SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Member Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, has been appointed by Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway of Tulare to serve in an important leadership role as one of the assistant Republican leaders for the 2010-12 legislative session.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky directing the Department of Regional Planning to prepare an ordinance adopting standards to preserve the natural darkness of night skies for the residents of the county's rural areas.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Theresa L. Kingery as the organization's new president/CEO effective Jan. 4, 2011.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance services for Santa Clarita Valley residents, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the expansion of the Department of Children and Family Services Santa Clarita Valley office located at 28490 Avenue Stanford in Valencia, according to county Mayor Michael D. Antonovich.
Marsha McLean will be sworn in at a special City Council meeting tonight at 5 p.m. as part of a live, televised meeting at Santa Clarita City Hall, in City Council Chambers.
Single Mothers Outreach of Santa Clarita (SMO) will celebrate the grand opening of its headquarters office tonight, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at 26881 Ruether Ave., Newhall.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here's a production that is currently shooting in town:
California United Bank and California Oaks State Bank announced last week that the shareholders of both banks have approved a plan to merge.
I am Laura Tapia, part of Tapia Brothers Farms and the local farmers markets.
Lynne Plambeck's Thursday column, "Time to bring your own bag to the grocery," applauding the enactment of a ban on plastic shopping bags in the unincorporated (only, thank God!) county areas is a perfect illustration of the liberal mentality at work.
On Saturday, Dec. 4, the city and SCV Education Foundation hosted the annual Literacy & Arts Festival at Newhall Park. As part of the event, The Signal hosted the Reporter for a Day program where local kids took on assignments at the festival, interviewed authors and educators and wrote news stories about the festival. The following are the news stories written by The Signal's Reporters for a Day at the festival. –Tammy Marashlian, Signal Assistant City Editor and Reporter for a Day coordinator.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for president.
Board of Supervisors meeting
Since today is my birthday and December marks 47 years of representing others in their insurance needs and retirement planning, I felt I should touch on three areas of the security needs and future planning for most Americans.
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.
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.