On May 8, the local post offices were busier than normal as letter carriers not only delivered the normal mail, but collected food donations on their routes during the National Association of Letter Carriers' annual "Stamp Out Hunger!" food drive.
The second annual High-Heel-a-Thon will be held today in downtown Newhall. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk from the Veteran's Plaza down Main Street to the Egg Plantation on Walnut Street at 10 a.m.
The news that the United States Supreme Court may soon find itself without a Protestant raises a question whose importance extending far beyond the borders of political campaigns.
"Chutzpah" is a Yiddish word that defies any English translation.
Every five years, the California Urban Water Planning Act requires most water utilities to update and submit an urban water-management plan - a document that helps agencies like the Castaic Lake Water Agency take stock of water demand, available supplies, contingency planning and overall management of this most precious resource.
Regarding "A teacher with a lot of HART" (May 4): This is a great idea! Teaching kids lifesaving skills such as CPR are really valuable. It is important for them to know what to do in certain situations.
I just had to comment on the article ("Cub Scouts adopt hawk," May 18) about the Cub Scout Den 4, Pack 66, that adopted Kia the hawk at the Placerita Nature Center.
People have difficulty with their arguments when backing the illegal immigration issue.
The president of Mexico went on the floor of our Congress and criticized an Arizona law necessitated by politicians who are afraid to live up to their oath of office for fear of alienating a certain ethnicity and thereby jeopardizing their reign in office.
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Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
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.
Our principal was very strict.
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.