ATLANTA (AP) - A judge in Atlanta on Friday dismissed an emergency request by R&B singer Usher's ex-wife seeking temporary custody of their two children.
Whether you're arising from a long, luxurious sleep or frantically cleaning up melted crayons, surely you have a strong opinion on the cover story in the Aug. 12 "Time" magazine: "The Childfree Life: When Having It All Means Not Having Children."
Good health for the mind and body dictates that everyone should get outside every day and enjoy a little play. Getting families moving and incorporating healthy food choices into everyday life is exactly what the fifth annual Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival is designed to do.
So in the last column I exploded several myths concerning college admission including false selectivity and shortage, inflated but not actually paid tuition rates, and the "value" of extracurricular activities on college applications.
Abbey Weitzeil's week didn't get off to as great start as she would have wanted at the 2013 Speedo Junior National Championships in Irvine, held from Aug. 5 to 9 - but it certainly ended that way.
CLEVELAND (AP) - When Jered Weaver takes the mound at Progressive Field, he's king of the hill.
The administration at West Ranch High School may have stayed in house when selecting former JV and freshman football coach Jan Miller as the new head coach of the varsity team, but in doing so, the Wildcats have made a big change to the culture of their program.
A small group of women tirelessly knit, crochet and sew everyday, making handmade items meant to offer comfort, love and joy to complete strangers facing illness or difficult situations.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Michael Vick took an early lead over Nick Foles in the first round of the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback competition.
One person was taken to the hospital and four pets were killed Friday when a Newhall home caught fire.
A mosquito sample collected in Newhall has tested positive for West Nile virus, officials with the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District said Friday.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Los Angeles County is liable for the level of pollution found in its storm water.
BANNING, Calif. (AP) - California truly is the Golden State this summer - golden brown - and that has fire officials worried heading into the peak of the wildfire season.
A hiker completed the 2,655-mile Pacific Crest Trail this week at the Canadian border in Washington, finishing in less than 60 days and claiming a speed record.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Postal Service said Friday that it trimmed its losses to $740 million over the last three months by consolidating processing facilities, cutting hours for workers and post offices and reducing workers' compensation costs.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.