The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a request for the Sheriff's Department to apply for a $300,000 state grant to improve its off-highway enforcement capabilities and enhance public safety, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
A dinner in recognition of outstanding Regional Occupational Program (ROP) students is set for Tuesday, April 14 at 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Rio Norte Junior High School, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia 91355.
The committee planning the 2009 American Cancer Society SCV "Relay for Life" meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Residence Inn in Stevenson Ranch.
The College of the Canyons Animation Department was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Medtronic Foundation to support the ACME Animation Network, a fee-based online learning community.
ACME links students with other college students, high school students and animation industry professionals from across the nation through videoconferencing sessions.
CARPINTERIA -- California State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) unveiled his 2009 energy bill package at a press conference in front of Clipper Windpower in Carpinteria today.
Brian McCoy, regional sales manager with Ben-e-lect, offers perspective about Southern California's health insurance market at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon on Tuesday, April 21 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club located at 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
The pretrial conference for accused murderer Michael Dean Stephens was postponed Tuesday by Judge Barbara M. Scheper.
Arriving at Saugus High School at five in the morning, Theater Arts teacher Leslie Carson spends much of her day preparing her drama students for their stretch of night and day performances.
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Students from West Ranch High School had a chance to experience their own version of March Madness last month.
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If you've never been to Saratoga Springs, N.Y., you're missing something grand. Saratoga is a resplendent American town.
Those who have passed Accounting 101 understand that business owners should focus on building the net worth of their business by adding to their asset base while reducing liabilities. The difference is owner's equity, the value of the business.
Your "Speed Humps Get Mixed Reviews" article (April 6) points out that right turns are not allowed from Copper Hill onto Benz Road or Buckhorn Lane from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays.
I'm a 28-year resident of the SCV. I enjoy The Signal and was impressed the story on the front page of April 4's edition, "Gym owner, city meet to resolve issues." There should be an "attaboy" given to writer Josh Premako.
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.