Local state Assemblyman Cameron Smyth has received top marks from the California Chamber of Commerce for the fourth year in a row for his stance on bills important to the organization, officials announced Tuesday.
Joy Bible study
In reference to the complaint regarding the temperature of the Friendly Valley Country Club swimming pool authored by Joyce Quinn, I agree that the water seems cooler now that winter approaches.
About five days before every election, our mailboxes receive some of the nastiest, meanest and most vile political hit-pieces.
Funny how just when the Democrats start pulling ahead in the polls, the 24-hour news cycle suddenly is all about some broken-down reporter at NPR getting fired for hanging out with thugs.
It's almost pointless to express dismay over Meg Whitman's less-than-accurate political ads, but then her commercial comes along that is so intentionally misleading and false that it deserves a beating.
Probably the biggest surprise of the current National Football League this season is the play of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Saugus girls volleyball looked like it was on its way to a big comeback Tuesday night against the eight-time defending Foothill League champions.
I cannot understand how so many Americans are talked into voting against their own self-interests, or more accurately, talked into voting for the interests of those so economically superior and separated from themselves.
Hart High School is reviving "Dark of the Moon," a tragic love story about a witch and a human that was first performed on Broadway in 1945.
Golden Valley High School sophomore Vicente Escamilla recently attended a six-day National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C., where he got a hands-on feel for national politics.
Nearly 20 high school bands took part in the second annual West Ranch High School Wildcat Classic on Oct. 9 at the Stevenson Ranch high school. The event brought together more than 1,500 spectators, who watched 17 bands from all over the area compete. All six of the Santa Clarita Valley's high schools also participated. Hart High School took home the Sweepstakes Award in Music, General Effect and Visual, and West Ranch performing in the Exhibition category.
Scare up a happy Halloween party to celebrate the spookiest season. Bring out the orange and black linens, spiderweb doilies and skull coasters ... so easy and effective!
Dates to watch
SoCal Connected, KCET's Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning news program, continues its look at what's at stake in the upcoming elections and digs into the politics of money and the influence it buys in part two of "California Votes" on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 9 p.m.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.
When the Hart Indians girls soccer team last won a CIF-Southern Section championship, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Davis was still months from being born.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.
Environmental groups have again sued over the proposed Newhall Ranch development, alleging this week the federal agencies that approved permits for the planned community did so in violation of federal environmental protective legislation.
Moutainview Elementary School sixth-graders of the group named Creeptastic Monsters performed their original hip hop dance on stage for their fellow sixth-graders as the culmination of the F.A.M.E. (Fabulous Arts at Mountainview Elementary) class on Friday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A 19-year-old man was charged Friday with shooting his parents to death and trying to kill two of his siblings inside their luxury Southern California home in a complex case that took investigators weeks to unravel.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate inched up slightly in January to 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in December, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.