Psephology: noun - The study of elections and voting, and their statistical analysis in the prediction of results.
The trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco is about a 350-mile drive in your car. At 70 mph, that is at least a five-hour drive.
On a recent trip to Maui, I found there was a pleasant absence of plastic shopping bags. When you check out at a market, you get a paper bag or use a bag of you own.
It was an evening of tears and long goodbyes, but also an evening of celebration.
ARCADIA, Calif. - With warmer weather and relative humidity expected to be in the single digits, the Angeles National Forest is raising its Fire Danger Level from "low" to "high" effective Sunday, May 8.
The College of the Canyons theatre department will present Greek playwright Aristophanes' bawdy, politically inspired comedy "Lysistrata," on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC), May 19-22.
The City of Santa Clarita is hosting a community workshop on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, to gather community feedback on proposed improvements to the McBean Regional Transit Center (MRTC) Park-and-Ride. The workshop will be held in the Century Room, Suite 150, at City Hall from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
I want to take a moment to respond to the April 20 letter to the editor, "Troops deserve more community support."
The branches of my family tree stretch from Jackson, Calif., to Jason, N.C., even though none of my relatives (that I know of) live in either of those places.
Peanut Joe, or PJ, is a 6 year old, super cute, scruffy boy with an under-bite to die for.
On April 30, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and thousands of volunteers across the state worked together during the annual Mormon Helping Hands Day. The day is designated by the Mormon church to work together with city officials and help with hundreds of service projects.
This past Sunday, 13 churches across the Santa Clarita Valley suspended their normal Sunday-morning services to join the Million Meals Marathon.
Some of the most heartbreaking images from natural disasters, such as the recent devastating tsunami in Japan, include those of dogs and cats separated from their owners.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown say they have reached a deal that would offer $330 million a year in tax credits for Hollywood film productions over five years.