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LOS ANGELES (AP) - When the sun rises above Los Angeles today, residents in this car-dependent, traffic-choked city will see a rare sight: a 10-mile stretch of one of the nation's busiest freeways turned into a virtual ghost road.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles' citywide emergency operations center in downtown has been activated in the run up to the city's closure of a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 405, an event now known as "Carmageddon."
Local detectives are hoping the blurry video image of an armed robber holding up a Castaic hotel last month will help identify him.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a DUI checkpoint from 6 p.m. tonight through 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer was named the 2011 Golden Spikes Award winner on Friday.
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The College of the Canyons Career Technical Education division will host an information session for students who want to learn about the community college's new lineup of solar and alternative energy courses debuting this fall.
California has joined other states in recognizing July 23 as "National Day of the Cowboy."
The Upstart Crows will present a new production of "The "Fantasticks," the world's longest running musical, beginning Friday, July 15, at the SCV Space Theatre, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus, CA 91350. This love story features music by Harvey Schmidt and book and lyrics by Tom Jones. The direction for this performance is by Tamarah Ashton-Coombs.
Universal Studios Hollywood invites aspiring filmmakers to compete in its annual Halloween Horror Nights short film competition, offering budding directors an opportunity to have their most disturbing horror short films judged by a panel of industry insiders, including horror film auteur Eli Roth, Daily Variety senior writer Marc Graser and Halloween Horror Nights Creative Director John Murdy. The winning film will be awarded a premiere showing on Chiller, a posting on Syfy.com, a cash prize of $1,000 and a trip for two to Halloween Horror Nights' opening night Eyegore Awards at Universal Studios Hollywood.
If a music enthusiast ventures to Vincenzo's on Lyons Avenue in Newhall on a casual Sunday night, expecting to see three washed-up artists belting chords in mid-life crisis, they would be wrong.
"Jewtopia," written by Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson, is a comedy where stereotypes collide, cultures
Newhall's The Coffee House is anything but your average cup of Joe, and there's proof in the pudding, or should I say batter.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival continues in its second weekend with Shakespeare's "As You Like It," set in 1960s California. Adapted by directors Kelly and Mark Petrie, their vision of the play brings characters inspired by Allen Ginsburg, Hunter S. Thompson and the hippie generation. Come sing along and celebrate one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies.
NEW YORK (AP) - Thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches filled with bits of bone rest in a Manhattan laboratory. These are the last unidentified fragments of the people who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, according to a published report.
A man who escaped custody Wednesday by kicking out a window of a sheriff's cruiser and bolting across Interstate 5 has been found and arrested following a late-night search Thursday, according to a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
NEW YORK (AP) - For nearly three years, Jadeveon Clowney couldn't wait to get to the NFL, and the league was just as eager to add the player some called the best defensive prospect in a decade.
The Saugus softball team hasn't had much of an opportunity to get used to winning closer games during this year's Foothill League season.
The Valencia swim team has waited nearly two decades to call itself Foothill League champions.
Detectives are seeking the identity of a female who they believe was an upskirt photo victim. Once the victim is identified this case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office for filing consideration and prosecution. The unknown female left the location without making a purchase, and probably does not even know she was a victim.
DENVER (AP) - Frustrated by the cash-heavy aspect of its new marijuana industry, Colorado is trying a long-shot bid to create the world's first financial system devoted to the pot business.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fighter jets intercepted two aircraft that wandered into the restricted zone during President Obama's Los Angeles visit.
Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have discovered the bodies of two people inside a San Francisco Bay Area mobile home that was destroyed by fire.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Federal police on Wednesday threatened to stage a nationwide strike during the monthlong World Cup if Brazil's government doesn't increase their pay and improve working conditions.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A roadside bombing in northwestern Pakistan near the Afghan border killed nine paramilitary soldiers on Thursday, the army said. The attack came as the Pakistani military test-fired a ballistic missile it said could carry a nuclear warhead, an exercise meant to showcase the nuclear-armed nation's capabilities.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Hundreds of security forces broke up four camps maintained by student protesters, arresting 243 people Thursday in a pre-dawn raid.