I recently received my "secret" mail-in ballot for the stormwater pollution prevention fee.
The carcass of a bird infected with West Nile virus has been found in Canyon Country, officials said Friday, but the number of human cases is down significantly from last year.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 430 votes from late afternoon Friday, July 31 to late afternoon Friday, Aug. 7, 2009. Question: "Do you think the recession is over?" * Yes, totally (6 votes) * Getting better (169 votes) * Getting worse (229 votes) * What recession? (26 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader Meter poll, in which the question ...
Fred Arnold, president of California Association of Mortgage Brokers and veteran real estate industry professional, joins the Valley Industrial Association at the next business luncheon on Tuesday, August 18, beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
NEW YORK (AP) - Willy DeVille, founder of the punk group Mink DeVille and known for his blend of R&B, blues, Dixieland and traditional French Cajun ballads, has died, his publicist said Friday. He was 58. The Oscar-nominated songwriter died at New York's Cabrini Hospital on Thursday of pancreatic cancer, said Carol Kaye at Kayos Productions.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich criticized a ruling by a panel of three federal judges requiring that California release approximately 40,000 convicted criminals from state prisons.
Teachers, Students Prepare for New School Year More than 30 new teachers will check in tomorrow for district-wide training which will prepare them for their new classes starting Aug. 13. Even though the Hart District expects enrollment to decline slightly for the coming school year, new teachers have been hired to replace those who retired or left the district over the summer. The Hart District Teachers Association will host a luncheon on Friday to welcome ...
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has signed on to co-author emergency legislation that will provide one-time funding for domestic violence programs.
The U.S. Postal Service will hold a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the 44-cent "Early TV Memories" series of first-class commemorative stamps at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 5230 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood 91605.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Kelley Blue Book the leading provider of new car and used car information, today reveals possible effects of the "Cash for Clunkers" program on the used-car industry as reported in the company's August 2009 Blue Book Market Report. As dealers and consumers continue to take advantage of this program, Kelley Blue Book analysts forecast a likely bubble in used-car values, which could deflate as the Cash for Clunkers program comes to a close.
College of the Canyons hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new Culinary Arts teaching facility Friday morning at the new Institute for Culinary Education, 24300 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355.
A suspected shooter was arrested about 12:15 p.m. on southbound state Route 14 after wounding a man in a Canyon Country apartment complex, sheriff's deputies said.
Did you ever want to take a three-day bus trip sitting next to Julia Child? Just asking. In 30-minute programs on TV, she was priceless. But to live with her, I suspect, must have taken the patience of a saint. Her husband, Paul, in "Julie & Julia" is portrayed as a saint, so that explains her marriage.
Man, am I glad I knew nothing about "A Perfect Getaway" going in. There are two things Hollywood can't resist in making a trailer: showing the best jokes in a comedy, and revealing the secrets of thrillers.
The 21st-century medicine show that has replaced the 20th century environmental movement would like you to buy carbon offsets.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities have dismantled a large Los Angeles County homeless encampment, citing public safety threats.
MOSCOW (AP) - A pre-dawn fire swept through a Russian psychiatric hospital Friday, killing 37 people, officials said. Authorities had long warned that the mostly wooden building dating to the 19th century was unsafe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a teenage girl.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Four Southern California water agencies have sued a neighboring water company for allegedly extracting groundwater beyond its rights, and without paying for it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver's license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry Brown supports.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - He could be getting a license plate, Charlie Brown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Legislature approved a bill that would require development of an earthquake early warning system similar to what exists in Japan, Mexico and other quake-prone countries.
NEW YORK (AP) - Nicole Kidman says she was shaken up after being knocked down by a bicyclist on a city sidewalk.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In the hours before fire crews were able to corral a wildfire in rural far Northern California, wind-driven flames fueled by dry grass and brush tore through communities at an estimated 500 acres an hour, giving residents just minutes to grab what they could and escape.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State lawmakers ended their final session of the year after raising California's minimum wage to one of the highest in the nation, as they also addressed issues including environmental protection, immigrant driver's licenses and teacher misconduct.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal authorities said Thursday they believe a former Los Angeles airport security screener acted alone and there wasn't a larger plot when he made threats that closed some airport terminals on the eve of the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.