Coroner's investigators are expected to perform an autopsy today on a charred body found in the Angeles National Forest north of Castaic.
As of today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will enforce rules requiring U.S. citizens to carry passports or passport cards when traveling by car or cruise ship to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean.
Most of my newspapers have been piling up lately, securely banded, wrapped and unread. Not eager to plow through the continuing saga of economic distress or the political footballs thrown by opposing parties, I've found myself ignoring what used to be my wakeup call each day. Alas, writing a political piece requires being informed, so why not check out the latest chapter in California's economic conundrum? Front-page center I read of Governor Schwarzenegger's possible plans ...
A good deed from some great people is sure to make a difference in someone's life. Gage Patterson and Blake Torricelli are two Rancho Pico Junior High students known for their long, flowing hair. But both recently decided to cut their trademark locks to help cancer patients. It is known that cancer patients, when they go through radiation and chemotherapy, lose their hair as a side effect of the therapies because the cells that make ...
A group of 12 fourth-grade students at Canyon Springs Elementary School in Canyon Country spent this school year spreading the news about healthy eating and the importance of physical activity.
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I have just learned that the recreation board of the Friendly Valley Homeowners' Association has opted to remove the steps that I personally have always used to walk down to our lawn bowling area. I have heard the rumor that these steps have been "deemed unsafe" and that the recreation Board of Directors is looking for bids to remove the steps with no plans to replace them.
LOS ANGELES -- Pardee Homes' Portico at Pacific Highlands Ranch development in San Diego, a high-density neighborhood of detached homes, earned an Honorable Mention as the Project of the Year in the Production - Single Family Home division of the national Green Building Awards.
Santa Clarita residents and local business owners Yoti Telio of Santa Clarita Photographic Studio and Jen O'Sullivan of Jen O'Sullivan Boutique Wedding Photography have teamed to create a new forward-thinking business group in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The city of Santa Clarita's Enterprise Zone program will be celebrating another milestone this month with the acceptance of an Enterprise Zone Voucher Application from its 100th local business.
The city of Santa Clarita invites residents to come out for the first installment of the 2009 "Fine Craft Show" on the weekend of June 13 and 14.
The city of Santa Clarita launched its newly redesigned transit Web site today with a fresh look and feel.
BALTIMORE -- Matthew Witkin, a student from Valencia, was recently honored at a statewide awards ceremony for gifted children held by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY).
Home builder Lennar Corp. stands to buy a 15 percent stake in the Newhall Ranch project if a group of creditors signs off on a reorganization plan OK'd by a judge today for the project's bankrupt parent company.
A sixth-grade student at Skyblue Mesa Elementary School has a doctor-confirmed case of the H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, a Saugus Union School District official said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A solar-powered plane nearing the close of a cross-continental journey landed at Dulles International Airport outside the nation's capital early Sunday, only one short leg to New York remaining on a voyage that opened in May.
A recent Associated Press-WE tv poll found more than 8 in 10 men said they have always wanted to be fathers or think they'd like to be one someday.
At least 24 men convicted or charged with murder or rape based on bite marks on the flesh of victims have been exonerated since 2000, many after spending more than a decade in prison. Now a judge's ruling later this month in New York could help end the practice for good.
One person was injured in a motorcycle crash east of Quail Lake Sunday morning, prompting fire officials to dispatch a rescue helicopter to the scene near Lake Hughes, a Fire Department official said.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - Gunmen killed two anti-polio workers Sunday in northwest Pakistan, police said, the latest violence directed at efforts to eradicate the disease from the country.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Man of Steel" leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend.
ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday it was his "duty" to order riot police to evict activists occupying an Istanbul park that became a center of defiance against his rule, even as the government crackdown continued across town with tear gas fired at protesters trying to regroup.
SANTA MONICA (AP) - For decades there have been two Santa Monicas.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook's top attorney said Friday night that after negotiations with national security officials the company has been given permission to make new but still very limited revelations about government orders to turn over user data.
JAMISON CITY, Pa. (AP) - Four central Pennsylvania residents said they used only a rope and a flashlight during a wild chase to rescue a young bear whose head had been stuck in a plastic jar for at least 11 days.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) - Wrinkled and skinny at first, the translucent, jellyfish-shaped balloons that Google released this week from a frozen field in the heart of New Zealand's South Island hardened into shiny pumpkins as they rose into the blue winter skies above Lake Tekapo, passing the first big test of a lofty goal to get the entire planet online.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 44 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - With their passports in tow, Iranian-Americans and expatriates trickled into polling sites across the United States on Friday, joining their countrymen half a world away in voting in Iran's presidential election.
BRENTWOOD (AP) - A woman has died and six others, including four children and a pregnant woman, have been injured in a crash in the San Francisco Bay area city of Brentwood.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Crews battling the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history say they were better prepared to take on the flames because of lessons learned fighting last year's Waldo Canyon Fire, a similarly devastating blaze that devoured hundreds of homes and killed two people only a few miles away.