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A 44-year-old woman was nearly sexually assaulted early Friday morning when walking toward a bus stop in Valencia, sheriff's deputies said.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 271 votes from late afternoon Friday, Sept. 4 to mid-afternoon Friday, Sept. 11, 2009.
Space Shuttle Discovery will land at Edwards Air Force Base in California today at 5:53 Pacific time, according to NASA.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Commemorating the eighth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the U.S. homeland, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today called on President Obama and the U.S. Congress to fully resource and support the U.S. military and diplomatic missions in Afghanistan.
County fire officials have set a public memorial service for two firefighters killed in the line of duty Sunday night, Aug. 30, battling the Station Fire in the Mount Gleason area of the San Gabriel Mountains.
Students, parents and community members who wish to be notified by text alert to their cell phones whenever there is an emergency in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District now have the ability to subscribe to the contact service through the district Web site at hartdistrict.org.
The College of the Canyons Social Science and Business Division will host its second annual Domestic Violence Awareness event on Wednesday, Oct. 21 outdoors on the college's Valencia campus.
Santa Clarita continues its yearly tradition of keeping the Santa Clara River trash-free with the 15th annual River Rally and Cleanup on Saturday in Newhall.
After being named one of California's most exemplary and inspiring public schools, Rancho Pico Junior High School in Stevenson Ranch celebrated outdoors Thursday on the campus's outdoor stage.
The magazine rack at 7-Eleven doesn't have many real magazines. No Economist, Vanity Fair, Discover or the New Yorker. It's mostly pseudo-magazines, about celebrities, diets, video games and crossword puzzles. Except for one: Vogue. The other day I bought the September 2009 issue, which ran to a little under 600 pages. That may sound like a lot to you, but actually it's a marker of hard times for the economy.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is looking for people with unbridled energy, boundless enthusiasm and a bit of a dark side for the annual Fright Fest celebration. Auditions for a variety of ghoulish positions will be held on Friday, September 11 starting at 5 p.m.
The Palmdale Jazz and Wine Festival will be held this Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Palmdale Amphitheater at Marie Kerr Park (2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard).
"The Beatles: Rock Band" has produced more buzz than any video game since the last "Grand Theft Auto." When Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr took the stage at Microsoft's Xbox press conference at E3 this summer, they were greeted with a standing ovation.
If you read the news, then you know as well as we do that the recession transformed us from a consumption-centric nation to our current scaled-back frugal state practically overnight.
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.