I just read Carole Lutness' column ("Government's dead. Now what do we do?") in the Dec. 8 issue of The Signal.
California is facing an unprecedented economic crisis. Unemployment rates are at record highs, and for many, job loss and/or significant reductions in wages are a common reality.
A large marijuana growing operation was located inside an attractive home in a residential area of Castaic this morning.
Sheriff's deputies have ended the search of a Stevenson Ranch home where they believed a burglary suspect was hiding.
The Braille Institute's Mobile Solutions Van will offer services for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010 and Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010.
OAKLAND - This year Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has assembled a list of gift ideas for the holidays to help keep your family and friends prepared. Emergencies can happen at any moment; these gifts can serve as a great starting point to ensure that your friends and family have an emergency communications plan, a disaster supply kit, and stay informed about emergencies in their area.
PASADENA -- Soldiers' Angels (SA) has opened its first Angel-operated warehouse, staffed by four recent veterans and Angel volunteers.
WASHINGTON - California ranks 25th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
PASADENA - The third annual Green California Schools Summit comes to the Pasadena Convention Center this week, with pre-Summit workshops on Wednesday, Dec. 9 and an opening session on Thursday, Dec. 10. A full schedule of educational sessions, networking events and a trade show continues through Friday, Dec. 11.
When 5th grade friends Riley Villiers-Furze and Caitlin Buckley of Stevenson Ranch were looking for an after-school activity, they didn't look to video games, television or the Internet as do many girls their age.
For the second year in a row, Six Flags Magic Mountain will host the Six Flags Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve Party, a "safe and sober" New Year's Eve alternative for local youths and families.
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart Union High School District schools will throw a fundraiser at Panda Express on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 10-11 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Paul De La Cerda was elected as the 2010 board president for Saugus Union School District. Douglas Bryce was also named clerk during the district's organizational meeting Tuesday.
Newhall School District board members Tuesday elected Mike Shapiro as board president and Suzan Solomon as clerk for 2010.
Due to bad weather, the city of Santa Clarita's Arts and Events Office's Thursday reception celebrating a new addition to the city's public art landscape has been postponed.
PARIS (AP) - For aspiring art collectors everywhere, there is hope.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the largest increase in more than a year.
Lower stock prices on Thursday set up investors for what would be their third day in a row of declines.
Snapshot for the Week of 12/02/2013 through 12/08/2013 Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Crime Prevention Unit Zone 5-Valencia had thirteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included robbery, theft from an unlocked vehicle, and shoplifting from local businesses.
There were four Part 1 Crimes in Zone 2. There was one commercial burglary reported from a church in Val Verde. Several musical instruments and electronic equipment were stolen. There were three thefts from vehicles reported from Val Verde as well. All three vehicles had a window smashed. The owners reported miscellaneous personal items and tools were taken.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Thank you for taking the time to read this week's Zone 3 Nixle report. During the above dates Zone 3 had six reported part one crimes. Here are some details regarding some of the crimes:
Good morning Saugus. We saw a rise in reported Part-1 crimes over the past week with eight. The most concerning crime was a residential burglary in the 22700 block of Derby Place on November 5th. The victim is in the process of moving and discovered that miscellaneous clothing and electronics had been taken from the house. Detectives are following up with possible suspect information on this incident.
Celebrity reactions to the 71st annual Golden Globe nominations, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif. The awards will be given Jan. 12.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's law minister said Thursday that the government has not abandoned efforts to make homosexuality legal, and that the country must take swift action to challenge a Supreme Court decision banning same-sex relations.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he was a faker.
TORONTO (AP) - Four games, four wins, two shutouts and three goals allowed. Martin Jones is off to quite a start in the NHL.
BOSTON (AP) - Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston.