Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to re-read portions of the best-selling biography of Abraham Lincoln, "Team of Rivals," by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) have introduced legislation to rename Peak 12,240 in Mono County "Mt. Andrea Lawrence," in memory of the late Andrea Lawrence - a conservationist, three-time Olympian and member of the Mono County Board of Supervisors.
Sierra Vista Junior High School will host its annual Showcase Product Day on May 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The California Appliance Rebate program is officially underway. The program, which launched on Earth Day, April 22, offers rebates to assist California residents in swapping out old energy inefficient home appliances for new, ENERGY STAR-qualified items.
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Funeral services for sheriff's Deputy Cameron Glover will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355.
I was born to Irish Catholic parents and raised on Notre Dame football. So much so, that our family Thanksgiving celebration alternates between NorCal and SoCal. When the Fighting Irish play the University of Southern California at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Thanksgiving is hosted by one of us who resides in Southern California.
Since 2002, I have been working with the Santa Clarita Community Development Corp. to serve the needs of the homeless in our city.
In 2008, the College of the Canyons football team compiled a 12-1 record and battled to within 10 seconds of a trip to the state title game.
Planet Earth is our home, and therefore also our responsibility. For as long as I can remember, people have discussed and debated ways to make it a healthier, cleaner and greener place for us all. To help spread the message throughout the community, Arroyo Seco's eighth -grade Team Viper organized a "Going Green" symposium.
In hockey circles, Southern California is not exactly known as a hotbed of talent compared to other areas in the United States.
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 following essays were written and submitted by students at Helmers Elementary School.
Youngsters from the Saugus Union School District recently took the podium to address topics like pop culture, politics and social issues as part of the district's Toastmasters Speech Contest on April 22.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Hornets majority owner George Shinn has reached a deal to sell his shares of the team to minority owner Gary Chouest, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
Firefighters quickly knocked down a Bouquet Canyon fire that charred five acres Friday near homes in that area of Saugus, a fire official said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last of seven former city officials involved in a multimillion-dollar corruption case in the city of Bell was sentenced Friday to a year in jail, most of which he has already served.
DETROIT (AP) - Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July.
When director Jonathan Demme was approached to show support for all victims of the conflict in Gaza, he didn't hesitate to sign on. Actor Wallace Shawn is willing to put up with jeers on the street for his opinions about the violence. And Mark Ruffalo is determined to air his views about the fighting on Twitter, no matter the cost to his social media numbers.
Two people were transported to the hospital Friday following a crash involving a big rig on Interstate 5 near Quail Lake Road.
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California are getting little rest after lightning sparked dozens of new wildfires, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that has forced the evacuation of about 120 people.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of the most prolific killers in Los Angeles history was given an additional death sentence Friday.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, killing at least 44 Palestinians. The Israeli military said two soldiers were killed and an infantry officer was feared captured during fighting.
From multimillion dollar construction projects to adding a room on a single-family home, submitting building plans to LA County Public Works is now just a click away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.
I believe all Californians are environmentalists. Who doesn't want clean air and clean water?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A man who worked for years as a Northern California helicopter news pilot without a legal pilot's license has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft.