When Councilman Bob Kellar's proposal to place "In God We Trust" on the city logo made it onto the City Council's agenda, I confess I was ambivalent.
It's a sobering fact. Santa Clarita has seen a 39 percent increase in motorcycle-related accidents since 2007, with five incidents resulting in fatalities. Motorcyclists are 26 times more likely to die in a traffic collision than someone riding in a passenger car.
It seems lately that our state and national courses are terribly out of whack. We had the tax-and-spend corrupt politicos in Sacramento try to slip Propositions 1A etc. by us for the biggest tax increase in the history of the United States and a so-called Republican governor who has squandered his reputation in collusion with these same scoundrels. California should lead the nation in all aspects of business, trade and education. Instead, we have the ...
The California real estate assessment valuation-benchmark created by Proposition 13 is now almost 35 years old, which is really too long for a California parcel to escape an actual taxable-assessment.
College of the Canyons recognized its employees during an awards ceremony Thursday. The event featured a luncheon during which board members, administrators and managers served classified employees a catered meal with an American Idol theme.
It really was Saturday Night Fever all over again when about 75 students, decked out in their best 1970s styles, hit the gym floor at the third annual Special Needs Prom held at Valencia High School.
The SCV Senior Center hosts their inaugural "Summer Showdown" golf tournament fundraiser July 13 at the Tournament Players Club of Valencia, 26550 Heritage View Ln., Valencia 91381.
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Another tremor rocked Southern California last Saturday. Centered deep inside Golden Valley High School in the Santa Clarita Valley, this tremor was not caused by traditional seismic mishaps, but by the loud, high-energy rock and hip-hop music of 13 bands and their hundreds of screaming fans at the 2009 Summer Meltdown festival. Unlike the '94 quake, this was one I was glad to experience. Covering the sixth annual "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social Inclusion ...
A crowd of screaming girls with outstretched hands grabbed at Shwayze's and his partner Cisco Adler's shirts as the rap-rockers leaned over the barrier in front of the stage into the audience of about 1,000 near the climax of the 6th annual Summer Meltdown concert Saturday night. A dozen bands rocked Golden Valley High School's outdoor amphitheater before Shwayze and Adler, but it was obvious the fun-loving pair were the real stars of the 10-hour ...
A single case of swine flu reported at a local school appears not to have spread, district officials said Wednesday.
John Muir once said, "When one tugs at a single thing in nature he finds it attached to the rest of the world."
On May 12, the Santa Clarita City Council acted without public notification to add the words "In God We Trust" to city buildings.
I think Mayor Ferry may have misspoken during the City Council deliberation regarding the "In God We Trust" campaign.
Santa Clarita Valley home-sales activity experienced another boost in April as home buyers pushed inventory numbers down. The 214 single-family homes sold in April marked the 13th consecutive month of sale increases, taking the rate to a 20-percent jump compared to April 2008, according to the Southland Regional Association of Realtors' latest numbers. Realtors sold 38 more homes in April compared to March.
My friend Julia called the other day. She's an energetic woman who served with me on a youth sports board a few years back. Julia was looking for a good visit and we agreed to meet later in the week – she said she could drop by the Corner Bakery on her walk to the post office . . . after her tennis date at the "Y."
Earlier this year, Valencia Television - a production of Valencia High School - attended the All American High School Film Festival (AAHSFF) in New York City, which took place in the AMC Theaters in Times Square.
Pleasantview Industries, a local non-profit organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities, held its 14th Annual Recognition Banquet at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
Amanda Sweigart, a 2001 graduate of Saugus High School was just honored as a Distinguished Mentor Teacher from the Santa Barbara County Education Office for 2013-2014.
It's not that easy to work in a retail store because you come across so many customer situations. Some days can be good and others can drag on making you feel tired, and at some point – lazy. I am sure we have all experienced those days more than once.
As we go about our lives here in the beautiful Santa Clarita Valley we sometimes take for granted, or even forget altogether, that there are young people achieving their goals and growing into gifted performers right before our very eyes.
One of my favorite books is "Unbroken," written by the same author who wrote "Seabiscuit," Laura Hillenbrand. The book is the story of Louie Zamperini, who ran at the age of 19 in the 1936 Berlin Olympics along side of Jessie Owens and Jackie Robinson.
It was just after 7:30 a.m. in downtown Los Angeles. I came down for a friend's film shoot but I was early so I walked down the block to the Carl's Jr./KFC on Broadway and 7th St. to get some breakfast.
Thanksgiving Day is no longer all about turkey: It's eating away at Black Friday shopping.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Cammalleri has done his best to keep his Calgary Flames teammates going in the right direction despite a youthful roster and a host of injuries.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The UCLA Bruins stormed the cardinal logo at midfield, posing for photos and whipping blue flags through the crisp evening air. They moved the party up the Coliseum tunnel, roaring and stomping and thrusting their helmets aloft.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A mother on board a plane that crashed in remote southwest Alaska made a frantic phone call for help resuscitating her 5-month-old baby, then left the fatally injured boy to lead searchers hampered by cold and fog to the crash site.
SAO PAULO (AP) - Even before a crane dramatically collapsed and killed two workers at the Sao Paulo stadium, it was clear World Cup organizers would have their hands full trying to deliver all 12 venues by FIFA's end-of-December deadline.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Trimming overgrown shrubs may have won Juvencio Adame praise from neighbors, but it also brought the San Diego man a felony charge from prosecutors.