Los Angeles County supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Don Knabe requested an independent audit of child protective services at a meeting Tuesday.
So much has been written about the tragic and horrific crash on the Fourth of July in Valencia, with most of the claims that the cause was speeding.
Despite it being part of our First Amendment rights, the "free exercise" of religion in America is being eroded by the Obama administration in its public pronouncements. Instead of the constitutionally guaranteed "freedom of religion," the president and his secretary of state have begun to publicly replace the phrase with "freedom of worship."
The results are in, and the second annual Santa Clarita Valley 40 Under Forty honorees have been announced.
NFL training camps open this week. Many teams have the goal of getting to the Super Bowl in early February 2011.
A few weeks after the presidential election, a man stopped us while on a walk in the Valencia Summit Park. After exchanging pleasantries, the man abruptly said he'd heard that with Barack Obama as president, they'd be tearing out the White House lawn and putting in a watermelon patch.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Traditional sales are starting to pick up as homebuyers in the Santa Clarita Valley accept the current market realities and move to capture favorable prices and low-interest rates, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, Inc. recently reported.
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- "Recent tragedies are the failure of a coordinated protocol of County departments who come into contact with abused and neglected children and their families," said Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who with Supervisor Don Knabe, introduced a motion ordering an independent audit and recommendations to protect these children.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has made great progress on achieving accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 27 -- A significant majority of Americans are troubled by recent revelations that Google's Street View cars gathered communications from home WiFi networks, and they want stronger legal protection to preserve their online privacy, according to a national opinion poll released today by Consumer Watchdog.
Los Angeles, CA - The casting team of ABC's popular parenting series SUPERNANNY is currently casting for season six. The casting team will be sending producers around California to find the next SUPERNANNY family.
Columbus, Ohio (AP) - Jack Tatum, the Pro Bowl safety for the Oakland Raiders best known for his crushing hit that paralyzed Darryl Stingley in an NFL preseason game in 1978, has died. He was 61.
SALT LAKE CITY - Children born to low income families are more likely to achieve the American dream in Salt Lake City than anywhere else in the United States, according to a recent study.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Russell Johnson, who became known to generations of TV fans as "The Professor," the fix-it man who kept his fellow "Gilligan's Island" castaways supplied with gadgets, has died. He was 89.
GLENDORA (AP) - Santa Ana winds that fanned a campfire into a wildfire that destroyed five homes and threatened foothill neighborhoods east of Los Angeles relented Thursday afternoon, halting the blaze in its tracks.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego traffic court threw out a citation Thursday against a woman who authorities said was driving while wearing the Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year, a bipartisan compromise that all but banishes the specter of an election-year government shutdown and underscores lawmakers' fatigue with budget battles.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
PHOENIX (AP) - Gerald Green was in a generous mood after his best game of the season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball's first player with a $30 million average salary.