Tuesday, April 12
I don't know how out of whack the state budget is - what, something like $360 gazillion? - but Gov. Jerry Brown has devised a unique way to at least reduce some of it. And all of this courtesy of our favorite cigarette mascot, Joe Camel.
Spaces are opening up at RV parks and resorts in the inland and desert areas of Southern California as snowbirds from the Pacific Northwest and Canada make their way back home.
Washington, D.C. -- House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) today released the following statement strongly encouraging passage of legislation that would ensure the American military continues to receive pay and benefits in the event of a government shutdown:
We read with interest two recent Signal articles by Signal Senior Staff Writer Jim Holt. In the first, ("Low levels of pollutant won't harm," March 31), he referred to a study done by endocrinologist Elizabeth N. Pearce at the Boston University School of Medicine.
High school art exhibit
Authorities were searching Monday for a man who allegedly beat a woman with a baseball bat near the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway in Canyon Country.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The arraignment has been postponed for a Los Angeles school policeman charged with faking his own shooting.
Santa Clarita-based Williams Homes Inc. on Wednesday announced the company has entered into a strategic affiliation with IHP Capital Partners, a residential real estate-investment firm.
Homeowners statewide are advised to be on the alert for so-called "tree specialists," who offer to clear tree branches and debris following a storm, according to a report from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire.
Menchie's frozen yogurt shop in Westfield Valencia Town Center will donate 10 percent of Saturday's sales to the American Red Cross in support of the organization's ongoing aid to Japan.
This letter is to that very well-intentioned Santa Clarita group Grandmothers for Peace (and others).
If one can break away from March Madness, sports labor/owner problems and "Gilligan Island" reruns, I have some suggestions.
The 2010-11 social season came to a magnificent finale for the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild's Silver Rose debutantes on Saturday, March 5.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - High-caliber weapons fire echoed sporadically Tuesday through the eastern city of Donetsk and the mayor urged residents to stay home a day after fighting between Ukrainian troops and separatist rebels reportedly killed dozens.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - As a group of children walked home together from school in Providence, they held hands and played the "I Spy" guessing game. When they reached a busy intersection, an adult accompanying them prodded, "What's the rule?"
GOLETA (AP) - Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza. And now Elliot Rodger.
Historically we are a violent people and mankind's history throughout the world demonstrates that we are violent. Laws passed protect us all from violence. But laws alone can't eliminate violence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jake Muzzin, Marian Gaborik and captain Dustin Brown scored in a dominant first period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference final.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics backed up another strong start from Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone, who helped the Athletics snap a season-long four-game losing streak with a 10-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles city leaders are investigating accusations that some city street crews have been taking extended breaks while on the job instead of repairing potholes and sidewalks.
COLLBRAN, Colo. (AP) - Authorities haven't found any sign of three men missing after a massive mudslide struck a remote part of western Colorado.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Residents along the scenic Columbia River are hoping to persuade regulators to reject plans for what would be the Pacific Northwest's largest crude oil train terminal - the proposed destination for at least four trains a day, each more than a mile long.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials say a deputy has been shot and a suspect is dead following a confrontation in Long Beach.
"Belle" presents a familiar message in a unique context.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - An Australian senator startled his colleagues by producing a fake pipe bomb during a committee hearing on Monday.
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - It was Friday night when Elliot Rodger's mother got a call from her son's therapist that he had emailed a ranting manifesto about going on a deadly rampage.
WASHINGTON (AP) - China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. companies, China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business.