Dirk Marks' rather amusing double-speak in his "Noltemeyer inaccurate" letter to the editor (The Signal, Aug. 20) first states that I was inaccurate because the Castaic Lake Water Agency did not file the lawsuit to overturn the National Marine Fisheries Service's biological opinion.
In response to Kevin Buck's Shakespeare-laden column in the Sept. 1 edition of The Signal ("The dog days of discourse"), I have some thoughts.
While Bill Kennedy ("Unintended consequences," The Signal, Aug. 28) is correct that the legacy of government initiatives in the Canadian north is a tragic one, his argument lacks nuance.
A recent article in The Signal expressed a concern about overwatering at Central Park ("City needs to conserve water," The Signal, Aug. 21).
With five seconds left in a tie football game, Hart kicker C.J. Reyes lined up the biggest kick of the Indians' still-infant football season. On his mind was only one thing, the jokes made by his holder Blake Borland.
Wow, I am so glad to hear that the city is going to re-restripe Decoro Drive.
My wife's grandmother, Grandma Ann, lived a long and happy life because she always "looked for the good" in every situation.
BAKERSFIELD - If the first game of the season is any indication, it looks like the Bakersfield High Drillers have put together another one of those dominant teams.
We watched the recent Station Fire very closely, and seeing those firefighters in action was amazing.
New Naz series
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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Issuing about the strongest rebuke that he could, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life Tuesday for making racist comments in a recorded conversation, the first step toward forcing a sale of the club and permanently removing Sterling from the league.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti chided Time Warner Cable at an industry gathering Tuesday for not reaching deals with other TV providers so all fans of the Dodgers could watch the baseball games.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.
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TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Toyota's announcement Monday that it is moving its U.S. headquarters from Torrance to Texas comes as a major blow not just to this manicured city south of Los Angeles but also to the larger region, which has watched a number of major employers walk away in recent years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration admonished colleges and universities - "No more turning a blind eye" - in new guidelines designed to stem sexual assaults on campuses and help the victims.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Silicon Valley court battle between Apple and Samsung is entering its final phase.
NEW YORK (AP) - Whether to allow more exports of U.S. oil and natural gas has become a matter of political debate in Washington. But to economists, the answer is clear: The nation would benefit.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A shooter described as being armed with an assault rifle and having bullets strapped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station outside Atlanta, wounding at least six people before police found the suspect dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last days of April will feel like August in Southern California.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists - a critical milestone for any commercially available self-driving car technology.
LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A few weeks after David Letterman announced he'd be retiring from the CBS late-night television lineup, Craig Ferguson did the same.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just as the global economy has all but recovered from debt-fueled crises in the United States and Europe, economists have a new worry: China. They see a lending bubble there that threatens global growth unless Beijing defuses it.