"Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry ..." If you are like most people, you are conditioned to automatically respond "alone." If you've suffered a devastating loss such as the death of a loved one, divorce, breakup or other grief experiences, you may be trying to cope with these and other unspoken rules.
Recently, I have noticed a lot of refusals to stop, pull over or even slow down when emergency vehicles are passing with sirens on and lights flashing. It seems to me that people no longer care about anything but trying to get where they're going, which is (half the time) right up to the next red light.
I just received an e-mail from our local elected congressional representative Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, in which he complains about the lawsuit filed by the U. S. Department of Justice against the law passed by the Arizona Legislature (Senate Bill 1070).
Eleven-year-old friends Carl Aikens, front, and Patrick Speers cool off at one of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center's three pools on Thursday afternoon.
On my husband's radio show a few weeks ago, he had guests representing both Republican and Democratic viewpoints. The assessment boiled down to this: "Republicans are the party of freedom; Democrats are the people's party, the party of equality." That got me thinking.
Saugus Receives Valuing Diversity Award
The city of Santa Clarita and the city's Redevelopment Agency have extended the deadline for residents to apply for a position on the Planning Commission, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, the Arts Commission or the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability Audit Panel (FAAP).
Local indie-rock band California Republic is performing in Valencia Friday at 8 p.m., with all proceeds to be split evenly between the memorial fund for the family of Matilde Garnica - killed in a July 4 Valencia vehicle collision - and Three Angels Orphanage in Haiti.
In the July 14 meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board, boardmembers confirmed Tom Cole as the new chief of operations and Greg Lee as the director of human resources and equity services.
In his new position, Cole will supervise the district's businesses services departments that include facilities, maintenance and operations, transportation, construction, and risk management.
Santa Clarita Valley-based hard rock band Smile Empty Soul hosts the world premiere today of a new music video for its latest single, "We're Through," on monsterenergy.com.
The trustee in Michael Vick's bankruptcy case is seeking repayment of at least $2 million that Vick doled out to friends and family members in the months before he was sent to federal prison.
The 12th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series continues Friday, July 16, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., on Town Center Drive at the corner of McBean Parkway, outside the Hyatt Valencia hotel in Valencia.
College of the Canyons' theater and music departments will host auditions in August for its fall production, "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
Los Angeles County residents can get text messages and e-mail alerts about disasters, kidnappings and traffic from the Sheriff's Department as part of a program unveiled this week.
My sincerest condolences to the Garnica family for their tragedy at our Fourth of July fireworks. With all due respect, city of Santa Clarita, this was a preventable crash waiting to happen.
It is vacation season, and many of us are facing that age-old problem: We find it hard to relax!
There are three things we know for certain - death, taxes and that residents want an independent movie theater to open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Want to keep your kids occupied for hours? Tell them to photograph Santa Claus riding a dinosaur.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Efren Navarro hit his first major league homer off Justin Verlander, and Matt Shoemaker combined with two relievers on a four-hitter as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 Saturday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Clayton Kershaw pitched a two-hitter to win his ninth straight decision, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.
It's no secret the Pac-12 conference will be highlighted by quarterback play this season.
Football fans across the Santa Clarita Valley should have a little bit of familiarity with five names spread around the Pac-12 conference this season.
A 45-year-old Los Angeles Police Department officer died at a hospital Saturday - two days after suffering what authorities said was a brain aneurysm while driving off-duty in her hometown of Valencia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire spreading in Northern California has forced hundreds of people to flee and destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Saturday.
A pair of checkpoints set up Friday night to check for drivers who may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs resulted in 16 arrests in Santa Clarita, according to officials.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel agreed Saturday to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours, a Cabinet minister said. In Gaza, a health official said the Palestinian death toll in 19 days of fighting had surpassed 1,000.