Donald Rimac watched a trend: As the economy got worse over the last few years, more men would loiter outside the Newhall apartment building he owns on 15th Street. They're looking for work.
Low temperatures and partly cloudy skies are expected the rest of this week following a milder-than-expected weekend storm that partly contributed to the deaths of two men in separate traffic crashes.
In his column advocating the extension of the 2009 temporary tax increase ("Regardless of party, we're in the same boat," Feb. 15), John Zaring parroted Gov. Jerry Brown's threat to cut education and programs that assist the poor if the record-breaking tax increase isn't extended.
My sisters and I have lived in Newhall since 1962. Our parents lived here until they died, Dad at 85, and Mom at 94 years old. Over the years, we had taken them to multiple specialty doctors in this community.
The Hart girls basketball team knew the formula for victory.
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."
Michael Guglielmino fondly remembers summers spent working at the Newhall Hardware store in downtown Newhall.
We've all heard the saying "the ends justify the means." Taken at face value, this core truth of pragmatism suggests that if the end result is good, then any and all of the things you had to do to get that result are deemed good as well.
Daffodil Days, one of the American Cancer Society's most popular annual fundraising campaigns, is currently underway.
There is a saying at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center: "Let no call go unanswered."
Star Parker's Tuesday column, "There's no such thing as a 'gay conservative,'" is such a logical mess it is difficult to know where to start.
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The man was wearing a red T-shirt. On the back were six words in white: "I Coach, They Play, You Cheer."
When the law of the land failed to deliver justice in the late 19th century, the remedy was often sought with a gun.
Welcome to On The Beat, college softball edition.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials reported a relatively quiet Saturday night, with no major incidents. Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives, meanwhile were assisting Hawthorne Police Department investigate the death of woman in the 12700 block of Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime on Saturday night in Game 6 to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez homered twice, drove in five runs and scored four times, tying career highs in all three categories and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 12-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
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College graduation marks the end of a wondrous chapter and the beginning of a new life. College was a time for friends, late night cram sessions and homework. However, once you have that degree, the quest for a "grown-up" job begins and in this economy, that can be challenging.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new arena version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly canceled its 54-city tour just days before its launch in New Orleans.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) - For years, Hernan Argueta's small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. The airborne disease that strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off, failed to do much damage in the cooler elevations of Guatemala's mountains.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.