SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Democrats who control California's Legislature passed a series of budget bills Wednesday with few Republican votes, but the plan was widely seen as merely a stopgap to meet the constitutional budget deadline.
This Father's Day, give Dad the royal treatment by creating a feast that combines his two favorite things - the grill and steak.
I totally agree that Cameron Smyth's bill to help out college students who were turned away from attending due to budget cuts is a good one.
Lynn Plambeck's column in The Signal was spot-on: Our planet is warming - and warming fast - and those who deny this scientific fact are doing a terrible disservice to future generations.
Rioux Park walking group
The Los Angeles county Board of Supervisors are poised to hand over three County-owned park properties to the city of Santa Clarita.
A small brush fire broke out on the northbound shoulder of Highway 14 north of Placerita Canyon Road just before 10 this morning, county fire dispatchers said.
Regarding the patriotic celebrations, as a Gold Star family we would like to thank:
As we struggle to work our way out of the aptly named Great Recession, one hears discussions about what California businesses need in order to improve their operating results, and whether those needs are better met somewhere else. A key responsibility of the Small Business Development Center, hosted by College of the Canyons, is to make sure that we have the proper resources in place to assist small businesses with those needs.
Business teachers Geoffrey Aronsky at La Mesa Junior High School and Linda Cox at West Ranch High School have involved their students in the Stock Market Game as a way for students to learn about financial markets. Students from both schools recently participated in a 15-week game and did exceptionally well.
Ten members of Girl Scout Troop 4082 from Valencia recently visited 10 Northern California cities to hand deliver chemotherapy care packages to cancer patients.
To generate support for the Summer Meltdown Concert for Social Inclusion and Autism Awareness, well-known recording artist Brian Bell performed in the quad at Bowman High School on May 20.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said.
SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - Like an eager date, Leo Smith showed up at Mount Zion First Baptist Church with a bouquet of flowers in hand.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need to be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape and that bringing awareness to the issue is very important.
Regarding Bowe Bergdahl's release in exchange for five terrorists, when this soldier enlisted in the Army, he knew the challenges ahead of him in military life, and one of those challenges was the possibility of capture by the enemy.
A team of volunteers from the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has been making phone calls to local businesses and asking owners to become "Friends of the SCV Senior Center" in support of the center's family-friendly fundraiser, Touch-A-Truck, which will be held June 14, at Central Park.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - No cramps, no problems for LeBron James.
CAMARILLO (AP) - A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. is holding steady, rising 3½ cents over the last three weeks to $3.69.
PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others critically injured and another man dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars" easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film "Edge of Tomorrow."
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is wading head-first into Mideast peace-making, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.
The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Some of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and two members of his entourage were in critical condition Sunday, a day after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a deadly chain-reaction pileup.
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.