LOS ANGELES (AP) - The head of the nation's largest sheriff's department is warning that nearly 4,000 jail inmates might be released early and about 600 deputy and professional positions could be eliminated to meet budget cuts.
Today's the fourth Tuesday of the month, which can only mean it's time to chat online with Santa Clarita "Mayor Dude" Frank Ferry.
The Newhall Community Center is now offering "Eat Your Words," a class specifically designed for Kindergarten through second graders who are struggling with reading.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - California Southern Baptist Disaster Relief was commended by L.A. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich for the organization's efforts to provide vital disaster relief services to the residents at Sky View Terrace Mobile Home Park in Sylmar who experienced devastation and loss in the Marek Fire last October. "Providing debris removal services for victims who have no insurance or have insufficient coverage, was an extraordinary effort by a group of dedicated volunteers ...
An apparent crime spree came to an end in Saugus early Saturday morning thanks to an alert resident and an observant Sheriff's deputy.
Santa Clarita Valley residents bowled along side the developmentally disabled in the packed Valencia Lanes in Newhall Saturday night to raise funds for a disabled worker employment program facing future budget cuts.
Rick Murray of Foreclosure Prevention Consultants hosts a free foreclosure prevention workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Valencia Library, 23743 Valencia Blvd.
Picture Perfect Window Coverings is now the first and only distributor of custom area rugs by Masland Carpets in the Santa Clarita Valley.
First place If I could meet a historical figure I would most like to meet Jackie Robinson. I would probably like to meet him because of how he was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball. If I could meet him, I would ask him a lot of questions, like how he found the courage to never give up and what it was like to be in front of all those people, knowing ...
President Obama has signed the stimulus bill, which really isn't a stimulus bill at all. It will do little to stimulate the economy and is a financial albatross that has been hung around our necks and the necks of future generations of taxpayers. A package valued at $787 billion carries with it, assuming an interest rate of three percent, the accrual of almost $65 million dollars a day in interest. Sixty-five million dollars a day! ...
Mr. McKeon: Let's reflect a moment ("Stimulus or spending?" opinion column in The Signal, Feb. 15).
I nervously walk up to the microphone, curiously wondering what my word will be. The judges of the competition, teachers at my school, consult and finally decide what word I will have to spell.
The yearbook staff of Sierra Vista Junior High is spreading the Go Green message and educating the campus about the 3 R's: reduce, reuse, and recycle.
I am tired of hearing the whining and backbiting from both sides of the aisle for more than 20 years about "damned liberals" and "damned conservatives."
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
NEW YORK (AP) - Ratings for the "American Idol" finale plunged to a record low for the 12-year-old show.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage police say a young man who didn't want to return to jail ran out onto the uncertain ice of an Alaska lake to escape officers armed with an arrest warrant.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Days after a burst of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother's Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional event reason to celebrate again.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes, ramps and connectors listed below as part of a $100.1 million pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. Closures are subject to change.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama picked a senior White House budget official to become the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday, the same day another top official announced plans to leave the agency amid the controversy over agents targeting tea party groups.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A homeless, hatchet-wielding hitchhiker who became an Internet hero earlier this year was arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a New Jersey lawyer to death inside his home.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) - Sitting on a dirty straw mat on the parched ground of southern Afghanistan, Masooma sank deeper inside a giant black shawl. Hidden from view, her words burst forth as she told her side of what happened to her family sometime before dawn on March 11, 2012.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A mother whose 4-year-old was being abducted chased the suspect down and crashed her vehicle into his car, triggering a manhunt and the arrest of the suspect, Albuquerque police said Thursday.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Jeff Keppinger walked with the bases loaded to drive in the go-ahead run - his first base on balls in 141 plate appearances this season - and the Chicago White Sox rallied with three runs in the eighth to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Thursday night for their season-high third straight road win.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Captain Dustin Brown tied it with 1:43 left and Trevor Lewis scored the tiebreaking power-play goal 22 seconds later, propelling the Los Angeles Kings to a stunning 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night and a 2-0 series lead.
Scoring early and often, the Cardinals of Santa Clarita Christian cruised to a 23-6 victory over the Delphi Academy Dragons (9-11) in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Div. VII playoffs Thursday at Pete Reese Field on The Master's College.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is losing key employees at the Department of Water Resources because it can't pay afford to pay them enough.
Flair Cleaners, a family owned business with a location in Valencia, has launched its third annual Flair Care Package Drive in conjunction with the USO of Greater Los Angeles for care packages to be sent to troops.
Princess Cruises held an event Thursday to honor veterans and note the company's selection as a commemorative partner in the nationwide effort to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War this year.
The Santa Clarita and San Fernando charter of Habitat for Humanity will join in the 2013 Women Empowerment Build this Saturday, which will focus on female veterans and those who have experienced loss during wartime.