INDIANAPOLIS --- The NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions has penalized the University of Southern California for violations in its football, men's basketball and women's tennis programs.
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - BP said Thursday it plans to boost its ability to capture the oil gushing from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico by early next week as the Obama administration announced that the oil giant agreed to speed up payments to people whose livelihoods have been washed away by the spill.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul, with an intimate performance Wednesday night at his favorite haunt, Manhattan's Iridium Jazz Club.
In spite of its budgetary difficulties, Los Angeles County officials shelled out $2.3 million on Wednesday to pay for public transportation in unincorporated communities in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The two state senators who represent the Santa Clarita Valley both have a shot at statewide offices in November, according to Wednesday's final vote tallies from the California primary election.
The city of Santa Clarita received three 2010 Excellence in Communications Awards from the California Association of Public Information Officials, Mayor Laurene Weste said during Tuesday night's City Council meeting.
The Santa Clarita Valley Velo, a bicycling group, raised $14,600 during its second annual Santa Clarita Century Ride.
The federal Clean Water Act was passed in the early 1970s. It is responsible for cleaning up much of the terrible pollution that plagued our nation's waterways at that time. It requires states to identify water bodies that do not meet water-quality standards.
I am sick and tired of all these council members, mayors, county supervisors and sit-on-their-butt officials in Sacramento complaining about "Arizona's law" and how wrong it is.
The picture of a French man with his beret, bicycle, cheese, baguette and a bottle of wine is obsolete. Kids and their families (merci for the junk food) are obese, overweight and diabetics.
How can we in Santa Clarita "secede" from Los Angeles County's stupid boycott mentality?
Rand Paul and Sarah Palin are the best things to illustrate non-critical thinking in years. Like Palin, he has stopped talking to the national media, which is too bad.
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The financial toll of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico escalated Wednesday as BP's stock plummeted to a 14-year low and fishermen, businesses and property owners who have filed damage claims with the company angrily complained of delays, excessive paperwork and skimpy payments that have put them on the verge of going under.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two media outlets are reporting the NCAA has decided to ban USC's football team from the postseason for two years and strip the program of scholarships.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.