We could not help but notice that members of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association, affectionately referred to as the "prison guards union," voted 85 percent in the affirmative to ratify a new contract proposal that was approved by the state Legislature.
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It was a fun afternoon to benefit a serious subject: domestic and teen dating violence. The third annual High Heel-a-thon hosted Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley raised nearly $19,000 to benefit education and services for domestic violence.
This week's Helping Hand recipient: Jeanette Tonnies
It is graduation season in the SCV, and The Signal writers fill the front pages with bright pictures of smiling high school graduates in their colorful robes, crossing the stage at College of the Canyons' Cougar Stadium, along with companion stories of outstanding students and their various plans for the future.
It was once said that, "Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good and the valor of the brave."
I can't figure out what the Republicans, especially these tea party complainers, were saying during the George W. Bush administration's decisions that created our existing economic problems.
Local authorities are continuing their investigation into a Canyon Country crash Saturday that killed a woman and left two men in critical condition, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
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Spring in the garden is a dangerous time. The temptation is to go out on those warm, sunny days and plant till you drop.
Going into business as a Web professional is actually quite easy. With a little knowledge and a computer, anyone can operate a small business offering Internet consulting services. In business lingo, this means the industry has "low barriers to entry."
CHINO HILLS - Hart fans certainly expected to see quarterback Brady White break school records this season.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.
In observance of Labor Day, public school and public services such as U.S. mail and government and court offices will be shut down Monday.
Editor's note: The following story corrects an earlier version posted Aug. 23 that incorrectly said what the 'ice bucket challenge' money would be used for. All proceeds from the ice bucket challenge for Cary Dermer went to the ALS Association.
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) - The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is on the verge of regulating groundwater for the first time under legislation headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman in her 90s and a man in his 70s died after fire burned a condominium building in Encino, fire officials said Friday.
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SACRAMENTO (AP) - Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous rip currents.