SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- According to a new online resource made available today by Marin Institute, there is a growing number of states collecting funds from the sale of alcoholic beverages and earmarking the dollars for programs that mitigate alcohol related harm.
The city of Santa Clarita's Arts and Events department announced a set date for the 2010 Earth Arbor Day Festival.
In November, the College of the Canyons Foundation will celebrate the legacy of beloved Hollywood performer Jack Oakie and his wife, Victoria, by presenting the second film in the College of the Canyons Oakie Film Series.
The Repertory East Playhouse (REP) will end its 2009 season with the highly anticipated production of the classic comedy "M*A*S*H," by Tim Kelly, sponsored by ServPro of Santa Clarita and presented by the city of Santa Clarita.
College of the Canyons will hold its 20th Annual "Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair" Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6. As in past years, the event will be held in COC's parking lot #8, near the Stadium off Valencia Boulevard.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Ghosts and goblins aren't the only spooky things lurking around this Halloween. A new report by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reveals that popular children's face paints contain lead, a potent neurotoxin, as well as nickel, cobalt and chromium, which can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Small Business Development Center invite business owners in the Newhall Redevelopment area to attend an informational workshop titled "Marketing and Sales When the Economy is Sinking."
Night work on Soledad Canyon Road and McBean Parkway as part of the City's Asphalt Rehabilitation Project is postponed due to anticipated nighttime weather conditions. Paving on Soledad Canyon Road will continue on Sunday, November 1, with the construction Project on McBean scheduled to begin Monday, November 2.
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There are several battles being fought today by business owners and more looming on the horizon.
The bewitching season is here! Gather the goblins, conjure up some creative costumes and prepare scary, scrumptious sweets for a great ghostly gathering.
On Oct. 3 and 4, poets from Bowman High School took the stage to read some of their original works for Santa Clarita's Festival of the Arts.
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. health agency is urging Ebola-affected countries to start screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from Islamic militants, a military spokesman in Baghdad said, as fighting was reported to be underway for the rest of the strategic complex.
GLENDORA (AP) - A wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of 200 people from a campground and recreational areas.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away. Some are young parents carrying infants. Others, college students. Retirees. Professionals taking a break from their jobs.
Beginning Sept. 2, the Los Angeles County public library system is restoring service hours at branches where they were cut in 2009-2010, officials announced.
As divorce rates remain high and marriage rates low, some suggest rethinking the institution and proposing trial runs, which would allow spouses to end their marriage without a divorce after two years if they aren't satisfied.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone's second start with Minnesota fell apart in a hurry.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers were trying to avoid getting swept in a three-game series for the first time this season. Dan Haren was attempting to win three consecutive starts for the first time in over a year.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including blood-stained sheets and mattresses.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in riot gear used armored vehicles to disperse defiant protesters who refused to leave a St. Louis suburb where a black, unarmed teen had been shot by a white police officer a week earlier.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against a man accused of posing as a Transportation Security Administration agent and privately screening two women at the San Francisco International Airport.
CANTON, N.Y. (AP) - Two young Amish sisters were sexually abused after their abduction from a roadside farm stand in northern New York, a prosecutor said Saturday.
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year had been deemed "not a high-level of threat" after shouting a death threat against his debate coach three months earlier, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Pope Francis beatified 124 Korean martyrs on Saturday, telling hundreds of thousands of people who turned out for his open-air Mass that their ancestors' willingness to die rather than renounce their faith two centuries ago was a model for Asian missionaries today.