The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) kicked off their 2009-10 "What a Difference a Book Makes" literacy campaign and book drive.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose powerful behind-the-scenes influence on The Walt Disney Co. led to the departure of former chief Michael Eisner, has died. He was 79.
The company announced that Disney died Wednesday in Newport Beach, Calif., after a yearlong bout with stomach cancer.
USA Football, the sport's national governing body on youth and amateur levels, has awarded football equipment grants to youth leagues and high school programs throughout California, including Golden Valley High School and the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Tuesday's edition of Roll Call included an op-ed written by U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, which outlines some of the challenging national security issues facing the second session of the 111th Congress.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined Sheriff Lee Baca, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and police chiefs from more than 20 cities to launch a new public-private partnership that will offer rewards to anonymous tipsters who provide information leading to the apprehension and prosecution of criminals.
A Canyon Country woman has been sentenced to two years in prison after she forged the signature of senior citizen on insurance documents for a commission, authorities announced Wednesday.
Frontier Toyota/Scion in the Valencia Auto Center, located in the city of Santa Clarita, is sponsoring a Christmas food drive for the Santa Clarita Food Pantry. Starting Dec. 14 and ending Dec. 20, Frontier Toyota/Scion invites the public to drop off non-perishable food items in turn for raffle tickets. On Dec. 20 at 3 p.m., the dealership will draw winning tickets for some great prizes.
College of the Canyons will hold a training exercise from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at the Valencia campus. The drill serves as a way to train COC's staff in case of a real emergency.
Power Chevrolet will host a free Winter Wonderland from 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday.
A caravan of 20 United States Postal Service (USPS) trucks, led by Santa himself, will make its annual holiday delivery of toys Wednesday morning to the San Fernando Valley and Chatsworth offices of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday kept a $10,000 reward in place for anyone with information leading to a conviction or an arrest in a mysterious Valencia slaying last year.
The Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Care presents its Holiday Party for participants, families and friends at 11:30 a.m. on Friday. The festive event features a meal cooked by staff and a visit from Santa.
Locals will have a chance to "Save-A-Stray for the Holidays" at reduced prices from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Castaic Animal Shelter. The Castaic Animal Shelter's address is 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Road in Castaic.
One home development company has opted to ditch its holiday luncheon in order to help victims of domestic violence and more than 100 special needs children.
To a room full of bright-eyed students ready to learn, Lisa Lamedman, the Yes I Can instructor at Canyon High School, teaches things that normal high school classes do not always cover.
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.
Here's a question: when politicians or public figures are dead wrong about a claim they've repeatedly made, what expectations does the public reasonably have to either an apology or even an acknowledgement that they were wrong in the first place?
During the Senate's brief pre-election legislative session in mid-September, Harry Reid, D-Nevada, intends to call up for a vote an amendment to the Unites States Constitution.
It never fails to amaze me how many major projects are approved with little or no awareness of the actual impact of the project.
BOSTON (AP) - Kevin Jepsen hadn't earned a save in nearly two years. He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.
There are few singular moments that can send two groups of people at the same place spiraling into opposite extremes of the emotional spectrum.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A wild chase that began Monday with two men in an SUV firing on pursuing police ended several hours later with one suspect dead, another arrested, and a SWAT officer with a gunshot wound to the leg, Los Angeles authorities said.
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting residents to become its water police: to report when and where they spot broken city-owned sprinkler heads geysering water or other city watering systems wasting the precious liquid.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters have gathered daily, with some crowds turning violent, since a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Here's a look at key elements of the shooting and the unrest that followed:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego City Council approved raising the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, overriding a mayoral veto and setting the stage for a possible challenge at the voting booth.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - The body of the missing, pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine has been found deep in an abandoned mine shaft in Southern California, where her husband had been stationed, and Alaskan authorities have arrested her alleged lover on suspicion of homicide.