Video-game wars, like those in "Halo" or "Call of Duty," are usually seen from the grunt's-eye view. If you want to play general, with thousands of troops following your every order, you have to turn on your computer, home to real-time strategy (RTS) epics like "StarCraft II" and "Age of Empires."
Hollywood aims to help you escape from all that lousy economic news in the real world this fall, with a lineup heavy on fun and fantasy.
Monday, Sept. 13
This week's spotlight in the SCV highlights newspapers, Chinese and children.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Many children born to illegal immigrants in the United States do not feel like Americans because their parents speak only of their country, Mexico.
The most important decision to make in establishing a trust may be the selection of the trustee. The trustee's role is to carry out the terms of the trust and fulfill its objectives. While there are different types of trusts, this article will focus on the most common type, the revocable living trust, and the selection of a successor trustee. In a typical revocable living trust, the successor trustee will take over the management and administration of the trust when the original trustee (or trustees in the case of a joint trust) is no longer able to act due ...
A week ago, the Golden Valley football team was celebrating its first regular season victory since October 2008.
Detectives asked the public on Thursday to identify a man who broke into a Saugus drugstore and stole several cigarette cartons last week.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Law enforcement agencies throughout the state garnered honors for excellence in community traffic safety programs in the 2009 California Law Enforcement Challenge (CLEC).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Enforcement, education and technology are the keys to thwarting thieves targeting vehicles, resulting in the largest decrease in decades of the number of vehicular theft in California.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station seek the public's help in identifying and locating the man pictured in the adjacent media slideshow.
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $19.9 million contract to supply a mobile data computer system to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, the largest sheriff's department in the world.
An estimated 800 Massage Envy and Massage Envy Spa centers in 42 states will participate in "Massage for the Cure" on Tuesday, Sept 14, offering one-hour specially priced $49 therapeutic massages.
LONG BEACH -- Non-profit organization Iemanya Oceanica (pronounced ya-MON-ja) will present the Great Shark Affaire, a festival to be held at the Long Beach Rainbow Lagoon, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3. This charitable event will teach about ocean conservation as well as protecting sharks and their habitats.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Nearly 870,000 Californians have signed up for an insurance policy through the state's health care exchange, as the state intensifies efforts to boost participation ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
NEW YORK (AP) - Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
The Master's College women's basketball will play live on regional television tonight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She said the CIA's own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
TOKYO (AP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction Monday of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Martin Jones made a habit of winning big games at the Saddledome during his Western Hockey League career.