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.
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Is there any mainstream religion that does not forbid homosexuality?
On April 8, citizens of Santa Clarita will have the opportunity to elect GLORIA MERCADO FORTINE to our City Council. I have known Gloria and members of her family for more than 40 years. In my opinion, she is the exact type of person our City needs at this time!
Editor's note: The following letter was directed to Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.