As gas prices reach near record highs, many Santa Clarita Valley residents are staying home or traveling locally for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Tuesday, Sept. 6
From time to time, I'm called upon to advise my clients on antitrust issues. Upon reflection of my daily life, I wonder if I'm, along with all of you, a victim of a monopoly.
This week, our local public schools have once again proven they are exceptional with Wednesday's release of the statewide Academic Performance Index.
A moderate earthquake rattled the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday and was felt over a wide area of Los Angeles County, but no damage or injuries were reported.
The body of a woman was found in her Saugus bedroom Thursday morning in what's being called a suspicious death, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials announced today the station will join nearly 10,000 other law enforcement agencies nationwide in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving known as "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over."
Six Flags Magic Mountain announced today that it will be adding a new drop ride to the park in spring 2012.
Engaged Observers: Student Perspectives'
Monday, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., visited the Santa Clarita Valley to help dedicate the new energy-efficient transit center in Santa Clarita.
Once again, the front page of a recent Sunday Signal reflects the stupidity of two board members on the William S. Hart High School Board.
Not long ago, The Signal published my letter warning its readers that the ground in Santa Clarita is sinking ("We must act quickly; the ground is sinking," July 3).
The Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has named Rachelle Dardeau as the new executive director of the SCV Senior Center.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. factory orders rose strongly in July on the biggest jump in demand for autos in more than eight years and a surge in commercial airplane orders. The increase suggests supply chain disruptions created by the Japan crisis are easing.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.