Americans have been living through what many financial experts consider the worst economic times since the Great Depression. Many have struggled with home mortgages amid layoffs and downsizings, while others regret some of their past financial choices.
One of the best qualities you can have is to be teachable. Learn to listen to others.
The local community is invited to Rosedell Elementary School's production of "Annie."
Vino 100 is hosting an in-store wine-tasting event, featuring Petra Santa Winery, as part of the store's Meet the Winemaker Series. Petra Santa Winery is from the Cienega Valley, located in California's Central Coast, on a 455-acre estate that is situated 25 miles from inland from Monterey Bay.
Mitchell Community School has been selected by California Business for Education Excellence as one of 1,221 public schools in California to be named a 2010 Honor Roll school.
Screamin Daily Deals recently presented Sierra Vista Junior High School with a $3,000 check as part of its School Rewards Program. The check was from parents signing up for Screamin Daily Deals and a bonus for having an 80 percent or greater participation rate. Each time a parent purchases one of the website's deals, the school will receive 10 percent of the proceeds. Checks are sent to schools quarterly.
Members of the Career & College Club, or CCC, at La Mesa Junior High School presented their final projects to eighth-grade students recently. The topics included "A-G" requirements, college systems and financial aid.
Southern California jazz-lovers and students of jazz spent a day filled with music performed by West Ranch High School students and others, ranging from junior high through university levels, as Jazz Appreciation Month was observed April 16 at the school.
Have you ever had someone teach you all about jazz elements?
The city of Santa Clarita is introducing new tracking technology to help locate missing people with cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's, dementia or autism.
Sheriff's deputies detained more than a dozen juveniles outside two local high schools Tuesday after residents who live near the schools complained about underage smoking in their neighborhoods.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society's annual Chuckwagon Dinner Show, one of the favorite partner events tied in with the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, will this year feature a special tribute to the Stuntmen's Association of America, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY (PRNewswire) -- Today the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a multimedia public education campaign urging parents and caretakers to get their whole family vaccinated. The campaign, called "Stay Healthy. Vaccinate.," uses print, television and radio spots, and will provide interactive content and information through Facebook and YouTube. The campaign also features its own website: www.vaccinateLA.com.
Guitar Center announced it is opening a new retail location in Stevenson Ranch on Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. The store has a vast product selection and also features a Guitar Center Studios lesson facility. Guitar Center Studios will provide music lessons from beginner to advanced, featuring certified instructors.
Santa Clara Valley Bank announced its 2011 first quarter financial results on Friday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.
In observance of Labor Day, public school and public services such as U.S. mail and government and court offices will be shut down Monday.
Editor's note: The following story corrects an earlier version posted Aug. 23 that incorrectly said what the 'ice bucket challenge' money would be used for. All proceeds from the ice bucket challenge for Cary Dermer went to the ALS Association.
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) - The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is on the verge of regulating groundwater for the first time under legislation headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman in her 90s and a man in his 70s died after fire burned a condominium building in Encino, fire officials said Friday.
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SACRAMENTO (AP) - Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous rip currents.
DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.