When CDs first came out, some experts said that people wouldn't buy the plastic versions of older albums because they already had LPs or cassette tapes of the same music. Boy, were they wrong.
Deputies found about $2,500 worth of heroin inside a Pacoima man's underwear during a traffic stop in Sylmar, authorities said Tuesday. Juvenile Intervention Team and narcotics detectives stopped the man's car about 2 p.m. Monday on the 13000 block of Bradley Ave, Lt. Brenda Cambra of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said in an e-mail. Authorities found about 1,000 doses of heroin in the man's underwear while searching him, Cambra said.
A 22-year-old Valencia man was arrested after deputies found marijuana and methamphetamine in his vehicle, authorities said Tuesday.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.5 million project to resurface the roadway pavement on Stevenson Ranch Parkway in Stevenson Ranch, county Mayor Michael D. Antonovich announced. Work is estimated to start in June 2011, and be completed in November 2011.
The city of Santa Clarita announced the launch of a new website this week to inform the public about the Whittaker-Bermite property located in the center of town.
Sixty Bowman High School students, staff members and Hart District employees donated blood earlier this month for the annual UCLA Blood Drive.
Hart High School's varsity cheer and stunt group took home first place and were named 2011 Jamz National Champions during a Feb. 18 competition in Las Vegas. The cheerleaders were joined by their families and Hart High cheer adviser Lisa Parra, Hart High Assistant Principal Erum Jones and coaches Amanda Sabo and Leah Powers.
If you're hungering for something new to eat, or it's time to put some zip into the same old menus, take heart. These recipes bring two great ingredients together - Texas Rio Star Grapefruit and USA peanuts - perking up meal time with fresh and flavorful dishes.
I got quite a chuckle out of Paul Henry Sibek's letter on Monday ("GOP wrongly pursuing its own narrow agenda," Feb. 28) in which he wails about the Republicans' temporary rise to power and the unconstitutional and unpopular policy fantasies they're forcing upon the people they govern.
Members of the public should be aware of a phone scam that leaves them with high phone bills.
One of the most poignant stories of the Holocaust, "The Diary of Anne Frank," debuts at the Repertory East Playhouse on March 11 at 8 p.m.
Board of Supervisors
In electing Scott Walker as their governor, voters in Wisconsin consciously chose reform over the status quo. The government employee unions and Democratic Party have decided they will side against the people and needed reform.
For years, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has been trying to recover from previous administrations who had tarnished the reputation and functions of a most important trusted and vital segment of our community.
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).
As Hillary Clinton prepares for her Democratic coronation as the next Democratic presidential candidate, she's decided to try dealing with the inconvenience of the Benghazi tragedy through her new book.