Deputies found about $2,500 worth of heroin inside a Pacoima man's underwear during a traffic stop in Sylmar, authorities said Tuesday. Juvenile Intervention Team and narcotics detectives stopped the man's car about 2 p.m. Monday on the 13000 block of Bradley Ave, Lt. Brenda Cambra of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said in an e-mail. Authorities found about 1,000 doses of heroin in the man's underwear while searching him, Cambra said.
A 22-year-old Valencia man was arrested after deputies found marijuana and methamphetamine in his vehicle, authorities said Tuesday.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.5 million project to resurface the roadway pavement on Stevenson Ranch Parkway in Stevenson Ranch, county Mayor Michael D. Antonovich announced. Work is estimated to start in June 2011, and be completed in November 2011.
The city of Santa Clarita announced the launch of a new website this week to inform the public about the Whittaker-Bermite property located in the center of town.
Sixty Bowman High School students, staff members and Hart District employees donated blood earlier this month for the annual UCLA Blood Drive.
Hart High School's varsity cheer and stunt group took home first place and were named 2011 Jamz National Champions during a Feb. 18 competition in Las Vegas. The cheerleaders were joined by their families and Hart High cheer adviser Lisa Parra, Hart High Assistant Principal Erum Jones and coaches Amanda Sabo and Leah Powers.
If you're hungering for something new to eat, or it's time to put some zip into the same old menus, take heart. These recipes bring two great ingredients together - Texas Rio Star Grapefruit and USA peanuts - perking up meal time with fresh and flavorful dishes.
I got quite a chuckle out of Paul Henry Sibek's letter on Monday ("GOP wrongly pursuing its own narrow agenda," Feb. 28) in which he wails about the Republicans' temporary rise to power and the unconstitutional and unpopular policy fantasies they're forcing upon the people they govern.
Members of the public should be aware of a phone scam that leaves them with high phone bills.
One of the most poignant stories of the Holocaust, "The Diary of Anne Frank," debuts at the Repertory East Playhouse on March 11 at 8 p.m.
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In electing Scott Walker as their governor, voters in Wisconsin consciously chose reform over the status quo. The government employee unions and Democratic Party have decided they will side against the people and needed reform.
For years, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has been trying to recover from previous administrations who had tarnished the reputation and functions of a most important trusted and vital segment of our community.
The following essays were submitted by fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
I have four kids ages 14, 12, 9 and 6. We're normally a pretty happy family that get along well together and do lots of fun things together. Like this summer we went to the Grand Canyon and had a great time - most of the time. But there are times when, even when we're having a lot of fun, the fun gets spoiled by the kids' fighting. It's nothing awful (i.e. there's no blood and nobody goes days without talking afterwards) but it's still really annoying and puts a dark cloud over whatever it ...
Over the last two decades, cell phones have gone from an expensive (and bulky!) luxury to an absolute necessity - the latter definition, of course, coming from your kids. But the way society is moving, it's becoming more and more difficult to deny that fact. Parents want their kids to have a way to call home in case of an emergency. Kids want to be able to be in contact with their friends.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.