I've gotten some phone calls about my last column. In it, I discussed the dangers employers face if they incorrectly classify employees as independent contractors, or "IC."
When any area gets built up, it's easy to lose sight of what made it originally appealing.
Anything that makes government more transparent and accountable, I support.
Tuesday, July 19
We tried - so very, very hard.
Manuel Mondragon, 7, practices his freestyle strokes during a swimming class for beginners at Los Angeles County Parks Val Verde pool on Wednesday.
A judge Thursday divided $200 million among the many victims of the 2008 Metrolink train collision in Chatsworth, calling his task "judicial triage" and saying the victims were short-changed by at least $64 million.
Chairs, mattresses and blankets littered the ground around Edwards Valencia Stadium theater Thursday.
The family of a 5-year-old Santa Clarita girl who died in a Tulare County crash last week is accepting donations to help cover funeral costs via a fundraiser Monday and online payments.
The public has until Tuesday to submit comments on a grant proposal providing $36,780 to the Sheriff's Crime Prevention Unit.
A judge on Thursday divided $200 million among victims of the disastrous 2008 collision of two trains but said he was forced to short-change them and make "impossible decisions" because of a federal cap on damages.
A power outage struck Canyon Country Thursday morning just before 11 a.m., affecting some 4,000 residents, according to Southern California Edison officials.
Tuesday, July 19
Dear debt adviser: After years of financial trouble, I have decided to face my mistakes and turn them around to the best of my ability. I am engaged and don't want to get married until my credit is in good standing.
A "CAG" is a citizens advisory group.
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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WASHINGTON (AP) - That feel-good moment in the Rose Garden seems like a long time ago. Just a week after the president announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been freed in Afghanistan, details emerging about the soldier, the deal and how the rescue came together are only adding to the list of questions.
The California Supreme Court has ruled the red-light camera evidence against a Southern California woman, who challenged a traffic ticket based on camera photos and video, was adequately authenticated and there is no need to adopt stricter evidence rules for red-light camera violations.
Petitions that sought to block a plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing older billboards in the center of town have qualified for a referendum, officials said Friday.
Elementary school enrollment deadlines are just weeks away and it's crunch time on getting your child into the right school.
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.