National Volunteer Week, April 10-16, is a time to catch the giving-back fever through volunteering. Winston Churchill once stated, "We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give."
The Triumph Foundation, founded by Canyon Country resident Andrew Skinner, raised enough money to buy a Paralympic hopeful a new basketball wheelchair.
It is difficult to believe that just last December then-Mayor of the city of Santa Clarita Laurene Weste presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Gardens of Santa Clarita at Central Park.
The Santa Clarita Domestic Violence Center recently hosted a special Mardi Gras recognition and fundraising dinner to support the center's shelter house, which provides a haven for women and children in need. Community leaders gathered at the local Elks Lodge to both help the center and honor two unsung community leaders.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Perilously close to a government shutdown, congressional leaders reached agreement with the White House late Friday night on a deal to cut tens of billions of dollars in federal spending and avert the closure.
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The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival hosts auditions for the annual Shakespeare in the Park series on May 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Canyon Theatre Guild in Newhall.
RESTON, Va., April 8 -- Official Payments Corp., a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, alerts real estate owners in California that the due date for paying property taxes is April 11 by 5 p.m.
Keyes Lexus of Valencia will hold a bicycle skills and safety event Saturday morning geared toward young cyclists from 11 to 16 years old.
Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Risk Management Bureau will conduct a driving under the influence/driver's license checkpoint in the city of Santa Clarita from 6 tonight until approximately 2 a.m. Saturday.
Using a slimmed down script that cuts to the heart of the action, "Romeo and Juliet," opening at The SCV Space tonight, is traditional Shakespeare in the best sense of the word. Director Craig Jessen said, "That's why he has endured. Romeo and Juliet is this roller coaster ride going from romance to revenge, from comedy to tragedy."
For weeks, we've watched the slow-motion horror story unfold detailing Japan's 9.0-magnitude earthquake, subsequent tsunami and nuclear-power-plant disaster.
Jack is a very lucky dog. He has Kay as a master.
Monday, April 11
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to add a bond measure for the Saugus Union School District to the county's ballot in November.
A state inspector died on the campus of a Santa Clarita Valley high school Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
Your prospects for a happy marriage may be tied to people other than your soon-to-be spouse. For example, the more people who come to your wedding, the better it bodes for your marital bliss. But the more serious premarital relationships you had before, the less likely you are to be happily married later.
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ISLAMABAD (AP) - Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.
ANGLETON, Texas (AP) - A drunk driver did not deserve "execution" by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug for Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday, though medical experts caution it is not certain if the drug is effective.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops backed by U.S. airstrikes dislodged Islamic militants from a strategic dam in the country's north.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police said they prevented a "horrific tragedy" by arresting two teenage boys who plotted to kill three high school staffers then gun down as many students as possible in a quaint Los Angeles suburb.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said.
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters from throughout California were being dispatched Tuesday to protect homes threatened by an out-of-control wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, the second fire around the park in recent weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) - Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live."