CHINO, Calif. (AP) - A parole panel refused an emotional bid by former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten to release her from prison 44 years after she participated in a notorious set of murders.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Until he died in 2009, Michael Jackson was fiercely protective of his children (save for that one balcony-dangling incident). He covered their faces when they went out with him so they might enjoy the kind of normal childhood he missed out on as a member of the Jackson 5.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration is abandoning a plan to allow passengers to carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes in the face of fierce congressional and industry opposition, the head of the agency said Wednesday.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, many of them women and children who were asleep in their villages, pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday and acknowledged to a judge that there was "not a good reason in this world" for his actions.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - After a slow but steady overnight search buoyed by the discovery of a woman in the rubble, rescue workers at the scene of a building collapse that killed six people took a temporary break Thursday in what had been a round-the-clock dig for additional victims.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency currently is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, Britain's Guardian newspaper said Wednesday.
For the second time in as many weeks, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will stage a checkpoint within the Santa Clarita city limits Friday to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
After multiple years of gloomy to dismal news, it sure is fantastic to report that the local home resale market is taking giant strides forward.
In her column "Truth Floats despite tyranny on the Potomac" (The Signal, May 28), Susan Stamper Brown was right that allegations of high-level criminal activity can bring down a government.
On May 16, the Obama administration approved a model bill for disclosing the chemical fluids used in fracking on public lands.
When my father was alive, he left New Orleans only two times in his life. The first was to serve his country in Korea. The second was when the federal government evacuated him to San Antonio in 2005. Every member of my family - father, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins - was displaced by Katrina, which flooded our homes, schools, libraries, grocery stores, places of worship, hospitals and places of employment. My ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jason Marquis took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 on Wednesday night after dropping the first two games of the series.
Valencia High School may have been the location of a four-team passing tournament on Wednesday, but Hart seemed to be right at home on the Vikings' football field.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Anthony Rizzo grounded out to first base in each of his first four plate appearances. Then he finally got a hit his next time up, and did even better in his final at-bat.
As the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft arrives tonight, there's not much certainty when it comes to Santa Clarita Valley prospects.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - U.S. officials for nearly three years accessed data on thousands of domestic phone numbers they shouldn't have and then misrepresented their actions to a secret spy court to reauthorize the government's surveillance program, documents released Tuesday show.
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.