LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Figures from the Department of Public Social Services show that children of illegal aliens in Los Angeles County collected $450 million in welfare and food stamps in 2008 - an increase of $25 million from the previous year, accoording to Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Annually the cost of illegal immigration to Los Angeles County taxpayers exceeds one billion dollars, which includes $220 million for public safety, $400 million for healthcare, and $450 million in welfare and food stamps allocations. Twenty-five percent of the County's total allotment of welfare and food stamps benefits goes directly ...
The City of Santa Clarita is offering an additional lap swim class at the Santa Clarita Pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
California Teachers Association President David Sanchez is visiting Newhall School district schools today to discuss the role of the union in the face of state budget cuts.
Witnesses said a man in a red SUV nearly ran them over as he evaded Los Angeles County Sheriff's squad cars at the Valencia Town Center Tuesday evening.
Legacy Christian Academy will host a Junior High Open House this from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 27680 Dickason Dr. in Valencia.
College of the Canyons officials expect the accreditation status for the community college to be ready within the next couple of weeks.
Newhall Library invites all families with school-age children to attend "We Shall Overcome," - a free program presenting a musical journey through African-American history - from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at Newhall Library, 22704 West 9th Street.
If ever there was a time for all of us to participate in philanthropy, this is it.
With five minutes remaining in the first half of Tuesday night's boys soccer game between Valencia and Canyon, both offenses lit up the scoreboard.
I'm writing this in the hope that it will clarify both sides of the Prop 8. debate. Those who believe in the God of the Bible don't hate gays. They are our brothers and sisters whom we love.
Dan Walters' article "California is incapacitated" (Jan. 17) is right on.
The New World Dance Team competed in the American Street Dance Championships at the Los Angeles convention center Saturday and Sunday.
Registered nurses who are members of the California Nurses Association and National Nurse Organizing Committee will hold a candlelight vigil from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. tonight on the sidewalk in front of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Hot Wheels exhibit in Santa Paula
NEW YORK (AP) - Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Boss is getting into the picture book business.
GENEVA (AP) - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are known now, the World Health Organization said Thursday as the United States announced plans to test an experimental Ebola vaccine.
"I just don't get it!" Being on the receiving end of many of my Uncle Earl's tirades, I am now familiar with the lead-in to one of his standard diatribes.
The state's emergency drought regulations (watering-day restrictions and more) happened before local water agencies could adequately inform customers of which regulations apply to them.
British Intelligence has identified the killer of American journalist James Foley. Known as "Jihad John," the man who appeared on the video with Foley appeared to have a British accent, and after looking at voice prints of possible sympathizers a match was made.
PHOENIX (AP) - Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
A 45-year-old "walk-on" soccer coach at West Ranch High School was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, Hart district officials confirmed Wednesday.
On August 17, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to a residence located within the unincorporated area of Santa Clarita (Westridge / Valencia). The victim reported she was contacted by her credit card company regarding a suspicious transaction. Deputies began the investigation and contacted station detectives.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.
College of the Canyons graduate Jessie Warme has been named a recipient of the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship, joining a select group of just 10 community college students from across the nation to receive this prestigious award.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Donors have given nearly $700,000 to online fundraising sites set up to collect money for the family of a black 18-year-old and the white police officer who fatally shot him in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.