SAN FERNANDO - The woman facing charges in the murder of her 5-year-old daughter - whose naked body was found on a sidewalk in a quiet Castaic neighborhood - and nearly beating to death her son pleaded no contest to three related charges Wednesday.
Six Santa Clarita Sculptors
We are still in tough economic times. And many are hoping relief is just around the corner. Then there are those of us who, with good cause, worry.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently released his proposed 2011 budget for the state of California. The proposal constitutes a combination of spending cuts in welfare and secondary education, and new taxes on every Californian who pays them.
In their letters of rebuttal directed at me, Robert McBroom ("There's no denying global warming truth," Jan. 13) and Don Gately ("Evidence for global warming undeniable," Jan. 17) resort to the same tired "the debate is over" stance we saw from former Vice President Al Gore, which was also directed at Galileo when he was excommunicated by the Catholic church for bucking the established science of the day, which held that the universe revolved around the Earth.
The Santa Clarita City Council decided unanimously Tuesday night to reschedule a vote on whether to hold a special election to reduce a special library tax.
Santa Clarita City Council members have voted unanimously to pursue a business partnership with two real estate developers to acquire the 1,000-acre, contaminated Whittaker-Bermite property in the center of town.
Following a regional trend, the city of Santa Clarita saw a dip in its Part I serious crime rate for 2010, with reductions over the previous year in homicide, assault, robbery, burglary, larceny, grand theft auto and arson.
Dates to Watch
Most people are familiar with the saying "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." However, many may not realize that what they choose to eat for breakfast is just as important as eating the meal itself. Now, breakfast lovers and skeptics alike can be good to themselves by eating a satisfying breakfast that's full of the flavors they love.
Monster Marketing Mistakes
This is in response to the Jan. 13 column, "If not common-sense gun control now, when?" by Bonnie Erbe.
A couple of days ago, I had business on Lyons Avenue. As I traversed that asphalt line, I had an out-of-mind, but not out-of-body, experience. All of a sudden it was 1950, and I was in the rumble seat of Grandpa's 1929 Ford. The old car was jumping in and out of dirt ruts in the road. It brought back so many old memories.
When Andrew Acda was 16, he came to the Small Business Development Center during a Young Entrepreneurs Program meeting with an idea for a business, because he had heard the program might be able to help.
Crime reports at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station can now be filed and tracked digitally.
While in his mid-20s, Dustin Shillcox learned that he would never walk again.
Living the fabulous life may be hard-earned spoils for you, but it can leave your children disillusioned and distant from their middle- and lower-class peers. Living privileged puts your kids in an unusually advantageous place in life. But what are the possible pitfalls of giving your kids everything you didn't have; and a lot of what many will never have?
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
It turns out the work-from-home engineer really isn't a myth.
The American middle class has been the wealthiest in the world for a long time, but no longer.
It keeps coming into homes with the full backing of traditions, holidays, celebrations, rituals and even the search for happiness. Millions of marketing dollars encourage it. The economy depends on it. Kids demand it.
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Loraine Osborne is a Rosie.
LA HABRA, Calif. (AP) - An explosion and fire possibly caused by a dust buildup at a metal-polishing shop injured 11 people Tuesday, including two men who were critically burned, fire officials said.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A FedEx employee wearing ammunition draped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday at a package-sorting center outside Atlanta, wounding six people before apparently committing suicide, police and witnesses said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Issuing about the strongest rebuke that he could, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life Tuesday for making racist comments in a recorded conversation, the first step toward forcing a sale of the club and permanently removing Sterling from the league.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti chided Time Warner Cable at an industry gathering Tuesday for not reaching deals with other TV providers so all fans of the Dodgers could watch the baseball games.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.
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TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Toyota's announcement Monday that it is moving its U.S. headquarters from Torrance to Texas comes as a major blow not just to this manicured city south of Los Angeles but also to the larger region, which has watched a number of major employers walk away in recent years.