The National Megan's Law Helpline (888) ASK-PFML (888) 275-7365, is available to provide support to communities: on issues related to accessing sex offender registration information; responsible use of information; sexual abuse prevention resources; and accessing crime victim support services.
The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is excited to announce its new Marine Protected Area (MPA) mobile website. Now anglers, divers and other ocean users can look up current information about restricted areas and boundaries from smartphones and other portable Internet-enabled devices.
The increase in local home and condo sales that recently captured headlines turns out to be part of a larger statewide trend that might have some legs, especially as interest rates appear poised to go even lower.
Last week's announcement that Los Angeles was successful in its bid to host the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games had the phones ringing in the organization's Santa Clarita Valley offices.
On Wednesday, the county planning commission considered its One Valley, One Vision general-plan update for the county areas of Santa Clarita.
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A rabid bat found in Canyon Country brings Santa Clarita Valley's total to 13 in 2011, county health officials said this week.
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will meet on the second Thursday of each month instead of the third Thursday, per a vote of the Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night.
Ducks will be available for adoption for the Rubber Ducky Regatta at the Rubber Ducky Regatta booth Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Santa Clarita Emblem Club #459's Boutique & Bake Sale, Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379, 17766 Sierra Highway in Canyon Country.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will open its second exhibition this week with the paintings of "Les Biller - I hate reality."
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Boxer (D-CA) today praised the announcement by the Justice Department that cities and counties across California will receive more than $71 million in grants to hire 190 police officers.
(Sacramento, CA) - Advocates for Californians with developmental disabilities filed a lawsuit against the State of California Wednesday alleging the State is violating federal law by failing to adequately fund services needed by individuals with developmental disabilities. The suit illustrates how the State has abandoned people with developmental disabilities and exposed them to health and safety risks by failing to provide reasonable support services. A decade of rate freezes, program closures and devastating budget cuts have destroyed many community-based services, leaving 245,000 Californians with developmental disabilities at serious risk.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix's second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from a hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet that was shot down last week over Ukraine.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.
With the looming Aug. 16 deadline to ride Colossus before it's shut down, some fans of the 36-year-old roller coaster are trying to save it - or at least have some say in what happens to it.
FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) - Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer's home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads. A few words were spoken and they, along with a half-dozen others, were initiated into the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, she says.
#LASD Detectives Seeking Owner of Property Believed To Be Stolen. Property May Belong To Young Child.
Your busy schedule may rule out doing much outdoors. You're constantly on the go. You do want to spend more time doing outdoor activities, but you feel it's impossible. Well, you have the inner power to make the impossible possible. The same way you dedicate time to other important things in your life, you should devote time solely to the outdoors. Choose the best time in your day to enjoy some relaxing fun outside. And if you don't want to spend the time by yourself, bring the family along.
You're preoccupied with work, school, children and other responsibilities that you tend to forget what it means to enjoy your inner peace. Bringing peace into your life is easy. Some people make it difficult because they choose to overlook it or even live in anger. They complain, criticize and detest everything around them. Obviously, not everything goes as planned but instead of living in chaos and distress, stop what you are doing for a moment and think of the positive things in your life. Peace comes with positivity.
Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America. But they both developed a passion for Israel.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama called Monday for the international community to focus on ending the fighting in the Gaza Strip, as Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East to make a renewed push for a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel.
A resident surprised a burglar who broke into a home early Monday morning then ran off when confronted by the homeowner, sheriff's officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel's dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council will vote Monday on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site and a cease-fire around the area, with diplomats pressuring a reluctant Russia to approve it.