Have you ever wondered how the Sheriff's Department really works? Or wondered what happens during a routine traffic stop? How does real-life detective work compare to what you see on television? These questions will be answered when the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is holds its own Community Academy, which is a unique opportunity to learn up close and personal about the inner workings of local law enforcement.
Delete Lauri Solano, left, of Valencia, reacts to the breath of her husband, Carlos, after he tried the Fort Apache chili during the Fun in the Sun Chili Cook-off at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic on Saturday.
They frame your favorite view and are key to making your home comfortable in summer and winter, yet most people don't think about them until they stop working properly. But, if your windows aren't performing as well as they should, now is a great time to consider replacing them.
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BEVERLY HILLS - It was another up-and-down game for Canyon High.
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With a posse of more than 40 students and community members performing as cowboys, cowgirls, line dancers and country crooners, this month the College of the Canyons theatre and music departments will present a production of the foot-stomping musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
The Signal's website, The-Signal.com, will be offline for approximately 12 hours Saturday starting at 5 a.m. Pacific time.
SACRAMENTO - California has one of the highest seat belt compliance rates in the nation.
The fifth annual Fun in the Sun Chili Cook-off, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, will be held this Saturday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic.
Editors note: This column was originally published in The Signal in October of 2008.
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The SCV Expo begins Friday, Oct. 8, beginning with the Taste of Expo at 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
I have four kids ages 14, 12, 9 and 6. We're normally a pretty happy family that get along well together and do lots of fun things together. Like this summer we went to the Grand Canyon and had a great time - most of the time. But there are times when, even when we're having a lot of fun, the fun gets spoiled by the kids' fighting. It's nothing awful (i.e. there's no blood and nobody goes days without talking afterwards) but it's still really annoying and puts a dark cloud over whatever it ...
Over the last two decades, cell phones have gone from an expensive (and bulky!) luxury to an absolute necessity - the latter definition, of course, coming from your kids. But the way society is moving, it's becoming more and more difficult to deny that fact. Parents want their kids to have a way to call home in case of an emergency. Kids want to be able to be in contact with their friends.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.
XIXI, Taiwan (AP) - Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48 people on a Taiwanese island.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) - His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native Pakistan.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.