This week's Helping Hand recipient:
There are two types of people: those who make things happen, and those who try to stand in their way.
Bobbe and John Higby III, of Canyon Country, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Higby to Saba Haghighi, of Woodland Hills.
This has been a historic week in America, with the capture and demise of the mastermind behind the attacks of 9/11, Osama bin Laden.
Conventional wisdom in California's perennial budget crisis is that lawmakers who support tax increases are courageous, while those who refuse to go along are, well, cowards.
Last month, Gov. Jerry Brown had a meeting in Santa Clarita with local law enforcement, local public safety and local education leaders from around the Santa Clarita Valley. He did so to call attention to the ongoing budget crisis that our state continues to face, and the budget stalemate that has ensued.
Psephology: noun - The study of elections and voting, and their statistical analysis in the prediction of results.
The trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco is about a 350-mile drive in your car. At 70 mph, that is at least a five-hour drive.
On a recent trip to Maui, I found there was a pleasant absence of plastic shopping bags. When you check out at a market, you get a paper bag or use a bag of you own.
It was an evening of tears and long goodbyes, but also an evening of celebration.
ARCADIA, Calif. - With warmer weather and relative humidity expected to be in the single digits, the Angeles National Forest is raising its Fire Danger Level from "low" to "high" effective Sunday, May 8.
The College of the Canyons theatre department will present Greek playwright Aristophanes' bawdy, politically inspired comedy "Lysistrata," on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC), May 19-22.
The City of Santa Clarita is hosting a community workshop on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, to gather community feedback on proposed improvements to the McBean Regional Transit Center (MRTC) Park-and-Ride. The workshop will be held in the Century Room, Suite 150, at City Hall from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
I want to take a moment to respond to the April 20 letter to the editor, "Troops deserve more community support."
PHOENIX (AP) - A passenger on a Greyhound bus traveling through Arizona "went berserk" and attacked the driver early Thursday, causing the bus to swerve violently and go off the highway before other passengers subdued him, witnesses and authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has issued a sweeping declaration that opposes efforts to relax Utah's famously strict liquor laws.
The family "ride" may depend on who is doing the shopping. But research bucks the theory that Dad just wants something fast and sleek while Mom is drawn to a purely practical vehicle.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rover Opportunity may not be sleek like a brand new car, but it shows no signs of braking even after a decade on Mars.
Harvey Weinstein, the producer of such violent films as "Pulp Fiction" and "Django Unchained," pledged last week that he will no longer make movies with "egregious violence."
SAN FRANCISCO - Last November, a small boy dressed as Batman brought the city of San Francisco to a standstill.
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SANTA CLARITA - On Friday, January 24th, 2014, The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 2:30 am Saturday, January 25th, 2014.
Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 update
LASD Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Deputies Conduct Early Morning Probation / Parole Searches in Neenach / Unincorporated LA County. Two Arrests Made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, killing a security screener and wounding three other people, the two armed officers assigned to the area left for breaks without informing a dispatcher as required.
GENEVA (AP) - Syria's government declared that its main priority was stopping terrorism - not ensuring peace - and the opposition hinted it was far from ready to negotiate directly with the government it wants to overthrow, casting sharp doubt Thursday on peace talks that have barely begun.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated Press has learned.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.