SAN FERNANDO - The woman facing charges in the murder of her 5-year-old daughter - whose naked body was found on a sidewalk in a quiet Castaic neighborhood - and nearly beating to death her son pleaded no contest to three related charges Wednesday.
Six Santa Clarita Sculptors
We are still in tough economic times. And many are hoping relief is just around the corner. Then there are those of us who, with good cause, worry.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently released his proposed 2011 budget for the state of California. The proposal constitutes a combination of spending cuts in welfare and secondary education, and new taxes on every Californian who pays them.
In their letters of rebuttal directed at me, Robert McBroom ("There's no denying global warming truth," Jan. 13) and Don Gately ("Evidence for global warming undeniable," Jan. 17) resort to the same tired "the debate is over" stance we saw from former Vice President Al Gore, which was also directed at Galileo when he was excommunicated by the Catholic church for bucking the established science of the day, which held that the universe revolved around the Earth.
The Santa Clarita City Council decided unanimously Tuesday night to reschedule a vote on whether to hold a special election to reduce a special library tax.
Santa Clarita City Council members have voted unanimously to pursue a business partnership with two real estate developers to acquire the 1,000-acre, contaminated Whittaker-Bermite property in the center of town.
Following a regional trend, the city of Santa Clarita saw a dip in its Part I serious crime rate for 2010, with reductions over the previous year in homicide, assault, robbery, burglary, larceny, grand theft auto and arson.
Dates to Watch
Most people are familiar with the saying "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." However, many may not realize that what they choose to eat for breakfast is just as important as eating the meal itself. Now, breakfast lovers and skeptics alike can be good to themselves by eating a satisfying breakfast that's full of the flavors they love.
Monster Marketing Mistakes
This is in response to the Jan. 13 column, "If not common-sense gun control now, when?" by Bonnie Erbe.
A couple of days ago, I had business on Lyons Avenue. As I traversed that asphalt line, I had an out-of-mind, but not out-of-body, experience. All of a sudden it was 1950, and I was in the rumble seat of Grandpa's 1929 Ford. The old car was jumping in and out of dirt ruts in the road. It brought back so many old memories.
When Andrew Acda was 16, he came to the Small Business Development Center during a Young Entrepreneurs Program meeting with an idea for a business, because he had heard the program might be able to help.
Crime reports at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station can now be filed and tracked digitally.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - The mayor of Ukraine's second-largest city was shot in the back and pro-Russia insurgents seized more government buildings Monday as the U.S hit Russia with more sanctions for allegedly fomenting the unrest in eastern Ukraine.
SHEDDER REFUGEE CAMP, Ethiopia (AP) - The Somali mother's home is a small shelter with a frame of sticks covered by ragged blankets on the dusty grounds of a refugee camp. It was to her that her 15-year-old son wanted to travel to on an impossible journey as a stowaway on a plane from California.
The Los Angeles Clippers have Monday off.
VILONIA, Ark. (AP) - Emergency officials on Monday began searching for survivors in the debris left by a powerful tornado that carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburban Little Rock, killing at least 16 people.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe real estate agent is taking marketing homes to new heights, along with new complications in federal aviation laws.
You would think that a big push to develop a massive gravel mine would at least be backed up by one significant factor:
I just got back from a series of business trips in the east. I was able to visit the garden spots of Pittsburgh, Topeka, Kansas City, and Philadelphia. I was never so glad to get back home.
I've always heard that the airwaves belong to the people.
DALLAS (AP) - Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau was certainly trying to remain optimistic, even if he didn't expect such a dramatic comeback.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Los Angeles Clippers made a silent protest against owner Donald Sterling before Game 4 of their Western Conference playoff series against Golden State. The Warriors made a different kind of statement during the game.
Last week was very eventful for The Master's College athletics as its men's and women's track and field teams posted quality marks at the Golden State Athletic Conference Championships, the baseball team tried for a second consecutive conference championship title, and the men's basketball team gained a new head coach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Josh Rutledge began the season at Triple-A before the Colorado Rockies recalled him less than three weeks ago. The little-used second baseman came up big in a key situation on Sunday to help them win another series.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Steve Upton thinks of himself more as an "Officer Friendly" than a water cop.
When destination-wedding planner Sandy Malone got married in 2004, there was no Pinterest, no Instagram, Facebook was in its infancy and there were few bridal websites to draw from.