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As temperatures rise in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles warns pet owners to not leave their loved ones unattended in cars.
Chloe (A4296408), a 5-year-old Maine Coon, is definitely a kitty well-deserving of a forever home. She has been patiently sitting at the shelter since mid-June - and we can't figure out why! Chloe is a very loving mellow gal in good health. She uses her litter box and gets along with other cats, and if you hadn't noticed, Chloe's gorgeous, too. If you're looking for a wonderful cat to add to your family, Chloe's your girl.
Working in direct partnership with the City of Santa Clarita and the County of Los Angeles, I formed the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Juvenile Intervention Team, or J-Team, in July 2010.
Los Angeles County firefighters knocked down a 5-acre fire that threatened seven homes in Acton on Friday.
Establishing a personal relationship with your banker might have many benefits. For example, if your banker knows you and your financial needs and goals, he or she can advise you about new products or tools that might help you.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems Of Santa Clarita, a designer and manufacturer of rugged deployed subsystems for the aerospace, defense and commercial markets, introduced its new Smart Power Supply.
The stifling heat wave will continue into next week, with temperatures due to hit 105 in the Santa Clarita Valley through Monday, and remain in triple digits Tuesday, National Weather Service forecasters said.
The Santa Clarita United Methodist Church has named Bill Walker as its new youth director.
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Social media has gone to church - or at least to some churches - as local houses of worship adopt new communication methods to reach people in a World Wide Web-driven world.
Santa Clarita United Methodist Church's Vacation Bible School raised more than $900 for Heifer International, a relief organization that donates farm animals and crops to families in need.
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) - Whipping up trouble before ever reaching land, Hurricane Irene zeroed in Friday for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were told to move to safer places, and New York City ordered its entire network of subways shut down for the first time because of a natural disaster.
Parents and community members can give their favorite school a chance to win one of 25 grants worth $25,000 by entering My Coke Rewards codes found on specially marked Sprite packaging.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clutch hitting from Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez helped the Pittsburgh Pirates finally win a series in Dodger Stadium after a seven-year drought.
When the Foothill League softball coaches met to vote on the 2014 Pitcher of the Year, there wasn't much surprise in who came out on top.
CHICAGO (AP) - Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will unveil a plan Monday to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to people familiar with the proposal.