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Two natives of Newhall were recently named to Academic Honors List for the 2007 fall semester at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas.
Santa Clarita resident Brytanie Nicole Piana has been named to the 2007 fall Dean's List at Southwestern University. To be selected, students must have at least a 3.6 grade point average on a 4.0 scale with at least 12 graded hours and be good standing with the university. Southwestern University is a selective, nationally recognized undergraduate liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1,260 students. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in Texas.
Jacqueline Yuri Kikuchi of Canyon Country is one of 712 Lafayette College students who have been named to the 2007 fall semester Dean's List, which was recently announced by Hannah Stewart-Gambino, dean of the college. Each of the students has achieved at least a 3.45 semester grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Lafayette is one of only 65 colleges and universities in the nation classified as "most competitive" by Barron's, publishers of "Profiles of American
On February 12, 2008, Nathan Jon Crookston earned the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout. To celebrate his achievement we would like to invite you to join us at his Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, March 15 at 4 p.m. In the cultural hall of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 24915 Peachland Ave., Newhall. Come enjoy a hot dog and a s'more around a "campfire," as we honor Nathan in this achievement.
Ryan Kuhn, a freshman from Canyon Country, has been named to the Luther College Dean's list for the fall semester of the 2007-2008 academic year. Kuhn, the son of Kirk and Sandy Kuhn, is a 2007 graduate of Canyon High School. To be named to the dean's list, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and must complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades (A, B, C, D). There were 265 seniors named to the Dean's List, 193 juniors, 204 ...
Lockheed Federal Credit Union has selected Saugus High School senior Clinton Ibarra as the recipient of its Student of the Month award for February. He was selected because of his overall performance, including academic accomplishments, extra curricular activities and leadership abilities.
Senior Melvin C. Johnson of Canyon Country has been named to the Dean's List at West Texas A&M University for the fall semester.
With St. Patrick's Day falling on a Monday, this Saturday, March 15, shapes up as your best local opportunity to celebrate the holiday with your little leprechauns - and the Knights of Columbus have you covered morning and night.
Sex - in some households, it's a dirty word and in some households, it means open communication. The month of March is designated nationally as "Talk to Your Teen About Sex Month." And while I believe that we should be talking to our teens on a daily basis about a number issues, I am grateful that the month of March has been established to talk to your teens about sex. Hopefully, this will inspire you to take the time to have an open and frank discussion with your teen about sex.
To truly comprehend and appreciate Margaret Edson's 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning work, "W;t" - playing at the Repertory East Playhouse through April 5 - one has to have more than a passing knowledge of English metaphysical poet John Donnne (1572-1631), a contemporary of William Shakespear, but without the Bard's comedic touch.
Why do Indian writers evoke more imagery than their American contemporaries? If you believe that reading prose should be as moving as poetry, you must pick up any of these recommendations, turn to any page, read a paragraph or two and see what you think.
In regard to Rory Leighton Aronsky's article in the March 7 Escape, "From My Netflix Queue: A Wagner Opera in a Different Key;" while I found the review of the documentary to be interesting, I was somewhat bugged by Aronsky's references to Wagner's Ring as "opera."
Take a minute to send us your photos.
Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
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.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.