Is it a business or a hobby? The IRS asks the question all the time. If your activity is deemed to be a hobby, you can't take a business loss.
A man driving a Ford Mustang knocked over a light pole Wednesday afternoon on Railroad Avenue, south of Oak Ridge Drive, and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
A manager at the Valencia Big 5 Sporting Goods was arrested for allegedly running a return scam that bilked the store out of $1,400, authorities said Wednesday.
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host its 8th annual Theater Festival on Friday and Saturday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center and Golden Valley High School theater.
College of the Canyons students who want to travel to Alaska this summer are invited to one of two informational meetings, on March 1 and March 7.
A Saugus man died Wednesday afternoon after shooting himself in the head with a pistol Wednesday afternoon at Oak Tree Gun Club in Newhall, authorities said.
Two firefighters who serve at Santa Clarita Valley fire stations flew to New Zealand on Wednesday to assist with the search and recovery of victims of an earthquake.
Santa Clarita's average apartment rents remained flat or decreased slightly during the last quarter of 2010.
A 19-year-old man was arrested last week after allegedly threatening to kill his mother when she woke him to take him to drug rehabilitation treatment, authorities said.
A 20-year-old woman was in jail Tuesday after allegedly slapping her friend in the face and threatening to hit him with a baseball bat during an argument, authorities said.
Regarding "District to bear mental-health costs," Feb. 5:
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The teenage years are considered the best time of your life. It is a time to take responsibility for your future, while still having the freedom to make mistakes and grow. It is a time to make new friends, go on adventures and explore your options in life.
Sierra Vista Junior High School students were recently treated to the performance of an interactive Japanese tea ceremony led by Madame Fumi Akutagawa, a teacher and professional consultant of Japanese culture.
Do you have a great idea for a mobile application? Have you been tinkering away in your garage on a great, new piece of green technology? Well, you're not alone.
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.