In one section of his column ("Health care reform inching toward consensus," The Signal, Aug. 23), Dr. Bruce Hector asks if we shouldn't trust Obama to make the right choices for us regarding health care.
County supervisors may offer a $20,000 reward to anyone who can help locate and convict a man police say raped a 30-year-old woman in Castaic last month, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced Wednesday.
The Station Fire is still burning in the Angeles National Forest.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Wednesday morning who led them on a chase in a car he stole from a Saugus house last week, authorities said.
Heritage Haunt Halloween will take place on Oct. 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31.
Emma Kehl and Sophie Kehl, age 8, and Madeline Kehl, age 12, of Valencia, received Honorable Mention in the April 2009 Cricket League writing competition hosted by Cricket magazine.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect in connection with the sexual assault, assault with a deadly weapon, rape and sodomy of a 30-year-old woman in Castaic on Thursday, Aug. 20 around 6 p.m.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation will present the inaugural William S. Hart Park "Music 'n the Park" series" on Sundays from Sept. 6 to Sept. 20 from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the park picnic grounds, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
College of the Canyons has introduced a new program for the fall for students who need additional academic support and skills to help them succeed in the college classroom.
Sponsored by the Skills for Success initiative, the new program will offer instructor-led one-hour workshops on a variety of topics from fractions to essay writing.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is hosting Fright Fest auditions at 5 p.m. Friday at the park's Human Resources Building off Feedmill Road.
The park is looking for people with energy, boundless enthusiasm and a bit of a dark side for their Fright Fest celebration.
Los Angeles County officials have issued a $50,000 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrests and conviction of the suspect or suspects who started the 160,000-acre Station Fire.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the reward during its Tuesday meeting, days after the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Unit ruled the fire as being caused by arson.
A 2-year old boy died Saturday after he fell into a pool at a home on the 24000 block of La Glorita Circle in Newhall, said Sgt. Dan Peacock of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Newhall County Water District Board President Maria Gutzeit endorsed Michael Cruz for a seat on the water district board.
Cruz announced his candidacy for Newhall County Water District in August.
Wondering what to do with the decrepit computer, that old cell phone, or that hopelessly out-of-date stereo system?
The City of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of its 2014 "cArt aRt" competition, held in conjunction with the City's annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. This creative annual contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes.
GENEVA (AP) - High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine attempting to forge a common position on how to de-escalate the situation.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
PARIS (AP) - David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.
NEW YORK (AP) - Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats, but they said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.
With regards to Linda McCaskill and Curt Scott's criticism of Rob Kerchner's claim to know what liberals are thinking, I guess I have to agree with them, because I often wonder "What in the world are they thinking?"
I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut."
I was recently listening to one of my favorite radio shows when I heard the hosts saying there was absolutely no evidence genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in the food supply were harmful or create health problems.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.
The Valencia Vikings nearly came back from six runs against the West Ranch Wildcats in the Foothill League opener.
Pitching has never been the issue for the Saugus Centurions.
Hart girls swim has put decades-long locks on the Foothill League and has dominated its rivalry with Valencia.