WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are counting on some Southern comfort to win Senate control next year.
Last week in Zone 4, the following Part 1 crimes occurred:
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - A project engineer from a northwest Minneapolis suburb has come forward to claim one-third of a $448 million Powerball jackpot.
Two Hart School District teachers have been promoted to junior high school assistant principal positions and one additional junior high assistant principal position has been filled with a newcomer to the Santa Clarita Valley. The district's Governing Board approved the appointments at its Aug. 7 meeting, and the new positions are expected to be effective immediately.
Valencia, CA, August 7--In an open letter to President Obama and Congress, a committee of 164 university presidents and chancellors asserted that closing the nation's "innovation deficit" must be a national priority. With innovation at a premium, the arts provide the creative component needed for technological and entrepreneurial progress. Reflecting this reality, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), long in the forefront of leading-edge arts and technology, has developed an interdisciplinary Digital Arts Minor for undergraduates. The program launches in Fall 2013.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has called his predecessor, former President George W. Bush, to wish him well as he recovers from a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will sign a bill Friday to lower the costs of borrowing for millions of students.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Same-sex spouses of military members could get health care, housing and other benefits by the end of August under a proposal being considered by the Pentagon. But earlier plans to provide benefits to gay partners who are not married may be reversed.
Stepping in as your new Newhall, Zone 6 Deputy, I'll give a quick introduction. My name is Danial Dantice, I have almost 22 years of experience on the Sheriff's Department, 7 of which were on teams similar to the Santa Clarita Crime Prevention Unit/Zone Deputy. I have been working a nighttime patrol unit in the Newhall/Valencia area since my arrival at Santa Clarita Station almost a year ago. I will be working closely with the other CPU Zone leaders, patrol deputies, and station detectives to assist the community in crime prevention and problem solving.
BANNING, Calif. (AP) - Officials say residents and deputies who were stuck without an escape route at a huge Southern California wildfire have safely evacuated.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to provide benefits to gay partners who are not married.
Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds. Researchers say it suggests a novel way to try to prevent Alzheimer's disease - by keeping glucose at a healthy level.
1. DEADLY AL-QAIDA PLOT UNCOVERED, YEMEN SAYS
Water has shaped the history of cities and communities across the West. If you want to get an idea how water influenced the Santa Clarita Valley, start by looking at the Newhall County Water District, the first water agency to be established by residents of the valley.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as the cold snap that covered much of the nation knocked out power and made roads treacherous Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - What next for South Africa?
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Choirs will sing, orchestras will play and actors will perform for audiences across the valley. Tis' the season when churches in Santa Clarita offer a myriad of Christmas performances.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers navigated the first 19 games of the season without star Kobe Bryant well enough to welcome him back with a winning record.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jonas Hiller and the Anaheim Ducks finally grabbed another shootout win. Against a good team, too.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Four homeless people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area since last week, authorities said, highlighting the danger to people without shelter as the region is gripped by freezing temperatures.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Bill Porter, the door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore., who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, has died at 81.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Citrus grower Fred LoBue breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after two sleepless nights monitoring the icy temperatures in his family's Central Valley orange groves.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.