SACRAMENTO (AP) - The new year brought relief for Americans who previously had no health insurance or were stuck in poor plans, but it also led to confusion after the troubled rollout of the federal health care reforms sent a crush of late applications to overloaded government agencies.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
As a principal and former teacher, I put great stock in the power of education. The city of Santa Clarita shares this value and makes a point to provide quality educational programs for the entire community.
BOSTON - A strong winter storm slammed the Northeast with stiff winds and punishing cold on Thursday, dumping nearly 2 feet of snow in parts of the region and threatening more.
Regarding the Dec. 18 front-page story "Online petition seeks to honor Walker, Rodas" regarding an "out of area" petition to rename Hercules Drive in memory of Paul Walker and Roger Rodas:
I completely agree with Ms. Arenson's letter from Dec. 23 ("No street name changes for Walker, Rodas") opposing the petition to rename Hercules Street in Valencia to Walker/Rodas Memorial Way.
Signal Chief Multimedia Officer Vince Johnson has been named publisher of the Forsyth County News in Cumming, Ga.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hello, Trevor. Farewell, AJ.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - T.J. Oshie got chills from the crowd reaction at the Scottrade Center on Thursday night.
SANTA CLARITA - A 20-day crackdown on impaired drivers in Los Angeles County during the holidays netted 2,268 individuals, according to preliminary numbers, Sheriff's Department officials said Thursday,
When big storms or bad accidents shut down the Grapevine, California Highway Patrol officers typically shut down northbound traffic at Parker Road, right in the heart of Castaic, sending hoards of drivers who don't know the area onto the town's main streets.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic resident was in custody Thursday on suspicion of arson after allegedly setting fire to a house on Quail Valley Road, a Sheriff's Department arson investigator said.
Most individuals have read numerous articles on how to prepare for an interview as a job candidate. However, as an entrepreneur or hiring manager, how much time have you spent improving your skill set to effectively screen applicants and conduct interviews to optimize your potential to select the best candidate? If you're like most entrepreneurs or managers, your answer to that question with be somewhere between little and none.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Carter Camp, a longtime activist with the American Indian Movement who was a leader in the Wounded Knee occupation in South Dakota, has died in Oklahoma. He was 72.
Zone 5-Valencia had eighteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included a grand theft auto, battery on a person, commercial burglaries, and shoplifting from local businesses.
You experienced a nightmare of a day. You hope for a better day tomorrow, but you're not overly optimistic about it. When the alarm goes off, you expect the worst – today is will be a continuation of yesterday. You begin the day with a negative mindset, not allowing the day to unfold.
It's time for round two of College of the Canyons' Spring Job & Career Fairs.
Trusting in people does not happen overnight. Putting your trust in someone takes a while to build. Once the trust is established, it's important to respect it. If not, the amount of time it took to build will only take seconds to crumble.
June 3 primary mail-in ballots began wending their way to voters Monday as county and state officials gear up for what one California official calls "election month."
In just its second year of existence, the West Ranch High lacrosse team clinched its first playoff spot over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. service firms grew last month at the fastest pace since August as new orders and sales grew, adding to evidence that the economy is picking up after a slow start to the year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear an appeal by Los Angeles County contesting a ruling that held it liable for storm water pollution.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads, contributing to a spike in traffic fatalities in states where many streets and highways are choked with large trucks and heavy drilling equipment.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A fungus that can launch a fatal illness has been found for the first time in the soil of Washington.
LONDON (AP) - For the first time ever, the World Health Organization on Monday declared the spread of polio an international public health emergency that could grow in the next few months and unravel the nearly three-decade effort to eradicate the crippling disease.
VALENCIA, Calif. (May 5, 2014) – Valencia Water Company customers will soon receive a "personal drought report" that specifies exactly how much water they need to save this year to meet Governor Brown's call to save 20 percent during the state's unprecedented drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity, a divided Supreme Court ruled Monday.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) - A pilot who had thrilled audiences for decades with acrobatic stunts was killed when his vintage biplane crashed upside-down on a runway at a Northern California air show.
NEW YORK (AP) - Spider-Man can still sling it at the box office.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A support frame collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats plummeting to the ground. Nine performers were seriously injured in the fall, including a dancer below, while an unknown number of others suffered less serious injuries.