My best idea as a kid of what it meant to be seriously wealthy was the very silly caricature of that "Wizard of Wall Street," Thurston Howell III on Gilligan's Island.
Rightwing and GOP sympathizers, including cartoonists, newspaper editorialists, and letters to newspapers seem to be comparing the present protesters of Wall Street shenanigans, elected officials and special interests to the protesters of the Vietnam War era.
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Several independent reports indicate that manufacturing jobs are flowing back to the United States from China.
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Los Angeles County officials approved two measures Tuesday aimed at tackling alleged inmate abuse by sheriff's deputies in the country's largest jail system.
An 11 year-old boy was molested in a mall bathroom, sheriff's investigators said Tuesday, and a Santa Clarita man identified as the suspect turned himself in to authorities.
The community is invited to a free concert by Golden Valley High School's marching band and color guard Wednesday night.
The suspect in a hit-and-run collision that occurred in Canyon Country just after 8 p.m. Sunday is expected to turn himself in on Thursday, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department official said.
Parents, teachers and students gathered Sept. 30 for a pep rally and kickoff assembly for Oak Hills Elementary School's fourth annual jog-a-thon.
The following essays were submitted by fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School.
More than 250 students and families attended Bowman High School's recent back-to-school night.
Finally home four weeks into the season, the Valencia Flyers took on the Long Beach Bombers in a short two-game series over the weekend. At times, the Flyers looked great in front of the home crowd, and at other times, they left a lot to be desired. Head Coach Jocelyn Langlois expressed a need for a "killer instinct" among his players if they hope to ascend in the Western Division standings.
The title of this column is more than that. Statistics show that it's one of the most searched questions on popular Internet search engines.
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TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included domestic violence, grand theft auto, petty theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Flights from airports in the Los Angeles area were grounded for more than an hour Wednesday due to a computer failure at an air traffic control facility in the region, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The Board of Equalization opened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.