The 76th annual Bach Festival, featuring selected works from Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach and a performance by renowned organist Christoph Bull, comes to a close this weekend, Thursday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 25, at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.
Metrolink Director & County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich criticized the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen who filed a lawsuit to remove recently installed video surveillance systems from Metrolink trains.
The Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff's has endorsed Mike Berger for Seat No. 1, of the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of trustees, which governs College of the Canyons.
(Santa Clarita) Bob Jensen's campaign for one of three positions on the William S. Hart Union High School District board has received the endorsement of Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich.
State Senator George Runner, Senator Tony Strickland, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, Assemblywoman Audra Strickland and Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich have endorsed Joe Messina for William S. Hart Union High School District board election Nov. 3.
About 350 junior high school students will be participating in the city's 2009 youth summit today.
Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon endorses Suzan Solomon, candidate for the William S. Hart Union High School District board, because of her effective educational leadership in the community and her strong ethics and values as demonstrated by her school board campaign. Solomon also has the endorsements of Senator Tony Strickland, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell.
Joe Messina is known as a staunch supporter of getting Castaic High School built, but that is just one of the issues he is fighting for.
The deficit is $1.42 trillion and the Los Angeles County jobless rate is 12.7 percent, while President Barack Obama's and Congress' idea of help is to provide a free golf cart to the country club set.
With busy school schedules and after-school activities, family life often becomes an even bigger balancing act.
In her best selling book, "Personal History," Katharine Graham noted that her father, Eugene Isaac Meyer, determined early on that his life would be divided into thirds.
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Saugus Theater Arts is bringing "Snow Angel," a 75-minute youth mystery story, complete with blizzard machine, to Arroyo Seco Junior High School on Oct. 22.
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BOSTON (AP) - Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").