SACRAMENTO, Calif. - As preparations for the H1N1 flu season kick into high gear, California's community hospitals have launched a statewide public education and media campaign.
To reduce the backlog of sexual assault cases waiting for DNA testing, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to improve the Sheriff's Department's DNA analysis capacity and the infrastructure of the existing crime laboratory, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced.
Off The Record, a local nine piece jazz band, is currently rehearsing for a video recording session at the SCVTV television studio in Newhall on Oct. 28th.
To enhance the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's ability to combat intellectual property crimes in the county, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a $200,000 from the United States Department of Justice for the Sheriff's Department's Counterfeit and Piracy Enforcement Team Program (CAPE), according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The 76th annual Bach Festival, featuring selected works from Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach and a performance by renowned organist Christoph Bull, comes to a close this weekend, Thursday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 25, at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.
Metrolink Director & County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich criticized the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen who filed a lawsuit to remove recently installed video surveillance systems from Metrolink trains.
The Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff's has endorsed Mike Berger for Seat No. 1, of the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of trustees, which governs College of the Canyons.
(Santa Clarita) Bob Jensen's campaign for one of three positions on the William S. Hart Union High School District board has received the endorsement of Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich.
State Senator George Runner, Senator Tony Strickland, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, Assemblywoman Audra Strickland and Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich have endorsed Joe Messina for William S. Hart Union High School District board election Nov. 3.
About 350 junior high school students will be participating in the city's 2009 youth summit today.
Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon endorses Suzan Solomon, candidate for the William S. Hart Union High School District board, because of her effective educational leadership in the community and her strong ethics and values as demonstrated by her school board campaign. Solomon also has the endorsements of Senator Tony Strickland, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell.
Joe Messina is known as a staunch supporter of getting Castaic High School built, but that is just one of the issues he is fighting for.
The deficit is $1.42 trillion and the Los Angeles County jobless rate is 12.7 percent, while President Barack Obama's and Congress' idea of help is to provide a free golf cart to the country club set.
With busy school schedules and after-school activities, family life often becomes an even bigger balancing act.
In her best selling book, "Personal History," Katharine Graham noted that her father, Eugene Isaac Meyer, determined early on that his life would be divided into thirds.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's stock price topped $800 for the first time Tuesday amid renewed confidence in the company's ability to reap steadily higher profits from its dominance of Internet search and prominence in the increasingly important mobile device market.
Two major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
Somebody hacked Burger King's Twitter account on Monday, posting obscene messages and changing its profile picture to a McDonald's logo.
Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartener tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Maryland, a 6-year-old boy pretends his fingers are a gun during a playground game of cops and robbers. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while "simulating the sound of gunfire," as one school official put it.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius told a packed courtroom Tuesday that he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. The prosecutor called it premeditated murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
"Marriage" is shorthand for a specific legal arrangement between a man and a woman, just as "corporation" or "limited partnership" is a specific legal arrangement between shareholders, business partners, etc.
Webster's dictionary has several different definitions for the word socialism. The one conservative fear and loathe the most is:
oy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.