I became a fan of the Cross Town Cowboys after Ms. Aleks Gajewski's article on the group back in February ("The cowboy life through song," The Signal, Feb. 9).
I am appalled at the lack of concern our school district (the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District) seems to have for the safety of our junior high and high school students regarding transportation to and from school.
Now is the summer of our discontent, made glorious by the disaffected whines of the GOP. Their stern alarms changed our merry meetings, their dreadful marches befouled delightful measures.
One talented winner will get his or her "big break" at the FAME National Talent Search Finale, to be held at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m.
With the unemployment rate soaring to frightening levels, it is understandable why many job seekers are feeling the need to scream. Six Flags Magic Mountain is looking for people with unbridled energy, boundless enthusiasm and a bit of a dark side for the annual "Fright Fest" celebration.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian was killed in the line of duty eight years ago on Aug. 31, 2001.
When we talk about health care reform, we have to define exactly what we mean by using the term.
I am 88 years old and it really bothers me when elected officials voice their own misleading interpretations of a congressional bill and frighten seniors into thinking that the bill would have dire consequences.
Jim McElvain ("Why reform health care?" in The Signal, Aug. 21) asks why we don't simply expand Medicare to cover everyone "from day one instead of 62 or 65."
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
It was 3 a.m. Sunday when sheriff's deputies came through the Thousand Trails RV park in Acton, knocking on doors and calling through bullhorns for residents to get out.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old boy Saturday after an alleged attempt to burglarize a Canyon Country home, said Lt. Robert Lewis.
Local sheriff's deputies had taken at least 12 reports Saturday from victims of property damage by BB guns, said Lt. Robert Lewis of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The vandal or vandals damaged windows of parked cars along Seco Canyon Road in Saugus, Lewis said.
Sen. Tony Strickland has said that a proposed new state constitution is an "end run to circumvent Proposition 13." Assemblyman Cameron Smyth supports Proposition 13, and a convention if the people want it.
Dates to Watch: Sept. 13 Los Angeles Retarded Citizens will host their annual fundraiser 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at their Santa Clarita Valley Ranch. Entertainment from Tom Nolan Orchestra and a buffet lunch. $125 per person or $325 per family. Info: (661) 296-8636, ext. 219. Sept. 14 Birdies for Books 19th annual charity golf tournament will be held at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 North Tourney Road, Valencia. Proceeds from event support College of the ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - HBO and James Gandolfini's managers say the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos" has died in Italy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Immigrant advocates have filed a lawsuit alleging that immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody longer without investigating whether they're in the country illegally.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - As the whir of the subway echoed throughout Union Station and crowds of passengers trickled in for their morning commute, Los Angeles' transit officials unveiled a new development to deter riders from evading fares: locked turnstiles that can only be accessed using a TAP card.
UNION CITY, Calif. (AP) - A pit bull mix that bit and killed a six-year-old boy in Northern California has been euthanized.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - A 16-year-old Northern California boy once praised as a hero for saving his dad's life has been charged with stabbing a couple to death at their home, a newspaper reported.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say they've arrested three panhandlers for investigation of the fatal stabbing of a young woman who was taking photographs on Hollywood's star-lined "Walk of Fame."
DETROIT (AP) - Car buyers increasingly want high-tech features like voice recognition and navigation. But they're not very forgiving of the car company when those systems fail.
Are you a veteran making between $45,000 and $83,650 a year combined family income and dream of owning your own home? Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley, the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate for North Los Angeles County, in collaboration with the California Department of Veterans Affairs, is building homes for veterans in Sylmar and Santa Clarita. The project in Santa Clarita will consist of an 87-home community and the one in Sylmar will ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Federal authorities have charged 18 people with involvement in an illegal gambling ring they say spanned from California to Peru and used violence against customers with outstanding debts.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place.
LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) - The search for a missing kayaker who disappeared in Lake Del Valle in Livermore is being suspended while crews seek more funding for additional resources.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A homeless woman has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an 84-year-old woman who was pushed off a Los Angeles train platform.
BERLIN (AP) - Appealing for a new citizen activism in the free world, President Barack Obama renewed his call Wednesday to reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles and to confront climate change, a danger he called "the global threat of our time."
BANNING, Calif. (AP) - An 11-day-old wildfire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest north of Banning is now 80 percent contained.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A man suspected of trying to rob an Oakland burger restaurant at gunpoint before being shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy has been identified as a 32-year-old Oakland resident.