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The California Supreme Court has determined a dependent elder's close friends who provided health care for her at the end of her life are presumed to have used undue influence if the elder includes them in a will or trust.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Sept. 11-18, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
We live in an information age where the world is at our fingertips. We pay our bills, balance our checkbooks, diligently manage our credit and even do our taxes without help. In an instant, however, our personal information can be stolen, ruining years of hard work. Social Security and credit card numbers, bank account information, driver's licenses and other valuable data can be used against us if it falls into the wrong hands. The city ...
Mint Canyon Elementary School needed 300 ears of corn to be shucked for an upcoming movie night so they hired fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-graders to do the job.
Despite a dynamite performance by junior quarterback Andrew Avila, Golden Valley fell 23-13 to Santa Paula Thursday at Harry Welch Stadium.
Having moved to the SCV recently, I have been subjected to Steve Lunetta's rantings in The Signal for several months now and I must say they are growing old.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement today upon passage of H.R. 3221, the Student Loan and Fiscal Responsibility Act, which eliminates the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program and replaces it with a system of government-run lending directly from the U.S. Treasury:
SAN BERNARDINO -- Stater Bros. Supermarkets is proud to announce its title sponsorship of the biggest car show on the West Coast and the largest supermarket chain-sponsored event in America.
Registration for the city of Santa Clarita Marathon, presented by Parkway Motorcars, is now open online.
OAKLAND, Calif.- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region IX today announced that a public meeting would be held September 25 to present preliminary evaluation findings on the performance of a full-scale exercise at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in Southern California.
The MOMS Club of Canyon Country-South will host a fundraiser on Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Menchie's Santa Clarita.
Jennifer Huhn, a special education teacher at Golden Valley High School, has been named Teacher of the Year for the William S. Hart Union High School District. She will represent the district in the Los Angeles County competition, which is part of the California Teacher of the Year program.
An artists' reception for the Art Stop Project through the city of Santa Clarita takes place 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18 at the bus shelter located in front of Kaiser Permanente, 27107 Tourney Road, Valencia 91355.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, was on CBS Evening News in Chip Reid's piece on missile defense Thursday night.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A legislative committee has recommended that the Senate confirm Gov. Jerry Brown's choice to lead California's prison system.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The public is being asked to keep eyes to the skies for an exotic stork that flew the coop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - HBO and James Gandolfini's managers say the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos" has died in Italy.
A Canyon Country man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts in Tuesday's wrong-way crash on Highway 14 that injured 13 people, four of them seriously.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Immigrant advocates have filed a lawsuit alleging that immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody longer without investigating whether they're in the country illegally.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - As the whir of the subway echoed throughout Union Station and crowds of passengers trickled in for their morning commute, Los Angeles' transit officials unveiled a new development to deter riders from evading fares: locked turnstiles that can only be accessed using a TAP card.
UNION CITY, Calif. (AP) - A pit bull mix that bit and killed a six-year-old boy in Northern California has been euthanized.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - A 16-year-old Northern California boy once praised as a hero for saving his dad's life has been charged with stabbing a couple to death at their home, a newspaper reported.
Santa Clarita Detective Bureau investigated a report of a male following a young girl and videotaping her while she was walking around inside "Target" located on Magic Mountain Blvd., Valencia. Through proactive work by Target's loss prevention, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Yale Yurman. Suspect Yurman is a registered sex offender.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say they've arrested three panhandlers for investigation of the fatal stabbing of a young woman who was taking photographs on Hollywood's star-lined "Walk of Fame."
DETROIT (AP) - Car buyers increasingly want high-tech features like voice recognition and navigation. But they're not very forgiving of the car company when those systems fail.
Are you a veteran making between $45,000 and $83,650 a year combined family income and dream of owning your own home? Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley, the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate for North Los Angeles County, in collaboration with the California Department of Veterans Affairs, is building homes for veterans in Sylmar and Santa Clarita. The project in Santa Clarita will consist of an 87-home community and the one in Sylmar will ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Federal authorities have charged 18 people with involvement in an illegal gambling ring they say spanned from California to Peru and used violence against customers with outstanding debts.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place.
LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) - The search for a missing kayaker who disappeared in Lake Del Valle in Livermore is being suspended while crews seek more funding for additional resources.