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LOS ANGELES (AP) - When the sun rises above Los Angeles today, residents in this car-dependent, traffic-choked city will see a rare sight: a 10-mile stretch of one of the nation's busiest freeways turned into a virtual ghost road.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles' citywide emergency operations center in downtown has been activated in the run up to the city's closure of a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 405, an event now known as "Carmageddon."
Local detectives are hoping the blurry video image of an armed robber holding up a Castaic hotel last month will help identify him.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a DUI checkpoint from 6 p.m. tonight through 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer was named the 2011 Golden Spikes Award winner on Friday.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The College of the Canyons Career Technical Education division will host an information session for students who want to learn about the community college's new lineup of solar and alternative energy courses debuting this fall.
California has joined other states in recognizing July 23 as "National Day of the Cowboy."
The Upstart Crows will present a new production of "The "Fantasticks," the world's longest running musical, beginning Friday, July 15, at the SCV Space Theatre, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus, CA 91350. This love story features music by Harvey Schmidt and book and lyrics by Tom Jones. The direction for this performance is by Tamarah Ashton-Coombs.
Universal Studios Hollywood invites aspiring filmmakers to compete in its annual Halloween Horror Nights short film competition, offering budding directors an opportunity to have their most disturbing horror short films judged by a panel of industry insiders, including horror film auteur Eli Roth, Daily Variety senior writer Marc Graser and Halloween Horror Nights Creative Director John Murdy. The winning film will be awarded a premiere showing on Chiller, a posting on Syfy.com, a cash prize of $1,000 and a trip for two to Halloween Horror Nights' opening night Eyegore Awards at Universal Studios Hollywood.
If a music enthusiast ventures to Vincenzo's on Lyons Avenue in Newhall on a casual Sunday night, expecting to see three washed-up artists belting chords in mid-life crisis, they would be wrong.
"Jewtopia," written by Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson, is a comedy where stereotypes collide, cultures
Newhall's The Coffee House is anything but your average cup of Joe, and there's proof in the pudding, or should I say batter.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival continues in its second weekend with Shakespeare's "As You Like It," set in 1960s California. Adapted by directors Kelly and Mark Petrie, their vision of the play brings characters inspired by Allen Ginsburg, Hunter S. Thompson and the hippie generation. Come sing along and celebrate one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies.
It turns out the work-from-home engineer really isn't a myth.
The American middle class has been the wealthiest in the world for a long time, but no longer.
It keeps coming into homes with the full backing of traditions, holidays, celebrations, rituals and even the search for happiness. Millions of marketing dollars encourage it. The economy depends on it. Kids demand it.
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Loraine Osborne is a Rosie.
LA HABRA, Calif. (AP) - An explosion and fire possibly caused by a dust buildup at a metal-polishing shop injured 11 people Tuesday, including two men who were critically burned, fire officials said.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A FedEx employee wearing ammunition draped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday at a package-sorting center outside Atlanta, wounding six people before apparently committing suicide, police and witnesses said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Issuing about the strongest rebuke that he could, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life Tuesday for making racist comments in a recorded conversation, the first step toward forcing a sale of the club and permanently removing Sterling from the league.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti chided Time Warner Cable at an industry gathering Tuesday for not reaching deals with other TV providers so all fans of the Dodgers could watch the baseball games.
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.