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.
Girl Scout Troop 5282 honored veterans Nov. 12 at a “Thank a Veteran” event and fundraiser at the Valencia Chick-Fil-A. Thanks to generous donations and support from local, regional, and national organizations and private citizens, the troop had a great start to its Quest Take Action Project, said Troop Leader Jenelle Hamilton. During the project, Hamilton said, the troop learned about and developed leadership skills while conducting a military-related community service project. The “Thank a ...
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. The June elections marked the second lowest voter turnout for any statewide election in California. Only 31 percent of all eligible voters cast ballots, according to records released by the state secretary of state's office. The lowest recorded turnout in state history occurred in June 2008, when only 28 percent of all eligible voters exercised their right to participate in the democratic ...
Title "Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power" Author: Steve Coll Synopsis: Coll investigates the largest and most powerful private corporation in the United States, revealing the true extent of its power. ExxonMobil's annual revenues are larger than the economic activity in the great majority of countries. In many of the countries where it conducts business, ExxonMobil's sway over politics and security is greater than ...
Santa Clarita has been ranked as the No. 1 high-growth solar city in California by solar company Sunrun.
Brad Lanfranco has been named Ad Director at The Signal, publisher Randy Morton announced Thursday. The appointment is effective immediately.
U.S. builders started work on more single-family homes in May and requested the most permits to build homes and apartments in three and a half years. The increase suggests the housing market is slowly recovering even as other areas of the economy have weakened.
LOS ANGELES - California could join Japan, Mexico and other earthquake-prone countries that alert residents to the approach of powerful shaking under a bill awaiting approval from Gov. Jerry Brown.
An autopsy on a body found burning near Castaic Lake may have been performed Saturday, but no new information regarding the possible identity of the body has been released, according to officials.
Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley have several options Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.