An open letter to Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita:
Service at the Canyon Country library:
Dan K. Thomasson was correct in his Aug. 9 editorial: Standard & Poor's credit ratings did reflect politics.
Electricity: We all use it, and we all pay for it. And we're likely to start paying a lot more for it in the next couple of years. But you can speak up and have an impact on just how high the new rates will climb.
A Saugus boy was airlifted to an area hospital after nearly drowning in the pool at his home on Saturday night, according to officials.
Firefighters were able to put out a quarter-acre brush fire off the southbound right shoulder of Highway 14 between Placerita Canyon and Golden Valley roads in about 15 minutes Saturday night, officials said.
Law enforcement officials seized 33 guns, 14 rifles and more than $1.4 million in illegal drugs and drug money last month as part of the Developing Increased Safety through Arms Reduction Management, or DISARM, program, Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich announced.
A Newhall coffee shop where a pickup smashed through the front window Thursday was open for business again Friday.
A sixth rabid bat was found in the Santa Clarita Valley, a health department website said Friday.
Labor of Love
When the federal government, through the Bureau of Land Management, made the decision to allow mining on the east side of Santa Clarita, it was 1990 - more than two decades ago - and the decision was made without taking into consideration the many impacts a large-scale mining project would have on the community.
Sierra (A4318003) is a cute 3-year-old terrier and one of the sweetest, most loving dogs at Castaic Shelter. Hard to believe Sierra was a stray, she cleans up so well. Sierra gets along with other dogs, walks nicely on a leash and just adores people. She will sit for treats and will make an awesome canine companion for just about anyone. Do you have room in your heart and home for Sierra?
By now, we've all made re-useable grocery bags a part of our everyday lives.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said.
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters from throughout California were being dispatched Tuesday to protect homes threatened by an out-of-control wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, the second fire around the park in recent weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) - Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live."
GLENDORA (AP) - One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's top dollar store chains are betting big that their once-thriving business will make a comeback if they band together.
Here's a question: when politicians or public figures are dead wrong about a claim they've repeatedly made, what expectations does the public reasonably have to either an apology or even an acknowledgement that they were wrong in the first place?
During the Senate's brief pre-election legislative session in mid-September, Harry Reid, D-Nevada, intends to call up for a vote an amendment to the Unites States Constitution.
It never fails to amaze me how many major projects are approved with little or no awareness of the actual impact of the project.
BOSTON (AP) - Kevin Jepsen hadn't earned a save in nearly two years. He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.
There are few singular moments that can send two groups of people at the same place spiraling into opposite extremes of the emotional spectrum.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A wild chase that began Monday with two men in an SUV firing on pursuing police ended several hours later with one suspect dead, another arrested, and a SWAT officer with a gunshot wound to the leg, Los Angeles authorities said.
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting residents to become its water police: to report when and where they spot broken city-owned sprinkler heads geysering water or other city watering systems wasting the precious liquid.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters have gathered daily, with some crowds turning violent, since a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Here's a look at key elements of the shooting and the unrest that followed:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.