Guillermo Galarza propped his young daughter, Natalia, up on his shoulders as she clutched a camera Saturday, waiting to get a quick shot of Lance Armstrong the moment he stepped off his Team Astana bus.
The official countdown at noon today signaled the beginning of the 88.9-mile Stage 7 of the eight-stage 2009 Amgen Tour of California cycle race, as cheering spectators undeterred by overcast skies and a cool temperature lined Town Center Drive three to five people deep from the mall entrance west to McBean Parkway.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will present The Life and Death of James Dean: Tracing His Last Day at 2 p.m., Feb. 28 at the Saugus Train Station at Heritage Junction, 24101 Newhall Avenue. The presentation will host a panel discussion with Chris Epting, author of "James Died Here," Tony Newhall, former publisher of The Signal Newspaper, and Warren Beath, author of "The Death of James Dean." A screening of James Dean's 1955 film ...
The Arts Advisory Committee of the City of Santa Clarita will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, in the Century Room, to discuss the Town Center Art Challenge, Visions of Santa Clarita: Where the Good Life Takes You, Arts Commissions Planning Meetings, the Santa Clarita PAC Memorandum of Understanding, Ventura Public Art Tour, and Art Tanks.
Students who attend the Literature to Life presentation of "The Kite Runner" Sunday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at the College of the Canyons will be eligible to enter an essay contest by comparing the performance with the novel. The prizes are $250, $150 and $100 for first, second and third place, respectively. Entries must be submitted by Mar. 13 to the students' English teachers. For info: e-mail Mary Ferguson at <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" ...
Former city councilman TimBen Boydston wants some straight answers from city planners about the population of Santa Clarita Valley, which is projected to double in 25 years.
Santa Clarita continues to be a cleaner, greener city. Beginning with the city's incorporation in 1987, the city has worked with the community to implement environmentally sustainable policies and practices, including the holiday-tree collection and recycling program, free recycling for city-based businesses and the annual Household Hazardous Waste collection program. City facilities have also been refurbished, saving 439,000 kilowatt hours of energy and 350,000 pounds of carbon dioxide annually. Currently, Santa Clarita's irrigation controllers are ...
The College of Canyons Art Gallery will host the work of Sam Francis from Feb. 17 to March 14. Organizers will host a reception from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today that will include a slide presentation and lecture by Debra Burchett-Lere, Director of the Samuel L. Francis Foundation, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Francis also is known for his use of primary colors, and was influenced by Japanese brush painting, as well as ...
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are investigating two bottle bombs set off at the College of the Canyons Valencia campus, sheriff's officials said Friday.
Alan Mootnick grew up with a dream to become Tarzan's son. About the age of 9, Mootnick took a trip to the Los Angeles Zoo where he saw gibbons for the first time and heard the soothing howls they use to mark their territory. "I fell in love with them," Mootnick, 58, said. He pursued his love of the small, furry apes in 1976 with the establishment of the Gibbons Conservation Center in Chatsworth and ...
Beverly Axen, 52, is a College of the Canyons student who depends on financial aid to earn her college education.
The key witness in L&M Optical West's identity-theft case exercised her Fifth Amendment rights 12 times Friday during an edgy preliminary hearing in Santa Clarita Superior Court.
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Appleseed Shoots are scheduled at WES Thompson's Piru Rifle Range Saturday and Sunday and March 7-8, April 18-19, May 23-24, June 20-21, July 18-19, Aug. 22-23, Sept. 19-20, Oct. 17-18, Nov. 14-15, Dec. 12-13.
The Master's College will host the annual Creation Science Symposium titled "The Heavens Declare His Majesty" on Saturday featuring speaker Dr. Jason Lisle from Answers in Genesis.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.
"Pearl Harbor was bombed this morning on this day of December 7th, 1941. Japanese bombers made a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Guam and other United States possessions in the Pacific."
Jeff Preach kicked off the Castaic Santa Float parade for his family and neighbors 24 years ago.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.
Due to a storm forecast for this Saturday, Dec. 7, Signal Multimedia is postponing its Holiday Lights tour until Friday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. That night Signal staff will judge light displays that have been entered online at signalscv.com/lights. Deadline for submissions has been extended until Dec. 11.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
Students at Saugus High School took part in the Every 15 Minutes program on Thursday.
Thirty-five days ago, a dejected Hart Indians football team walked off the field at College of the Canyons after a stunning loss to the Valencia Vikings.
An 18-year old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a part of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that was wrecked following a crash that left both Valencia businessman Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker dead last weekend, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
A Canyon Country businessman will face charges of attempted, willful, deliberate and premeditated murder and solicitation of murder after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife.