The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) kicked off their 2009-10 "What a Difference a Book Makes" literacy campaign and book drive.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose powerful behind-the-scenes influence on The Walt Disney Co. led to the departure of former chief Michael Eisner, has died. He was 79.
The company announced that Disney died Wednesday in Newport Beach, Calif., after a yearlong bout with stomach cancer.
USA Football, the sport's national governing body on youth and amateur levels, has awarded football equipment grants to youth leagues and high school programs throughout California, including Golden Valley High School and the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Tuesday's edition of Roll Call included an op-ed written by U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, which outlines some of the challenging national security issues facing the second session of the 111th Congress.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined Sheriff Lee Baca, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and police chiefs from more than 20 cities to launch a new public-private partnership that will offer rewards to anonymous tipsters who provide information leading to the apprehension and prosecution of criminals.
A Canyon Country woman has been sentenced to two years in prison after she forged the signature of senior citizen on insurance documents for a commission, authorities announced Wednesday.
Frontier Toyota/Scion in the Valencia Auto Center, located in the city of Santa Clarita, is sponsoring a Christmas food drive for the Santa Clarita Food Pantry. Starting Dec. 14 and ending Dec. 20, Frontier Toyota/Scion invites the public to drop off non-perishable food items in turn for raffle tickets. On Dec. 20 at 3 p.m., the dealership will draw winning tickets for some great prizes.
College of the Canyons will hold a training exercise from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at the Valencia campus. The drill serves as a way to train COC's staff in case of a real emergency.
Power Chevrolet will host a free Winter Wonderland from 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday.
A caravan of 20 United States Postal Service (USPS) trucks, led by Santa himself, will make its annual holiday delivery of toys Wednesday morning to the San Fernando Valley and Chatsworth offices of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday kept a $10,000 reward in place for anyone with information leading to a conviction or an arrest in a mysterious Valencia slaying last year.
The Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Care presents its Holiday Party for participants, families and friends at 11:30 a.m. on Friday. The festive event features a meal cooked by staff and a visit from Santa.
Locals will have a chance to "Save-A-Stray for the Holidays" at reduced prices from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Castaic Animal Shelter. The Castaic Animal Shelter's address is 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Road in Castaic.
One home development company has opted to ditch its holiday luncheon in order to help victims of domestic violence and more than 100 special needs children.
To a room full of bright-eyed students ready to learn, Lisa Lamedman, the Yes I Can instructor at Canyon High School, teaches things that normal high school classes do not always cover.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome's bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
TEMPLETON, Calif. (AP) - A spokesman for the San Luis Obisbo County sheriff's office says two people have died in a plane crash at a private airstrip in the town of Templeton.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly among them.
NEW YORK (AP) - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions to determine whether justice was served.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou (MY'-uh AN'-juh-loh) as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A publicist for comedian-actor Tracy Morgan says the "30 Rock" star remains in critical condition after a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.
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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