I am a junior attending Saugus High School. This past year, I have become especially interested in the politics of our country, state and city.
There have been several sites proposed for a new Castaic high school. We now have a new proposed site that needs to be fully examined and pass many reviews by local and state agencies.
I am so appalled and tired of hearing that if we as a society do not accept gay marriage as normal, we are somehow racist.
The La Mesa Associated Student Body (ASB) class is proud to support Bond Measure SA. Measure SA will provide funds for schools for facility improvement and the construction of a Castaic high school. The bond measure is a wonderful idea that would benefit the entire district by continuing our tradition of top-notch facilities, enhancing our academic achievement. The money from the bond measure would help schools and wouldn't ruin anyone financially because it's approximately $25 ...
What religion do Prop. 8 supporters adhere to that ignores the commandment to love they neighbor as thyself?
Over the past two weeks, my family has been subjected to vile language, accusations, and threats as a result of our decision to post a "Yes on Prop. 8" sign in our yard.
At the start of World War II, my father was a young teenager going to a boy's boarding school.
I don't know Nicole Pyburn of Castaic who wrote the Letter to the Editor on Oct. 24 ("Don't we Christians eat pork?") but I know she's my new hero.
Since recorded history began, human society has used marriage as a means to create families which can procreate and protect and train the offspring.
I recently moved to the SCV from Oklahoma, and I was not sure what to expect out here on the left coast.
We at PFLAG do not have the money to run a full-page ad, but here are some things I would like you to know: Prop. 8 is simple. It changes the state Constitution, preventing marriage for gays.
The big question is: If the educators in their TV ads, mail, etc., are saying that a "yes" vote on Prop. 8 will not affect the schools, why are they spending more than $1 million in union dues to fight it?
What most people fail to take into consideration in the Prop. 8 debate is that it was God who initiated and defined marriage, not man.
The question is whether we as a society are going to radically redefine the institution of marriage. It's not about my personal marriage, but the effects on our children, nation, and future generations.
Why is it that people are always against gays? They do nothing to you at all. They are just like you and me and they just want to live their lives and be with the people they love.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded in New Orleans was taken into custody Wednesday night, police said.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Preliminary testing released Wednesday by regional air quality officials found that smoke from the beach bonfires that dot the Southern California coastline pollutes the air in nearby neighborhoods and on the beaches themselves.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Sheriff's deputies and K-9 teams continue to search a San Jose neighborhood for a man a sheriff's spokesman is describing as a "person of interest" after a 1-year-old boy and a 40-year-old woman were stabbed to death in a home in an unincorporated part of the city.
California accounted for nearly one-third of the nation's solar installations last year, according to a national trade association.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Greinke pitched 5 1-3 strong innings in his first start since April 11 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 88-84 on Wednesday night.
MIAMI (AP) - Knowing his team needed him at his best, Dwyane Wade retreated to the Miami Heatlocker room after the third quarter for some quick treatment on his aching right knee.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the vandals who defaced HOA complex structures with racist slogans and anti-Semitic symbols at a Saugus HOA.
More than a dozen law enforcement units from three sheriff's stations, including the Santa Clarita Valley's, were sent to the Frazier Park fire late Wednesday afternoon to evacuate the area near the Los Angeles-Kern County line as a massive brush fire moved south toward Los Angeles County, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
Some owners of about 10 businesses in a strip mall near the Valencia Industrial Center complained Wednesday that county road workers who showed up unexpectedly were blocking customers and cutting into their revenue.
Homicide detectives today were investigating the gunshot slaying of a man in Acton, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the resignation of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following a controversy over the agency's targeting of conservative political groups.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A police bomb squad was detonating homemade explosive devices found in an apartment on Wednesday after a traffic stop revealed a potentially dangerous liquid in a man's car, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress Wednesday that a serious national security leak required the secret gathering of telephone records at The Associated Press as he stood by an investigation in which he insisted he had no involvement.
Snapshot for the week of 05/06/2013 to 05/12/2013