LOS ANGELES (AP) - When the sun rises above Los Angeles today, residents in this car-dependent, traffic-choked city will see a rare sight: a 10-mile stretch of one of the nation's busiest freeways turned into a virtual ghost road.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles' citywide emergency operations center in downtown has been activated in the run up to the city's closure of a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 405, an event now known as "Carmageddon."
Local detectives are hoping the blurry video image of an armed robber holding up a Castaic hotel last month will help identify him.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a DUI checkpoint from 6 p.m. tonight through 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer was named the 2011 Golden Spikes Award winner on Friday.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The College of the Canyons Career Technical Education division will host an information session for students who want to learn about the community college's new lineup of solar and alternative energy courses debuting this fall.
California has joined other states in recognizing July 23 as "National Day of the Cowboy."
The Upstart Crows will present a new production of "The "Fantasticks," the world's longest running musical, beginning Friday, July 15, at the SCV Space Theatre, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus, CA 91350. This love story features music by Harvey Schmidt and book and lyrics by Tom Jones. The direction for this performance is by Tamarah Ashton-Coombs.
Universal Studios Hollywood invites aspiring filmmakers to compete in its annual Halloween Horror Nights short film competition, offering budding directors an opportunity to have their most disturbing horror short films judged by a panel of industry insiders, including horror film auteur Eli Roth, Daily Variety senior writer Marc Graser and Halloween Horror Nights Creative Director John Murdy. The winning film will be awarded a premiere showing on Chiller, a posting on Syfy.com, a cash prize of $1,000 and a trip for two to Halloween Horror Nights' opening night Eyegore Awards at Universal Studios Hollywood.
If a music enthusiast ventures to Vincenzo's on Lyons Avenue in Newhall on a casual Sunday night, expecting to see three washed-up artists belting chords in mid-life crisis, they would be wrong.
"Jewtopia," written by Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson, is a comedy where stereotypes collide, cultures
Newhall's The Coffee House is anything but your average cup of Joe, and there's proof in the pudding, or should I say batter.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival continues in its second weekend with Shakespeare's "As You Like It," set in 1960s California. Adapted by directors Kelly and Mark Petrie, their vision of the play brings characters inspired by Allen Ginsburg, Hunter S. Thompson and the hippie generation. Come sing along and celebrate one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies.
MOMS Club meeting
As part of The Signal's 2014 Santa Clarita Valley Football Preview, we want you to pick the Greatest SCV Football Player of All Time.
A six-member L.A. congressional delegation tried to hit one out of the park this week in the long-simmering debate over TV access to Dodger games, but the effort ran afoul of the DirecTV team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a pedestrian was critically injured when a stolen minivan fled from police, ran a red light and crashed into a taxi cab.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who got separated from his group while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California has been found.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An arraignment has been postponed for four teens charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water some 30 feet in the air Tuesday, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures and covering parts of campus in ankle-deep water, including the athletic field and the outside of Pauley Pavilion, the school's famed basketball arena.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Parents want their children to grow up happy, healthy and perfect. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, unless it means putting unfair expectations on children or not holding them accountable for their actions. And while all parents try their best to make sure their children have good childhoods, aren't overindulged and have appropriate amounts of discipline and rewards no one is perfect. Parents will make mistakes (I know, I have) and they'll learn how to be better as time goes by. (Ever notice how differently parents tend to raise youngest children as opposed to oldest children ...
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown turned his focus to education and energy Tuesday on the second day of a trip to Mexico, but talk about immigration reform remained high on his agenda.
NEW YORK (AP) - The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.