WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - After scoring a gold medal in women's downhill Wednesday afternoon, U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn competed for a second Olympic title Thursday in the slalom leg of the super-combined.
HOUSTON (AP) - The New York Knicks have acquired disgruntled guard Tracy McGrady and his massive expiring contract in a three-team swap with the Houston Rockets and the Sacramento Kings, a person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press. The person spoke Thursday and requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced.
Los Angeles County and William S. Hart Park, will host the second annual Black History Month celebration this week.
Sheriff's deputies have arrested four teens suspected of tagging at least 377 times in Newhall over the past 11 months, causing more than $160,000 in damage, officials said.
Newhall School District has cut summer school and will increase class sizes as a way to help close a $1.5 million budget gap for next year.
Canyon guard Kris Quant hadn't hit a field goal all Wednesday evening. But with one second left in overtime and the Cowboys tied with Vista del Lago at 55, Quant's team gave him the ball.
Some might give up little joys like chocolate or games. But for Sarah Gordon, 22, the indulgence she's dropping for Lent is talking back to her father, she said as she filed into St. Stephens Episcopal Church with her friend, Danny Kam, on Ash Wednesday. "It's just a time for the Christian community to come together and spend the next 40 days remembering the way Jesus lived," said Kam, 23. Ash Wednesday is the first ...
A year after the federal government set aside $868 billion to stimulate the economy, Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, joined other Republicans Wednesday claiming the stimulus bill hasn't done what it was supposed to. Meanwhile, President Obama and Democrats said the stimulus has prevented a second Great Depression.
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The Saugus Dance Team will host a United Spirit Association (USA) Regional Dance Competition at the Saugus Gym on Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team defeated New Harvest Christian 68-44 on Wednesday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VIAA playoffs. The Cardinal offense got off to a sluggish start, but began clicking late in the first half.
It's time again to paint the Santa Clarita Valley yellow with hope. To do so, everyone - from school children to corporate CEOs - is being asked to support the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days 2010 campaign. Volunteer coordinators are needed to assist in taking requests for, packing and delivering the fresh-cut daffodils during February and March.
Anti-Catholicism appears to be alive and well, as witnessed in the hateful and ignorant commentary by W.E. Gutman ("Rewarding silence filled with guilt," Feb. 7).
On Feb. 11, a California Superior Court Judge ruled against the Community Advocates for Healthcare SCV and Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment in public-interest litigation filed in opposition a massive office expansion on the campus of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
The Department of Justice prosecutes cases of identity theft and fraud under a variety of federal statutes. Offenses carry with them maximum terms of up to 15 years imprisonment and fines.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
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