McGrath Elementary School is one of 33 California schools nominated Wednesday for the federal Department of Education's Blue Ribbon recognition.
Many of us were disheartened when the last state legislative session failed to approve a plastic-bag ban that even the grocers supported.
The not-so-rich - sometimes called the middle-class, the lower-middle class and the lower-lower-middle class - are between a rock and a hard place.
You know how you wonder about stuff? Like the years we have floods and washed out roads, and just a few months later, we are being warned about a huge water shortage or why those new eco-friendly light bulbs that cost a fortune can't be tossed in the trash because they are dangerous to the environment?
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The Valley Industry Association's monthly business lunch is scheduled for Dec. 21.
Leaders take action when others freeze. This statement is true for many things in life (and in this case - death).
An 8-foot-tall menorah sits outside of the ice-skating rink where it was later used as the centerpiece for a Hanukkah celebration at Ice Station Valencia on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- John Lennon's fans celebrated his life Wednesday by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his honor, while a newly released interview he gave shortly before his death showed he was optimistic about his future.
Washington, D.C. -- The House Republican Conference today ratified U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) as the next Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services.
Headline your holiday with the quintessential flavor of the season - peppermint. These extra special sweets offer a bountiful buffet of peppermint possibilities. Choose one or more for cookie exchanges, après caroling nibbles, gifts for teachers and Santa.
Axl Rose. Pat Benatar. Mick Jagger. Paul McCartney. Johnny Rotten. Not exactly the people you would look to for marketing advice. What could they possibly know about growing your business?
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area.
OLYMPIA, Wash. - David Simonsen wanted his teenage son to earn money, so he offered what he thought would be a tempting task: the chance to sell stuff on eBay.
In an effort to help local business owners see their enterprises thrive and expand, Rick Hernandez, President, Syntesis Global, LLC will deliver the presentation "Growing Your Business in the 21st Century, A New Era" during the spring 2014 College of the Canyons Chancellor's Circle Breakfast Briefing.
HONOLULU (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
Meb Keflezighi of San Diego won the men's race in the Boston Marathon Monday, giving the city its long-hoped-for American champion a year after the bombings.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) - With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they dug through snow with their hands and ice axes in hopes of finding their friends alive.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say they have issued 28 citations for public consumption of marijuana and arrested one person accused of attempting to distribute the drug so far this weekend as revelers celebrate the traditional pot holiday of April 20.
TORONTO (AP) - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.