A "Soles 4 Souls" shoe drive, coordinated by Sarah Moreno, a student at Charter College in Canyon Country, is collecting shoes for the needy now through Friday, April 30.
LOS ANGELES -- Members of several churches from the San Gabriel Valley will meet in the San Gabriel Mountains this Saturday - the day before Easter - to express their support for more protection of the mountain range.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Duke is the favorite among the Final Four to win the NCAA title, while Michigan State is a longshot despite its trip to the finals last year, oddsmakers in Las Vegas said Monday.
Community members are invited to participate in two springtime community events this Sunday, April 3, including a "Splash and Dash Egg Hunt" at the Sports Complex Aquatic Center and "Eggstravaganza," held at Central Park.
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Sometimes it seems like Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon is not quite sure who he really represents. Because if McKeon remembered that he represents the people of his community, then he would have voted for health insurance reform in the House of Representatives when it came up for a final vote.
Regarding Gary Horton's column ("'We' Dems overcome 'me' Reps," March 24) celebrating the Democrats' passage of the "health care" law: Yes, 34 million more "uninsured" are added to the rolls and it'll be interesting to watch that burn down America's financial house.
Regarding Meet the Press on NBC, on Feb. 21, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's remark "God's in charge":
Insults and threats followed 15-year-old Phoebe Prince almost from her first day at South Hadley High School in Northamption, Mass,, targeting the Irish immigrant in the halls, library and in vicious cell phone text messages.
Health Week at North Park Elementary came to a close with a strawberry relay race on March 19. The physical event capped off a five-day focus on improving students' physical and mental health, Principal Pete Bland said.
Living life the way we want to means making choices that are good for you and your family. That's what independence is all about.
The city of Santa Clarita is now accepting reservations for birthday parties at the City's Skate Park. Held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturdays from April through mid-October, the parties allow residents to rent out the popular Skate Park for a private, two-hour birthday bash.
The Santa Clarita Bruins, a regional support group of the UCLA Alumni Association, is offering $500 scholarships to UCLA-bound high school seniors from the Santa Clarita Valley.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. -- Ferial Masry is running for an open seat this time as the candidate for the 37th Assembly District, which covers a small area of the Los Angeles and a large area of Ventura County.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
Your prospects for a happy marriage may be tied to people other than your soon-to-be spouse. For example, the more people who come to your wedding, the better it bodes for your marital bliss. But the more serious premarital relationships you had before, the less likely you are to be happily married later.
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ISLAMABAD (AP) - Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.
ANGLETON, Texas (AP) - A drunk driver did not deserve "execution" by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug for Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday, though medical experts caution it is not certain if the drug is effective.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops backed by U.S. airstrikes dislodged Islamic militants from a strategic dam in the country's north.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police said they prevented a "horrific tragedy" by arresting two teenage boys who plotted to kill three high school staffers then gun down as many students as possible in a quaint Los Angeles suburb.
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.