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Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, responded today to Governor Jerry Brown's 2011 State of the State Address, saying that he looked forward to working with the Governor to pass honest solutions to balance the budget, reform Sacramento and get Californians working again.
Sen. Tony Strickland released the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address:
Old Town Newhall is the place to be this Thursday, Feb. 3, when the city of Santa Clarita's Farmers Market, First Thursday Art Walk, the ARTree Community Arts Center and Rolling Bistro's Gourmet Food Trucks converge on Main Street.
Evidence of Love Animal Care will host its monthly pet adoption event, Le' Pet Affair, at Sherman Oaks Recreation Center on Sunday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
It's not politics as usual. The Signal endorsed Darren Parker for state Senate in the 17th District, making the Feb. 15 special election very special indeed. As a 31-year subscriber, I can't recall The Signal ever endorsing a Democrat.
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I am baffled why The Signal continues printing murky statements about the library tax.
I disagree with a statement regarding the shooting in Tucson. The statement was: "You simply can't say that we just hold the individual accountable without some due consideration to the mind-numbing political rhetoric that exist in our world today."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 32 points and 11 rebounds for his 39th double-double, and the Los Angeles Clippers withstood a fourth-quarter challenge to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-98 Monday night for their ninth straight home win.
Americans continually receive information and notices regarding the increasing costs of health care.
Centennial Realty is celebrates the grand opening of its new office in Santa Clarita today at 5:30 p.m. The realty firm specializes in residential real estate in the Santa Clarita, San Fernando and Antelope valleys. It also has a division that focuses on rehabilitating distressed properties.
Investigators said Monday they were waiting on surveillance-camera footage from Los Angeles banks to find suspects responsible for orchestrating a skimming scheme that stole as many as 100 peoples' credit-card information from the Pilot Travel Center in Castaic.
Ten local business and community leaders were honored with Golden Apple Awards on Monday for their contributions to local public education.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire spreading in Northern California has forced hundreds of people to flee and destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Saturday.
A pair of checkpoints set up Friday night to check for drivers who may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs resulted in 16 arrests in Santa Clarita, according to officials.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel agreed Saturday to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours, a Cabinet minister said. In Gaza, a health official said the Palestinian death toll in 19 days of fighting had surpassed 1,000.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - State transportation officials are reserving the right to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren't happy.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.
Next Sunday, more than 2,000 children and their parents will flock to Iglesia Vida Real to receive backpacks and school supplies in preparation for the start of the school year.