Assembly Bill 1463, authored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita), was signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sunday.
The Wm. S. Hart Union Hart School District continues its series of parent/student drug awareness seminars with a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Canyon High School library.
The Local 725 Chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) at College of the Canyons (COC) has endorsed Michael Berger for election to Seat No. 1 in the Nov. 3 Santa Clarita Community College District election.
Just back from Africa, Rick Edwards will present "Insight to Digital Photography" at the Oct. 14 SCV Computer Club meeting.
A White House-backed overhaul of the nation's health care system, crafted in the Senate Finance Committee, was challenged by Republican critics over higher taxes, abortion, rationed care and a lack of conscience provisions for medical personnel. Their protective amendments were all defeated.
In reference to the "Conservatives can't sit out" Letter to the Editor by William Crietz in The Signal Sept. 25: What is written below is a rebuff meant to be satiric.
Regarding "McKeon sides with Obama on war," The Signal, Oct. 7: The problem with Mr. McKeon's position is that we are not "all in" unless there is a Selective Service Draft to send your son or daughter, brother or father to Afghanistan.
The cost of health insurance is rising; coverage is harder to get as pressure for profit intensifies. What you think you're paying for may not be there when you need it. These are facts - they are undeniable.
We've all had the experience. We go to the refrigerator looking for something cool to drink and when we open the door, our nostrils are assaulted by a hideous odor.
Three months ago, I had the opportunity of meeting John Zaring. He is the candidate running for the Castaic School Board. Zaring is the Dance Dad and speaks glowingly about his daughters like most men would beam about their sons.
In his letter to the editor ("Kerchner simply uneducated," The Signal, Oct. 7), Dan Nordenstrom makes an excellent case for hiring a contractor.
Suzan Solomon, one of five candidates running for three open seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District, has received the endorsement of County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.