As 2010 draws to a close, many businesses are looking forward to ushering in a new year.
Tony Follett's young children, 8-year-old Samantha and 5-year-old Luke, enjoyed a Christmas most kids dream of.
The number of Santa Clarita residents renovating their homes spiked in October, while construction on new homes was stagnant, according to economic data the city released this week.
As we say goodbye to 2010, I'm going to suggest that you forget about making resolutions - those long lists of how you think you need to improve yourself. Most of us have failed so many times at those resolutions that we don't take them seriously anymore.
SACRAMENTO -- Recent changes in the law require the IRS to reprogram its processing systems for three provisions that were extended in the Tax Relief, Unemployment Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, which became law on Dec. 17.
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Three entrepreneurial startup companies from California founded by students joined forces this year to offer students help with homework, college planning and saving money on textbooks.
Valencia-based company Nexus held its fifth annual food drive to benefit local food banks across Southern California and the response was generous. Seven regional offices across the United States participated in the three-week drive to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, Alameda County Food Bank, Murrieta Fire Department Station No. 1, San Diego Food Bank, Northwest Harvest Food Bank and Valley Food Bank.
This rainy New Year's holiday presents a gift, an opportunity and a question.
Santa Claus came early to make the holidays bright for the Santa Clarita Valley's children in need.
Community leaders and parents interested in knowing what it's like to run a school can now sign up for the annual Principal for a Day fundraiser slated for Feb. 11.
The city of Santa Clarita has an offering for those wanting a winter-like experience New Year's Day: a "polar bear" swim.
LONDON (AP) - Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countries demand direct access to its networks without warrant or prior notice.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Gay Republicans in Texas said Friday they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of "reparative therapy" over worries that even tougher anti-gay language could be added to the party platform.
You are at the ball field watching your son's baseball game. You cheer him on as he rounds home plate. The crowd cheers. You look around as everyone rises to their feet and even though the stands are full, you feel alone.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts - although some wonderful performances - and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
Sacramento, CA – In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the California Legacy License Plate Program, he wanted to do something nice for those who preserve California's classic-car heritage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says he's aware of the controversy over drones and he'll talk to privacy and civil rights groups before deciding whether to use a pair of radio-controlled aerial surveillance craft transferred from the Seattle Police Department.
On Friday, June 6th, 2014, The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 2:30 am Saturday, June 7th, 2014.
PHOENIX (AP) - In a new revelation in the growing Veterans Affairs' scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic VA appointment list have died.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) - Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy wounded during a confrontation with a cyclist was a victim of friendly fire.