The Endangered Species Act is a venerable piece of environmental legislation passed in the 1970s under the Nixon administration.
The Signal has graciously printed several letters of mine in the past, expressing concern over the privatization of our local library system.
They weren't flying on brooms, but the enthusiastic Quidditch players at Valencia Glen Park were being as authentic as possible Wednesday as they did their best to mimic the imaginary sport from the Harry Potter book series.
The executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has completed his contract and is no longer with the agency, it was announced this week.
A young man is hospitalized today after the truck he allegedly stole drove over him when he failed to put it in park.
A 30-minute CHP chase up and down Highway 14 Monday night ended in the arrest of a 21-year-old man from Newhall.
The city will spend more than a quarter-million dollars to repair flooring damaged by mysterious moisture at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library.
Our family first visited Lake Tahoe when my wife Carrie's father was invited to use a fellow professor's home in Incline Village for one summer vacation.
I agree with Gil Mertz that it is wrong for gay people to shout insults at those who believe homosexuality is a "persuasion" ("End bigotry on both sides of the gay issue," June 26).
Regarding "U.S. needs to start tapping its own oil supply," June 26:
The Fourth of July calls for a carefree party, with good friends, fab food, fun and fireworks - a real star-studded holiday celebration.
Nexus IS Inc. of Valencia raised $7,500 to benefit Orangewood Children's Foundation in Santa Ana at the Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine.
EZ-CAP of Valencia, a division of MZI Healthcare, LLC, announced that it secured a licensing agreement with GM-Medicare Management Ltd. of China, a medical-insurance information-management system provider, and its joint-venture partner SynerMed Inc. of Monterey Park, a government-programs-focused managed services organization.
Rioux Park walking group
FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) - For years, Hernan Argueta's small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. The airborne disease that strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off, failed to do much damage in the cooler elevations of Guatemala's mountains.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirms that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him after a round at the Memorial tournament. He says he is cooperating and has done nothing wrong.
Nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. A pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved. Widespread rape in many war zones. And in California, a murderous rampage by a disturbed young man who had depicted sorority members as a prime target.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Sport Chalet Valencia will host a free fishing seminar led by fishing professionals this upcoming Tuesday.
The California Department of Transportation will close lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley next week as part of a truck lanes improvement project that began in mid-2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Barack Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential to protect the health and wellbeing of children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who accosted Brad Pitt on a red carpet pleaded no contest to battery Friday and was ordered to stay away from the actor and Hollywood red carpet events.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday granted a daughter of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem regular visits after she raised concerns about his well-being.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beset by growing evidence of patient delays and cover-ups, embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned from President Barack Obama's Cabinet Friday, taking the blame for what he decried as a "lack of integrity" in the sprawling health care system for the nation's military veterans.