Last summer, administrators at the William S. Hart Union High School District predicted their budget shortfall through June 30, 2011, would be $6 million.
Mira Tijerin, of San Diego, was pronounced dead early Saturday at a collision scene after she lost control of her Nissan pick-up and rolled 300 feet down an embankment off northbound Interstate-5 about 30 minutes north of Santa Clarita.
Children went from ride to ride-hollering on the mini-roller coaster Alligator Alley, scanning the scenery from the ferris wheel-like Zipper or lifting their hands on the electronic swings Saturday at a Valencia carnival. They played games like Ring A Duck and Turtle Creek with stuffed animal prizes.
Arlien Hopwood had no idea she was dying 16 years ago.
As the state prepares to tax us into the poorhouse and the feds grow the size of government instead of the economy, it is little wonder most people are overlooking the biggest crisis to hit California in a generation.
Enjoyed very much the commentary by Bill Kennedy published Jan. 23.
A recent disclosure by the Associated Press states that banks that received federal funds are requesting visas for workers from out of this country to fill the positions of laid-off American workers.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and Sen. George Runner are conveniently exempt from the state furloughs.
On Feb. 5, a letter entitled "People Should Not Have to Live This Way in Santa Clarita" appeared in The Signal.
I don't want to sound like an alarmist, but it's important that I am precise and clear about my view of the Democrats' American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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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:
The stars will be coming out - literally and figuratively - on Saturday, as the SCV Senior Center Foundation hosts the 2009 Celebrity Waiter Dinner to benefit the Adult Day Care Respite Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
The tension mounts as we try to weave our way through a crowd thick with people standing shoulder-to-shoulder and moving into the stands with the speed of cold molasses. It must have taken us nearly 20 minutes just to get from the door to the area 40 feet away where we can hear the ring steward call out, "Enter in catalog order, please."
A brush fire broke out in Bouquet Canyon near Plum Canyon Road late this afternoon.
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.