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Rabbi Howard Siegel, second from left, leads Kol Nidre, the evening service that begins Yom Kippur, with Congregation Beth Shalom at Oak Hills Elementary School in Stevenson Ranch on Friday. Yom Kippur completes the annual period known in Judaism as the High Holy Days or Yamim Nora'im.
This past Saturday, children, families and community leaders joined together to experience homelessness for one night and raise money to help needy families as part of the second Box City benefit for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley.
Rush hour traffic on Highway 14 slowed between the Soledad Canyon Road and the Sand Canyon Road exits after two cars collided in the northbound carpool lane during afternoon rush hour Friday.
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Sacramento - Every year in California firefighters respond to residential structure fires that take lives and inflict millions of dollars in damage.
California high school seniors have until Oct. 15 to apply for the 2011 Dreamers Challenge contest and scholarship.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced today that it has completed a status review of the Tehachapi slender salamander (Batrachoseps stebbinsi) and has determined it does not warrant listing as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians a $1 million grant to address the educational achievement of American Indian high school students throughout Los Angeles County.
Circus Vargas has brought the Big One back to the Santa Clarita Valley, with big heart, big laughs, big talent and big fun. The is at the Westfield Valencia Town Center through Monday, Oct. 17.
The College of the Canyons theatre department is inviting all community members to don their favorite 1920s era costumes and take part in the opening night celebration of the song and dance extravaganza "The Drowsy Chaperone" on Friday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Golden Valley senior running back Earl Johnson took the handoff, burst through the line and sprinted 43 yards up the middle for a touchdown.
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In light of the two recent car crashes in the same spot on Lake Hughes Road, it's hard to ignore that some of our roads aren't as safe as could be.
So, I'm sitting here, putting together this column, enjoying Rick Braun, a trumpeter who plays in such a blatantly sexy way. Before Saturday night, I had no idea who he was.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the once-dominant bloc.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below through Friday this week as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14). More information about the project is here.
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TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) - Investigators believe the missing pregnant wife of a California-based Marine may have been shot while hunting with a married ex-Marine with whom she was having an affair.
In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America. But they both developed a passion for Israel.
It seems incomprehensible that with the great shortage of water for this state, trillions of gallons of water lie off the cost and remains unused by those affected most.
Recently, I was driving in my neighborhood when something caught my eye crossing the street in front of me. A very large gopher snake was booking it across the hot asphalt from left to right.
This past Saturday morning, angry local conservatives gathered on one side of the Valencia Boulevard overpass of Interstate 5 to protest the child immigrants seeking refuge in the United States, and a counter-protest of progressives sympathetic to the plight of these poor kids gathered on the other side of the overpass.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Monday night.
HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) - Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill limiting full-contact football practices at middle and high schools in response to concerns about concussions, even as many teams already comply with the rules.
NEW YORK (AP) - "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," maintained its box office rule with $36.3 million over the weekend, according to final studio figures Monday.
AGINAW, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture.