A California legislative committee advanced a bill Wednesday that would place a two-year moratorium on the use of metal bats in high school baseball, responding to safety concerns that were raised when a Marin County teenager was severely injured earlier this year.
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.
The top eight seeds in the Foothill League boys tennis prelims advanced to today's finals, but not as one might expect.
The singles and doubles finals will have a much different look than the regular season.
There was food, food and more food, as well as beer, wine, beverages and cocktails, at the annual Taste of the Town to benefit the services and programs offered by the Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center.
The William S. Hart Union High School District board met April 21. All of the board was present, although Superintendant Jaime Castellanos arrived late.
Ask me what I did on April 27, and I will tell you a tale of a scavenger hunt. I met a friend for lunch in Mission Hills. She is the greatest homemade tamale-maker in the whole world, and usually brings her delectable tamales when we meet.
A new law was enacted March 18, in order to help businesses reduce their payroll taxes, particularly with seasonal businesses that may be gearing up to hire new employees for the summer months.
Like a petulant teenager who doesn't want to clean their room or help with the housework, our City Council stands with its hands on its hips, refusing to require LEED standard energy efficiencies from new development in Santa Clarita.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Rumors circulate of an immigration raid at Cinco de Mayo festivities. Markets normally bustling with customers preparing for the celebration are quiet. Family picnics are scaled back.
Many Hispanics in Arizona - both legal and illegal - are increasingly anxious about being targeted under the state's tough anti-illegal immigration law. Some are afraid to leave their homes, even on the day when the nation celebrates Hispanic heritage.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday he wants to begin work this year on legislation overhauling the nation's immigration system, firming up his commitment on a key priority for Latino voters and lawmakers.
Obama's comments at a Cinco de Mayo celebration at the White House reaffirmed his long-held support for immigration reform. He went a step further than he has in the past by calling for the work to begin this year.
Van Nuys Calif., - Country resident Tracie Kimbrough, 48 her sister, Cheryl McGown, 46, of Valencia, and their mother will celebrate their three- and seven-years' breast cancer survival respectively at their own Mother's Day celebration on Aug. 15 at the American Cancer Society's new "Making Strides Against Cancer 3K" at Woodley Park in Van Nuys on June 12.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service requests the public's assistance in identifying the persons responsible for mail thefts in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Washington, D.C. -- The House Armed Services Committee today heard testimony from senior Pentagon officials, including the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and the Director of Operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on security and stability efforts underway in Afghanistan. Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) released the following prepared statement for the hearing:
Los Angeles -- The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) commemorates 50 years of community service with a full schedule of activities for "May Is Mental Health Awareness Month."
May is National Building and Safety Month, and the city of Santa Clarita is celebrating by helping to inform residents about local building and safety practices.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed decades ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is threatening to veto a spending bill drafted by House Republicans to deal with the influx of Central American minors at the U.S. border.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill to deal with the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border has won a temporary reprieve in the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.