The Los Angeles County Commission for Women and the County Board of Supervisors named College of the Canyons Chancellor Dianne Van Hook to receive a 2009 Women of the Year Award. She will be honored at the 24th Annual Women of the Year Awards Luncheon March 16.
Two big rig trucks collided at the Pilot truck stop in Castaic early Tuesday morning, spilling 100 gallons of diesel fuel from a broken saddle tank onto the private parking lot.
An apparent crime spree came to an end in Saugus early Saturday thanks to an alert resident and an observant sheriff's deputy.
Israel ignores United Nation's resolutions constantly, using the Holocaust card to justify their actions.
Here's a community "feel-good" story for you. Just when I think I'm doing enough, I run into someone doing more. I've been waiting to take advantage of the new College of the Canyons campus in Canyon Country ever since I witnessed it being built. I'm a senior citizen, and college has been brought right to my doorstep. Tuesday night was my "new beginning" in my return to the academic world, and I was as excited ...
Recently, I received an opportunity to job shadow an employee of Boston Scientific. The company produces an implant that is placed either into the spine or the brain to stimulate nerves and decrease pain at any point in the human body. I learned how the device works, what processes had to be completed to start trials and what cautions every researcher must take to avoid complications. I was also surrounded by a number of professional ...
Identity theft is among the fastest growing crimes in the nation. It is estimated that 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Santa Clarita Valley residents can help protect their identity by being aware of the various ways personal information can be stolen and taking steps to protect themselves from this mounting epidemic. Some tips to help you protect your identity include: Shredding important personal documents, including ...
Nearly everyone who follows business in America has an opinion about what needs to be done with the automotive industry, specifically with General Motors.
Valencia Vikings competed for the first time as a team at Claremont High School's Festival of Dance Feb. 7.
The academic decathlon teams of Saugus, Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools finished in the top 20 overall against 66 other schools in the annual Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon.
Saugus High Dance Team will host a United Spirit Association Regional Dance Competition Saturday.
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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (right) hangs out with American pop artist Lionel Richie (center) and sax star Andre Delano (left) and inspects Delano's saxophone backstage at the 14th THISDAY Festival of Ideas conference. Held Jan. 14 in Lagos, Nigeria, the event celebrated 10 years of unbroken democracy in Nigeria, and included an awards ceremony honoring Nigeria's brightest new leaders.
The fun part is when you're so close to the windshield you can see the incredulous look on drivers' faces just as they're about to run you down.
Three lucky locals each scored a brand-new 32-inch Magnavox HDTV set with a retail value of $450 in the "U-Pick'Em Football 2008" contest presented exclusively by The-Signal.com, The Signal newspaper's Web site.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The growing use of unmanned surveillance "eyes in the sky" aircraft raises a thicket of privacy concerns, but Congress is getting mixed advice on what, if anything, to do about it.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released today the attached letter from the Federal Aviation Administration announcing that it will no longer close Los Angeles County's air traffic control towers. Congress passed the "Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013" act which allows the FAA to transfer funding from other accounts to keep the nation's 149 contract towers open.
The Paseo Club in Valencia will host a free tennis festival Saturday as part of United States Tennis Professionals Association's "Tennis Across America" month in May.
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.