In one section of his column ("Health care reform inching toward consensus," The Signal, Aug. 23), Dr. Bruce Hector asks if we shouldn't trust Obama to make the right choices for us regarding health care.
County supervisors may offer a $20,000 reward to anyone who can help locate and convict a man police say raped a 30-year-old woman in Castaic last month, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced Wednesday.
The Station Fire is still burning in the Angeles National Forest.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Wednesday morning who led them on a chase in a car he stole from a Saugus house last week, authorities said.
Heritage Haunt Halloween will take place on Oct. 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31.
Emma Kehl and Sophie Kehl, age 8, and Madeline Kehl, age 12, of Valencia, received Honorable Mention in the April 2009 Cricket League writing competition hosted by Cricket magazine.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect in connection with the sexual assault, assault with a deadly weapon, rape and sodomy of a 30-year-old woman in Castaic on Thursday, Aug. 20 around 6 p.m.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation will present the inaugural William S. Hart Park "Music 'n the Park" series" on Sundays from Sept. 6 to Sept. 20 from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the park picnic grounds, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
College of the Canyons has introduced a new program for the fall for students who need additional academic support and skills to help them succeed in the college classroom.
Sponsored by the Skills for Success initiative, the new program will offer instructor-led one-hour workshops on a variety of topics from fractions to essay writing.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is hosting Fright Fest auditions at 5 p.m. Friday at the park's Human Resources Building off Feedmill Road.
The park is looking for people with energy, boundless enthusiasm and a bit of a dark side for their Fright Fest celebration.
Los Angeles County officials have issued a $50,000 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrests and conviction of the suspect or suspects who started the 160,000-acre Station Fire.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the reward during its Tuesday meeting, days after the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Unit ruled the fire as being caused by arson.
A 2-year old boy died Saturday after he fell into a pool at a home on the 24000 block of La Glorita Circle in Newhall, said Sgt. Dan Peacock of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Newhall County Water District Board President Maria Gutzeit endorsed Michael Cruz for a seat on the water district board.
Cruz announced his candidacy for Newhall County Water District in August.
Wondering what to do with the decrepit computer, that old cell phone, or that hopelessly out-of-date stereo system?
When the Hart Indians girls soccer team last won a CIF-Southern Section championship, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Davis was still months from being born.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.
Environmental groups have again sued over the proposed Newhall Ranch development, alleging this week the federal agencies that approved permits for the planned community did so in violation of federal environmental protective legislation.
Moutainview Elementary School sixth-graders of the group named Creeptastic Monsters performed their original hip hop dance on stage for their fellow sixth-graders as the culmination of the F.A.M.E. (Fabulous Arts at Mountainview Elementary) class on Friday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A 19-year-old man was charged Friday with shooting his parents to death and trying to kill two of his siblings inside their luxury Southern California home in a complex case that took investigators weeks to unravel.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate inched up slightly in January to 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in December, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.
An assault with a deadly weapon occurred between Bouquet Canyon Road and Valencia Boulevard on 5:00 pm. The suspect, a male transient, was seen swinging a metal club at an electrical box then began swinging the club at bunch of cyclists. The suspect was arrested shortly after and transported to the Santa Clarita Station for booking. No one was hurt during this incident.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even in an election year that appears favorable for national Republicans, California Democrats are confident they will retain their iron grip on state leadership and possibly enrich their share of House seats in Washington.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Former presidential candidates and a few new potential White House contenders known for their focus on social values are trying out their speeches, as early auditions for the next Republican presidential contest rolled on Friday at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists.
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DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts sheriff is seeking a criminal complaint against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez after a recent jail scuffle with another inmate.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius told a concerned security guard on the phone that everything was "fine" after neighbors reported gunshots coming from the athlete's house the night he shot dead his girlfriend, according to testimony in the South African murder trial Friday.