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:email@example.com" ...
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.
Tesoro Adobe Historic Park presents "Mommy & Me: Tiny Tot Connection," a program to introduce parents and toddlers to the basics of social development, small motor skills, coordination, creative play and group activities.
The Defensive Driving Academy will hold classes in the parking lot at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday and Sunday.
A deputy public defender plans to put the district attorney's star witness on the hot seat in Santa Clarita Superior Court today for the start of the L&M Optical West raid pretrial hearings.
Kathy Ward would be dead without the help she gets at the Santa Clarita Valley Mental Health Center.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives investigating a crash in Valencia that claimed the life of a 72-year-old man were trying to notify his family about the fatality today, a detective said.
L.A. Kings radio commentator Daryl Evans gave seventh and eighth-grade P.E. students at Sierra Vista Junior High School a demonstration in hockey during a presentation at the school's gym in Canyon Country on Wednesday.
The American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout Thursday, a nationwide event aimed at encouraging citizens to kick the smoking habit. Santa Clarita Valley residents can find out how to kick the habit and help others quit, too - even if it's only for a day - by visiting cancer.org/smokeout.
Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident who led the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station from 1992 to 1994, has died due to complications from open heart surgery. He was 75.
Santa Clarita representatives and federal legislators testified Wednesday before a U.S. Senate sub-committee in the nation's capital in support for the most recent bill that would prevent development of the massive Cemex sand and gravel mine in Soledad Canyon.
A Caltrans worker was injured and taken to the hospital Wednesday following a two-truck collision on Interstate 5 just south of the Highway 126 overpass, fire and law enforcement officials said.
SANTA CLARITA-The College of the Canyons Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program will be accepting applications for the fall 2014 semester until Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
All the photos of the smiling couple on display Tuesday at Real Life Church - riding dirt bikes, swimming, tossing a baseball and riding horses - reminded hundreds of friends that the funeral service was a celebration of life.
Featuring expanded days of operation, Santa Clarita's homeless shelter is set to open Monday, according to officials.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a contract for the Sheriff's Department to provide security at the Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park for another five years.
Readmond Memorial to be Unveiled tomorrow at Vasquez Rocks Interpretive Center
Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is hosting a series of meetings geared at giving residents the opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns about legislative issues.
The California State Sheriffs' Association Foundation (CSSAF) has recently been advised that citizens have received suspicious phone calls that appear to be coming from our number 916.375.8000. If you receive any suspicious calls DO NOT give out any personal information, such as social security number, bank account numbers, etc., and report these calls to your local law enforcement agency immediately.
SANTA CLARITA - Golden Valley High sophomore Elisa Pierre is a myth destroyer.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife pleaded not guilty today to a charge of attempted murder, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.