David Gauny's letter to the editor, "Hospital chose its own fate" (Letters to the Editor, Jan. 31) is right on the mark.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has developed a mobile teaching program to educate high school freshman about the dangers and consequences of hate crimes, and it appears it's already had an impact.
When real estate agent Charlene Sarnecki recently went to a supposedly vacant home in Canyon Country, she found sleeping bags, beer cans on the fireplace and some lights on.
"My first impression of the Santa Clarita Valley was that it was one long, brown, dusty road," guest speaker Joann Lombardi told SCV Rotarians at their Feb. 4 meeting.
The following are random Valentine's Day reflections:
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A group of rain-soaked people stood shivering outside of the Newhall office of the Department of Motor Vehicles, which closed Friday due to a state furlough day.
Local legislators say the state's employee furlough days are unfortunate but necessary, while union members are troubled about lost wages and reduced services in such trying economic times.
After falling to West Ranch in the teams' first matchup of the season, Valencia made a few changes and turned the tables on the Wildcats.
It took just two changes for the Vikings to defeat West Ranch 43-37 at Valencia High on Friday night.
For the Canyon boys basketball team to pull the upset of Hart Friday night, it would need solid shooting and tough defense.
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Nonprofit organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley which work to improve the lives of women are invited to apply for Community Service Financial Grants offered by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Foundation.
What is a FICA credit score, and how can a bad score be corrected? What money management and budgeting skills are necessary to plan for a secure future? What are the unique credit and economic issues that accompany a divorce?
NEW YORK (AP) - Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats, but they said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.
With regards to Linda McCaskill and Curt Scott's criticism of Rob Kerchner's claim to know what liberals are thinking, I guess I have to agree with them, because I often wonder "What in the world are they thinking?"
I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut."
I was recently listening to one of my favorite radio shows when I heard the hosts saying there was absolutely no evidence genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in the food supply were harmful or create health problems.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.
The Valencia Vikings nearly came back from six runs against the West Ranch Wildcats in the Foothill League opener.
Pitching has never been the issue for the Saugus Centurions.
Hart girls swim has put decades-long locks on the Foothill League and has dominated its rivalry with Valencia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The title character of "Jessie" heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar.
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MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Advocates for the gray wolf in California will have to wait 90 days before learning if the animal will be listed as endangered, a state board decided Wednesday. Ranchers and state wildlife officials oppose granting the species legal protections.
BOSTON (AP) - Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack only hours after the city marked the anniversary of last year's deadly bombing.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Even after every momentum swing, dramatic hit and terrible relief performance in an 11-inning game, the Oakland Athletics still were unshakably confident somebody would pull them through.