NEW YORK (AP) - Just when Wall Street seemed to have settled down, a barrage of bad economic reports collided with fresh worries about European banks Thursday and triggered a global sell-off in stocks.
Now, I'm not asking you for sympathy for lawyers.
Wednesday, Aug. 24
Wednesday, Aug. 24
I read with appreciation Marcia Decker's letter of Aug. 14, describing the quagmire our city library system has become.
Now that the dust has settled and the air has cleared and the debt limit has been raised with an agreement that seems to satisfy no one, I would like to point out the one thing that disturbs me about the political process just witnessed. It should disturb every voter.
I, along with a lot of my friends, would like to know how do you go to war with a balanced-budget amendment, or how do you help people who are subject to a natural event - earthquake, flood, tornado, hurricane - that destroys their property.
Last week, The Signal reported that the 21,000-unit Newhall Ranch proposal west of Interstate 5 on Highway 126 was a step closer to approval because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declined to elevate the review of its river-alteration permit.
Residents who plan energy-efficient upgrades to their homes now have a "one-stop shop" in to guide them through the process.
Through Aug. 31, shoppers at JCPenney at the Westfield Valencia Town Center can "round-up" the amount of their purchases to donate to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club.
The Master's College has received a record $4.8 million in gifts this year, which will go toward student scholarships and campus-expansion projects at the local Christian liberal arts college, leaders said Wednesday.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will open its fall season with the exhibition "Engaged Observers: Student Perspectives" in collaboration with the education department at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
Christina Miller has been appointed by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. to represent the Santa Clarita and Antelope valley region. Miller fills the position left vacant by Greta Boye's departure in December 2010.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers - not people - became convinced that sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was one big problem: Driverless cars were almost certainly illegal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office deputies checking on Elliot Rodger three weeks before he killed six college students were aware of, but didn't view, disturbing videos that prompted calls about his well-being, the agency disclosed Thursday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The state Senate has approved a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage and tie it to inflation.
You're familiar with the noise America has heard for a long time. It will continue, but it's easily unmasked.
The official arrival of summer is just weeks away. If you listen closely, you will soon be able to hear kids all over town chanting that classic phrase: "school's out for summer!"
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion in what would be a record deal if approved by the NBA, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations.
HAWTHORNE (AP) - A company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft Thursday designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit that SpaceX founder Elon Musk says will lower the cost of going to space.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations.
Come away, come away, come away with me!
The Sheriff's Youth Foundation (SYF) in its partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department launched today an essay contest to honor the great life and teachings of Dr. Maya Angelou.
SACRAMENTO –Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, released a statement regarding the passage of Assembly Bill 2372 (Ammiano) which closes a loophole in Proposition 13:
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines is being fined $200,000 for advertising a fare sale too good to be true.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department and the city of Santa Clarita will host the fourth annual Water Safety Expo this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Valencia Fire Station 126.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - SpaceX, which has flown unmanned cargo capsules to the International Space Station, planned to unveil a new spacecraft Thursday designed to ferry astronauts to low-Earth orbit.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - In another devastating blow to Ukraine's armed forces, rebels shot down a troop helicopter Thursday, killing at least 12 soldiers, including a general who had served in the Soviet army and was in charge of combat training.