SACRAMENTO, (AP) - Groups representing California redevelopment agencies and cities sued the state Monday to halt a change that would eliminate the agencies and funnel their estimated $1.7 billion in tax revenue to local services.
This letter is to thank those who have contributed to the support of the Santa Clarita YMCA this past year.
Apparently nobody at City Hall is concerned about the disabled veterans. Don't veterans count here in Santa Clarita as our brothers, sons and loved ones are dodging bullets? Where will the suicide bombers strike next?
President Barack Obama is issuing a veiled "threat" that Social Security checks may not get mailed out on time in August because of the looming financial debit crisis.
I am reminded daily that American society is all flash and no bang. The by-product of most product purchases I make result in a feeling of frustration as I continue my quest to get what I pay for.
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Five Jersey Mike's Subs shops in the Santa Clarita Valley will donate 50 percent of their Sunday sales to the Honor Court, a memorial for local armed-services members and law enforcement personnel who have died in the line of duty.
Without the benefit of a historic-preservation ordinance to guide them, the Santa Clarita Planning Commission members initially threw 45 properties on a list for possible historic-designation status.
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Did you know that the United States has a debt limit? Right now, the limit is $14.29 trillion dollars. That is a number so astronomical that it is only exceeded by Jamie McCourt's clothing budget.
This week, CBS News anchor Scott Pelley asked the president if he could guarantee that folks on Social Security will get their checks after Aug. 2 if the debt ceiling is not raised.
More than five years ago, my Nebraska bride and I attended the SCV Newsmakers of the Year banquet hosted at the table of the late Roberta Gillis, a long-time local Democrat and iconoclast.
Los Angeles County's ordinance on the ban of plastic shopping bags in unincorporated county stores went into effect July 1. Despite the huffing and puffing of many who claim it's an infringement on consumers' right to choose, it's ultimately a good move, but not without some glaring flaws.
Our nation just celebrated its 235th birthday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.