Health experts advise to safely celebrate Halloween

You may see more ghosts, goblins and witches walking down neighborhood streets this Halloween as trick-or-treating is expected to make a return.

Canyon Country Community Center to celebrate its grand opening

The City of Santa Clarita invites the entire community to the grand opening celebration of the new Canyon Country Community Center. This much-anticipated facility is complete and ready to welcome residents for activities, programs, learning opportunities, events and more.

Health officials urge safety at future sporting events

By mid-week, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) had reported 31 new deaths and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19. Of the 31 new deaths, five were people over the age of 80, and nine persons were ...

Free tire collection in AV

A free scrap tire collection event is coming to four locations in and the Antelope Valley tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m...

Register for Final Mile Challenge

A fan-favorite event returns when the 25th Santa Clarita Marathon is held on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022.

Drug deal gone bad results in life sentence

A homeless man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a shooting that left three men dead and another seriously wounded during a bogus marijuana deal in Palmdale.

Board will explore mental health services on Metro

The Board of Supervisors this week unanimously approved a proposal by Supervisor Janice Hahn and co-authored by Supervisor Hilda Solis that allows the LA County Department of Mental Health (DMH) to enter negotiations with Metro about the possibility of using ...

Archdiocese plans series of mental health workshops

The Office of Life, Justice and Peace at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has announced a series of workshops aimed at training parish leaders and lay people to help them build mental health ministries at their respective parishes throughout Los ...

Gas prices soar across the southland

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County continued to rise this week, increasing 1.2 cents to $4.511 by Tuesday morning, its highest amount since Oct. 20, 2012.

Former cashier in Acton sues alleging wrongful termination

A 21-year-old former cashier and hostess at a Mexican restaurant in Acton is suing her ex-employer, alleging she was wrongfully fired in 2020 for testing positive for the coronavirus even though she provided proof from the Centers for Disease Control ...

African-Americans increase presence on corporate boards

Black people made record-breaking gains over the last year in securing seats on boards of Standard and Poor (S & P) 500 companies, while women came close to accounting for a third of corporate directors, according to a report from ...

Legal action taken over deputy COVID-19 vaccination status

A group representing about 1,850 sworn and non-sworn members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has filed a legal action challenging a requirement that they register their coronavirus vaccination status with a genetics laboratory or face possible discipline...

Port of Los Angeles will operate 24 hours a day

The Port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. President Joe Biden made the announcement as part of a push from the White House to clear supply chain disruptions threatening the holiday shopping ...

Board votes to expand jail mental health services

The Board of Supervisors this week voted unanimously to expand mental health treatment and other supportive services for LGBTQ people, both inside and out of county jails...

County health director sees improvement in compliance

Los Angeles County’s public health director said recently that indoor bars and large event venues have been in generally good compliance with new COVID-19 vaccination requirements for patrons, acknowledging that the adjustment to enforcing the rules can take time...