Brennan Givens, 3, sits at the doctor's office with a bandage wrapped around his head, cuddling a stuffed monkey, whose head is also wrapped up.
Work on the Santa Clarita Valley's homeless shelter is just about done, but before the shelter officially opens for the winter season, organizers are hosting an open house to thank the community for its help.
Influenza viruses cause seasonal influenza, commonly called "the flu," which infects the nose, throat and lungs. Unlike many other viral respiratory infections, such as the common cold, the flu can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications in many people.
What would you call a smile, direct eye contact and a firm handshake? I call them the top scorers in making and receiving a memorable introduction.
CARF International announced that Saugus, Calif.-based Pleasantview Industries has been accredited for a period of three years for Organizational Employment Services and Community Employment Services.
Local author-illustrator Braddon Mendelson will read his children's book "Have You Seen the Tickle Bug?" at two upcoming events in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Home Instead Senior Care has teamed up with local nonprofits and retailers to bring "Be a Santa to a Senior" to Santa Clarita Valley.
TreePeople, a local environmental organization, hosts its final full moon hike of 2010 on Dec. 21.
Teenagers in the Santa Clarita Valley interested in one day owning their own business have access to a program that allows them to explore this career option to determine if it's right for them.
The Canyon Country Library will re-open in March after the City Council voted this week to approve a deal hatched between city and county officials: The city will spend $622,000 of its own money to complete the county's renovation project there.
Amidst the joy and giving of this holiday season, the sad truth is this: Many people remain in need here in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Jim Horton has it about as wrong as wrong can be in his letter to the editor slamming "big government" for what ails the country ("No 'nanny state'," Nov. 23).
Thanksgiving for seniors
From left, Santa Clarita City Council members Bob Kellar, Laurie Ender, Los Angeles County Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman, Mayor Laurene Weste and City Council members Marsha McLean and Frank Ferry stand in Council Chambers in City Hall after Freeman received the Key to the City during Tuesday night's Santa Clarita City Council meeting. Freeman retired Thursday. Freeman's 16 years leading the Los Angeles County Fire Department partly coincided with the great growth of the Santa Clarita Valley. During that time, the number of fire stations in the SCV increased to 21. Five more stations are slated to ...
In between the Santa Susana and San Gabriel mountains - right at the point that the two ranges meet in the Newhall Pass - lies an important swath of natural area.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
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.