VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis named his first batch of cardinals on Sunday, choosing 19 men from Asia, Africa, Latin America and elsewhere, including the developing nations of Haiti and Burkina Faso, in line with his belief that the church must pay more attention to the poor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a move that some fear could compromise care for Medicare recipients, the Obama administration is proposing to remove special protections that guarantee seniors access to a wide selection of three types of drugs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An Air Force investigation into alleged drug use in the ranks has expanded to include 10 officers at six bases in the U.S. and Britain.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and rainmaker for Bill and Hillary Clinton, was sworn in as Virginia's 72nd governor on a mild and rainy Saturday.
While sunny weather over the holidays may have provided "chamber of commerce" conditions that are the envy of other parts of the country, it was also a continuation of a pattern that makes life challenging for water professionals throughout California. It was dry.
I am writing in response to Susan Stamper Brown's commentary on Dec. 19 ("Climate change rules coming"), in which she bemoans the fate of the United States as we attempt to make some kind of dent on the production of greenhouse gases.
Well, once again the "Sage of Saugus" has managed to hit his head on the nail.
Prince of Peace Lutheran church celebrated their Grand Opening Sunday Dec. 15 with tremendous fanfare.
If you haven't noticed, the airways are filled with advertisements to join a gym to get into shape or to start a diet.
I do a fair amount of marriage counseling and more often than not, the trouble couples face materialize down the road, far from their initial cause. Something happens that doesn't sit well, feelings are hurt, hurts aren't discussed, bitterness forms, and the acid of bitterness grows as more disappointments are intentionally gathered and stored.
Sean had just delivered four big bags of toys for the annual Spark of Hope toy drive put on by Los Angeles County to benefit those in our community who might otherwise not be able to afford gifts for their children.
In expansion mode, Flight Line Products of Santa Clarita has leased a 58,000 square foot industrial building on North Avenue Williams in Valencia, and joined Utah-based Wencor Group LLC.
One of The Signal's top-trending stories this week was about the Ralphs supermarket closing March 7 in Castaic near Lake Hughes Road.
While in elementary school and all through junior college I was very unsure what I wanted to "do" when I grew up.
DALLAS (AP) - A permit to hunt an endangered African black rhino sold for $350,000 at a Dallas auction held to raise money for conservation efforts but criticized by wildlife advocates.
Representatives from Covered California, the Affordable Care Act and AARP will be present at a public meeting Saturday in the Santa Clarita Valley to help answer questions about enrolling in health care.
My son is the light of my life. I never believed in love at first sight until the nurse laid him in my arms just minutes after he was born. Appropriately enough, it was Valentine's Day. But having a child also has its attendant challenges, especially when it comes to maintaining a romantic relationship with my husband.
Valencia, CA (January 15, 2014) -Steven Lavine, President of California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), is pleased to announce that award-winning film and video maker Leighton Pierce will be Dean of the School of Film/Video as of July 1. Pierce will succeed current Dean Steve Anker who has held the post since 2004. Dean Anker is stepping down to pursue new projects and will continue teaching as a full-time faculty member.
The letter a 12-year-old girl intended only for herself gained national recognition when her parents found it in her belongings and shared its inspiring message online.
A 50-year-old Santa Clarita woman was killed on the 405 Freeway when the motorcycle on which she was riding slammed into a disabled BMW and she was thrown into traffic lanes.
Gay marriage and the issues and impact surrounding it are all over the news. This is a heated topic, and the chances of your children asking you about it are very high. Don't put off studying the issues. Now is the time to find the best way to explain this to your child in age-appropriate terms they can understand.
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - As border security has tightened, drug cartels have turned to tunneling beneath the ground to avoid detection.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A research firm says Southern California home prices reached a 70-month high in December as buyers competed for scant inventories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department searched Justin Bieber's home for evidence in an egg-tossing vandalism case involving the pop star.
Here is the correct schedule for today in sports in the Santa Clarita Valley. Today marks the first day of Foothill League play for soccer and basketball.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A massive $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year is getting generally positive reviews from House Republicans eager to avoid another shutdown crisis with elections looming in 10 months.
TULARE, Calif. (AP) - The California Highway Patrol says 15 people have been hospitalized with minor injuries after a bus rear-ended a big rig on a Central Valley freeway.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Police, working off a list of 168 suspects purportedly obtained through torture, are arresting dozens of gay men in Nigeria's northern Bauchi state, human rights activists said Tuesday.
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) - The 71-year-old retired police officer accused of shooting a man in a Florida movie theater is scheduled for his first appearance in court.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Red flag warnings remain posted as dry and gusty Santa Ana winds continue to buffet much of Southern California.