Social media has gone to church - or at least to some churches - as local houses of worship adopt new communication methods to reach people in a World Wide Web-driven world.
Santa Clarita United Methodist Church's Vacation Bible School raised more than $900 for Heifer International, a relief organization that donates farm animals and crops to families in need.
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) - Whipping up trouble before ever reaching land, Hurricane Irene zeroed in Friday for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were told to move to safer places, and New York City ordered its entire network of subways shut down for the first time because of a natural disaster.
Parents and community members can give their favorite school a chance to win one of 25 grants worth $25,000 by entering My Coke Rewards codes found on specially marked Sprite packaging.
Los Angeles County firefighters knocked down a five-acre fire that threatened seven homes in Acton on Friday.
Sen. Barbara Boxer plans to officiate a solar canopy dedication ceremony at the LEED-gold certified Transit Maintenance Facility at 11:30 a.m. Monday.
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Caltrans kicked off a $26 million road improvement project on Friday that will benefit commuters traveling on Interstate 5 north of Castaic.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is setting up a local checkpoint tonight to stop people from driving under the influence.
The Santa Clarita Valley remains under an excessive heat watch today as temperatures are due to soar into triple digits with a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms.
A preliminary hearing is set to begin next month for a local man accused of vehicular manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend last year.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Thursday turned to the public for answers about who vandalized Castaic Middle School earlier this month.
Patricia McKeon, wife of U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is running for the local Assembly seat in the California Legislature in November 2012, her spokesman said Thursday.
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The past few years have been tough for some people and nonprofit organizations that have been chasing a smaller pot of philanthropic dollars in the community.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.