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A woman died in an apparent suicide after her car went over the side of San Francisquito Road area Friday, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Doesn't attaching teachers to the students' test scores ensure that some teachers will pass below-average students?
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It's normal to tire from housework and business activities or social obligations, but most people with Alzheimer's disease become very moody.
Several years ago there was a plan to build CalArts in the eastern Santa Clarita Valley on the Disney property near Sierra Highway and Placerita Canyon Road.
I wanted to thank Tammy Marashlian ("'Everyday hero' celebration set for Sunday," Dec. 19) for shedding some light on Ron Smith and the great way his "community" is honoring him. I hope the idea becomes an annual event, as Smith's wife, Beth, stated in the article.
PASADENA - After a run of celebrity grand marshals, a real American hero led the Rose Parade on Friday, and more than 70 Santa Clarita residents traveled by bus to watch.
What on earth is going on with America?
There is no doubt that Tiger Woods is an outstanding athlete and the best golfer in the world, but to put him on a pedestal and to regard him as a "poster boy" and as the "Athlete Of The Decade" at this time is not good reasoning.
My wife made a New Year's resolution to be a neater person on my behalf. I decided to be less anal-retentive on her behalf.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - So midnight Dec. 31 came and went, but the Fox television network did not go missing from Time Warner Cable.
With your Escape editor Jim Walker last week offering up his "tasty" experiences in the SCV, it seems only fitting that the other two Escape "foodies" need a nod. So, this week, here are excerpts from the other restaurant profiles done in 2009 by Michelle Sathe and Michele Buttelman. You can find the full profiles by searching The Signal's Web site using the restaurant's name.
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.
When veterans return home, their fighting days should be over. They put their lives on the line for their country and fought the good fight.
We live in a global world with a global economy. Never did that concept become so clear to me than on the Trade and Investment Mission to China led by Supervisor Antonovich earlier this month.