It was my hope to be your Pomegranate Queen this month. I can still imagine a crown dotted with crimson teardrop jewels and a scepter topped with a crystal pomegranate ball. But alas, I didn't win the POM Wonderful Pomegranate Dinner Party Contest.
The Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that they have selected Theresa L. Kingery as the new president and CEO. Kingery will assume her new role on Jan. 4.
Remember when Facebook was simply a great way to stay connected with friends and family? Perhaps you don't. Maybe you were never caught up in the "what are you doing right now?" age, and couldn't care less which comic-book hero your friends are most like, or how big their farm is.
Opening the morning's e-mail last week, I heard from an old friend - or at least I thought so. The message read : "I'd like to be your friend on Quepasa.com. Would you like to add me as a friend? Thanks! Richard Patterson."
The Environmental Media Association will recognize the city of Santa Clarita for its leadership in sustainable community design and participation in the California Green Communities program.
SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Member Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, has been appointed by Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway of Tulare to serve in an important leadership role as one of the assistant Republican leaders for the 2010-12 legislative session.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky directing the Department of Regional Planning to prepare an ordinance adopting standards to preserve the natural darkness of night skies for the residents of the county's rural areas.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Theresa L. Kingery as the organization's new president/CEO effective Jan. 4, 2011.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance services for Santa Clarita Valley residents, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the expansion of the Department of Children and Family Services Santa Clarita Valley office located at 28490 Avenue Stanford in Valencia, according to county Mayor Michael D. Antonovich.
Marsha McLean will be sworn in at a special City Council meeting tonight at 5 p.m. as part of a live, televised meeting at Santa Clarita City Hall, in City Council Chambers.
Single Mothers Outreach of Santa Clarita (SMO) will celebrate the grand opening of its headquarters office tonight, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at 26881 Ruether Ave., Newhall.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here's a production that is currently shooting in town:
California United Bank and California Oaks State Bank announced last week that the shareholders of both banks have approved a plan to merge.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento officials are canceling the city's annual Gold Rush Days festivities because of the ongoing drought.
SACRAMENTO – Beginning today, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones as part of a public safety campaign focused on work zone safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"
CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles-area transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people are estimated to ride the county's trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.
NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.