Chinese sophomore Yichao Gao chose to come to America for his foreign-exchange experience because of what he thought it represented: a land of opportunity with copious amounts freedom and prosperity.
The insane right-wing fringe is at it over the appointment of advisors termed "czars."
Regarding her starving subjects, Marie Antoinette is popularly reported as having said, "Let them eat cake."
There's something I don't understand.
The Valencia High School varsity dance team continued its winning ways by following its unprecedented three national titles last June with top honors at the recent United Spirit Association Elite Dance Camp.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is accepting new students of all ages on Oct. 3 in the Saturday morning T'ai Chi Ch'uan class from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. with instructor Sharon Chang at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street.
LOS ANGELES -- First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden appear in a new Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) public service announcement that praises the contributions of military servicemen and women while asking Americans to assist veterans and military families who need help.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita.
SACRAMENTO -- Buckle up, or prepare to pay up if you're stopped by a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer on Thursday, Sept. 17.
Penny Lane presents the tenth annual "Voices of Our Children" on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tournament Players Club, 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia 91381 with guest of honor, Chris Schauble, NBC 4 News Anchor.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To improve library access for the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously moved to lease an additional 4,500 square feet of office space and 10 additional parking spaces to expand services for the Jo Anne Darcy County Library in Canyon Country.
At a cost of nearly $2.5 million, improvements will include new ceiling tile, carpeting, painting, lighting and ductwork, modifications to the young adult area, two study rooms, an audio-visual system for the community meeting room, new furniture and computer work stations.
Craig Duswalt and Milana Leshinsky will discuss "The Biggest Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make That Keep Them from Earning a Seven Figure Income" and how to cash in on the hottest trend in business today to turn your knowledge into a multiple income stream empire in a free teleseminar on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m.
The Foundation for Children's Dental Health Board of Directors invites everyone to attend the organization's annual Fiesta at the home of Santa Clarita City Councilmember Bob Kellar, located at 26166 Ravenhill Road, on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Heal the Bay today released its inaugural list of Los Angeles County's five most debris-impacted waterways and sent out an urgent call for volunteers to help restore the sites as part of Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, Sept. 19.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed decades ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is threatening to veto a spending bill drafted by House Republicans to deal with the influx of Central American minors at the U.S. border.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill to deal with the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border has won a temporary reprieve in the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site to recover remains still baking in midsummer heat in farm fields - deepening frustration for victims' relatives and the governments whose citizens died.
JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza health officials say 15 people have been killed and more than 150 wounded by an Israeli airstrike in a crowded shopping area.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.