Heroes recognized with a star Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's Healthcare Heroes will place a star on the community tree today at 3 p.m. on the hospital's front lawn. The heroes are Marsii DeGrasse, RN and Roberto Zappacosta, MD, who have been recognized for their contributions when providing compassionate healthcare to the community, according to information released by the hospital. Escrow Association's 17th annual dinner The Santa Clarita Valley Escrow Association will host its 17th ...
The American Motorcyclist Association super-bike racing world is a competitive one involving racing high-speed motorcycles on paved tracks.
Updated at 9:30 p.m. Tia Torres just wanted to teach students at Valencia High School a lesson about prejudice using her trained pit bulls. But Torres and her dogs were expelled after an assistant principal noticed the dogs in a classroom. "The assistant principal came into the room and said the dogs looked menacing," said Torres, who operates the Villalobos Rescue Center for pit bulls in Agua Dulce. "He left the room, the phone rang ...
Updated at 9:40 p.m. "For 22 years I've had to drive to Saugus and Valencia to do all my shopping," Canyon Country resident Laura Eskilson said Wednesday. The opening of a retail store just minutes from home "couldn't be better," she said. The popular clothing retailer Kohl's officially opened its doors to hundreds of anxious Canyon Country shoppers Wednesday at its grand opening on Golden Valley Road. Two Kohl's employees helped Eskilson haul baskets of ...
McCain's comment, "The fundamentals of our economy are strong," shows just how out of touch with middle-class voters he is. Home foreclosures are occurring at an incredible rate. Merrill Lynch was just bought by Bank of America. Lehman Brothers was just acquired by Barclay's.
When the Green Bay Packers football team hired Vince Lombardi as its new coach, he was intrigued with the challenge of turning the franchise around. Naturally, Lombardi being Lombardi, was all pumped up about it.
Retirement preparation workshop Alexander Financial Group hosts its second dinner retirement workshop at 6 p.m. today in Robinson Ranch. Scott R. Alexander, President and CEO of the group and noted financial advisor, will "provide analysis of current market fluctuations and their impact on retirement assets," according to Alexander Financial. Other topics Alexander will cover include uneasiness in the CD market, ideas to gaurantee income during a long retirement, ways to reduce tax burdens on retirement ...
The third installment of Activision's ubiquitous guitar game, Guitar Hero, stole the spotlight at West Ranch High School as the school kicked off the inaugural games for its second annual Guitar Hero tournament.
Friday n West Ranch High School will play a homecoming football game against Glendora, 7 p.m. at Valencia High School. n Hart High School will play a homecoming football game against Claremont, 7:30 p.m. at College of the Canyons. Saturday n Golden Valley High School will play a homecoming football game against Kilpatrick, 1:30 p.m. at Golden Valley. n West Ranch High will ...
I read with interest the article "Can't afford to live" in the SCV, which basically was about a meeting of the Valencia Industrial Association.
Finally had enough? Have you lost so much, suffered so much, that you're ready to cry "Uncle!" on the excesses of these past terrible eight years? You're not alone. Regular readers know that Carrie and I make a morning practice of visiting with gregarious friends at the Granary Square Starbucks. Over hundreds of cups of Pike's Place Roast for me, and soy chai lattes for Carrie, we've assimilated into a raucous group of witty, irreverent, and ...
College Men's Soccer The Master's 2, Westmont 0 The Master's College defeated Westmont 2-0 on Tuesday on the Mustangs home field. Fabio Joaquim and Chris Willams both scored a goal in the contest, while Marlon Lindo and Doug Armstrong assisted on the plays. TMC improves its record to 5-0-2 overall and 1-0-1 in the Golden State Athletic Conference. College Women's Volleyball Vanguard 3, The Master's College 0, The Master's College was defeated by Vanguard 25-15, ...
The Community Hiking Club and the Sierra Club plans to host a clean-up day for the Magic Mountain wilderness area from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. People habitually dump trash on this mountain, which endangers the condor habitat. Organizers seek as many people as possible to help in this effort to save the condors.
It's Muslim Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday and Santa Clarita resident A.J. Jones is curious to know if the park hosted other religious events in the past.
The Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association plans to host its fourth annual Law Appreciation Day at Noon Friday at the Hyatt Valencia.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.