California lawmakers voted this week to cut $1 billion from a statewide children's agency, raising concerns that money for low-cost preschool programs in the Santa Clarita Valley could be reduced.
Editor's note: This column was intended to be printed in Tuesday's edition of The Signal.
In a recent opinion column published in The Signal ("City ignoring local concern over OVOV," March 3), guest columnist Lynne Plambeck provided erroneous information. The following is being provided to correct the misstatements.
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, who represents Val Verde and portions of Castaic, has been called back to active duty with the U.S. Navy, and is mobilized to serve a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan, his office announced Thursday.
The city of Santa Clarita calls for teens and adults age 16 years and older to volunteer at the 2011 Cowboy Festival, which will take place at various locations across the city from Wednesday, April 27, through Sunday, May 1.
Saturday, March 19 will mark 33 years since Deputy Arthur E. Pelino made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting residents of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Foundation will host its 27th annual All Schools Dance tonight from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
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We are humbled by the honor of being named 2010 Business of the Year by the SCV Press Club at its prestigious Newsmakers Awards dinner last weekend, and greatly appreciative of the community support we continue to receive each and every day.
In a commercial setting (as opposed to leasing residential property, such as a home or an apartment), one of the landlord's main concerns is getting the property leased at the highest possible rate as the market will bear.
Although this is supposed to be a Republican column, there are some issues so important that it draws us all together. Human trafficking is one such issue.
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Most of us love an occasional massage. Maybe you get one to treat yourself after a difficult week at work, or to help you prepare or recover from a race. Maybe you received a gift certificate, and have been saving it for when you have time.
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.
A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is valid reason for grave concern.
By Jon Stein