Nominations for the 14th annual Newsmakers of the Year awards have been announced. The award nominations were voted on by a committee of community leaders and the board of the Santa Clarita Valley Press Club.
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:
Now through Feb. 25
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.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.
Statement from 25th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lee Rogers:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The majority of shootings in most U.S. police departments involve animals, usually dogs, and experts say a new series of videos can help change often quick-trigger decisions fueled by fear.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger -the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable- makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.
The Santa Clarita Public Library is trying to keep kids reading over the summer with the "Paws to Read" summer reading program.
In February, I wrote an open letter to a soldier I encountered en route from Washington, D.C., to Seattle. I shared my regret at crossing paths several times and not thanking him for his service. Though I don't know whether he ever stumbled on the column, I promised I wouldn't make the same mistake again. When opportunity knocked, I'd be ready.
CONGRESS 25th District
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Rebels have seized another border guard base in eastern Ukraine, the third such military facility taken over the last day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown will run for an unprecedented fourth term in November against moderate first-time candidate Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official who pitched himself as the best hope for the struggling California Republican Party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Santa Monica, California, Mayor Bobby Shriver, a nephew of President John F. Kennedy, faces a former state lawmaker in November for a Los Angeles County supervisor seat.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking the public's feedback on a grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice's Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. Under the JAG program, the city is eligible to receive $26,749.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Locked in a squeaker of a race, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel pointed toward a possible June 24 runoff after battling to a near-draw Tuesday in a primary that underscored Republican differences.
BRUSSELS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday it is unfair to the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to leap to conclusions about his behavior in uniform.
1. JERRY BROWN SEEKS TO MAKE HISTORY
Let's stipulate that both sides of the political spectrum want the best for others (a fair assumption, especially since both sides insist that is so).