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DOWNEY -- Deputy Superintendent Jon R. Gundry has been appointed Los Angeles County interim superintendent of schools by the County Board of Supervisors.
All Remo, Inc. employees were invited to a presentation at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons in Valencia on Aug. 25 to hear how they and Remo are changing the world.
WASHINGTON, D.C -- Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), a senior member of the House Education and Labor Committee, released the following statement regarding the latest increase in unemployment numbers released in a Bureau of Labor Statistics report earlier today:
High Holiday services
The annual flu shot clinic at College of the Canyons is set for Friday, Oct. 29 -- but this year, it's going to be a walk-through immunization instead of a drive-through as in the past.
SAN DIEGO -- Throughout September, pet parents can visit any of PETCO's more than 1000 locations to help PETCO and Natural Balance Pet Foods achieve their goal to raise $1 million for guide dog organizations across the country.
Gail Pinsker, a long-time Santa Clarita Valley resident and education advocate, has been named community liaison officer for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Pete Getz, who has served as assistant principal at Canyon High School since 2007, has been named the new principal of the Hart School District's Sequoia Charter School.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Even more Santa Clarita Valley residents, businesses and visitors can now enjoy high-speed wireless data and voice connections after recent Verizon Wireless network upgrades around the area by the Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarita.
A Santa Clarita Valley Transit bus that had just picked up a passenger and began moving eastbound on Soledad Canyon Road and Golden Oak Road was rear-ended by a passenger car driven by Jeane Dexheimer, 51, of Camarillo, at approximately 10:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Emergency Network of Los Angeles are holding a free half-day disaster training event for local faith-based and nonprofit groups on Sept. 21. The event, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, will focus on how to prepare for a disaster and continue operating during one.
The National Hart Foundation is hosting its first ever casino night on Sept. 18 at the Bridgeport Community Clubhouse.
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.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.