This week's Helping Hand recipient: Deborah Swanigan, on behalf of her mother, Rose M. Newton of Newhall
For one owner/operator of a truck and trailer, what began as a problem driving through Wyoming in the middle of the night led to an epiphany and an entrepreneurial idea that would "light up the night" for the trucking industry.
Another motorcyclist is in critical condition after colliding with a truck making a left-hand turn.
Summer music concerts are back in Valencia. I don't care.
In response to "Thanks to Caltrans for a job well done," July 13:
It is well-known that the illusion of secrecy tends to strengthen the will to do evil. That is, we are more likely to do what we know we shouldn't do if no one is looking, or liable to find out.
Family to Family education
Sgt. John Hargraves compares the newest addition to his family to your typical precocious youngster.
Regarding the political cartoon published on Saturday, July 9:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a man was shot dead at a Los Angeles strip club and another man and an employee of the club have been arrested.
Three drivers were arrested for driving under the influence Friday night as part of a checkpoint in Newhall set up by the SCV Sheriff's Station.
Thousands of Santa Clarita Valley residents ditched any Carmageddon woes by hitting Central Park, where Steve Baldwin was performing at Concerts in the Park.
Throughout downtown Newhall, community members can see the physical transformation and enrichment of Newhall as a result of revitalization efforts.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery says she will receive an honorary diploma during her school's eighth grade graduation.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A truck driver pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the fatal New Jersey Turnpike crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan as investigators look into what role his long commute to work played in the accident.
SAO PAULO (AP) - American fans decked out in red, white and blue watched their team's lone public training session in Brazil, cheering and seeking autographs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 55-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for the stabbing death of his estranged wife as she worked at a Southern California supermarket.
NEW YORK (AP) - The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.
Repairs may be needed on the Interstate 5 overpass where highly corrosive acid spilled from an overturned tanker truck Tuesday, a spokesman for Caltrans said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - O.J. TV was a national pastime.
The worsening California drought has dropped levels so low in Castaic Lake that water has to be pumped uphill to get it to the treatment plant, officials said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tuna, the hound so homely he's irresistible, peeks out from beneath his blanket, baring his row of buck teeth in a slapstick smile for the camera.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a man is lucky to be alive after he was rescued 11 days into an attempted kayak voyage from California to Hawaii.
It's time to talk about Disney going back in time.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Law enforcement officers would be required to check state firearms records as part of routine welfare checks under legislation proposed Wednesday in the wake of the deadly rampage last month near the University of California, Santa Barbara.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trial will be held next month to determine whether Donald Sterling, who opposes his estranged wife's planned sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, was properly removed as an administrator for the family trust that owns the team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Democrats in the Legislature want the state corrections budget to spend tens of millions of dollars more on mental health services as a way to improve treatment and increase rehabilitation options.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Repudiated at the polls, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor intends to resign his leadership post at the end of next month, officials said Wednesday, clearing the way for a potentially disruptive Republican shake-up just before midterm elections with control of Congress at stake.