As the executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, we've seen many more families hurting this year than ever before - local families struggling to put food on the table and senior citizens forced to make the decision whether to purchase their prescribed medications or food they need each month.
In response to the article "Mixed emotions over charter idea" (Dec. 1), the Board of Supervisors in its zeal to install charter schools has simply dismissed the highly professional education staff of the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
Alfredo Herrera had no idea what he'd gotten himself into when he hung an upside-down electric American flag Dec. 1 as part of his holiday light display.
Classroom Six was abuzz with activity as students, parents and staff diligently wrapped Barbie dolls, board games and soccer balls. Colors sparkled off of foil-backed wrapping paper, bringing the ordinary classroom alive with holiday spirit.
This is to the dad who was looking for his daughter's toy brown monkey at The Habit restaurant Thursday night.
The monster brushfire that raged through the hills above Sylmar and raced against traffic along Interstate 5 last month was finally extinguished several days after it started.
If you haven't owned a primary residence for three years or more, you need to read this. I just got back from my annual income tax update tax course that runs two-and-a-half days. Among the myriad information presented, I discovered one piece of new tax law that might be beneficial for first-time home buyers in particular. In an effort to get home sales off the ground again, the Federal Government has created up to a ...
The day-long "Day Without a Gay" labor strike that called for supporters of same-sex marriage to call in "gay" to work drew spotty local participation Wednesday.
Workers moved the furniture from the former building of Preferred Bank on Town Center Drive in Valencia Monday as bank officials prepare to use the items for two new branch openings scheduled for this month.
The County of Los Angeles' Department of Parks & Recreation presents its first art show, "Journey through Color Suites," at Tesoro Adobe Historic Park in Valencia until the end of the month.
The Soroptimist Club of Greater SCV will present a check to the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation for the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center Thursday at the center, 23929 McBean Pkwy.
The southbound Interstate 5 off-ramp and northbound I-5 on-ramp will be closed for widening at Magic Mountain Parkway in December.
The National Weather Service's current red-flag warning for the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys remains in effect until 4 p.m. today because of extreme fire danger due to high winds and low humidity.
While young college students left Wednesday's Career Fair feeling hopeful about job prospects, many unemployed adults went home disappointed.
If an American citizen is convicted of rape, his punishment is severe, possibly even life in prison. Why, then, should alleged rapist Adrian Arriano be deported (for the third time) if he is convicted?
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - In what police are describing as a crime of opportunity, a wanted man with a criminal history dating nearly 15 years entered a front door that had been left open at a New York home near Hofstra University.
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) - A rock climber is dead after falling 150 feet while scaling a rock face in the San Jacinto Wilderness near Idyllwild.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - One of the tickets sold in Florida for the Powerball game Saturday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were:
Packed with wall-to-wall photos and paintings, Tom Rogers says his house "is a museum."
The Chorale wishes you "Bon Apetit!" at this concert featuring a menu of songs about food. Let's begin the feast with "The Seasonings" by P.D.Q. Bach, the forgotten child of the maestro discovered by Professor Peter Schickele: "By the Leeks of Babylon, E-i, e-i-o!"
ack by very popular demand, Soroptomist International of Santa Clarita Valley will host the Second annual "Gentlemen for A Cause" fundraiser on June 8 at the Westridge Clubhouse in Valencia.
A former leader of a large Fortune 500 company was quoted in an interview that "People who do things make mistakes. The biggest mistake is doing nothing."
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings are now the team bemoaning a late penalty while the San Jose Sharks celebrate a dramatic win.
We're down to two sports still competing for The Master's College.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - It's all about the odds.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.
DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) - An emergency official says about 50 to 60 people were injured after a car drove into a group of hikers at a parade in a small Virginia town.
Although we honor their memory and sacrifice every day, the month of May brings a special time each year when the law enforcement community comes together with family members, friends, dignitaries, community leaders , elected officials, and the community to recognize and remember our fallen heroes in special memorial ceremonies locally and throughout the Nation.
MODESTO (AP) - Officials say 17 bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies.