The Castaic Lake Water Agency joined 26 other state water contractors in a lawsuit filed against federal agencies - including the United States Department of Commerce, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Marine Fisheries - challenging the amount of water pumped from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
The California Highway Patrol swore in the largest graduating class in its history during a ceremony in West Sacramento on Friday, deeming 183 new officers ready to hit the highways.
I want to thank Mr. Martin for his Aug. 2 letter to the editor, "Wasteful Median Improvements."
Dear Steve, this is your Uncle Earl responding to your article on health care (Steve Lunetta, "Health care conundrums," The Signal, Opinion, July 27).
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I recently received my "secret" mail-in ballot for the stormwater pollution prevention fee.
The carcass of a bird infected with West Nile virus has been found in Canyon Country, officials said Friday, but the number of human cases is down significantly from last year.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 430 votes from late afternoon Friday, July 31 to late afternoon Friday, Aug. 7, 2009. Question: "Do you think the recession is over?" * Yes, totally (6 votes) * Getting better (169 votes) * Getting worse (229 votes) * What recession? (26 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader Meter poll, in which the question ...
Fred Arnold, president of California Association of Mortgage Brokers and veteran real estate industry professional, joins the Valley Industrial Association at the next business luncheon on Tuesday, August 18, beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
NEW YORK (AP) - Willy DeVille, founder of the punk group Mink DeVille and known for his blend of R&B, blues, Dixieland and traditional French Cajun ballads, has died, his publicist said Friday. He was 58. The Oscar-nominated songwriter died at New York's Cabrini Hospital on Thursday of pancreatic cancer, said Carol Kaye at Kayos Productions.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich criticized a ruling by a panel of three federal judges requiring that California release approximately 40,000 convicted criminals from state prisons.
Teachers, Students Prepare for New School Year More than 30 new teachers will check in tomorrow for district-wide training which will prepare them for their new classes starting Aug. 13. Even though the Hart District expects enrollment to decline slightly for the coming school year, new teachers have been hired to replace those who retired or left the district over the summer. The Hart District Teachers Association will host a luncheon on Friday to welcome ...
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has signed on to co-author emergency legislation that will provide one-time funding for domestic violence programs.
The U.S. Postal Service will hold a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the 44-cent "Early TV Memories" series of first-class commemorative stamps at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 5230 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood 91605.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Kelley Blue Book the leading provider of new car and used car information, today reveals possible effects of the "Cash for Clunkers" program on the used-car industry as reported in the company's August 2009 Blue Book Market Report. As dealers and consumers continue to take advantage of this program, Kelley Blue Book analysts forecast a likely bubble in used-car values, which could deflate as the Cash for Clunkers program comes to a close.
By Signal Staff
BOSTON (AP) - Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night and got enough help from the Bruins' offense to do it without another exhausting overtime.
A man charged with murder in an Acton shooting has yet to be arraigned and no prosecutor has been assigned to the case a month after his arrest, a court official said Monday.
The issue of censured school board member Stephen Winkler's legal residency is expected be debated at the Saugus Union School District meeting Tuesday night. Some expect the board to fire him by declaring his seat vacant.
A pair of College of the Canyons freshmen, Tim White and Anthony Fowler, are headed to the U.S. Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week in Des Moines, Iowa.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) - It was a quiet part of the Father's Day Mass as about 300 people stood up in preparation for communion. A parishioner, known by many at the church as Ricky Jennings, entered through the glass doors in back, holding his wife Cheryl's hand.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A man who made a 911 call that ended with Pasadena police fatally shooting a college student has pleaded guilty to making a false report.
Orchard Supply Hardware Stores, a neighborhood hardware and garden store in Santa Clarita and around the state, announced Monday that it reached an agreement with Lowe's home improvement to sell itself for $205 million in cash.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors won't be filing charges of vandalism against "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actor Jeff Garlin after he was accused of smashing a car window in a dispute over a parking space.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Netflix announced a deal on Monday to air television programming from Dreamworks Animation in what the company described as its biggest transaction ever for original first-run content.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Galaxy have acquired six-time MLS All-Star midfielder Pablo Mastroeni in a trade with the Colorado Rapids.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A standoff between Los Angeles police and two suspects in a stolen car has ended.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Thirty-seven years after a downtown Los Angeles state building was torn down due to earthquake damage, the 1.9-acre site has been purchased by the city for another civic center park.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) - Mohamed Lahna removes the prosthetic he uses for everyday activity, attaches another to his right leg worn specifically for running, then takes off around the bright blue track at the College of San Mateo among all the lunch-hour walkers and joggers.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A federal judge in San Francisco is considering whether an airborne fungus that occurs naturally in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a public health danger that thousands of vulnerable state prison inmates should be moved to other locations.