PARIS (AP) - France raised the possibility Thursday of sending "defensive weapons" to Syria's rebels, but Russia warned that such a move would violate international law.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Palestinian militants fired a rocket aimed at Jerusalem on Friday, setting off air raid sirens throughout the city and opening a new front in three days of fierce fighting between Israel and armed groups in the Gaza Strip.
San Fernando Valley – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps, and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the Ventura Freeway (SR-134) as part of a $57.8 million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard. Closures are subject to change. Detours will be signed.
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Union Station in downtown Los Angeles has reopened after a bomb scare forced a temporary shutdown of the bus, train and subway hub.
CHICO, Calif. (AP) - Chico State University suspended all Greek activities Thursday after the death of a student who drank too much alcohol while celebrating his 21st birthday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The nation's eighth-largest city has elected a veteran congressman as its first Democratic mayor in two decades.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A review of the Los Angeles Fire Department's response times has found that the agency used inaccurate data from its 30-year-old computerized dispatch network that should not be relied upon until they are recalculated.
The Santa Clarita and Castaic Lions clubs have joined again with the William S. Hart Union High School District to host a gourmet Thanksgiving feast at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.
Today in the SCV Holiday Hocus Pocus What: The sixth annual magic show is organized by the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 280. A series of magical stories, intertwined with the spirit of the season, will delight audiences. Children, as well as adults, will enjoy the magic and illusions in the beautiful Festival of Trees setting.Doors open at 6 p.m. for an hour of close-up magic acts, followed by a family-friendly, professional-quality stage show featuring ...
Everyone is preoccupied with the events surrounding the juicy sex scandal involving now-former CIA Director David Petraeus to the point they may not have noticed a pattern - a shake-down - that is taking place in our military top brass, much like the one currently happening in Russia under President Vladimir Putin.
As California voters surface from the frenzied atmosphere of the recent election cycle, the ramifications of our choices are already beginning to prove that we will not escape the consequences of ignoring the simple truths of basic economics.
When Brooke McClure-Provenzano's 3-year-old called, "Look, Mommy, a rainbow," her mom just had to grab her cellphone for a picture. Because the rainbow in the sky over Newhall on Wednesday afternoon was no ordinary rainbow.
Michael Reagan's syndicated article "GOP turns sure victory into defeat" (Nov. 8) misses the mark on so many fronts.
A friend of mine recently sent me one of those political emails that screams for fact-checking. You know the ones I mean - "Obama is really a space alien and we have proof!" or "Hilary Clinton Smokes Pot with Harry Reid."
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