BRUSSELS (AP) - EU officials have failed to reach a deal on giving Greece more aid, prolonging uncertainty over the future of the euro.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - The heirs of late author J.R.R. Tolkien are suing the producers of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movie trilogies over alleged exploitative merchandizing.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco lawmakers disappointed committed nudists Tuesday by narrowly approving a ban on public nakedness despite concerns the measure would undermine the city's reputation as a sanctuary for free expression.
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal labor officials said Tuesday they don't expect to decide before Thursday on whether to seek an injunction on behalf of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs that are expected to culminate Friday. That's the traditional start of the holiday shopping season.
GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home to more than 1 million people as well as an international airport in a development that threatens to spark a new, regional war, officials and witnesses said.
DALLAS (AP) - The city of Dallas will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy next year with a ceremony featuring the tolling of church bells, a moment of silence and readings by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough from the president's speeches.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hundreds of nurses in the San Francisco Bay area were braving rain showers to walk picket lines after going on strike Tuesday, union officials said.
Festival of Trees at Westfield Valencia Town Center, (between The Patios and Sears). General admission: $6 age 15 and older; $3 age 4 to 14; $4 age 65+; free age 3 and under. Purchase general admission tickets at the door. No online sales. For hours and more information visit www.scvbgc.org.
The National Weather Service has issued high wind warnings in Los Angeles County that will last until Friday evening.
A 29-year-old rain gutter cleaner and accused pot grower was in custody Thursday after his home laboratory exploded Wednesday, injuring two and prompting the evacuation of a Canyon Country apartment building.
A visual effects team from Encore, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, has set up a production unit at Santa Clarita Studios in a move that takes its services to the clients.
California United Bank has reported a number of events in the past week – including its second quarter earnings report, promotion of two executives and acquisition of a smaller bank.
The California June election results were abysmal for a free and democratic society.
As a kid I have always been interested in our great country and its leaders. I have two extraordinary moments.
Family Promise of the Santa Clarita Valley, a nonprofit organization serving local homeless families, is looking for volunteers to assist with its biggest fundraising event of the year – Box City.
Alice McCrew fell into her stew
Canyon Country native Cpl. Jeremy Gordon is currently serving as an administrative specialist with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Dear Courtney Cooper,
Artwork by Valley View fifth-graders Michael, above, and Luke, top, in teacher Tarah Davis' art classes.
One of my cherished possessions is a paperweight, a gift from my daughter Linda.
Each week, Our Community will feature a new visual SCV moment. Post to Instagram using #scvlife and tag @signalscv for a chance to appear in the section.
An Englishman who lived through the reigns of Queen Victoria, Kings Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI and Queen Elizabeth II, my dad was of the working class – a milkman much of his life.
Before a third battle with cancer claimed his life, 28-year-old Brandon Chandler would have been found in Pitchess Detention Center, surrounded by inmates, teaching them how to hold a camera.
Since I am only nine years old, I don't have lots of information about Maya Angelou's poems, books, or fame. So, I just decided to talk about what Dr. Maya Angelou did for me. My Mom had me read the poem "Phenomenal Woman" for a possible school project one day. After that, whenever I am feeling a little sad for being different, I just remember how happy and important reading that poem makes me feel.
RockNacappella, a Santa Clarita-based a cappella performance youth group, has been selected to perform a full-length concert at Upstairs at Vitello's Jazz & Supper Club on August 24.
Nobody talked to me about 9/11. An adolescent with a small understanding of the world, I consumed hours of news and radio coverage that morning – without an adult ever explaining what it meant.