The following is a collection of essays fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Amber Balsz, 31, of Affordable Quality Moving and Storage Inc., was honored by Mayflower moving company as salesperson of the month, June 2010. The recognition acknowledges excellent individual sales performance.
The total value of state and county-assessed property declined to $4.371 trillion for 2010-11, a drop of 1.8 percent from the previous year, according to the California Board of Equalization.
Sen. Barbara Boxer was relaxed, calm and confident - on her game while debating Carly Fiorina last Tuesday. Fiorina was markedly different. She frowned, glared and her eyes blinked rapidly.
The National Science Foundation has awarded College of the Canyons a four-year, $3 million grant to establish new academic options for its students.
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday night whether to allow outdoor merchandise displays in downtown Newhall.
Castaic resident Kim Rhoads this week was recognized for being named the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials' Volunteer of the Year.
On Aug. 24, a drunken 21-year-old college arts student in New York sat down in the back of a cab and asked the driver if he was a Muslim. Upon hearing an affirmative answer, Michael Enright pulled out a knife, cried out an Arabic slogan for peace and began slashing at the driver's throat.
In response to Richard Trumka's article "The stakes are high for Latino workers this Labor Day": Labor Day is an American holiday for the citizens of the United States of America, not the illegal immigrants we have invading us.
Ronald Reagan used to say, "It's not that our Democratic friends are wrong; it's just that they believe so many things that aren't so," a point perfectly illustrated by Kevin Buck in "Bipartisan partisanship" on Aug. 10.
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Los Angeles -- Castaic resident Kim Rhoads, recently named the 2010 Volunteer of the Year by the National Association of County Parks and Recreation Officials (NACPRO), was honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at the board's Aug. 31 meeting.
Local artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik figures he's purchased about 500 comics this year from Brave New World Comics in Newhall.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Same-sex couples began getting married in Wisconsin on Friday shortly after a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban and despite confusion over the effect of the ruling.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, Saugus graduate Tommy Milone pitched six strong innings, and the Oakland Athletics won 4-3 over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
To encourage residents of Castaic/West Ranch to enjoy the surf, sand, and surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will once again sponsor the Summer Beach Bus.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - That feel-good moment in the Rose Garden seems like a long time ago. Just a week after the president announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been freed in Afghanistan, details emerging about the soldier, the deal and how the rescue came together are only adding to the list of questions.
The California Supreme Court has ruled the red-light camera evidence against a Southern California woman, who challenged a traffic ticket based on camera photos and video, was adequately authenticated and there is no need to adopt stricter evidence rules for red-light camera violations.
Petitions that sought to block a plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing older billboards in the center of town have qualified for a referendum, officials said Friday.
Elementary school enrollment deadlines are just weeks away and it's crunch time on getting your child into the right school.
LONDON (AP) - Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countries demand direct access to its networks without warrant or prior notice.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Gay Republicans in Texas said Friday they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of "reparative therapy" over worries that even tougher anti-gay language could be added to the party platform.
You are at the ball field watching your son's baseball game. You cheer him on as he rounds home plate. The crowd cheers. You look around as everyone rises to their feet and even though the stands are full, you feel alone.