Banks will stop honoring state-issued IOUs today, which will force Los Angeles County to pick up the state's portion of services, a county officials said.
Santa Clarita's annual summer Concerts in the Park series kicks off in Central Park at 7 p.m. tonight.
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY - With less than 24 hours to go before the State IOU's to Los Angeles County are no longer honored by the financial institutions, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sent the attached letter to Governor Schwarzenegger on the need for structural reforms in Sacramento.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance fire service for the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the construction of Fire Station 128 at 28450 Whites Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
Oscar is a Colombian orphan visiting San Clarita this summer, in hopes of meeting a family that would like to adopt him. Oscar is one in a group of 47 older children from Colombian orphanages who arrived in the U.S. to participate in Kidsave's Summer Miracles program.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 407 votes from late afternoon Friday, July 3 to late afternoon Friday, July 10, 2009. Question: "What should the state Legislature do to solve the budget shortfall?" * Cut social services & education (53 votes) * Cut fat-cat spending (224 votes) * Raise taxes & fees (21 votes) * Snatch $$ from cities (1 vote) * Resign en masse ...
Santa Clarita's annual summer Concerts in the Park series kicks off in Central Park at 7 p.m. Saturday.
SACRAMENTO - Sen. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) today announced he is stepping down from his role as chairman of the Senate Republican Caucus to allow more time to focus on the Vote SAFE initiative - slated for the November 2010 ballot - and his bid for membership on the Board of Equalization, district 2, also in 2010.
"Beauty and the Beast" comes to life on stage at the Canyon Theatre Guild this weekend, featuring a talented and energetic cast of teens. The cast of this "junior" version is made up entirely of students in the Canyon Theatre Guild's STARS Workshop. These young performers are 13 to 17 years old and they have been meeting for four weeks, learning the craft of musical theatre performance.
The Repertory East Playhouse will continue its "81 Series" on Friday, July 10, at 8 p.m., with the critically-acclaimed comedy, "Fat Pig," by Neil LaBute - sponsored by Ed and Dana Hill of Geotechnologies Inc. Be a part of the 81 at the opening night wine reception at 7 p.m.
I had a birthday on July 4. As I get older I find that birthdays are less a cause for joy and more a reminder of our own mortality. I certainly didn't need any additional reflection this year with the passing of Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, Karl Malden, Steve McNair, Billy Mays, and my wife's aunt over the preceding days.
"Bruno" is a no-holds-barred comedy permitting several holds I had not dreamed of. The needle on my internal Laugh Meter went haywire, bouncing between hilarity, appreciation, shock, admiration, disgust, disbelief and appalled incredulity.
The writer of "I Love You, Beth Cooper" says the story is based on a dream. I believe him. This is one of the very few movies where I WANTED the hero to wake up and discover it was only a dream. But it's a dream all the way through - a dream evoking just another teen romcom.
A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car in Canyon Country on Thursday as he dashed across Sierra Highway, far from a crosswalk, said sheriff's Sgt. Darren Harris.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Four homeless people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area since last week, authorities said, highlighting the danger to people without shelter as the region is gripped by freezing temperatures.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Bill Porter, the door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore., who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, has died at 81.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Citrus grower Fred LoBue breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after two sleepless nights monitoring the icy temperatures in his family's Central Valley orange groves.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.
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Due to a storm forecast for this Saturday, Dec. 7, Signal Multimedia is postponing its Holiday Lights tour until Friday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. That night Signal staff will judge light displays that have been entered online at signalscv.com/lights. Deadline for submissions has been extended until Dec. 11.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. job market is proving sturdier than many had thought.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A suburban Nashville couple got more than they expected in their to-go order in a McDonald's drive-thru: A bag of cold cash.
Since the beginning of cityhood in 1987, the city of Santa Clarita has been spending significant time and money addressing blight with the goal of beautifying our city.
Congress will soon have to, again, discuss and debate the federal budget and debt ceiling - national crises which they "kicked down the road" instead of solving in September.