HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of California State University faculty members staged a strike Thursday at two campuses to protest the administration's decision not to pay negotiated raises. It was the first faculty walkout in the history of the 23-campus system.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police have arrested 23 people without incident after they sat down in a downtown street during a peaceful rally by Occupy Wall Street sympathizers.
The Metrolink Holiday Toy Express will roll into Newhall on Sunday, Nov. 27, in an annual tradition that will include musical performances and an appearance by Santa Claus.
The City of Santa Clarita is still in need of new shoes as part of the November shoe drive with the non-profit agency Soles4Souls Inc., which will benefit the Santa Clarita Winter Shelter and the locally based non-profit Single Mother's Outreach.
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Signs, signs, everywhere there are signs, and I'm not talking the mobile billboard kind. I'm talking about garage-sale signs.
Your Nov. 13 Opinion section has two items I would like to applaud.
I really appreciated Tammy Marashlian's Nov. 4 article "Thinking outside the gift box" about school fundraising, and can completely relate to schools' ongoing need for support from parents, businesses and the community as a whole.
Relying on oil extracted from tar sands is not a good idea. By subsidizing tar sand production, the federal governments of Canada and the United States are suppressing development of any green-energy industry.
Hart High senior Tim White says if you tell him to be somewhere at 5 p.m., he'll be there at 5 p.m.
Small-business loans ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 are being offered to new and existing businesses in Los Angeles County by the Valley Economic Development Center.
The Valley Industry and Commerce Association will elect and install its 2012 board of directors and executive committee at the organization's 62nd annual meeting on Dec. 15.
Tuesday, Nov. 22
The Democratic Club of Santa Clarita Valley will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the banquet room of El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant, 19132 Soledad Canyon Road.
The Canyon High School band has scheduled a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. As a part of the growing tradition at Canyon High School, alumni of the Canyon band and Canyon High School employees join students during the winter concert performance. The concert is free and will be held at the Canyon High School gym, 19300 W. Nadal St. in Canyon Country. For details, visit www.canyonhighcowboys.org.
As New Horizons, a San Fernando Valley non-profit, marks sixty years of providing programs and services to individuals with special needs, its Supported Employment Program celebrates its 25th Anniversary by honoring employers.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's 2 billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible "Gangnam Style."
Welcome to On The Beat, college softball edition.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials reported a relatively quiet Saturday night, with no major incidents. Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives, meanwhile were assisting Hawthorne Police Department investigate the death of woman in the 12700 block of Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime on Saturday night in Game 6 to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez homered twice, drove in five runs and scored four times, tying career highs in all three categories and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 12-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
How are people finding happiness?
College graduation marks the end of a wondrous chapter and the beginning of a new life. College was a time for friends, late night cram sessions and homework. However, once you have that degree, the quest for a "grown-up" job begins and in this economy, that can be challenging.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new arena version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly canceled its 54-city tour just days before its launch in New Orleans.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) - For years, Hernan Argueta's small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. The airborne disease that strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off, failed to do much damage in the cooler elevations of Guatemala's mountains.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.