Beginning July 1, California law requires public and private junior high and high school students to be immunized against pertussis, also known as whooping cough. For the 2011-12 school year only, all students entering seventh- through 12th-grades will need proof of a Tdap booster shot before starting school.
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Burbank, Calif. - Disneynature announced today that its "See 'African Cats,' Save the Savanna" campaign will help protect more than 50,000 acres of land in Kenya's Amboseli Wildlife Corridor on behalf of the moviegoers who came out to see Disneynature's motion picture "African Cats" during its opening week (April 22-28, 2011).
Acclaimed multi-talented master saxophonist and composer Justo Almario brought his distinctive fusion of jazz, South-American and world rhythms to Beverly Hills in a free concert on Sunday, May 1.
The Valencia Fine Art Festival will be held on May 20-22 at The Patios, at Valencia Town Center.
Actors of all ages, from children to adults, are invited to audition for the College of the Canyons theatre department's musical production of Lois Lowry's award-winning science fiction novel, "The Giver," to be staged this summer in partnership with the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center and the Festival of New American Musicals.
On your marks - get set - GO!
A Saugus man was arrested Sunday after he was spotted urinating near the Central Park community garden, authorities said.
Two people were arrested at Macy's Department Store in Valencia on Saturday after store security spotted both trying to allegedly steal merchandise within minutes of each other, authorities said.
A man who was arrested Sunday after allegedly running through residential streets in the Tesoro del Valle neighborhood was off his medication and will not face criminal charges, authorities said.
In the midst of Public Service Recognition Week, the Washington D.C.-based Center for State and Local Government Excellence is shining the spotlight on Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp.
Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour is celebrating National Military Appreciation Month through May 31 by offering a free Red White and Blue Thank You Sundae to any serviceman or servicewoman.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here are productions that are currently shooting in town:
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The United States government has devolved into a partisan, rancorous two-party political system, redefining the word "adversarial" on a daily basis.
Life is full of events that can knock you down. Sometimes it's an actual tumble or accident that lands you in the hospital. Sometimes it's a death of someone you love dearly and can't quite imagine life without. Maybe it's the tragedy of being abused as a child.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Bell city councilwoman has been given two years in state prison and ordered to pay $242,000 in restitution for misappropriating public funds.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
ORLEANS, Calif. (AP) - Low warm water conditions from the drought are starting to kill salmon in Northern California's Klamath Basin - the site of a massive fish kill in 2002.
PARIS (AP) - French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Gary Horton's op-ed in The Signal ("Something to which we can all agree," July 9) was on the mark. Yes, this is something to which we can all agree.