Sacramento, Calif. - The California Highway Patrol has designated Memorial Day weekend a "maximum enforcement period" from Friday, May 28 at 6 p.m. to Monday, May 31 at 11:59 p.m.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The following statement was issued by Betty White on behalf of Actors and Others for Animals:
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's COBRA Team seek 21-year-old Johnny Martinez of Newhall for questioning in a weapons possession case.
PHOENIX (AP) - Losing one game in Phoenix was tolerable for the Los Angeles Lakers. Two losses and things start to get uncomfortable for the reigning NBA champions.
It's safe to say that coach Phil Jackson was giving his team a refresher course on how to beat a zone defense when the Lakers worked out at US Airways Center on Monday after Phoenix employed the strategy to great success in its 118-109 victory on Sunday night. The Suns can square the series at 2-2 with another home win in Game 4 on Tuesday night.
The state Franchise Tax Board is offering guidance on applications for the new home/first-time buyer state tax credit, cautioning taxpayers to work closely with their escrow companies, carefully follow instructions on the credit forms and to send in their applications timely to avoid being denied the credit.
Pinecrest School's student council officers have been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by the Honor Student Council School of Excellence for their devotion to improving their school and the community.
Like most people, I think I have a right to expect fair elections. A fair election is a major requirement for the maintenance of this democratic republic we live in.
It could only happen in Santa Clarita.
California's Legislature fails to address looming budgetary calamity, but takes action to name a section of the Interstate 405 parking lot for some lackluster political has-been.
In Lois Eisenberg's weekly letter to the editor ("Court jesters," May 3), she tells of her visit to the Santa Clarita Valley Civic Center, where she observed several court cases. She talked of a small-claims case and the "high-priced lawyer."
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Young skaters and bikers crowded the skate park at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on a recent afternoon, not seeming to notice the 90-degree heat and taking only occasional breaks for water.
BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- The BP executive in charge of fighting the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday his company knows people are frustrated by its failure to plug the well that has been gushing for more than a month and is now spreading damage through Louisiana's wetlands.
"Everyone is very, very frustrated about why we haven't been able to bring this well to stop flowing so far," said Doug Suttles, chief operating officer of BP PLC, but he insisted the oil giant has the necessary resources to stop the growing spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The annual lead-into-summer "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement campaign runs today through June 6, with law enforcement across the state offering zero tolerance from extra patrols looking for those not properly buckled in.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.