According to Dallas legend, in the 1980s, something convinced quirky billionaire and later two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot that Libyan dictator Mohammar Quadhafi hired Black Panther hit squads to assassinate him. His security solution: building a helipad at his home in an exclusive Dallas neighborhood to ferry him to and from work and prevent an inevitable carjacking and murder.
The tragic shooting on Jan. 8 will remain as a reminder to citizens of our country of what can happen when they are subjected to the worst incivility among politicians, print media, TV shows and radio talk shows in the history of the United States.
Long before Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion walked the yellow-brick road, society has understood the absolute necessity of courage. This essential virtue speaks to the willingness to stand firm against opposition, and even advance in the name of all that is good and right.
Nearly a third of Santa Clarita Valley's office space remained vacant in 2010, and 2011 doesn't look much better, according to an industry report released Friday.
Owen Honors. Randy Edsall. Vince Lombardi. Not just three names, but three people to learn some critical things about leadership from.
Democratic activist Darren Parker is kicking off his campaign to claim the state Senate's 17th District seat with a meet and greet event at a local Democratic Party member's home from 3-5 p.m. today.
The city of Santa Clarita's Blue Ribbon Task Force is now accepting names to be placed in the Youth Grove at Central Park.
The city and the Emergency Network of Los Angeles will host a disaster plan training seminar for faith-based and nonprofit organizations from 8:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 5 at the Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church. Space is limited to 50 people. The deadline to register is Jan. 28.
Three men were arrested this week after attempting to steal refrigerators and stoves they stashed in the back of a U-Haul moving truck.
Authorities are looking for a man night who allegedly got into a fight with his father as the two drove on Interstate 5 on Friday.
Fine art on canvas or paper that's not properly protected can be damaged by light, temperature, acids, humidity, poor handling, insects and pollution. Good custom framing enhances the experience of art, and protects and preserves the work, as well as acting as a bridge between the environment and the art. It takes the viewer's attention off the surroundings and brings it into the image itself. Poor framing pulls attention away from the art and lessens its importance. An expertly done frame brings out the full beauty of the piece.
For nearly a year, Living Faith Lutheran Church has been without a permanent pastor.
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.
DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.
Three million dollars. It's a drop in the bucket for a $100-plus-billion budget.
The 2014 SCV High School Football Preview was so jam-packed we didn't have room for the Signal Staff's 2014 Foothill League predictions.
We love to wait.
A bill from state Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, that would impose restrictions on charter schools seeking to locate outside the boundaries of the districts that charter them, is headed for the governor's desk, officials said Thursday.
Waste Management will not collect trash on Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day.