NEW YORK (AP) - Willy DeVille, founder of the punk group Mink DeVille and known for his blend of R&B, blues, Dixieland and traditional French Cajun ballads, has died, his publicist said Friday. He was 58. The Oscar-nominated songwriter died at New York's Cabrini Hospital on Thursday of pancreatic cancer, said Carol Kaye at Kayos Productions.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich criticized a ruling by a panel of three federal judges requiring that California release approximately 40,000 convicted criminals from state prisons.
Teachers, Students Prepare for New School Year More than 30 new teachers will check in tomorrow for district-wide training which will prepare them for their new classes starting Aug. 13. Even though the Hart District expects enrollment to decline slightly for the coming school year, new teachers have been hired to replace those who retired or left the district over the summer. The Hart District Teachers Association will host a luncheon on Friday to welcome ...
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has signed on to co-author emergency legislation that will provide one-time funding for domestic violence programs.
The U.S. Postal Service will hold a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the 44-cent "Early TV Memories" series of first-class commemorative stamps at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 5230 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood 91605.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Kelley Blue Book the leading provider of new car and used car information, today reveals possible effects of the "Cash for Clunkers" program on the used-car industry as reported in the company's August 2009 Blue Book Market Report. As dealers and consumers continue to take advantage of this program, Kelley Blue Book analysts forecast a likely bubble in used-car values, which could deflate as the Cash for Clunkers program comes to a close.
College of the Canyons hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new Culinary Arts teaching facility Friday morning at the new Institute for Culinary Education, 24300 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355.
A suspected shooter was arrested about 12:15 p.m. on southbound state Route 14 after wounding a man in a Canyon Country apartment complex, sheriff's deputies said.
Did you ever want to take a three-day bus trip sitting next to Julia Child? Just asking. In 30-minute programs on TV, she was priceless. But to live with her, I suspect, must have taken the patience of a saint. Her husband, Paul, in "Julie & Julia" is portrayed as a saint, so that explains her marriage.
Man, am I glad I knew nothing about "A Perfect Getaway" going in. There are two things Hollywood can't resist in making a trailer: showing the best jokes in a comedy, and revealing the secrets of thrillers.
The 21st-century medicine show that has replaced the 20th century environmental movement would like you to buy carbon offsets.
In his recent column, Roger Gitlin (Opinion, July 6, "Hate crimes on the rise? Much ado about nothing") wrote that recent news reports about hate crimes in the Santa Clarita Valley are much ado about nothing.
In his reference to political statements about Honduras, William Creitz uses some interesting comparisons ("Obama's Marxism," The Signal, July 25).
For the second week in a row, I have wondered if any of the editors at the Mighty Signal actually read the comics that are printed and delivered with the Sunday paper.
Warm weather is expected to dominate the forecast during the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will hover between 84 and 90 degrees during the day, with lows dipping just below 60 degrees at night. The winds won't break 15 miles per hour during the forecast period, according to the National Weather Service.
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.