It's difficult to imagine the outcome of the pivotal battles of World War II without the contribution of British scientist Alan Turing. Turing was Britain's top cryptanalyst and computer scientist working to decode Hitler's "unbreakable" Enigma cipher communication system.
Thank you for printing Tom Purcell's syndicated column, "Focus on the fascinating rather than the famous," in the Tuesday edition of The Signal.
As I looked out my office window at the snow falling on Sunday, I was extraordinarily grateful that Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature will be back at work soon to help solve the global warming issue.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met in school and found they both loved American blues and rhythm and blues music.
When there's a chill in the air, cozy up to the table with dishes that feed the soul as well as the stomach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An hourlong high-speed chase along local freeways Tuesday ended with the arrest of four men in south Los Angeles.
The Mellified Men Quartet will perform "Aus den sieben Tagen" (From the Seven Days) in the main gallery at the California Institute of the Arts at midnight, Jan. 18, through Jan. 24 at 11 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO -- As the new year begins, the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) reminds employers of new labor laws. The intent of the new legislation varies from providing more flexibility to employers, to expanding paid leave for employees. The following new laws went into effect on Jan. 1, 2011:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved access ramps and repair drop structures at the Santa Clara River South Fork in the city of Santa Clarita, according to Mayor Michael D. Antonovich.
The city of Santa Clarita begins construction for its Traffic Circulation Improvement Project on Bouquet Canyon Road today. The project is set to end on Feb. 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A coalition of environmental and Native American groups on Monday sued the California Department of Fish and Game over permits issued to build 21,000 homes on Los Angeles County's last major tract of undeveloped land.
With temperatures dropping in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters urge residents not to use home appliances to keep their homes warm as more accidents related to carbon monoxide poisoning are reported in Los Angeles County, according to a County Fire Department statement released Monday.
Regarding the proposed beautification project for Auto Row, our City Council seems to have money available for projects that may look wonderful in an architectural rendering, but not in reality.
I, for one, am fed up with all the wackos, tea party members, politically biased hypocrites, TV analysts and especially those TV crybabies who have been criticizing our president the last two years. Were they comatose during the George W. Bush years?
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Two parolees raped and killed at least four women while wearing GPS trackers, and there may be more victims, a California police chief alleged Monday.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.
Robert Burton wants to ban motorcycles from public streets because of the many accidents and even fatalities involving motorcycles, and because he saw a rider riding on the back wheel only, and because motorcycle riders cost our state many dollars in hospital bills.
On a recent bus trip to a remote area of Mexico, we were asked to buy basic school supplies for a remote village school.
The blue/red strobe lights flashed against the sides of the seemingly quiet single family home in upscale Valencia.
While codes aren't going to change for Santa Clarita business owners making tenant improvements at their place of business, the process doesn't have to be fraught with headaches, according to officials with the city's Building & Safety division.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
As far as Tuesdays go, The Masters's College baseball team had a pretty good one.
No one knows exactly which eight teams will make their way to Oklahoma City for the 2014 NCAA Women's College World Series.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
The following crimes were reported in the Saugus area over the past week:
There is a trend I have noticed among people who seek help in marriage and couples' counseling. Both partners usually have the best of intentions. Both usually want to save the relationship and make it better. But often people end up in marriage counseling because they are engaging in five selfish behaviors which prevent good communication and understanding for each other to take place.
Since 1937, the Tax Foundation has provided analysis and policy about federal, state and local taxes. A not-for-profit think tank based in Washington, D.C., the Tax Foundation promotes increased awareness of tax policies and the tax burdens on U.S. taxpayers.
As I unpacked my kids from the car for a fun afternoon at the park, I bathed them in sunblock and let them go. They ran, giggled and played in the afternoon sun as I chased them. My experience was the same as millions of mothers across the world. My kids called to me, showed me their tricks, and became very dirty very fast. I found myself looking around at the other mothers, their beautifully dressed and clean children then back to my messy, giggling brood. I became distracted from the great fun we were having. I had lost focus ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are hoping the public will help them identify an ATM thief with the release Tuesday of ATM photos taken of the suspect, a sheriff's spokesman said.