The city of Santa Clarita is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to create two permanent, outdoor art pieces (one large piece (A) and one smaller artwork (B) ) to be situated prominently at the entrance of the newly expanded McBean Regional Transit Center, located immediately west of the existing Bus Transfer Center located at 24375 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita 91355.
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles native and internationally bestselling author, Jessica Brody, author of the forthcoming teen novel, "The Karma Club," is taking her new book's message of "Spreading Good Karma" to heart. The Karma Club is about three teen girls who decide to take Karma into their own hands by getting revenge on those who have wronged them, but in the end discover that spreading good Karma, rather than bad, is the key to living a better life.
The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA), the private, non-profit organization that supports the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, invites guests to treat the mother figure in their life to a unique and informative celebration of motherhood on Saturday, May 8, 10:30 a.m., at the Zoo.
Last month's April LA Regional Foodbank kick-off at the SCV Senior Center was a big success. For this month, the Foodbank will be delivering free food kits to qualified seniors at the Senior Center, 22900 Market St., on the regularly scheduled third Friday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - China was stripped of a bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Wednesday for fielding an underage gymnast.
The Lula Washington Dance Theatre will present two concerts in two local theaters: the first concert in celebration of National Dance Week and the second celebrating the dance company's 30th anniversary.
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart District high schools throw a fundraiser at Mountasia Family Fun Center today, Friday, April 30, from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Three motorcycle deputies from Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station joined a Lancaster Sheriff's Station deputy to win top honors in an obstacle-course competition against more than 150 officers from 25 police agencies, authorities said Tuesday.
My wife, Carrie, was feeling out of sorts this weekend, so we decided to take it slow and make a weekend of resting at the homestead. We watched movies and read papers. I fixed a shower door - and I waited and waited for time to go by, as Carrie got the rest she needed.
Our illegal immigration problem reminds me of the story about a woman who was constantly chasing ants in her kitchen.
Valencia boys tennis continued its dominant run through Foothill League play Tuesday, clinching its eighth league title in nine years with a 17-1 victory over Canyon at Valencia High School on Tuesday.
Valencia (16-3, 9-0) has established itself as a powerhouse in the Santa Clarita Valley, and given the expectations that the team sets for itself every year, winning matches in the postseason was almost a focus before Foothill League play even began.
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There are signs the economy is turning for the better. Long-distance trucking is on the rebound, restaurant traffic appears on the upswing and retail stores are slowly making a comeback.
The Hart High School cheerleaders took top honors during their last competition of the season, USA Spirit Nationals, March 26-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
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.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."
Many health experts agree that whole grains are an important part of a healthy diet. Whole grains include the well-known wheat, corn, oats, rice, barley and rye. There are many whole grains with impressive health benefits that you may not have heard of, including quinoa, spelt, sorghum and kamut.
Jamie Dever was alone at the hospital with a nurse and midwife when she went into labor. The baby boy was big, almost nine pounds, he was face-down and she arrived too late for an epidural. The pain was terrific; the midwife held her hand and repeated "Be brave, be brave" with each wave of contractions. Dever was unattached to the child's father, and she labored without kin or partner. But she didn't feel lonely - she felt like it was an experience between her and her newborn child.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested nine people from Canyon Country on Thursday following an early morning probation and parole sweep that also netted a marijuana "grow house."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.
A dead bat that tested positive for rabies was found in Agua Dulce in February, county health officials announced this week.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Arwin Buditom guards some of the most successful high-tech firms in America. Joseph Farfan keeps their heat, air and electric systems humming. But these workers and tens of thousands like them who help fuel the Silicon Valley's tech boom can't even make ends meet anymore. Buditom rooms with his sister an hour's drive from work. Farfan gets his groceries at a food pantry.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won't be for the better everywhere.
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Santa Clarita, CA – March 7, 2014 – Central Park has been selected for "Heart Your Park," a program introduced as part of Macy's "Secret Garden" campaign, which aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at Macy's in the Westfield Valencia Town Center can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent of the donations benefiting Central Park. To further spread the love, Macy's will match the total customer donation across all stores, dollar for dollar, up to $250,000 in total.
On Friday, March 7th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, a full road closure will be in effect on Del Monte Drive between Benito Court and El Paseo Drive. The temporary closure is required to allow for the removal and subsequent replacement of an existing timber pedestrian bridge crossing Del Monte Drive.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Lawmakers in Crimea declared their intention Thursday to split from Ukraine and join Russia instead, and scheduled a referendum in 10 days for voters to decide the fate of the disputed peninsula.
CONROE, Texas (AP) - A Texas man accused of dousing a boy with gasoline and setting him on fire when he was a teenager can be tried as an adult for murder after the victim died from his burns nearly 13 years later, a judge ruled Thursday.