A former Internal Revenue Service employee from Valencia has been ordered to pay $127,116 in restitution after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges that he filed false tax returns for himself and members of his family.
On Monday, several organizations, including the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment, filed legal objections to the California Fish and Game's River Alteration approval. This permit would allow massive filling of the floodplain of the Santa Clara River to accommodate the proposed 21,000-unit Newhall Ranch project west of Interstate 5.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently honored Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for its top organ-donation rates.
Tyler Anderson, 10 dives for a throw from his father, Thomas, at Valencia Heritage Park in Valencia on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry has been released from the hospital after recovering there for more than a month.
Families interested in enrolling their children in Newhall District's preschools for the 2011-12 school year can pick up an application Jan. 24 at the Newhall Preschool office.
A 23-year-old Canoga Park man was arrested Monday after trying to evade officers on a 24-mile chase from Acton to Lancaster.
It is obvious (to all who will take the trouble to observe with care) that vast numbers of people - young and old - are growing progressively more depressed by dark forebodings about the current course of events and deteriorating quality of life.
It's difficult to imagine the outcome of the pivotal battles of World War II without the contribution of British scientist Alan Turing. Turing was Britain's top cryptanalyst and computer scientist working to decode Hitler's "unbreakable" Enigma cipher communication system.
Thank you for printing Tom Purcell's syndicated column, "Focus on the fascinating rather than the famous," in the Tuesday edition of The Signal.
As I looked out my office window at the snow falling on Sunday, I was extraordinarily grateful that Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature will be back at work soon to help solve the global warming issue.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met in school and found they both loved American blues and rhythm and blues music.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.
Summer is a time for lemonade, swimsuits and sunscreen. Days are longer, and no school means there is more time to spend together as a family. Every year, I have set a goal to accomplish a list of things I want to do over the course of the summer with my family. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls to an end, my list isn't even near completion. Year after year, I realize that I wasted my summer and didn't take full advantage of the extra sunlight and warm weather that I could enjoy with the people I care ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.