This week's Helping Hand recipient: Deborah Swanigan, on behalf of her mother, Rose M. Newton of Newhall
For one owner/operator of a truck and trailer, what began as a problem driving through Wyoming in the middle of the night led to an epiphany and an entrepreneurial idea that would "light up the night" for the trucking industry.
Another motorcyclist is in critical condition after colliding with a truck making a left-hand turn.
Summer music concerts are back in Valencia. I don't care.
In response to "Thanks to Caltrans for a job well done," July 13:
It is well-known that the illusion of secrecy tends to strengthen the will to do evil. That is, we are more likely to do what we know we shouldn't do if no one is looking, or liable to find out.
Family to Family education
Sgt. John Hargraves compares the newest addition to his family to your typical precocious youngster.
Regarding the political cartoon published on Saturday, July 9:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a man was shot dead at a Los Angeles strip club and another man and an employee of the club have been arrested.
Three drivers were arrested for driving under the influence Friday night as part of a checkpoint in Newhall set up by the SCV Sheriff's Station.
Thousands of Santa Clarita Valley residents ditched any Carmageddon woes by hitting Central Park, where Steve Baldwin was performing at Concerts in the Park.
Throughout downtown Newhall, community members can see the physical transformation and enrichment of Newhall as a result of revitalization efforts.
WARREN, Mich. (AP) - General Motors says a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A man suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers was spotted three times Thursday but has so far eluded a massive manhunt in the normally tranquil east coast city of Moncton, police said.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.