37 years, received a commendation letter from President Barack Obama on Monday during a surprise ceremony at Santa Clarita City Hall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kerry Washington, Julia Roberts and Matthew McConaughey were among the final A-listers who showed up at the Emmy Awards red carpet Monday, each met by a phalanx of screaming fans and reporters.
Santa Clarita Central Park is bigger and better than ever after the completion of Phase III of the Park's Master Plan. Today, the Santa Clarita City Council and Castaic Lake Water Agency's Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the project.
BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. (AP) - Thousands of Burning Man enthusiasts are on the outside looking in after a rare batch of heavy rain forced organizers to temporarily close entry to the counterculture event in the desert 90 miles north of Reno.
In good times and more challenging times, owners have to stand for something.