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.
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.
PHOENIX (AP) - Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, capping a pair of comebacks by the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 10-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Mike Trout and C.J. Cron homered, Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun added run-scoring doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 4-1 Monday night for their fifth victory in seven games.
A house fire on Ridge Route Road above Interstate 5 in Castaic spread to nearby brush and burned about 3 acres before being contained, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said Monday.
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LOMPOC, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire burning near a historic mission in a rural area of Lompoc has prompted authorities to order the evacuation of approximately 1,200 people.
A Los Angeles County fire station in Cerritos has scheduled a 24-hour vigil Tuesday beginning at 7 a.m. for the 19 Granite Mountain "Hotshots" who were killed two years ago Tuesday in a wildfire in Arizona.
Santa Clarita, CA - Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Friday, June 26, 2015 at Newhall Avenue and Carl Court between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out - finally splitting up in their final days of freedom, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.