Assemblyman Cameron Smyth has been named chairman of the California Local Government Committee which, among other things, examines how state legislation affects city tax revenue.
Regarding Diana Shaw's column "So much for judicial restraint" (Feb. 7), I disagree on several bases.
It just took one time through the batting order for the Valencia baseball team's offense to introduce itself to the Foothill League season.
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Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 624 votes from late afternoon Friday, March 12 to afternoon Friday, March 19, 2010.
An 11-year-old Saugus girl reported a man attempted to kidnap her while she walked home from Santa Clarita Elementary School Wednesday afternoon, according a report from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
FREMONT, Calif. -- Research scientists from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) released the results of a study of breast cancer in Asian women which examined their cancer rates by ethnicity, age and immigrant status.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will offer another round of free consumer lectures and health clinics in April.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Akira Kurosawa's birth, Green Planet Movie Awards will host a screening of his most famous and influential film, "Seven Samurai," free of charge and open to the public at the Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 23.
Thrivent Financial Centre Point Group will host its free Long-Term Care Planning seminar on Saturday, March 27 at 10 a.m. at Hilton Garden Inn.
Legendary folk-rock-pop troubadour Donovan, known for hits such as "Mellow Yellow," "Sunshine Superman," "Hurdy Gurdy Man" and more, will headline a benefit concert for the David Lynch Foundation on Friday, March 19 at the El Rey Theater.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Kids in California will take center stage in the fight against tobacco on Wednesday, March 24 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 15th annual "Kick Butts" Day.
Valencia High School is investigating a student who retrieved personal information from school computers, Valencia Principal Paul Priesz said Thursday.
The American Red Cross will host a fundraiser at 4 p.m. on March 27 at Golden Valley High School to benefit the organization's efforts in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Celebrate Norooz, the Persian "New Year," this Sunday evening with a special dinner party featuring Yourik and Band and the Bellenco Belly Dancers. The party will be held this Sunday, March 21, at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 North Tourney Road in Valencia, starting at 6 p.m.
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.