Laundry detergent pods are 'real risk' to children

Last year a Florida mother of a 7-month old came back to her room to find that her baby had accidentally eaten one of those bright colored laundry detergent pods.

Proposition 1 passes overwhelmingly; NASA says food supply threatened

While waiting for Mother Nature to provide drought relief, California voters this week decided to pay for it. Proposition 1 passed overwhelmingly, 67 to 33 percent, to approve $7.5 billion to fund measures related to water conservation, recycling, ecosystem and ...

Gavin Smith remains found

The skeletal remains of 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith were found this week in the desert just outside of Palmdale. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced on Wednesday that coroner’s officials had determined that the remains were those ...

Veterans Memorial Wall on display today

An opening ceremony to commemorate the fifth anniversary display of the Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall for the Antelope Valley (AV Wall) will be held on today at 6 p.m. at the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard in Palmdale.

Wings for Life World Run returns to Santa Clarita

In a remarkable global race with 35 locations across six continents, the world will run simultaneously on May 3, 2015. As the only race with no set finish line, runners will attempt to stay ahead of pursuing ‘catcher cars’ driven ...

Experience the mystery and myth of Mummenschanz at the LPAC

Celebrating 40 years of dazzling audiences worldwide, the internationally acclaimed masked theatre troupe Mummenschanz will bring its newest show featuring highlights of four decades of groundbreaking performances, to the stage of the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, Sunday Nov. 16 at ...

Arnett Hartsfield succumbs at 96

Arnett Hartsfield, deemed the “eternal rookie” of the Los Angeles Fire Department because he never got a promotion, died Oct. 31 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 96.

‘The Concrete Rose’

What happens when you get an elite group of people together who share the same vision? Magic, that’s what. There is a vibe going on at L.A. Southwest College (LASC) where words like success, commitment, legacy, and integrity are being ...

High School football:

The Marine and Western League titles are up for grabs this Friday, as it all comes down to one game.

Democrats maintain control in California

In contrast to the national results where republicans claimed victory by taking control of the U.S. Senate (52 versus 45) and the House of Representatives 244 to 179, Democrats maintained control of key state-wide offices and the legislature in California.

Cleveland Call and Post editor Connie Harper dies at 81

Civil rights advocate and longtime Call and Post Newspaper Associate Publisher and Executive Editor Constance “Connie” Harper died Friday at a Dayton, Ohio, hospital where she was on life support after suffering a heart attack. She was 81.

Voter apathy a concern for secretary of state candidates

The secretary of state is California’s chief elections officer, and the winner in the Nov. 4 election will inherit many challenges. Low voter turnout has been an issue in recent elections. In 2012, more than 5.5 million eligible Californians did ...

State controller race

The California state Controller wears several hats, but they all result in the same thing. The Controller oversees how California’s money is being spent. The regulation and auditing of the state lottery, school districts and the state payroll system all ...

Propositions to appear on the Nov. 4 ballot

Prop 1 Water Bond. Funding for water quality, supply, treatment, and storage projects.

Hollywood humanizes the whistleblower in ‘Kill the Messenger’

Central to any compelling story is conflict. In the case of the recently released “Kill the Messenger,” the conflict is already well known: Investigative reporter from a mid-sized daily paper in San Jose stumbles upon a report of international intrigue ...