Four years after the California Highway Patrol (CHP) received funding to bolster the ranks of CHP officers throughout the state; the increased staffing appears to have shown a positive impact on traffic safety and a reduction in the economic impact of traffic collisions and fatalities statewide.
Abuse of over-the-counter drugs and marijuana are among the topics to be covered when the Wm. S. Hart High School District hosts a district-wide drug awareness seminar for parents and students from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 4 in the West Ranch High School theater. The seminar is part of a series of drug information seminars offered by the Hart District's Comprehensive Alcohol and Drug Reduction Education (CADRE) program and is open to the local community.
Champions Science Adventures brings its award-winning science showcase to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia this weekend during park hours as part of its five-week Wiz Bang Boom Tour.
On Wednesday, May 5, "Mental Illness and the Education, Support, and Advocacy that NAMI Offers Families and Individuals," will be the subject of a presentation by Zee Dankworth of NAMI - the National Alliance on Mental Illness from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Hart High's Percussion Ensemble, with special guest artist Naoko Takada, will perform Sun., April 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Hart Auditorium in Newhall.
Six Flags Magic Mountain invites kids to bring theirbest martial arts moves from the local dojo out to the park on Saturday, May 1 for the "Karate Kid Challenge."
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Last year's Grand Prix of Long Beach was a blur for Helio Castroneves.
The distinctive sound and appearance of the Condor Squadron aircraft flying overhead will mark the commencement of the 22nd Annual Tribute to Veterans on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, starting at 10 a.m.
Columbia, Missouri (AP) -- Former Missouri defensive tackle Joe Andrew Maples doesn't plan to watch next week's NFL draft. The May graduate is too busy trying to find work as he prepares for life after sports.
Monticello Preparatory School is now offering an equestrian program for students, thanks to a partnership between Wildwood Equestrian Center and West Wind Training Stables.
Valencia High School is looking for community and business leaders who are free from 1-3 p.m. on May 13, to judge graduating seniors completing their Career Exploration Project with a formal presentation.
The Young Americans will host workshops and a show at Legacy Christian Academy from April 23-25.
After a brief chase that led sheriff's deputies into a wash, they caught an accused purse-snatcher on Thursday.
Now that the weather is improving and spring is on its way, it's time to break out the road map and travel to enjoy some wine tasting. One of our favorite things to do is to seek out small, out of the way, boutique wineries. These are usually family-owned and operated, and dedicated to producing high quality, handcrafted wines in limited quantity. Finding these little-known, hidden gems can be a lot of fun. It's like hunting for truffles - hard to find but delicious!
Shall I have feelings, or should I pretend to be cool? Will I seem hopelessly square if I find "Kick-Ass" morally reprehensible, and will I appear to have missed the point? Let's say you're a big fan of the original comic book, and you think the movie does it justice. You know what? You inhabit a world I am so very not interested in. A motion picture camera makes a record of whatever is placed in front of it, and in this case it shows deadly carnage dished out by an 11-year-old girl, after which an adult man ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say guns, badges and other items belonging to San Diego-area law enforcement personnel were stolen during a weekend charity football game in Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARITA - The Associated Student Government (ASG) at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum with the eight individuals seeking election to California's 25th Congressional District.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government said 55 militants were killed so far.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.
A signature-gatherer outside a local Walmart, arrested for battery after allegedly punching someone in the hand last weekend, has been identified as a woman from Illinois, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
JINDO, South Korea (AP) - One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago.
In her letter Sunday in The Signal ("Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left") attempting to rebut Steve Lunetta's earlier column about pay inequality for women, Robin Clough ends by writing:
Yes, I believe in angels, since I met one accidentally on Sierra Highway recently when my car hit a rock in the road.
It's true that we received pretty bad news last month from the latest report of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The Easter season for many of our Christian brothers and sisters is a time of year that prompts us to reflect on the concept of redemption.
DALLAS (AP) - Kari Lehtonen had 37 saves, with some tremendous stops, for his first career postseason victory, and the Dallas Stars beat Anaheim 3-0 Monday night in their first home playoff game in six years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the first major league matchup featuring twentysomething stars Mike Trout and Bryce Harper, it was a guy born two decades earlier, Raul Ibanez, who came through with the biggest hit.