The Santa Clarita City Council recently issued a local proclamation for Hispanic Heritage Month. Left to right, City Councilman Bob Kellar, Councilwoman Laurene Weste, business owner Patricia Gracia, Saugus Union School District board member Paul De La Cerda, Mayor Marsha McLean, Mayor Pro Tem Laurie Ender and Councilman Frank Ferry.
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Five generations. Pictured: Mr. and Mrs. Pasquale DeFusco, of Saugus, hold their great-great grandson Ryan Ortega, of Castaic. Standing are great-grandson Spencer Ortega, granddaughter, Charmin Ortega, of Castaic, and daughter Carole Bennett, of Saugus. The DeFuscos are now in their 90s, and celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary May 6.
Dates to watch
The Eric Cantor supporters stopped the jobs bill from getting to the floor for a vote.
We have not found a way to give our veterans the respect they earned.
I have read and listened to both sides of this situation and just have to make a comment on it.
Breakfast with the Gibbons
So, once again, Sheriff Lee Baca wants millions of dollars for his jail empire. Now he wants to tear down the Men's Central Jail and build two big, new towers and a new women's jail at the wayside facility in Castaic.
America has the lowest employment since the '80s, the lowest property ownership since the '60s, the highest deficit-to-GDP ratio since the '40s, the worst long-term unemployment since the '30s, the lowest credit rating in its history, the highest government dependency rate of all time and the biggest debt ever recorded on planet Earth.
In a game where the SCCS defense set the tone early, the Cardinals solidified a 35-0 victory over Crean Lutheran on Saturday at Valencia high.
On Sept. 6, I sent a letter to Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich documenting inconsistencies between California Government Code and the current Los Angeles County ordinances governing the use of wind power in the unincorporated areas.
The Sept. 29 story, "ACLU takes on county jails, Baca," speaks of accusations that deputies brutalize inmates and that the ACLU calls for the resignation of Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca.
Recipients: Rey Morales and Allan Tejeda
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - When the Los Angeles Kings are on top of their formidable defensive game, they revel in the silence they can create in a frustrated road arena.
With a vast swath of the West primed for wildfires, federal foresters are preparing for the worst with a budget that might run dry and a fleet of air tankers that in some cases aren't ready for takeoff.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place.
Spencer Simons said he sends at least 30 texts an hour, checks Facebook at least 20 times a day, and sends or receives a Snapchat message as many as 40 times a day.
You experienced a nightmare of a day. You hope for a better day tomorrow, but you're not overly optimistic about it. When the alarm goes off, you expect the worst – today is will be a continuation of yesterday. You begin the day with a negative mindset, not allowing the day to unfold.
It's time for round two of College of the Canyons' Spring Job & Career Fairs.
Trusting in people does not happen overnight. Putting your trust in someone takes a while to build. Once the trust is established, it's important to respect it. If not, the amount of time it took to build will only take seconds to crumble.
June 3 primary mail-in ballots began wending their way to voters Monday as county and state officials gear up for what one California official calls "election month."
In just its second year of existence, the West Ranch High lacrosse team clinched its first playoff spot over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. service firms grew last month at the fastest pace since August as new orders and sales grew, adding to evidence that the economy is picking up after a slow start to the year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear an appeal by Los Angeles County contesting a ruling that held it liable for storm water pollution.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads, contributing to a spike in traffic fatalities in states where many streets and highways are choked with large trucks and heavy drilling equipment.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A fungus that can launch a fatal illness has been found for the first time in the soil of Washington.
LONDON (AP) - For the first time ever, the World Health Organization on Monday declared the spread of polio an international public health emergency that could grow in the next few months and unravel the nearly three-decade effort to eradicate the crippling disease.
VALENCIA, Calif. (May 5, 2014) – Valencia Water Company customers will soon receive a "personal drought report" that specifies exactly how much water they need to save this year to meet Governor Brown's call to save 20 percent during the state's unprecedented drought.