Edison raises income limits

Several programs operated by Southern California Edison that enable customers to pay lower rates have changed the income eligibility requirements in a way that will allow more people to receive the discounted service.

How to grow internationally

The United States Department of Commerce has created websites designed to help Americans do business in Africa and has begun an initiative to tap into the Latin American markets.

Frat Games are back!

The Divine Nine organizations have been competing in just about everything for more than 100 years. As college graduates move into their careers, and away from university campuses, people tend to lose touch with each other. But the friendly competition ...

‘Ready for Hillary’ PAC’s record $2.5m quarter outdone by Ben Carson’s $3.3m

President Barack Obama has two years left in the Oval Office, and yet anticipation continues to build for his eventual successor. Many names have been thrown around, but there’s a growing consensus that Hillary Clinton will be nominated to represent ...

Weekend confab connects Blacks in technology

After working 16 years in the technology industry, Andrew West has come to realize something critical—the digital divide is a global problem that must be addressed locally. And that is a large part of the motivation that helped him and ...

Steeper fines now ordered for state ‘water-wasters’

Water regulators in California this week issued stringent new conservation measures to limit outdoor water use, including authorizing local agencies to levy fines of up to $500 for using a hose without a shutoff valve. That means no more washing ...

Rapper Andre Johnson explains why he severed his penis

The rapper who mutilated himself and then jumped from a Los Angeles building has broken his silence about what happened.

Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Extreme heat from thermal features at Yellowstone National Park, created by the active volcano below the park, caused oil to bubble on a road surface Wednesday and damage it.

‘Pillowcase Rapist’ released near Palmdale

The so-called “Pillowcase Rapist,” who admitted raping 40 women between 1971 and 1982, was released Wednesday to a home in an unincorporated area near Palmdale.

Beach themed block party planned

The city of Santa Clarita prepares to kick off its 2014 Summer Bash block party on Friday, July 25 from 6-10 p.m. in a new Canyon Country location at Luther Driver between Soledad Canyon Road and Mandan Street.

Palmdale Playhouse to host art exhibition

The Palmdale Playhouse is calling all artists to participate a special art exhibition titled “ENCORE,” which will be held in conjunction with the theatre’s 20th year celebration beginning this September.

Inaugural ‘Be The Light’ 5K run/walk set for August 30

The inaugural “Be the Light” nighttime run/walk will hit the pavement on Saturday, August 30, at 8 p.m. Registration is now open and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit A Light of Hope, a Santa Clarita non-profit addiction support ...

Adopt-a-Plane program in service at airpark tomorrow

Dozens of volunteers will descend upon the Joe Davies Heritage Airpark at Palmdale Plant 42 tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. to take part in Palmdale’s Adopt-a-Plane program.

Man involved in Lancaster shooting death sentenced

The last of three men convicted of second-degree murder for their involvement in a street brawl that led to a man’s shooting death in Lancaster was sentenced Thursday to 17 years to life in prison.

Senate confirms Castro as HUD secretary

Mr. Castro is coming to Washington.