Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich was honored with the 2011 "Park Heroes" award, according to a statement from his office released Thursday.
Higher Vision Church will host the 2011 Southern California Worship Conference this weekend. The event begins at 1 p.m. today and continues through Sunday.
Two productions of the popular and seasonal staged-literature event, Wicked Lit, will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena.
Ghostwalk is in its 17th year, running weekends, Oct. 14-16, 21-23, 29 and 30 in Santa Paula. Presented annually to benefit the Santa Paula Theater Center, Ghostwalk is an hour-long guided tour of vintage Santa Paula neighborhoods featuring historical and architectural history of the city of Santa Paula. Along the way, participants will encounter a number of lost souls who will thrill them with the stories of their untimely ends. The scripts incorporate colorful, historic locations and events relating to Santa Paula's early residents.
Fall is a perfect time to visit and tour some wonderful wineries. Those of us living in Southern California are fortunate to have some of the finest wineries in our own backyard. Customers who are about to make a trip to wine country always ask what wineries they should visit and if there is a proper way to taste wine at the wineries. We always offer a few suggestions.
Tuesday, Oct. 18
Around the SCV: Oct. 14, 2011
Thank God we have legislators.
Following the annual State of the City presentation, the Santa Clarita City Council gave everyone in attendance quantifiable proof that this really is a great place to live.
"Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican."
In response to a letter published in the Oct. 9 ("No bus route available for COC students"), Santa Clarita Transit does in fact provide direct service from Stevenson Ranch to various points of interest throughout the city of Santa Clarita, including College of the Canyons.
The California Attorney General's office has been considering a major restructuring to make white collar and cybercrimes its priority after state budget cuts targeted units that focus on gang and drug enforcement, according to a draft strategy document obtained by The Associated Press.
Emergency personnel transport an occupant of an overturned Acura TL involved in a crash on Arroyo Park Drive, east of McBean Parkway, in Valencia on Thursday.
California Highway Patrol officers responded to a report of a horse that fell inside a trailer near Highway 126 and Commerce Center Drive at 4:40 p.m. today in Castaic.
Junior high, high school and community students and their families are invited to a career expo Oct. 20 at Golden Valley High School.
Sacramento – May 1, 2014 – Kicking off National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists has released its latest ranking of Bicycle Friendly States. In the seventh annual assessment, California achieved a #9 ranking nationally, an increase of ten ranks from last year and receiving 53.7 points out of 100.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man is accused of setting a trap and blindly blasting a shotgun into his garage, killing a 17-year-old German exchange student. A Minnesota man is convicted of lying in wait in his basement for two teenagers and killing them during a break-in.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia state officials were still trying Thursday to determine the environmental impact of a train derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into the James River in downtown Lynchburg.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle, killing two inmates, injuring as many as 150 people, and creating a chaotic scene Thursday after inmates were bussed to hospitals and nearby jails when the crippled building had to be evacuated.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a thousand-acre wildfire in the foothills east of Los Angeles did not grow overnight and is now 10 percent contained.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.