Much has been made of the defeat of Assembly Bill 2046, which included a provision precluding water suppliers from relying on groundwater that did not meet applicable state standards when assessing their water supply.
The English language is about to lose two more words. On June 16 at 5:01 p.m., say goodbye to "bride" and "groom." It is at that moment that the state of California and all of its 58 counties will change the official State Marriage license. No longer will you see the words "bride" or "groom." When I married decades back, I was the groom and became the husband. My wife was the bride and became ...
Last fall, a U.K. high court judge ruled the global warming film "An Inconvenient Truth" could be shown in schools, but it contains nine scientific errors. Thirty-five errors were exposed by Lord Christopher Monckton, a policy adviser to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, in his document entitled "35 Inconvenient Lies."
Madison Marie Lee Christopher and Carolyn lee of Saugus proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Marie Lee, on April 2, 2008 at 2:23 p.m. at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz. and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed into this world by her grandparents Darryl and Carol Nelson of Apple Valley, and Michael and Gerry Shoaf of Atascadero. Zachary Stephen Ingram Zachary Stephen Ingram was born April ...
Monday Disaster Preparedness Program - Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will host a Disaster Preparedness Program titled "EMS Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction" on Monday, June 16, through Wednesday, June 18. For more information contact Terry Stone at (661) 253-8542 or Robert Hill at (661) 253-8524. Wednesday Fibroid tumor seminar - A free seminar on fibroid tumors will be held on Wednesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at the Airtel Plaza Hotel, ...
In the last several weeks, there have been five cases reported on our pages of some sort of sexually inappropriate contact between a student and a coach, counselor or teacher. That's right ... five, and this number could grow as investigations continue.
Every year on this Sunday, as well as on most every other day, I say a quiet thank you to the extraordinary man who was my father.
Four couples dance to the lively beats of timba, or Cuban salsa music, under the shade of a tree at Newhall Park on a Sunday afternoon.
This year, my Father's Day came early. Sunday, June 8 was a beautiful, almost-summer day. Our family - my wife, Kate, sons Peter, 10, Will, 8, and daughter Kathryn, 6 - and I decided to spend the day at the beach with our friends, the Simpson family. We met at Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach. The surf was running a nice 2-4 feet, the water was a warm 64 degrees and the beach ...
'Who do you serve?' topic of UM service On Sunday, the Rev. Rachel Allen, associate pastor of Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, will bring the message "Who do you serve?" during the church's 9:30 a.m. worship celebration. The Chancel Voices will also sing. Pastor Stan Fix will continue his series on "Confronting current news with Scripture" at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Noelle Flinn will lead the singing at 8 a.m. and with the Fellowship ...
With an empty agenda, the Santa Clarita Planning Commission has canceled its meeting Tuesday. The next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 1 in the Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Valencia will join other Tropical Smoothies to welcome the start of the summer with the second annual National Flip Flop Day celebration.
In last week's column, we talked about beating the recession by creating your own business from home.
Has another driver ever suddenly cut in front of you on the freeway and you felt a surge of retaliation?
Robert, What do you think of this new procedure of "re-bath?" What would be the pros and cons? Curt W. Curt, The re-bath system is just an economical method of resurfacing your tub and shower. The concept is very similar to having your kitchen cabinets re-faced as opposed to replaced. They use the existing substructure and give it a new exterior. The pros are that this procedure is much less expensive and faster than the ...
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread Thursday, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - A dump truck collided with a school bus Thursday at a rural southwestern Idaho intersection, killing an 11-year-old boy and injuring four other children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for Amanda Bynes says the actress has left an inpatient mental health treatment facility and is back with her parents.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Serious news has bumped fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy off "SportsCenter."
NEW YORK (AP) - Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
There were a total of five part one crimes reported in Zone 3 during the above dates. Here are some details regarding some of the crimes.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning ...
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.