PEORIA, Ariz. - The Seattle Mariners have acquired left-hander and Hart High graduate Mike Montgomery from the Tampa Bay Rays for righty Erasmo Ramirez.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn't include it on her resume.
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - Police say two cross-dressing men who crashed into a guarded entrance to the National Security Agency in a stolen car met the vehicle's owner in Baltimore before heading to a hotel to "party."
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - A prisoner being treated at a northern Virginia hospital wrestled with a guard and took her gun before escaping in a hospital gown and fleeing in a carjacked vehicle, prompting a hospital lockdown and a massive search, police said.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials in California acknowledge using personal email accounts to conduct government business, and it's not clear if their private exchanges are retained as public records or subject to disclosure.
I mentioned in an earlier letter to the editor that Alice and I are part of the volunteer group at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center helping during lunch.
Man, we sure do have a lot of self-appointed experts on climate change in this valley!
I just finished reading Kevin Buck's column (The Signal, March 24, "The show must go on"), in which he virtually chortled aloud at the internal rifts within the GOP that are giving Boehner and McConnell such headaches in trying to enact legislation.
The very recent passage of Indiana State Bill 568 permits neighbor to exclude neighbor, provider to deny services to client, and vendors to deny a sale based on "freedom of religion."
The College of the Canyons men's & women's track & field teams ran, jumped, threw and hurdled their way to victory on Friday, as the Cougars swept the Western State Conference Inland Meet with both squads taking first place honors.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A University of California, Berkeley soccer player who disappeared after a weekend party was killed by a car as he ran across a Los Angeles freeway, police said Monday.
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds will be featured at the California Institute of the Arts Wild Beast Chamber Music Series on Sunday alongside Mark Menzies, a violin professor and programming adviser at CalArts.
A Valencia man was sentenced Monday to 143 years to life in state prison for multiple counts of sex offenses committed against a minor, a spokeswoman for the District Attorney's Office said.
Editor's note: Adds comments from local legislators.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are splitting after 10 years of marriage.
Forty-six years after enrolling in the first classes offered by College of the Canyons, held in the evenings at Hart High School, Michele Jenkins is still making an impact at the college.
A burglary occurred on the 25500 block of Valencia Blvd. Person(s) unknown forced entry into the location and stole a desk computer.
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Surveying the smoldering ruins of his upscale home in this central Washington city, Vern Smith pointed to what had been his garage.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Jeb Bush is releasing a third of a century of his personal income tax returns, a record disclosure for presidential candidates.
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court panel said Tuesday.
The City of Santa Clarita's Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues in July with its fifth installment of the 2015 season.
LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie prepared Tuesday to launch his 2016 campaign for president, telling his most loyal supporters that he's ready to begin what he called a "noble" effort to "lead our country and to change the world."
WASHINGTON (AP) - Brazil pledged Tuesday to restore millions of acres of forests and expand renewable energy use, as the United States and Brazil worked to build momentum toward a budding global climate treaty.
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) - An Indonesian air force transport plane carrying military personnel and their families plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing more than 70.
Well, anyone who predicted that Obama would be a lame duck president after the 2014 elections must be wiping a whole lot of egg off their face right now.
Our nation is about to celebrate its birthday. Thank G-d for this event.
Lois Eisenberg's June 25 letter to the editor in the June 25 Signal, "Single flag should fly to represent U.S. unity,' seem so very correct, but her reasoning about the Confederate flag is, I think, a bit off.
I wish to express a heartfelt "thank you" to all of the firefighters who battled the Calgrove fire with such skill and dedication.