"Earl, I love you very much. But you are a certified, Grade-A, nut-job on this one." I usually don't talk so harshly with my beloved uncle. But this time he had gone too far.
When Gov. Jerry Brown declared an official end to California's three-year drought, the headline on one Los Angeles blog read, "Water your lawn, people."
Community members looking for a way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year are invited to look no further than downtown Newhall's "Taste of Cinco de Mayo" on the evening of May 5.
A man in his mid-20s is undergoing mental health tests today following frantic moments in Tesoro on Sunday.
Senior lunch menu
WASHINGTON (AP) - Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that murdered thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Barack Obama said Sunday.
Your politicians want your donations for their campaigns. Your Red Cross needs your donations to help your fellow citizens who are being devastated by the storms, floods and tornadoes that are tearing the country apart as we read this letter.
We moved to Stevenson Ranch 12 years ago, and since then, I have had the following personal experiences with my tax dollars at work.
Campaigning for our 2012 presidential election is under way, and already we are all enduring another long barrage of the same old tired political rhetoric from the left wing.
The last paragraph of Monday's article regarding the City Council's agenda ("Council to vote on library tech," April 25) said that the council was going to appoint itself to the board of library trustees.
How about doing an article that gives everyone the information they need to call Caltrans and complain about how long the expansion work is taking at the junction of the I-5 freeway and Highway 14?
Sunday, May 1
There is a growing tendency in our society to engage eagerly in conversations with others, so long as we get to be the subject of the discourse.
The opening few minutes of the movie "Saving Private Ryan" are said to be the most realistic battle scenes ever created for film.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.