SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Both houses of the state Legislature passed resolutions Monday endorsing the legal effort to overturn California's same-sex marriage ban, just days before the issue goes to the state Supreme Court. The resolutions passed along party lines, 18-14 in the Senate and 45-27 in the Assembly, with several members absent in both chambers.
Do you believe in miracles? For the College of the Canyons hockey team the answer is an emphatic YES! Now the Cougars will try to make believers of the rest of the country as they vie for the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division-III title during the ACHA National Championships March 4-7 2009 in Rochester, New York. As the Pacific Coast Hockey Association's (PCHA) only community college team, Canyons recently registered an improbable 8-1 playoff ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- To reduce animal cruelty and high taxpayer costs associated with the over-breeding of pets at facilities commonly referred to as "puppy mills," the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to investigate the need for more comprehensive laws to prevent irresponsible breeding in Los Angeles County. "Many of these kennels endanger the health and welfare of these animals by housing them in overcrowded ...
The next Valley Industrial Association luncheon previews the proposed Vista Canyon development in Canyon Country, an example of the kind of work-live balance the VIA seeks for employees and employers in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tonight's meeting of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission has been canceled. The next scheduled meeting is March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd. in Santa Clarita. For more information call (661) 259-CITY.
Dogs large to small, from Great Danes to Chihuahuas, jumped through hoops, ran through tunnels and weaved through line-up poles in a dog agility class.
Some local residents are frustrated that voters will be asked to shift money from public mental health services to use for poor childrens' health care.
La Petite Academy pre-kindergarten students recited "Green Eggs and Ham" Monday morning in celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday.
Woodward Governor Co. has reached an agreement to acquire Santa Clarita-based HR Textron, which employs about 900 workers.
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Why doesn't Alaska secede from the union and start its own government of scoundrels and worthless people?
The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (Tribe) wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon for their exemplary work on the Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act.
I just opened up my Sunday Signal and saw "At the old ball game" (Feb. 22.) I myself was a volunteer at Canyon Country Little League. Two things I read were fantastic and made my morning.
"Today we started fractions. After we went to child care. I played outside. After they called me in for writing club, I met Mr. Charles. He talked about how to be a writer. He talked about his life. My favorite part was him talking about the inauguration. He showed us pictures. We all told our stories. I think it was the best day ever!"
First place I would like to meet Michael Phelps because I want to know what he ate before the Olympics and how hard it was to be in the Olympics, if he is going to be in the next Olympics, and how it feels to win the gold medal. Michael Phelps, I think, ate a lot to have energy. He probably works very hard to be in the Olympics. I think he said he was ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.