A gunman shot and wounded two men in the parking garage of a North Hollywood synagogue Thursday, frightening worshippers who heard gunshots and screams before the bleeding victims stumbled in during morning services.
When Tracy Michaelis received a letter from the city telling her to fix her dirt lawn, she was annoyed.
Jo Godfrey ("One woman's battle," Oct. 11) was insured by Cigna, one of the country's largest insurance companies. She began having breathing trouble, repeatedly diagnosed as simple bronchitis by Cigna doctors. Her condition worsened; an out-of-network doctor consultation confirmed her suspicions.
Mothers of children in service were served with moral support at the recent SCV Blue Star Mothers Chapter #91, "A Night Under the Stars."
A business executive was answering questions on an application for a $3 million life insurance policy that named as the beneficiary a company he had started with others.
Editor's note: In Thursday's article "Two take plea deal in chop shop case," The Signal reported several details incorrectly, including the exact charges each man faced and their pleas. The following article corrects those errors.
Hart girls volleyball needed this one.
Living in Santa Clarita, it is sometimes easy to forget there are people in need. As a community, Santa Clarita residents are some of the most giving people you'll ever meet.
It took Moses 40 years to lead the Children of Israel across the desert to the Promised Land. So why should we be surprised, in an era of environmental impact reports and NIMBYism, that the William S. Hart Union High School District has yet to finalize its 10-year search for a home for the proposed Castaic high school?
Seventeen years ago it was Hillarycare and gays in the military. Today it's Obamacare and gay marriage.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Today is Friday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2009. There are 62 days left in the year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the House Health Care Solutions Group, today issued the following statement after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled the latest version of the Democrat health care plan for a government-run system:
"I'm shocked, but not surprised that Speaker Pelosi announced formal plans for a government takeover of America's health care system, despite overwhelming opposition by the citizens across the country.
First and foremost, I would like to thank The Signal's Editorial Board for endorsing my candidacy for the Castaic Union School District's Governing Board. I am humbled.
The Signal recently endorsed Mike Berger for the seat on the College of the Canyons Board of Tustees that I will be vacating in December, noting that he possessed "... the kind of leadership COC needs as it marches into an uncertain future of enrollment and curriculum challenges and further state budget cuts."
I want to voice my strong support for Bob Jensen in the William S. Hart Union High School District board election this Tuesday.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.