I totally agree with Richard Bussell's recent letter, "A library critic responds" (Nov. 21), in which he noted that roughly 95 percent of items he checks out of a Santa Clarita library come from other county libraries. For me, it is probably about 4 out of 5.
Rick Caston stands near the front of Caston's TV and Appliances in Newhall, where he is hosting a toy drive.
Pie for a Pint blood drive
Saturday, Dec. 4
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Pursuant to a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
Following hundreds of hours of donated labor and materials, the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter is just about ready to open its doors at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1.
The ARTree Community Arts Center and Newhall businesses, in conjunction with Newhall's Art Walk, call for artists to create works of art using shoes.
A tanker hauling 8,600 gallons of propane overturned on Interstate 5 near the McBean Parkway onramp Monday morning.
Kevin Buck et al., have a common theme that they continue to preach: That down is up, white is black, and light is dark. Ronald Reagan said it best when he stated that "these people" simply believe things that are not so.
I was so stunned and appalled that your paper would take the time to write such a detailed account of Meg Whitman's boards being painted with pink vandalism ("Swastikas painted on campaign signs," Nov. 2).
With today's economic problems affecting all of us, planning for our children and grandchildren's college education can be challenging.
Board of Supervisors meeting
Incoming House Speaker John Boehner won't share a presidential Slurpee, even if 7-Eleven makes one that's purple-lee. The tan man said, "He'll have Merlot." Is he for real or just for show? Looking dapper in his cable-knits, on TV, he throws hissy fits.
College of the Canyons embraces the holiday spirit with its annual Holiday Jazz Concert at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, set for Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
Hours of preparation came down to a 90-second mad dash during the annual "Eggstravaganza" Easter egg hunt Saturday at Central Park.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
DENVER (AP) - The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.
For men and women serving in the military, the small gift of a care package can mean the world.
Worshiping in the wee morning hours as the sun rises, listening to gentle melodies played by French horns, celebrating with praise music, deep reflection, champagne or watching little ones hunt for eggs – however you prefer to spend your time on Easter, churches across Santa Clarita offer something for everyone.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a facemask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Valencia Vikings baseball may end up looking back at this week as a jumping-off point toward a big finish in the Foothill League.
In its first two wins against the Canyon Cowboys this season, the Hart Indians scored a total of five runs.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
Farmers and state water contractors who depend on the State Water Project - including the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler - will receive slightly more than nothing from the project this year, state officials said Friday.
A Palmdale man convicted of robbing a Newhall bank last May was sentenced to at least seven decades in state prison this week, court officials said Friday.
A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled over in a collision Friday at Valencia Boulevard and Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia.
A 38-year-old Valencia man and leader in the Armenian Power gang could face almost 1,000 years in federal prison after being convicted on 57 criminal counts, officials with the U.S. Attorney's office said this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for a shooting that wounded four people outside a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus in 2012.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former diplomat on the FBI's Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning five family members to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago in Maryland has Southern California roots and may be in the region, authorities said.