OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - UC Irvine's surprise postseason run is done.
One of the most successful coaches in the Santa Clarita Valley is stepping down.
The William S. Hart Union High School District filled a handful of assistant principal positions at district schools Wednesday night.
Hart district board members announced Wednesday night they will consider moving to a by-district election system for the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, striking out a career-high 15 and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
A Lancaster-area woman has been sentenced for injuring her pit bull-mix dog, causing serious injuries to its head and eyes, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah demanded Wednesday that Afghan electoral authorities stop counting ballots from a weekend runoff vote, citing new allegations of widespread fraud. The election commission refused and appealed to all sides to await final results.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
June 18, 2014 – The Valley Industry Association's Education Foundation received a surge of financial support this week, when Southern California Edison presented the nonprofit organization with a check for $5,000 to support its annual Connecting to Success program. The grant check was presented by Anna Frutos-Sanchez, Edison's Local Public Affairs Region Manager (and VIA Education Foundation board member), during the June 17 VIA luncheon at the Valencia Country Club.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California appears likely to win election as House majority leader on Thursday when Republicans vote in the wake of Eric Cantor's surprising primary defeat, but an unpredictable, contest to select a new party whip may tell more about the House GOP's future.
SACRAMENTO – Board of Equalization Member George Runner will host a telephone townhall for California's manufacturers on Tuesday, July 1 at 10:00 a.m. The free event, co-hosted by the California Manufacturers and Technology Association, will provide information on tax issues specific to the manufacturing industry, including the new manufacturing sales tax exemption that takes effect July 1, 2014.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and congressional leaders believe he does not need authorization from Congress for some steps he might take to quell the al-Qaida-inspired insurgency sweeping through Iraq, the Senate's top Republican and Capitol Hill aides said after the president briefed senior lawmakers Wednesday.
As I woke up early Saturday morning, my nerves getting the best of me, I got myself ready for my second attempt at a 50K (31.06 miles) trail race. Before leaving the hotel room, I fed my 8-month-old baby, kissed my husband goodbye and got one last look at my six children before heading to the start of the 50K race I signed up for.
Kids are sometimes seen as annoying, wild, unruly or a nuisance. But, there are many things that kids are better at than adults. For whatever reason, as we age some of us lose our zest for life and can become robot-like while tending our day-to-day obligations. Maybe a key is to let kids be kids instead of forcing them to become miniature adults.
The fruits or parenting are long-bearing, tortuously so at times. When you're in the midst of raising kids, the rewards seem few and far between, and the greatest blessings of raising children often come years, or even decades, after they've grown and left. Don't lose hope in the middle of the journey. Parenthood comes with miraculous moments, no matter how old or young your kids are. The next time you need a parental pick-me-up, think about these ten awesome payouts of parenthood.
Since her freshman season, Proyfon Lohaphaisan has been one of the Foothill League's brightest stars.
FRESNO (AP) - A Fresno County man has been sentenced to 18 years and eight months to life in prison for a head-on drunken driving crash that killed three sisters.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The U.S. Border Patrol purchased body cameras and will begin testing them this year at its training academy, two people briefed on the move said Wednesday, as new leadership moves to blunt criticism about agents' use of force.
In one corner there's Hart, the defending Foothill League champion and CIF-Southern Section Division II semifinalist which once again features a formidable singles lineup.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Medi-Cal patients and health care advocates filed a lawsuit against the state Wednesday for leaving hundreds of thousands of low-income and disabled people waiting months for care.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The parents of a black man killed last month by Los Angeles police filed a $75 million claim against the city on Wednesday and a federal civil rights lawsuit against the department and the two officers who shot him.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Top prosecutors in the nation's two largest cities are rallying their colleagues across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world's biggest social network is not budging from its rules.
DENVER (AP) - Clayton Kershaw and a few of his teammates gathered on the couch, eyes glued to the flat-screen TV. They were rooting on Arizona against rival San Francisco.
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood of final appeals before a big decision. In a matter of hours, they will determine whether Scotland leaves the United Kingdom and becomes an independent state.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Mars, get ready for another visitor or two.
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) - Fire-hardened Southern Californians know that when the Santa Ana winds blow, a wildfire probably isn't far behind.
The suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks belonged to a "military simulation unit" whose members play the role of soldiers from eastern Europe, police said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.
Amid the comments mothers frequently get about how many kids they have or don't have, how they must have it easy as a stay-at-home mom or even mom vs. mom battles about anything you can think of, working mothers are not immune from well-meaning or hurtful comments from others.