Seven-year-old Katie Huffman sits at her mother's feet in the Canyon Country JoAnne Darcy Library shuffling through a book that she picked out to read. Her twin brother, Cameron, is nearby, also clutching a book.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Valencia High graduate Jordan Taylor earned the win in the circle, Taylor Hoagland hit a two-run home run, Valerie Arioto and Megan Langenfeld had RBI singles, and the United States beat rival Japan 6-4 Monday night to win its fifth straight World Cup of Softball championship.
Typically, I begin my columns with a story or a comparison. Usually, I'll end with a statement or a call to action. Today, I'm going to turn things around a bit.
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This has been a week of roller coaster emotions for our family.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has scheduled a blood drive for Aug. 11.
With the first day of school less than a month away, Eternal Valley Memorial Park is asking local families and businesses to donate new and gently used children's shoes as part of its "Start School on the Right Foot" campaign.
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Sometimes it's hard to understand a situation until you've actually lived through it. Experience often provides the perspective that brings clarity. It's like that old adage "a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged."
COC sophomore Will Latu didn't take long to accept the invitation to play for the defending BCS National Champion University of Auburn Tigers.
Zach Manchester of Odd Art Fabrications is a man with a mission.
There's a United Nations stealth program at work in the SCV. It is called the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives.
CAIRO (AP) - The Egyptian government has announced a 24-hour extension in cease-fire talks between Israel and the Hamas militant group.
When the movie "The Devil Wears Prada" was over, my wife turned to me and asked me what I thought. I told it was one of the best movies on business and leadership I had ever seen.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.
IVANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif. (AP) - Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. health agency is urging Ebola-affected countries to start screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from Islamic militants, a military spokesman in Baghdad said, as fighting was reported to be underway for the rest of the strategic complex.
GLENDORA (AP) - A wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of 200 people from a campground and recreational areas.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away. Some are young parents carrying infants. Others, college students. Retirees. Professionals taking a break from their jobs.
Beginning Sept. 2, the Los Angeles County public library system is restoring service hours at branches where they were cut in 2009-2010, officials announced.
As divorce rates remain high and marriage rates low, some suggest rethinking the institution and proposing trial runs, which would allow spouses to end their marriage without a divorce after two years if they aren't satisfied.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone's second start with Minnesota fell apart in a hurry.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers were trying to avoid getting swept in a three-game series for the first time this season. Dan Haren was attempting to win three consecutive starts for the first time in over a year.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including blood-stained sheets and mattresses.