Los Angeles County is experiencing an unexpected surge in swine flu cases this summer, according to county health officials on Wednesday.
Stress caused by Santa Clarita's annual Independence Day parade inspired me to speak out in hopes other local residents will at the very least become more aware of a small group of downtown Newhall residents who become practically imprisoned each year on July 4.
Does God care if His name is written on our city logo? I say, "Yes, God cares." Does it honor him to put His name on the city logo? I say, "It does." Does it remind us when we see it who gives us our very life and breath? I say, "Yes." Seeing the words "In God We Trust" not only honors God, but reminds people who is in charge of heaven and earth and ...
The skies over Santa Clarita were smoky Wednesday afternoon, but sooty skies didn't necessarily mean a fire was brewing too nearby.
College of the Canyons Theatre Department is holding auditions for five of next season's biggest productions, which include Broadway, Shakespeare and a variety of other genres.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District is updating its communications system through a Twitter account and an electronic message system which allows parents and community members to choose the kind of information they want to receive from the district through e-mail messages.
The Senate Public Safety Committee today killed a measure authored by Sen. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) that urges the President of the United States and Congress to ensure that no prisoner detained at Guantanamo, Cuba is permitted to enter California.
PARAMOUNT, Calif. -- Michael Kodama has been named the new Executive Director of the Orangeline Development Authority, according to Orangeline Chairman Bruce Barrows and Vice Chair and Santa Clarita City Councilmember Marsha McLean.
Two schools within the William S. Hart Union High School District will soon reap the benefits of combining their resources to make the most of available funding and make the best use of taxpayer dollars.
Construction for the city of Santa Clarita's "Safe Route to School" program is nearing completion at Canyon Springs Elementary School in Canyon Country.
The first performance of the city of Santa Clarita's 2009 "Concerts in the Park" series kicks off this Saturday, July 11 at 7 p.m. with a performance by classic rock and dance band Skinny Little Twits.
Rochester, NY -- Here's an event that will relieve household clutter, lessen waste disposal costs, reduce stress on landfills, and best of all - provide free stuff for people in need.
Local Saugus teen Cadet 2nd Lt. Sean L. Quigley will join the rank of 118 youth as they gain a comprehensive perspective on leadership, teamwork and problem-solving at Civil Air Patrol's Cadet Officer School, one of the top professional development opportunities available to youth.
American Flag Art Show The American Flag Art Show has been rescheduled to be included in the "Art in the Park" affair August 15, 2009 due to a lack of flags. "Electric Women & Eccentric Men" Art Show The County of Los Angeles, Department of Parks and Recreation, is presenting "Electric Women & Eccentric Men" at Tesoro Adobe Historic Park, in Valencia. This show is open to all artists, all medias, no size limitations. Experimental, ...
I had a birthday on July 4. As I get older I find that birthdays are less a cause for joy and more a reminder of our own mortality. I certainly didn't need any additional reflection this year with the passing of Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, Karl Malden, Steve McNair, Billy Mays and my wife's aunt over the preceding days.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles voters have approved a proposition limiting the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become next mayor of Los Angeles after a caustic campaign in which he depicted his fellow Democrat as a pawn of powerful labor bosses.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives, including those of nine children.
Finally, an issue Republicans and Democrats can agree on:
Obama and his minions are mired up to their eyeballs in scandals, what with Benghazigate, the IRS targeting of conservative groups for harassment, and the Justice Departments secret grab of Associated Press phone records, not to mention the lingering Operation Fast & Furious debacle.
A world-famous entertainer announced that she and her boyfriend were splitting up in one of the saddest tweets I've ever read: "We have decided to go our separate ways. Please respect our privacy."
The still-rugged beauty of the Santa Clarita Valley provides a natural appeal for motorcyclists. For the past six years, chapter 101 of the legendary Boozefighters Motorcycle Club has enjoyed our rural spirit and open roads by making Canyon Country their home.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Brent Burns helped San Jose jump off to a fast start with his second goal of the postseason and the Sharks tied their second-round series against Los Angeles at two games with a 2-1 victory over the Kings in Game 4 on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Summoned by Congress, a key figure in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups plans to invoke her constitutional right against self-incrimination and decline to testify at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials at the University of California, Los Angeles say a man was found dead on campus after an apparent fall from a building.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - About 17,000 Californians with serious medical problems will be moved from a state-run stopgap health insurance program to a federal plan starting in July, ensuring they will have no break in medical coverage until the national health care reforms kick in next year, state officials announced this week.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is sending six specially trained urban search-and-rescue workers to Oklahoma to assist recovery efforts after Monday's tornado.
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - Many areas of sprawling Point Mugu State Park that have been off-limits since this month's big wildfire on the outskirts of Camarillo and Thousand Oaks will reopen in time for the Memorial Day weekend.