The American flag in the display case in the front lobby of Saugus High School once flew proudly in the Apache helicopter of Saugus graduate Capt. Aaron Schilleci.
SACRAMENTO - The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has a few suggestions for motorists looking to stay safe this year: never drink and drive, watch your speed and always buckle up before heading out.
Staff members from the William S. Hart Union High School District's administrative center turned into musicians for the holidays Friday, thanks to the efforts of Lorraine King, the superintendent's administrative assistant.
Santa Clarita's Manufactured Home Rental Adjustment Panel did not reach a decision on whether to allow for a rent increase of up to $200 at the Polynesian Mobile Home Park last night, panel members said.
Video games based on movies are often pushed through as afterthoughts, so word that director James Cameron and Ubisoft have been collaborating for years on his sci-fi epic, "Avatar," offered hope to gamers longing to explore the lush, brightly colored jungles of Pandora.
Watching "Avatar," I felt sort of the same as when I saw "Star Wars" in 1977. That was another movie I walked into with uncertain expectations. James Cameron's film has been the subject of relentlessly dubious advance buzz, just as his "Titanic" was. Once again, he has silenced the doubters by simply delivering an extraordinary film. There is still at least one man in Hollywood who knows how to spend $250 million, or was it $300 million, wisely.
Half the fun of serving champagne or sparkling wine is sharing its equally effervescent story with guests. Whether giving as a gift, serving as a stand-alone or mixed as a holiday cocktail, we have found some wonderful wines with legendary tales that will leave a special impression on friends and family this holiday season. Chill and enjoy!
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What possible reason was there for anyone to make "Did You Hear About the Morgans?" Or should I say "remake," because this movie has been made over and over again, and oh, so much better. Feuding couple from Manhattan forced to flee town, find themselves Fish Out of Water in Strange New World, meet Colorful Characters, survive Slapstick Adventures, end up Together at the End. The only part of that formula that still works is The End.
With the reality of the Chicken Little views on the futures of Medicare, Social Security and the endless debate and lack of bipartisanship regarding health care reform, here's a question I address to Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
While the Washington health care debate has focused attention on the need for medical tort reform, the need for broader tort reform continues. In several recent cases, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that, under the U.S. Constitution, there are due process limits on state court punitive damage awards.
Sometimes peopleare not aware of the level of support the city provides to the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, and I would like to explain how the city is involved.
Are you nervous about the holiday parties, food, family and added stress? Many people are torn between love of the season, and agonizing over the extra five to ten pounds they know they will gain between now and January.
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.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.