Monday, April 25
One of the top movies last year, "The Social Network," dealt with the founding of the internet phenomenon, Facebook, or, as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals likes to call it, "The Facebook."
Gov. Jerry Brown visited Hart High School on Thursday where he rallied for his proposal to extend taxes as a way to help close a multi-billion state budget hole.
A 48-year-old man was arrested Thursday for assault with a deadly weapon for kicking another man in the head repeatedly during an after-midnight fight in downtown Newhall.
Newcomers and friends
JCPenney customers at the Westfield Valencia Town center can round their purchases up to the nearest whole dollar, donating the difference to the JCPenney Afterschool Fund, a public charity that provides at-risk children access to life-enriching after-school programs.
Completing a job application and creating a resumé are the topic for the next LifeForward workshop offered by Zonta Club of the SCV on Saturday, April 23. The workshops are offered free to local women, and free child care is available for those who reserve at least one week in advance. The workshops are held at Desert Streams Church, 26873 Ruether Ave., Canyon Country, and run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
They may be partying now, but they won't be partying for long.
The April 11 article "Libraries' familiar faces - Community: After city takeover, readers will still see many of the same librarians" needs a few facts.
Los Angeles County's Local Agency Formation Commission is seeking an individual to serve as a alternate public member.
Five hundred cubic yards of concrete is scheduled to be poured today to lay the foundation for the east half of the Old Town Newhall Library.
A newly constructed 30,000-square-foot shopping center at 28656 The Old Road in Valencia was sold to a private investor, according to Lee & Associates, a commercial real estate brokerage and member of Lee & Associates group of companies.
Greg Wolf of Realty Executives Valencia has earned the Certified Distressed Property Expert designation. Wolf completed training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales.
In 1998, when the Army Corps of Engineers approved Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s first Santa Clara River-alteration permit, the housing market was still in good shape. This approval gave Newhall Land the go-ahead for 59 projects along 15 miles of the Santa Clara River through the center of the city and up San Francisquito Canyon road, one of the Santa Clara River's largest tributaries. These projects included several bridges, culverts and banking along the river.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is taking the extraordinary and historic step of assuming control of the Los Angeles Dodgers, a team increasingly paralyzed by its owners' bitter divorce.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clutch hitting from Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez helped the Pittsburgh Pirates finally win a series in Dodger Stadium after a seven-year drought.
When the Foothill League softball coaches met to vote on the 2014 Pitcher of the Year, there wasn't much surprise in who came out on top.
CHICAGO (AP) - Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will unveil a plan Monday to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to people familiar with the proposal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.
On Sunday, June 1, 2014, from about 6:00PM- 11:00PM, an emergency response exercise will be held at the Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Blvd, Valencia.
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) - An environmental group says a mining company's plan to extract more than a billion dollars' worth of gold and silver from a mountain near the desert town of Mojave threatens a snail's existence and must be halted.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new poll shows Gov. Jerry Brown heading into Tuesday's primary election with a huge lead while his top two Republican challengers have pulled into a dead heat.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - When HBO rolled out a mockumentary poking fun at high tech this spring, Silicon Valley checked it out.
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Like viewers worldwide, Fabien Cousteau was entranced by his famous grandfather's films about marine life and human exploration underwater. Now he's adding to his family's sea stories with a 31-day underwater expedition in the Florida Keys.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Family members say the wife of a New Jersey borough commissioner was among seven dead in a plane crash that also killed the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on the red planet.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.