WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats are pushing to the brink of passage a landmark, $940 billion health care overhaul bill that would simultaneously deliver on President Barack Obama's promise to expand coverage while slashing the deficit, a strategy aimed at winning over the party's fiscal conservatives.
DNA evidence has helped Los Angeles County Sheriff's homicide detectives solve the murder of a woman in Castaic after 34 years.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Arts Commission meeting
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 13, Santa Clarita fell silent.
I have enjoyed Ken Keller's writings for years and would like to respond to his March 3 column, "Advice for a small-business owner."
Linda McCaskill's letter "New Perspective" (March 8) describes a scenario in which your child is drowning and asks if you would rather have an illegal immigrant who can swim or an American who cannot.
With hearts as big as the West, Gary and Myrna Condie were honored at the 20th Annual College of the Canyons Silver Spur Awards Dinner.
College of the Canyons will host "Meet the Grant Makers," a fundraising seminar and panel discussion from 10 a.m. to noon on April 7 at the University Center.
Teen Court Jurors Judge Their Peers
Detectives from the Palmdale Sheriff's Station are conducting an identity theft investigation that has a link to the Santa Clarita Valley and are seeking public assistance in locating other potential victims.
The city of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita's Hometown Station KHTS AM 1220 invite residents to head out to and Hit the Trail this Saturday, March 20.
College of the Canyons is inviting the Santa Clarita Valley's non-profit organizations, and their staffs, to participate in the sixth annual 'Meet the Grant Makers' fundraising seminar and panel discussion.
The county of Los Angeles, Department of Parks and Recreation, William S. Hart Park and Celestial Vision Productions presents, the "Spring into Health and Wellness Festival" on Sunday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Hart Hall at the William S. Hart Park.
ARLINGTON, Va. -- The recycling of plastic bags and film reached a record high across the United States in 2008, continuing a growing national recycling trend.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations are filled with dancing, green decorations, and Irish food and beer. This year, try something new and save a pint for the kitchen.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year, a bipartisan compromise that all but banishes the specter of an election-year government shutdown and underscores lawmakers' fatigue with budget battles.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.