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.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley invites the community to a free workshop on life balance and goal setting Saturday, August 16 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Newhall.
If you've lived in Santa Clarita for some time, you know exactly what I'm talking about when I say that our city has "grown up."
More than 85 million people in North America went to waterparks during the summer 2012 season, according to the World Waterpark Association.
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.
Five young boys recently formed Blenz, a charity-minded Santa Clarita Valley lemonade stand that sprung up from a passion for juice squeezing.
Ron Chow and family recently visited Boston and the New England area on vacation, stopping in Saugus, Massachusetts.
The view from Valencia resident Rose Smith's home last Sunday morning.
From the beginning, as I would thumb through the inky pages of your stories, I knew Our Community was something different. Your stories and photos – your candid humor, your ability to share and express – so impressed me.
I am a first-generation Mexican American and was raised in a difficult environment.
Artwork by first-grader Aalaya, left, from Sulphur Springs and third-grader Samantha, right, from Fair Oaks Ranch in teacher Tarah Davis' art classes.
It was a week to remember. By the end of it all, 28 dentists and oral surgeons from all over the world had completed 1,550 surgeries on hundreds of underprivileged patients in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Life on New Park Avenue in the town of Palmers Green was fairly conventional for a family in the upper end of the lower class.
Two Santa Clarita high school choirs brought home thousands of dollars in prizes after competing in the 10th annual A Cappella Scholarship Festival on May 17 at Glendale High School.