The city of Santa Clarita has received its preliminary fourth quarter sales tax figures for 2008 which reveal a 15% decrease over the same period one year earlier.
Barack Obama has missed several opportunities to set an example for Americans struggling with job and home loss, and failed banks and corporations.
Intermittent rain showers Sunday only added to the thrill for a group of more than 700 roller coaster enthusiasts who traveled from all over to ride the most topsy-turvy coasters at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
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"We have fun but we also try to do things to bless somebody." - Queen Momma Rita McGranahan (Click here for story)
Maybe it's because I was born during the Depression and we were poor, but I have a hard time - a very hard time - getting rid of anything that once had value. Maybe I'll need it again.
In the "you take them - no, you take them" battle between Santa Clarita and Los Angeles over homeless people, both sides reached an impasse, but it was only temporary.
It is amazing that with the millions of Americans losing their jobs and the government trying to bail them out, and the money institutions that caused this debacle (getting more money) with the president's stimulus program, the politicians just cannot keep their greedy hands out of the cookie jar.
I have two random thoughts. First, for those who seem to despise corporate profits, are you happy now? Carole Lutness would call them "right-wing corporatists." I prefer the term "employer."
L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca is going to close the jails? This might be a good thing.
To President Obama: I propose a new cabinet position.
I wish to take umbrage with Shari Sorbo ("Where the consistency?" in Letters, March 5) on Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon's change of attitude.
Whether intentional or not, your headline on the front page of March 6's Signal, "Hart district will not lay off any employees," was completely misleading. This refers only to classified staff, not certificated teachers.
"We, the people" each own a share of America. Our elected officials are our employees, most of whom have been naughty and need to be constitutionally and respectfully monitored.
Richard Szerman is sick and tired of loan-modification companies that ask for up-front fees from distressed homeowners in need of help.
Snapshot for the week of 08/11/2014 to 08/17/2014
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a local funding match of $2.7 million toward the $8 million construction project to rehabilitate a 16.5-mile stretch of the Angeles Forest Highway, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
It's nearly time for high school football, tailgate parties and the Burrito Bowl.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to add a bond measure for the Saugus Union School District to the county's ballot in November.
A state inspector died on the campus of a Santa Clarita Valley high school Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
Your prospects for a happy marriage may be tied to people other than your soon-to-be spouse. For example, the more people who come to your wedding, the better it bodes for your marital bliss. But the more serious premarital relationships you had before, the less likely you are to be happily married later.
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ISLAMABAD (AP) - Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.
ANGLETON, Texas (AP) - A drunk driver did not deserve "execution" by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug for Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday, though medical experts caution it is not certain if the drug is effective.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops backed by U.S. airstrikes dislodged Islamic militants from a strategic dam in the country's north.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police said they prevented a "horrific tragedy" by arresting two teenage boys who plotted to kill three high school staffers then gun down as many students as possible in a quaint Los Angeles suburb.