Aspiring musicians in the Santa Clarita Valley can apply for a spot in College of the Canyons' inaugural Battle of the Bands, sponsored by Keyboard Galleria. Seven music groups will be chosen to compete in May at the COC Canyon Country Campus.
Students at Sierra Vista Junior High School learned about what life was like on the frontier 170 years ago, during Friday's Pioneer Day at the school. They watched as demonstrators churned butter, spun wool, chopped wood and played the banjo.
The Child and Family Center and city of Santa Clarita are partnering to offer a free "Parents Night" workshop on Tuesday. A local therapist will help parents learn how to motivate children to strive for academic success.
Several decisions that would affect the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas are on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' agenda for Tuesday's meeting. These involve, road expansions, sewer fees and improvements for Pitchess Detention Center.
Hayden Rusk, 16, has a passion for making films with a message. His "Child Abduction PSA" won an award at the All American High School Film Festival in October, and his new music video "Sloppy Seconds," speaks to the consequences of drug addiction.
Distracted driving can affect anyone who owns a cell phone or anyone sharing the road with a motorist using their cell phone. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the CHP is cracking down on those texting and driving.
Earthquakes cannot be predicted, but they can always be prepared for. Officials with the United States Geological Survey encourage Los Angeles County residents to see recent quakes as a reminder that they should be ready for the next "big one."
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and Rotary Club of Los Angeles have partnered to create training material for all local Rotary Clubs, so that they can educate seniors about the dangers of financial scams.