Too often I am reminded of the impact that California state regulations and litigated claims can have against companies doing business in California, resulting in businesses closing or moving out of state.
A man was killed during an alleged robbery attempt this morning in Newhall, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials.
Jet crashes, one man injured
One morning last week I read an article regarding a stabbing in Canyon Country.
Trying to obtain health insurance for a family is a joke! I recently quit my job with the county to take care of five teenagers and help my husband with his business.
While growing up, my family always lived in apartments. Dad had this funny habit of occasionally coming home from work and announcing that he just quit, meaning 3-4 months of unemployment and a possible move while he found a new job. This always made my mom skittish about committing to a mortgage. Later, after dad was gone, mom didn't have the money to buy a house. So, we rented.
Can you remember a time when there was not such a thing as e-mail? Now that it's here, we cannot pick up an old edition of a manners book to find out about e-mail etiquette. Is there a set of rules to keep us mannerly with this techy form of communication?
From his jolly belly to his favorite Christmas Eve snack, just about anyone can give you the full story on Santa Claus.
The Via Princessa Metrolink Station recently underwent numerous improvements and upgrades, including the addition of a 1,100 square-foot building with a men's restroom and women's restroom, a guard office and a janitor's closet. There were also handicap parking upgrades and accessibility improvements.
Do you like numbers? Do you like them better when they involve tax savings? Here are 10 numbers and 10 tax-saving strategies to consider as the clock starts to wind down on 2008.
More than 400 people enjoyed a free Thanksgiving dinner at the Santa Clarita Community Center Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies teamed with local citizens to thwart an alleged criminal theft ring Wednesday morning, a sheriff's statement said.
The Los Angeles District Attorney's office found insufficient evidence to charge Jose Reyes, a truck driver involved in the Tunnel fire, with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter, according to a DA statement.
The city of Santa Clarita installed the first softball scoreboard at Central Park on Championship Field No. 2.
Lucky enough to attend Guy LeLarge's fourth annual holiday wine tasting event I had the opportunity to taste some very high end-wines while be entertained by some of his happy guests.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Swimming pool with a hot tub. Four bedrooms and four-car garage. Granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. That's what $ 1 million will buy you in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa.
TOKYO (AP) - American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs.
Autism spectrum disorder is surely prevalent in the United States. In fact, about one in 68 kids have autism in the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Debt comes in many shapes and sizes. Some types are more easily justified than others. Some are planned and others are a result of giving in to an impulse. One thing is for sure, though. Debt is the enemy. Of course, it wasn't always that way. In the beginning, debt acts like it's a friend, allowing you to buy that extra outfit or a television with just a swipe of a card, or that much-needed SUV down at the car dealership; or a solid education. It isn't difficult to get into debt, but once you want out ...
The days of losing your hotel room key and waiting in a long line to check-out and pay your bill might be over. Hilton Worldwide announced yesterday that they'll be revolutionizing the way its hotel system works in the near future, making your stay much more compatable with your smartphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.
#SCV Sheriff's "National Night Out" Against Crime 2014. COME JOIN US.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party conservatives on a border security bill.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday as the World Health Organization announced dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.