LOS ANGELES COUNTY - At a news conference with Sheriff Leroy Baca, local and federal law enforcement officials at the County Emergency Operations Center, Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich issued the following statement regarding the death of Osama Bin Laden and the County's terrorism prevention effort:
San Francisco and Los Angeles -- Parents now have a powerful tool that uses Internet and Web 2.0 technologies to show just how much money will be cut from their public schools if an all-cuts budget goes forward.
The City of Santa Clarita along with the Community Garden Council, are proud to announce the grand opening dedication celebration for Santa Clarita's first community garden project slated for Monday, May 9, 2011 at 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- The Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer released a report highlighting the cost of early released non-revocable parolees to the County taxpayers totaling nearly $10 million between January 1, 2010 and March 25, 2011, announced Mayor Michael D. Antonovich.
Sacramento, CA -- Senate Bill 115, authored by Sen. Strickland (R-Moorpark) failed in Senate PERs committee with no Democrats supporting the bill.
Fire erupted in a dumpster behind a Stevenson Ranch El Pollo Loco on Wednesday while construction crews were using a tar machine nearby.
HOLLYWOOD - The fifth month of the year now has an additional celebration to go with May Day (May 1), Cinco de Mayo (May 5), Mother's Day (May 8), International Museum Day (May 18), and Memorial Day (May 30). May has been deemed "Half-Off Hollywood Month" for Southlanders, it was announced today by Leron Gubler, president and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
A couple of weeks ago, in a split decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals voted to continue federal-taxpayer funding of embryonic stem-cell research, a decision directly affecting taxpayers in California.
It is proposed that the American forces start pulling out of Afghanistan in July 2011.
Hart High School's musical-theater class will stage "The Drowsy Chaperone," one of the most hilarious Broadway musicals in recent years, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
About 25 Arroyo Seco Junior High School students participated in the recent America's Battle of the Books competition.
The owner of a Western-themed boutique in downtown Newhall was recognized by State Sen. Sharon Runner, R-Antelope Valley, as the Santa Clarita Valley's Woman of the Year for community service, according to a release.
Motherhood matters. It doesn't matter who you are mothering, there is just no substitute for you.
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.