MOSCOW (AP) - The head of a U.S. congressional delegation said Sunday that its meetings in Russia showed there was "nothing specific" that could have helped prevent the Boston Marathon bombings, but that the two countries need to work more closely on joint security threats.
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) - Three veteran storm chasers were among the 10 people killed Friday night when a violent tornado barreled into the Oklahoma City metro area.
Two people were injured Sunday morning in a traffic collision in Canyon Country, emergency response officials said.
Fire officials doubled the number of firefighters trying to stop the "rapidly" spreading Powerhouse Fire as it continues to threaten homes after it gutted six structures overnight, a fire official said.
The Powerhouse fire has burned close to 20,000 acres north of Green Valley as nearly 1,000 firefighters fight to contain the "rapidly" spreading wildfire and consider evacuations for Green Valley, said a sheriff's official assigned to the evacuation control center.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At the height of the financial crisis, bargain hunters would gather each week on county courthouse steps to bid on foreclosed properties throughout Northern and Central California. The inventory lists were long, especially in hard-hit areas such as Sacramento and Stockton. But the auctions were generally short affairs - often because real estate speculators were illegally fixing the bidding process.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Alcoholic beverages soon could have nutritional labels like those on food packaging, but only if the producers want to put them there.
KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) - More than 100 family and friends gathered at a church in a small New Hampshire town Saturday to remember the woman whose son massacred 20 first-graders and six educators in a Connecticut elementary school last year.
HOUSTON (AP) - Four firefighters searching for people they thought might be trapped in a blazing Houston motel and restaurant Friday were killed when the part of the structure collapsed and ensnared them, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America elected its first openly gay bishop to a six-year term on Friday at an annual assembly in Southern California, officials said.
he Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley recently presented $8,100 in grants and scholarships at its May business meeting, dividing $6,100 between five non-profit organizations in the SCV which share Zonta's mission of improving the lives of women and girls. The club also presented a $1,000 scholarship to a high school student with a strong record of leadership and community service and another $1,000 scholarship to a young woman college student ...
If you ever get bored with mindless television or electronic games, try exercising your brain and watch for the many ironies in the media. Some are humorous and some are serious but you will always shake your head. Here's a few. Just in case a girl (even if she is but 12 years old) finds herself dismayed after having unprotected sex, she can now buy ...
On the official seal of The United States of America there stands a Latin phrase that also appears on the official seals of the president, vice president, both houses of Congress and the Supreme Court.
My hat is off to teacher Monica Ratliff. With small campaign funds and an abundance of "common-sense" rhetoric, she defeated a strong favorite for a Los Angeles school board win.
The Obama administration has finally touched a nerve of the mainstream American media. Recent revelations about secretly obtained phone records of at least 20 Associated Press reporter and editor phone lines, including cell phones, has created an across-the-board media backlash. The Justice Department attempted to justify its actions by saying it was trying to determine who leaked sensitive details about a failed terrorist bomb plot. This was not the Justice Department targeting a clear-cut suspect ...
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.
Princess Cruises has appointed Stuart Hawkins as senior vice president of Health, Environment, Safety, and Security Compliance.
If you question New York City's Stop and Frisk policies, you might consider the constitutionality of Santa Clarita's DUI checkpoints. What justification is there for stopping over a thousand cars when there is absolutely no reasonable cause? Just because we have a federal grant, Do we have to spend taxpayer money to cite a single DUI? Some may argue that it takes just one drunk to run over a child, but I'd ask what percentage ...
Our President Barack Obama is asking the Congress' vote. It's legitimate. If we have the proof that Syria killed children and adults with chemical weapons don't we have to intervene? I understand this time France would be our ally if we decide to save lives.
Junior and Missy's parents are driving them 12 hours away from their hometown to The University of Getting Out of My Parents' House. Sure, there are plenty of local community colleges and state schools they could have attended, but then they would have to come home every night to live with those stupid cash machines who raised them.
When I drive by the construction area of what will soon become the downtown Newhall roundabout - not to be confused with any medical-related term that shares the DNR acronym - I am reminded of the words of our illustrious Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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.