Splat! There goes another bug on the windshield. Anyone who's ever driven down a country lane has seen it happen. A fast moving car, a cloud of multiplying insects, and a big disgusting mess. The next time that happens to you, instead of grossing out, try thinking of the experience as an astronomy lesson. Your car is Earth. The bugs are tiny flakes of comet dust. The carnage on your windshield ... it's a meteor ...
A press conference led by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriffs' Station, 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway in Santa Clarita, to discuss emergency legislation to save domestic violence center program funds in California.
U.S. House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) Monday praised the dedication and sacrifices of U.S. and international troops serving in Afghanistan following an official congressional fact-finding trip to the country last week.
The city of Santa Clarita began the first of 12 large concrete pours for the Golden Valley Road Bridge, the final link in the Cross Valley Connector last Friday.
Angela's Army will host a fundraiser party for Angela Roselund on Monday, Aug. 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Scooter's Jungle, 28230 Constellation Rd., Valencia 91355.
Camp Pendleton will host SCV-based rock/pop singer, songwriter and guitarist Vince Falzone with drummer Don Tonic and bassist Matthew Fewtrell this Friday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. at Marine Corps Base Bldg. #22174, Camp Pendleton 92055.
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity is investigating a metallic meteorite the size of a large watermelon that is providing researchers more details about the Red Planet's environmental history.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Figures from the Department of Public Social Services show that children of illegal aliens in Los Angeles County collected nearly $22 million in welfare and over $26 million in food stamps in June, according to county Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Sacramento -- The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reminds motorists the summer heat can quickly create deadly conditions inside a vehicle, especially for children.
Could you use a free laptop? How about a 1-in-40 chance to win one as College of the Canyons kicks off its "40 Ways to Change Your Life" promotion in celebration of the college's 40th Anniversary this fall.
Christ Lutheran Church is hosting a Comedy Night fundraiser to benefit the Santa Clarita Emergency Winter Shelter on Sunday, Aug. 16, with a BBQ starting at 5 p.m. and performances by two comedians starting at 7 p.m.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District is scheduling a second series of public information meetings to cover proposed school boundary adjustments slated to take effect in August 2010. Adjustments are necessary to ease overcrowding in some area schools, while making better use of schools with declining enrollment.
The William S. Hart Union High School District has scheduled a second series of public information meetings to cover proposed school boundary adjustments slated to take effect in August 2010. Adjustments are necessary to ease overcrowding in some area schools, while making better use of schools with declining enrollment.
Construction has finished on Centre Pointe Village, a 15-acre retail project in Canyon Country, general contractor Oltmans Construction Co. announced Monday.
Summer fun was found in the form of artistic expression during the seventh annual Los Angeles Education Through the Arts Camp held at Christ Lutheran Church in Valencia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Canadian tourist Elisa Lam had been missing for about two weeks when officials at the historic Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles found her body in a water cistern on the hotel roof.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Much of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to heavy snow, treacherous roads and a day off from work or school as a large, potentially dangerous winter storm pushed eastward out of the Rockies.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) - The first of three people killed in a gunman's rampage was identified Wednesday as a 20-year-old woman but police did not know why she was in the home of the shooter, who lived with his parents and was described by authorities as a video game-playing loner.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
California Superstores Valencia KIA donated $2,500 to to benefit Rescues on the Runway - an animal rescue organization that saves dogs and cats from Los Angeles kill shelters and finds loving homes for them.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted a Soroptimist International and Zonta Dinner. The event is an annual gathering that has been held every January for many years. It allows the two clubs to socialize and work together on projects.
The start of the 21st century has brought with it an avalanche of international problems such as war, economic recession, nuclear proliferation, and rising global competitors. Although all these issues merit individual attention and consideration, I think the unrelenting rise of China presents the largest and most significant global challenge to the United States.
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