As Boy Scout troop 830 gets ready for the 100th National Jamboree they first toured the East Coast visiting important historical places such as visiting the Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock, the Boston Freedom Trail and Plymouth Plantation on the first day of the East Coast tour.
Since 1985, more than 300 Santa Clarita Valley high school senior girls have blossomed into confident young women ready to conquer the world as Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild Silver Rose Debutantes. Applications for the 2010-11 season are now being accepted.
Matthew Gagnon was welcomed home Sunday, July 18 by his family after Gagnon and the 2nd BCT, 1-89 returned to the United States after a nine-month deployment to Iraq.
Learning you have breast cancer is an overwhelmingly fearful - and tearful - experience. But the day you are diagnosed is the day you become a survivor - and connecting with others who have been through the experience is of the utmost importance in helping you get through each day, said Mindy Burgess, RN, breast health educator at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Santa Clarita single parents are invited to enjoy a cup of tea, meet other single parents and learn more about what's happening this fall at Single Mothers Outreach on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Desert Streams Church. Registration is required.
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City and Los Angeles is pleased to announce that Pilar Penaranda has been accepted for the 2010 school year. Admission to AMDA is extremely competitive; our students come from all over the globe and are selected from auditions held in 35 cities throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and England. The full-time enrollment at the two AMDA locations is 1,000 students. AMDA was founded in 1964 as a premiere performing arts conservatory.
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The Santa Clarita Valley Zonta Club and Soroptimists have scheduled a special training for volunteers to stand with and support local victims of domestic violence in court.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.
In observance of Labor Day, public school and public services such as U.S. mail and government and court offices will be shut down Monday.
Editor's note: The following story corrects an earlier version posted Aug. 23 that incorrectly said what the 'ice bucket challenge' money would be used for. All proceeds from the ice bucket challenge for Cary Dermer went to the ALS Association.
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) - The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is on the verge of regulating groundwater for the first time under legislation headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman in her 90s and a man in his 70s died after fire burned a condominium building in Encino, fire officials said Friday.
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SACRAMENTO (AP) - Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous rip currents.
DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.