SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - James Barrett, a vintner whose chardonnay beat the French in a 1976 tasting that propelled California wines to international prominence, has died. He was 86.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A representative for Henry Bromell, an executive producer for the TV series "Homeland," says Bromell has died.
LONDON (AP) - A collection of some of Princess Diana's most memorable evening gowns, including one she wore to a White House dinner where she danced with John Travolta, fetched over 800,000 pounds ($1.2 million) at a London auction Tuesday.
War deaths in Afghanistan number almost 2,100 young Americans lost since the U.S. entered that conflict in 2003. But most people are unaware that an even greater loss of young lives occurs every year on this nation's college campuses.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members and their families grapple with the sacrifices of combat.
Community members are invited to submit their favorite local snapshots for the City of Santa Clarita's quarterly photography contest. The spring contest is currently underway and new submissions must be received by March 31, 2013 to qualify for a variety of cash prizes.
WYLIE, Texas (AP) - A vet hopes groundbreaking surgery has relieved the arthritic hip pain of a 13-year-old Siberian tiger at a Texas sanctuary.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is finally cleaning up its unfinished budget business for the 2013 budget year with a bipartisan government-wide funding bill. But even as that measure heads toward approval, the House and Senate are moving toward divisive votes that will underscore sharp differences on a bigger problem: how to fix the nation's long-term deficit woes.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - The Cypriot government sought Tuesday to shield small savers from a plan that is intended to raise €5.8 billion ($7.5 billion) toward a financial bailout by seizing money from bank accounts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seven Marines from a North Carolina unit were killed and several injured in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in western Nevada, the Marine Corps said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A longtime Northern California politician pleaded guilty Monday to a dozen charges that he used campaign donations and taxpayer funds to fuel what he described as a gambling addiction.
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state has tentatively chosen a Massachusetts-based firm led by a University of California, Los Angeles, professor to be its official marijuana consultant.
KEN Last weekend West Ranch High School participated in the 10th annual Student Television Network Convention (STN), a broadcast and filmmaking competition, held at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown LA. Although met with harsh time constraints and the competition of over 150 other schools from across the nation, the West Ranch Television crew placed extremely well, taking home 5 awards. Congratulations to Christopher Konecnik, Sydney Malcolm, and Edan Morag for Second Place Commentary; Karina Corona ...
As an American, no matter Republican or Democrat, a trip to the Presidential Inauguration is the thrill of a lifetime.
I know there are couples who enjoy cooking together and make it look like a well-rehearsed ballet. They savor the aroma of their secret recipe for wild salmon over lemon couscous, stir each other's soups and sample each other's sauces.
I used to live in Santa Clarita. I moved to the Bay Area about nine years ago but still check in on The Signal occasionally.
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Most people understand the basic economic principle of supply and demand and incorporate it into their daily decisions. They may not do it consciously, but economic decisions are made every day by each and every one of us.