NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is taking the extraordinary and historic step of assuming control of the Los Angeles Dodgers, a team increasingly paralyzed by its owners' bitter divorce.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- "I commend Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's wrestling control of the Dodgers and bringing integrity back to the game," County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich said in a statement this afternoon.
Enduring one of the worst winter storms in recent memory, 17 local students successfully completed the grueling 26.2-mile "Stadium to Sea" Los Angeles Marathon on March 20, sponsored by Students Off And Running, or SOAR.
Drew Stier, a 10-year-old from Stevenson Ranch, helped to raise more than $1,500 for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Rioux Park walking group
From front, Mark Barton, his son Everett Barton, 13, and Jim Van Winkle eat matzo at the end of the Seder meal as part of the Passover service hosted by Temple Beth Ami at the Valencia Hills clubhouse in Valencia on Tuesday.
Today, as I was at my computer doing some work, I also looked to see if there were any interesting programs on TV. I spent four hours watching the History Channel as it showed "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich."
To Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita,
I keep hearing on the news of suicide bombers and policemen that assassinate people trying to help them achieve a more "normal" way of life.
The presentation was in recognition of Boston Scientific's achievements and advances in medical technology. The company, which has offices located in Santa Clarita, researches and markets less-invasive medical devices that treat and help monitor medical conditions.
Mark Twain is credited with saying, "The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated." I'll take the position that the same great exaggeration applies to the state of the manufacturing industry in the United States - the rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.
You probably don't know it, but you may have the secret ingredients for an exceptional Easter dinner in your pantry right now. The holidays are a perfect opportunity to sprinkle creativity into special meals by using staples like pancake mix, syrup and instant mashed potatoes in unexpected ways to craft new and delicious dishes the whole family will love.
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The Valencia High School dance team made history last month at the United Spirit Association National Competition when it captured a national championship title.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences on Jan. 17, 1994. Here's what they said.
About three years ago, a young 7-year old was hanging out at his mom's store in Old Town Newhall. We were folding material into 2-yard lengths to tie into blankets for children having surgery in Third World countries.
BERKELEY, Calif. - Even when highly populated cities make an effort to cut back on greenhouse-gasses, the continued use of energy in suburbs may cancel out any benefit to the environment, according to a new study.
In a scene from the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, the main character states, "I love you Binky, but I don't have to like you right now." Sometimes this is how we feel about our children, of course we love them, but in certain moments, we do not like them.
SALT LAKE CITY - Women across the nation are fighting against employers that they claim are not providing appropriate breastfeeding facilities for working mothers.
What with Sunday's Golden Globes and the Academy Award nominations that were announced on Thursday, along with the opening of the Sundance Film Festival, it's hard not to have movies on your mind this week.
Disney's latest hit "Frozen" will now not only be seen on the screen. Disney's CEO Robert Iger announced that the hit movie will become a Broadway play as well.
Police charged a boy with aggravated assault and related crimes on Saturday in connection with a shooting that wounded two students inside a Philadelphia high school gymnasium, but released a second boy from custody without charging him.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Frederik Andersen made sure the Anaheim Ducks wouldn't go on any kind of a losing streak.
The ball didn't go to the guy it was supposed to on the final play.
Valencia graduate Shane Vereen highlights a group of three players with Santa Clarita Valley ties who are connected with NFL teams still alive in the playoffs.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - UCLA came close to pulling off an impressive comeback. The No. 25 Bruins just fell too far behind early and ran out of time.
Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto established themselves as Oscar favorites with supporting acting wins at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
SALT LAKE CITY - Every January, thousands of young girls don their blue, brown or green uniforms and pitch their goods to family, friends and neighbors.
If only we could see ourselves like others see us, not just our outward appearance, but our inner beauty, too.