Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 309 votes from late afternoon Friday, Dec. 11 to late afternoon Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station conducted a D.U.I. checkpoint starting 6 p.m. Friday night and ending at 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
The Westfield Valencia Town Center has added protection this holiday season.
SACRAMENTO - Reducing motorists' speed and enhancing public safety on our highways has long been a major concern for the California Highway Patrol (CHP), and now it's been awarded a federal grant to help enhance its traffic safety efforts.
Saugus Flag on Loan in Afghanistan
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons was recently honored with three 'highest achievement' awards at the annual Los Angeles Regional SBDC Award and Recognition Dinner - including the organization's prestigious 'Overall Highest Performer' award.
VAZIANI TRAINING AREA, Republic of Georgia - Clad in bandanas and wearing Taliban attire, U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif., trained with Georgian soldiers here in November 2009, as they role-played as the opposing force for the field exercises of Immediate Response 2010.
The American flag in the display case in the front lobby of Saugus High School once flew proudly in the Apache helicopter of Saugus graduate Capt. Aaron Schilleci.
SACRAMENTO - The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has a few suggestions for motorists looking to stay safe this year: never drink and drive, watch your speed and always buckle up before heading out.
Staff members from the William S. Hart Union High School District's administrative center turned into musicians for the holidays Friday, thanks to the efforts of Lorraine King, the superintendent's administrative assistant.
Santa Clarita's Manufactured Home Rental Adjustment Panel did not reach a decision on whether to allow for a rent increase of up to $200 at the Polynesian Mobile Home Park last night, panel members said.
Video games based on movies are often pushed through as afterthoughts, so word that director James Cameron and Ubisoft have been collaborating for years on his sci-fi epic, "Avatar," offered hope to gamers longing to explore the lush, brightly colored jungles of Pandora.
Watching "Avatar," I felt sort of the same as when I saw "Star Wars" in 1977. That was another movie I walked into with uncertain expectations. James Cameron's film has been the subject of relentlessly dubious advance buzz, just as his "Titanic" was. Once again, he has silenced the doubters by simply delivering an extraordinary film. There is still at least one man in Hollywood who knows how to spend $250 million, or was it $300 million, wisely.
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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials reported a relatively quiet Saturday night, with no major incidents. Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives, meanwhile were assisting Hawthorne Police Department investigate the death of woman in the 12700 block of Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime on Saturday night in Game 6 to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez homered twice, drove in five runs and scored four times, tying career highs in all three categories and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 12-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
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College graduation marks the end of a wondrous chapter and the beginning of a new life. College was a time for friends, late night cram sessions and homework. However, once you have that degree, the quest for a "grown-up" job begins and in this economy, that can be challenging.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new arena version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly canceled its 54-city tour just days before its launch in New Orleans.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) - For years, Hernan Argueta's small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. The airborne disease that strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off, failed to do much damage in the cooler elevations of Guatemala's mountains.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.