Regarding "Obama gets the GOP where it hurts," (April 21):
Regarding Michelle Sathe's story "More people driving at 55 and over," (July 5): Your article regarding senior drivers is so timely for me and my family because it has been the subject matter in our family since the beginning of May, when I had a temporary physical setback.
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.
San Antonio - Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree will launch "Back to School Brigade, a program to collect new school supplies for children of military families from Sunday, July 11 to Monday, August 2.
When leaving one employer for another, the potential of new opportunities can be exciting. However, the process of possibly relocating, leaving colleagues and the choices you need to make about what to do with your retirement funds may also make these transitions challenging for some.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host its monthly business luncheon on Tuesday, July 20 at 11:45 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club.
Cleveland (AP) - Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson thanked LeBron James for his contributions to the city at a news conference today. Jackson said the superstar's decision to leave the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat "is not going to make or break Cleveland."
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The Santa Clarita Valley Disaster Coalition, in cooperation with the Santa Clarita Child & Family Center, will cover the cost of counseling for up to six counseling sessions with counselors from the Child & Family Center to witnesses of the July 4 Valencia Boulevard traffic accident and fatality.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A San Fernando Valley man could face the death penalty for sexually assaulting and beating to death his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter.
The writers of "The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged)" bring you "The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)," a hilarious jaunt through the pages of the Bible. Now playing at the SCV Space, the Upstart Crows production of "The Bible" stars Tamarah Ashton-Coombs, Hannah Lively and Beth Ann Sweezer.
The 81 Series returns to the Repertory East Playhouse tonight with the critically acclaimed "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," written by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The play is described as "Set in a time-bending, darkly comic world between heaven and hell, 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot' reexamines the plight and fate of the New Testament's most infamous and unexplained sinner."
Whether you feasted on hamburgers, hot dogs or any other grilled and savory dish this past Fourth of July, one thing is for certain: Independence Day marks barbecue season in full swing. With that being said, we have a few wine suggestions for your summertime barbecue, cookouts and camping trip meals.
Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Canyon Theatre Guild has set its 2010 - 2011 season. Executive Director TimBen Boydston said, "It is an incredible accomplishment for a non-profit performing arts organization to be producing for 40 years. Literally thousands of people have given of their time, talents and resources to help us achieve this milestone. We're looking forward to our next 40 years. And we're very excited about our new season of shows."
After reading the July 5 article titled "More people driving at 55 and over," I became curious about what percentage of drivers are 55 and over.
By Jon Stein
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.