Like most people, I think I have a right to expect fair elections. A fair election is a major requirement for the maintenance of this democratic republic we live in.
It could only happen in Santa Clarita.
California's Legislature fails to address looming budgetary calamity, but takes action to name a section of the Interstate 405 parking lot for some lackluster political has-been.
In Lois Eisenberg's weekly letter to the editor ("Court jesters," May 3), she tells of her visit to the Santa Clarita Valley Civic Center, where she observed several court cases. She talked of a small-claims case and the "high-priced lawyer."
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.
Young skaters and bikers crowded the skate park at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on a recent afternoon, not seeming to notice the 90-degree heat and taking only occasional breaks for water.
BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- The BP executive in charge of fighting the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday his company knows people are frustrated by its failure to plug the well that has been gushing for more than a month and is now spreading damage through Louisiana's wetlands.
"Everyone is very, very frustrated about why we haven't been able to bring this well to stop flowing so far," said Doug Suttles, chief operating officer of BP PLC, but he insisted the oil giant has the necessary resources to stop the growing spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The annual lead-into-summer "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement campaign runs today through June 6, with law enforcement across the state offering zero tolerance from extra patrols looking for those not properly buckled in.
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful.
For Southern California jazz fans, there's no better way to break through Los Angeles' annual June gloom than "Playboy Jazz in Warner Park," which returns to the Lou Bredlow Pavilion in Warner Center Park (5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park 91367) on Sunday, June 6 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Mike Brown won everything in five years coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers. Everything, that is, except an NBA title.
The June 8 primary election is fast approaching, and the ballot includes several statewide initiatives. Here is our take on the five propositions.
J.R.'s Comedy Club has long supported countless charitable organizations with tickets and fundraisers, but on Monday, May 24, the club will host its most ambitious event to date with the first J.R.'s Comedy Club Celebrity Golf Classic at Robinson Ranch in Sand Canyon.
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The last month for the California Senate and Assembly to pass or kill bills this year has begun. At the end of August, Gov. Jerry Brown will have one month to sign or veto bills that make it through the Legislature. Many of the bills that have had been on the Valley Industry & Commerce Association's (VICA) radar in 2014 are still in circulation, for better or for worse.
In the best seller "Good to Great," author Jim Collins states that any organization that wants to improve should start by getting the right people, as he says, "on the bus and the wrong people off it."
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Ken Cornett stood a couple of hundred feet away from the performance stage at the August Thursday night Art Slam.
TV crews from the series "NCIS" built a fake safety deposit room inside the break room of the Bank of Santa Clarita's main branch in which the cameramen shot a few hours of film. By the time the editing was completed, the scene probably only made it into three or four minutes of the TV show.
I'm a little over 6 months away from turning the big 3-0, and I've taken a lot of time to ponder on these last 10 years and what lessons I've learned, trials I've overcome and how I have changed overall as a person. A lot of big things happened in these past ten years, getting married, having three children, graduating college, starting a career, becoming a stay-at-home mom, leaving it all to pursue our dreams, moving cross country and shifting our focus. Through all of this I've learned a little about life and a lot ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies investigating summertime robberies on Canyon Country bike paths have arrested an additional juvenile, bringing to seven the number apprehended in the crackdown, officials said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (AP) - Riding a wave of military gains by Russia-backed rebels, President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.
BEIRUT (AP) - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.