Los Angeles-based acoustic duo Crimson Crowbar will headline a benefit concert on Friday, Nov. 12, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
West Coast alumni of Brooklyn Boys High in New York will salute a 25-year Valencia resident, retired educator Bob Neuman, class of 1955, as "Man of the Year" at a luncheon on Sunday, Nov. 14, at Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City.
Interested grads of the school and friends are invited. Contact the organizer, Irwin Zucker, at (323) 461-3921.
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I'd like to express how saddened I am at the way the new changes being made at the YMCA by its new management, specifically the abrupt layoff of two of its finest staff members, Lori and Lisa.
Philip Bialowitz, one of eight living survivors of the infamous Nazi death camp Sobibór, will visit Chabad of SCV on Nov. 17 to share his experience and journey since escaping from the camp.
Death-camp survivor talk
With some magical help from Santa Claus, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will officially kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Community Tree on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita invites the community to attend "A Day of Art" at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich reacted to Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza's ruling which blocks enforcement of restricting sex offenders from living near schools and parks.
The city of Santa Clarita's "Camp Clarita" is excited to offer camp during winter break to children in grades K-6.
College of the Canyons will host a night of unscripted laughter and excitement as the student improv troupe Comedians of the Canyons presents the second in a series of free on-campus improv comedy shows.
Tim Burkhart, general manager at Six Flags Magic Mountain, has been named the Valley Industry Association's chairman of the Board of Directors for 2011. Burkhart will be installed during a luncheon Dec. 21 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
As part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on Interstate 5 between Pico Canyon Road and Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, Caltrans will implement several freeway closures next week. Closures will begin Monday and continue through Friday, Aug. 1.
Department of Motor Vehicles officials will hold two public hearings, in Los Angeles and in Northern California, to receive the public's comments on proposed regulations related to a new law allowing driver's licenses to be issued to undocumented California residents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.
SANTA ANA (AP) - A California appeals court has ordered a new trial for an Orange County woman who was convicted of killing her baby after giving birth in a restaurant bathroom.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."
Life is full of events that can knock you down. Sometimes it's an actual tumble or accident that lands you in the hospital. Sometimes it's a death of someone you love dearly and can't quite imagine life without. Maybe it's the tragedy of being abused as a child.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Bell city councilwoman has been given two years in state prison and ordered to pay $242,000 in restitution for misappropriating public funds.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.