Thank you for printing Tom Purcell's syndicated column, "Focus on the fascinating rather than the famous," in the Tuesday edition of The Signal.
As I looked out my office window at the snow falling on Sunday, I was extraordinarily grateful that Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature will be back at work soon to help solve the global warming issue.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met in school and found they both loved American blues and rhythm and blues music.
When there's a chill in the air, cozy up to the table with dishes that feed the soul as well as the stomach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An hourlong high-speed chase along local freeways Tuesday ended with the arrest of four men in south Los Angeles.
The Mellified Men Quartet will perform "Aus den sieben Tagen" (From the Seven Days) in the main gallery at the California Institute of the Arts at midnight, Jan. 18, through Jan. 24 at 11 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO -- As the new year begins, the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) reminds employers of new labor laws. The intent of the new legislation varies from providing more flexibility to employers, to expanding paid leave for employees. The following new laws went into effect on Jan. 1, 2011:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved access ramps and repair drop structures at the Santa Clara River South Fork in the city of Santa Clarita, according to Mayor Michael D. Antonovich.
The city of Santa Clarita begins construction for its Traffic Circulation Improvement Project on Bouquet Canyon Road today. The project is set to end on Feb. 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A coalition of environmental and Native American groups on Monday sued the California Department of Fish and Game over permits issued to build 21,000 homes on Los Angeles County's last major tract of undeveloped land.
With temperatures dropping in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters urge residents not to use home appliances to keep their homes warm as more accidents related to carbon monoxide poisoning are reported in Los Angeles County, according to a County Fire Department statement released Monday.
Regarding the proposed beautification project for Auto Row, our City Council seems to have money available for projects that may look wonderful in an architectural rendering, but not in reality.
I, for one, am fed up with all the wackos, tea party members, politically biased hypocrites, TV analysts and especially those TV crybabies who have been criticizing our president the last two years. Were they comatose during the George W. Bush years?
It was unfortunate that the otherwise excellent series on valley coaches by The Signal's sports staff overlooked the swimming talent of both coaches and athletes in Santa Clarita.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles-area transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people are estimated to ride the county's trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.
NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.
Reports say the Santa Clarita Valley can expect a chance of rain into this morning.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.