So, once again, Sheriff Lee Baca wants millions of dollars for his jail empire. Now he wants to tear down the Men's Central Jail and build two big, new towers and a new women's jail at the wayside facility in Castaic.
America has the lowest employment since the '80s, the lowest property ownership since the '60s, the highest deficit-to-GDP ratio since the '40s, the worst long-term unemployment since the '30s, the lowest credit rating in its history, the highest government dependency rate of all time and the biggest debt ever recorded on planet Earth.
In a game where the SCCS defense set the tone early, the Cardinals solidified a 35-0 victory over Crean Lutheran on Saturday at Valencia high.
On Sept. 6, I sent a letter to Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich documenting inconsistencies between California Government Code and the current Los Angeles County ordinances governing the use of wind power in the unincorporated areas.
The Sept. 29 story, "ACLU takes on county jails, Baca," speaks of accusations that deputies brutalize inmates and that the ACLU calls for the resignation of Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca.
Recipients: Rey Morales and Allan Tejeda
I feel compelled to write on behalf of the many volunteers who made Bow-Wows & Meows possible. The recent pet fair was the subject of an article that was inaccurate and had some glaring omissions.
"All the leaves are brown, and the skies are gray,
With the recent death of Steve Jobs - described by one technology scholar as a channel for the spirit of Leonardo da Vinci, rather than the more utilitarian personalities of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford - I would commend a YouTube video of the man's last public appearance June 7.
No one knows when someone will say something, do something, suggest something or show something that can have a positive impact in a person's life or their business.
The craftsmanship of more than 80 local artists - and at least one no-so-local artist - was on display during the Santa Clarita Artists' Association's 22nd annual Art Classic, held Saturday at Newhall's Hart Hall.
The political season has begun, and there are many candidates running for a litany of elective positions, some whose names are on the ballot in just a few weeks, and some in more than a year.
When legislation to mandate ski helmets for minors was introduced, many were up in arms at the thought of yet another piece of nanny-state legislation. And Gov. Jerry Brown agreed. In his veto message, he rightly stated, "Not every human problem deserves a law."
Recently, I was in the audience to hear the life story, and corresponding reflections, of a true American hero, Louie Zamperini.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California wildfire that forced more than 1,000 people from their homes was only smoldering on Thursday as gusty winds eased and fire crews were able to halfway surround it, fire officials said.
Ever since I moved to Santa Clarita nearly 28 years ago, I've always appreciated our community's clean streets, wide open spaces and active lifestyle.
In the 1976 movie "Network," Peter Finch delivers the famous line, "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore."
Wine lovers storing their treasured cargo at Lee's Wine Storage in Santa Clarita have until May 6 at the latest to claim any wine or property stored at the location – or lose it, according to the property owner.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 24 points and dished out nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors forced a decisive Game 7 by outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 Thursday night.
This is starting to look like a theme for the Golden Valley Grizzlies.
For the 13th time in the past 14 years, the Valencia Vikings reign supreme over the Foothill League.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - From the moment Yasiel Puig broke into the big leagues, it's been go, go, go for the 23-year-old Cuban outfielder.
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Outstanding Student Awards were held April 30, honoring the best of more than 2000 ROP students enrolled in William S. Hart Union High School District Regional Occupational Program classes this year. These outstanding students were selected as medal winners in 6 different career clusters.
SANTA CLARITA - College of the Canyons has been selected to participate in a new joint initiative launched by the California Community Colleges and The State Bar of California that will provide community college students a smoother pathway to six of California's top law schools.
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.