State seeks sponsors for summer meal sites

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson urges schools, camps, nonprofits, Indian tribal governments, and government offices to become Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsors, so they can provide free meals to underprivileged children.

Santa Clarita’s Thursdays @ Newhall series returns

Thursday nights will heat up in Santa Clarita as the city’s popular Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, returns to Old Town Newhall on March 5, 2015. Several new and returning events will be held on Thursday nights ...

Four sentenced in Lancaster ranch killings

Four men convicted of first-degree murder with special circumstance allegations were sentenced Thursday in connection with killings at a doctor’s ranch in Lancaster, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Two months of storms not enough to end drought

The storms that wafted their way through the Los Angeles Basin this month--with more light showers expected today--have not had a discernible effect on the drought now entering its fourth year.

Dr. La-Doris McClaney Day proclaimed

Legislative Deputy Justin Wesson, says the City of Los Angeles does not declare a city recognition more than 20 days each year and very few, if any, Black women have been accorded a day in their honor. On Jan. 16 ...

Community to converge on City Hall in support of raising minimum wage

A fast-growing, broad coalition of workers, businesspeople and civic leaders will rally outside City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, at 9 a.m., Friday, to urge the Los Angeles City Council to act without delay to increase the minimum ...

Carson council fights off latest oil drilling proposal

The Carson City Council this week announced the withdrawal by California Resources Corporation, formerly Occidental Petroleum, of its proposal to drill 200 new oil wells in the city.

Sherman doubts NFL will penalize Patriots

Richard Sherman doesn’t believe the National Football League will levy any harsh penalties on the New England Patriots in wake of the “Deflate-Gate” scandal.

Narbonne hosts MLK Extravaganza

Some of the top girls basketball programs in Southern California showcased their talents at the Narbonne MLK Extravaganza this past Saturday. This was a day that brought together the City Section, Southern Section, and San Diego Section.

First Young Athletes festival introduces kids to sports skills

LAUSD Young Athletes is a partnership between Special Olympics Southern California and the Los Angeles Unified School District. Young Athletes is intended to introduce students 2 to 7 years to sports skills and activities that foster physical, cognitive and social ...

LA police chief claims Google's traffic app endangers cops

The Los Angeles police chief is asking Google to eliminate a cop-spotting feature from its Waze traffic app.

Dozens of stranded sea lion pups rescued

SeaWorld rescue teams have taken in more than 50 baby sea lions stranded on San Diego shores in desperate need of help. Since Jan. 1, crews have been rescuing several pups at a time between the shores of Camp Pendleton ...

Several city pedestrian improvement projects anticipated for 2015

The city of Santa Clarita has several pedestrian improvement projects expected to be completed in 2015. Some of the anticipated projects include refurbishing paseo bridges, constructing sidewalk access ramps, modifying encroaching median noses and more.

Decoding your taxes, health care law

You don't need to be an expert on taxes or the new health care law to get it right. The Internal Revenue Service, in partnership with industry-leading companies, is offering free tax software that will do the hard work for ...

Martinez joins council

The Palmdale City Council has appointed Roxana Martinez to fill the seat vacated last year by Tom Lackey, who was elected to the state assembly. Martinez had been serving as the vice-chair of the Palmdale Planning Commission and has served ...