Seven-year-old Katie Huffman sits at her mother's feet in the Canyon Country JoAnne Darcy Library shuffling through a book that she picked out to read. Her twin brother, Cameron, is nearby, also clutching a book.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Valencia High graduate Jordan Taylor earned the win in the circle, Taylor Hoagland hit a two-run home run, Valerie Arioto and Megan Langenfeld had RBI singles, and the United States beat rival Japan 6-4 Monday night to win its fifth straight World Cup of Softball championship.
Typically, I begin my columns with a story or a comparison. Usually, I'll end with a statement or a call to action. Today, I'm going to turn things around a bit.
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This has been a week of roller coaster emotions for our family.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has scheduled a blood drive for Aug. 11.
With the first day of school less than a month away, Eternal Valley Memorial Park is asking local families and businesses to donate new and gently used children's shoes as part of its "Start School on the Right Foot" campaign.
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Sometimes it's hard to understand a situation until you've actually lived through it. Experience often provides the perspective that brings clarity. It's like that old adage "a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged."
COC sophomore Will Latu didn't take long to accept the invitation to play for the defending BCS National Champion University of Auburn Tigers.
Zach Manchester of Odd Art Fabrications is a man with a mission.
There's a United Nations stealth program at work in the SCV. It is called the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives.
Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari pegged it: The high-speed rail is Jerry Brown's Crazy Train. Equally, The Signal named it "the high speed hoodwink" (July 13, 2014).
BOSTON (AP) - Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have discovered two men dead in neighboring backyards in Northern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - A former Marine charged with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft has waived extradition from Alaska.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets - a futuristic design by Riddell called the SpeedFlex that is supposed to be the latest in head protection.
SACRAMENTO – The California Senate gave final, unanimous approval Thursday to a bill by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to protect children from domestic abusers during court proceedings and after offenders are released from prison or jail. The vote came a day after the measure was approved 78-0 by the Assembly.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodles to health hazards.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them to back a new U.S. approach.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police are greeting students on the first day of classes in the Los Angeles suburb where two teens allegedly plotted a high school massacre.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) - California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.