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I'd like to express how saddened I am at the way the new changes being made at the YMCA by its new management, specifically the abrupt layoff of two of its finest staff members, Lori and Lisa.
Philip Bialowitz, one of eight living survivors of the infamous Nazi death camp Sobibór, will visit Chabad of SCV on Nov. 17 to share his experience and journey since escaping from the camp.
Death-camp survivor talk
With some magical help from Santa Claus, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will officially kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Community Tree on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita invites the community to attend "A Day of Art" at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich reacted to Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza's ruling which blocks enforcement of restricting sex offenders from living near schools and parks.
The city of Santa Clarita's "Camp Clarita" is excited to offer camp during winter break to children in grades K-6.
College of the Canyons will host a night of unscripted laughter and excitement as the student improv troupe Comedians of the Canyons presents the second in a series of free on-campus improv comedy shows.
Tim Burkhart, general manager at Six Flags Magic Mountain, has been named the Valley Industry Association's chairman of the Board of Directors for 2011. Burkhart will be installed during a luncheon Dec. 21 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
The next Valley Industry Association luncheon Nov. 16 will discuss the results of this month's statewide election. In addition, SCV Sheriff's Foundation chairman Ken Wiseman will give an overview of the "Be Our Star" campaign, and local attorney Hunt Braly will talk about the impact of the elections on businesses.
Sunday, Nov. 7, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., world-renowned artist Judy Larson will meet collectors in person, answer questions and hand-embellish limited edition canvases in the at B&R Gallery in Canyon Country. Original paintings will be available for sale as well.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
I have four kids ages 14, 12, 9 and 6. We're normally a pretty happy family that get along well together and do lots of fun things together. Like this summer we went to the Grand Canyon and had a great time - most of the time. But there are times when, even when we're having a lot of fun, the fun gets spoiled by the kids' fighting. It's nothing awful (i.e. there's no blood and nobody goes days without talking afterwards) but it's still really annoying and puts a dark cloud over whatever it ...
Over the last two decades, cell phones have gone from an expensive (and bulky!) luxury to an absolute necessity - the latter definition, of course, coming from your kids. But the way society is moving, it's becoming more and more difficult to deny that fact. Parents want their kids to have a way to call home in case of an emergency. Kids want to be able to be in contact with their friends.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.