The Saugus Speedway and Swap Meet has started a month-long coat drive with donations going to the homeless or needy at the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter and the San Fernando Valley Rescue Center.
J. Ethan Jewell wrote a letter ("Why conservatives should be supporting health care reform," Dec. 27) supporting the liberals' "health care reform" proposals.
One of the biggest problems with regard to rising health care costs is people will go to the doctor when they don't need it just because their insurance covers it.
The most pressing concern for Californians is unemployment. At last glance, approximately 40,000 of those on the unemployment payroll were from the Sacramento Valley farm belt that boasts some of the richest soil around.
"I will promise you this, that if we have not gotten our troops out by the time I am president, it is the first thing I will do. I will get our troops home. We will bring an end to this war."
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The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several fantastic dogs available for adoption.
College of the Canyons student Sarah McLeod was on the hunt Saturday afternoon for accessories for her recently repaired beach cruiser bicycle - the blue ride she pedals to class.
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A woman died in an apparent suicide after her car went over the side of San Francisquito Road area Friday, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Doesn't attaching teachers to the students' test scores ensure that some teachers will pass below-average students?
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It's normal to tire from housework and business activities or social obligations, but most people with Alzheimer's disease become very moody.
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.
The Hart swim team wasn't wasting any time in moving on from last week's disappointing finishes against Valencia.
Battling through adversity is another sign of the improvement the Canyon Cowboys boys volleyball team has made throughout the season.
It's unlikely softball purists would have been satisfied with the way things ended between defending Foothill League champion West Ranch and title-contender Saugus on Tuesday. But the Wildcats aren't about to complain.