According to the IRS, people who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season. The new law was enacted after the 2009 forms, instructions and publications had already been printed.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directed the Chief Executive Officer to provide monthly reports on the impact of the State's prison release program on the County's Sheriff's Department and Departments of Mental Health, Health Services and Public Social Services.
Registered Dietitian Stephanie Correnti will be conducting a free six-week cooking demonstration and lecture from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Friday, March 19 at Bouquet Canyon Seniors apartments, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
AAF-Los Angeles North will hold their ADDY Gala to honor the winners of the Los Angeles North ADDY competition this Sunday, March 7 at the Oddysey Restaurant at 6 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To improve successful outcomes for young people in foster care, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to support Assembly Bill 2131 (D-Bass). This legislation would reverse cuts to the State's counties by Governor Schwarzenegger to balance the State budget and restore $17 million dollars in state foster care funding to Los Angeles County.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 16 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a special Open House event on Tuesday, March 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of its new Permit Center and the community is invited to attend.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to sign up to participate in a night of murder, mayhem and fun with an excursion to a Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show. Attendees will arrive at the city's Sports Complex Activities Center by 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 to be whisked away to Los Angeles for a night of superb food, spooky mystery and great fun.
Mark your calendars for funnyman Mark Eddie, who will be headlining a benefit comedy show at Congregation Beth Shalom on Saturday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Eddie's show, which includes two special opening acts, are on sale now at $20.
The ultra-popular Junior High Summer Institute (JSI) at College of the Canyons will return for its third season July 5-30, providing a fun, and educationally stimulating, atmosphere where students can learn, play and grow.
GLENDALE, Calif. -- The Love Ride, cancelled last year because of a challenging economy, is planning to start again in fall 2011.
On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, members of the Southern California High Tech Task Force served three search warrants after arresting three prolific identity thieves as part of a four year investigation dubbed "Operation Big Skim."
Huntington Beach, Calif. - Hollywood Entertainment Museum (HEM) announced today the continuation of the auction of its prized collection in an effort to save its media arts high school program for at-risk kids.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - John Daly was so irritated that a Florida newspaper wrote about his PGA Tour disciplinary file that he referred to the writer as a "jerk" on Twitter and posted the writer's cell phone number for his followers to call.
In honor of the Week of the Young Child, College of the Canyons and the Southern California Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (SCVAEYC) will host the seventh annual "Play Day" on Saturday, April 17, offering free, developmentally appropriate activities for children in the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.