Did you know that if you are an American buying your first home between April 9, 2008, and July 1, 2009, the U.S. government will give you up to $7,500 in the form of a federal tax credit?
Response to Carole Lutness' article "A green economy for our planet," (Jan. 15). Air quality in the U.S. has improved since the 1960s. If you don't think so, look up. Remember when you couldn't see the foothills while in the Los Angeles basin? As for water quality, tap water may be safer than bottled. Our drinking water comes from the tap. It isn't just local water that is safe; the whole country has it. Why ...
Major crimes dropped more than 13-percent locally in 2008, while there was an increase in aggravated assault, according to a report released Wednesday by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
The hot coals on the spit outside of the Elks lodge on Sierra Highway flamed and crackled while grilling up a few hundred pounds of tri-tip. But it would become even hotter inside when they put the honorary roastee, KHTS Carl Goldman, on the spot for the 11th Annual Elks Charity Roast to benefit the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers.
The Recovery Rebate Credit is a special one-time benefit that most people received last year in the form of an Economic Stimulus Payment.
While Washington and Sacramento Republicans continue to vote against stimulus packages and budgets, we have been putting on our thinking caps about where such money should go, when and if we get it.
My husband promised to go to church if the Cardinals won the Super Bowl. Go Cardinals! The last time Mr. Religious made that promise the Rams were heading into the final seconds of Super Bowl XXXIIII, in January of 2000. He may have uttered a few other words that included God but I wouldn't know. The kids and I were banned from the house as the big guy with the big mouth and the big ...
Million-selling rock singer, bandleader and touring artist Jon Bon Jovi has partnered with Hard Rock International, who today announced that the iconic rocker, who leads the #1 touring act in the world, has lent an original Bon Jovi design to create the Signature Series: Edition XXVI -- a limited-edition t-shirt and pin.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's Community Interaction Team (CIT), arrested Jonathan William Maier, MW/19, of Canyon Country, on several felony charges today. With the help of Santa Clarita residents, detectives identified Maier back in October 2008 in connection with a burglary incident in Newhall. The incident occurred on Tuesday, September 9th, 2008, between 12:20 and 1:40 p.m. at the Homeros Gift Shop at 23413 Lyons Avenue, Newhall.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Figures from the Department of Public Social Services show that children of illegal aliens in Los Angeles County collected $450 million in welfare and food stamps in 2008 - an increase of $25 million from the previous year, accoording to Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. Annually the cost of illegal immigration to Los Angeles County taxpayers exceeds one billion dollars, which includes $220 million for public safety, $400 million for healthcare, ...
The City of Santa Clarita is offering an additional lap swim class at the Santa Clarita Pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
California Teachers Association President David Sanchez is visiting Newhall School district schools today to discuss the role of the union in the face of state budget cuts.
Witnesses said a man in a red SUV nearly ran them over as he evaded Los Angeles County Sheriff's squad cars at the Valencia Town Center Tuesday evening.
Legacy Christian Academy will host a Junior High Open House this from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 27680 Dickason Dr. in Valencia.
College of the Canyons officials expect the accreditation status for the community college to be ready within the next couple of weeks.
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.