"Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption." - James Garfield, former U.S. president.
By Signal Staff
Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on The Old Road near Highway 14 in Newhall at around 6 p.m. Thursday.
Angel Castro of Newhall pets Sparky and settles in to read to the Great Dane. Sparky is curled up next to Castro on a blanket at the Santa Clarita Community Center in Newhall. The third-grader, who reads at a fifth-grade level, enjoys this bi-weekly ritual.
Regarding "Center's doors swing open," printed June 17 in the Business section:
W.E. Gutman's June 17 editorial, "The right to live equals a right to die," was a good example of our increasing inability to incorporate suffering into our lives.
Commuter traffic was slowed Thursday by a big-rig crash on southbound Interstate 5 south of the Newhall Pass.
Eleven local residents arrested for their alleged involvement in a theft ring two weeks ago are awaiting preliminary trial dates in San Fernando Superior Court, district attorney's officials said Thursday.
By Jim Holt and Laura Dixon
Valencia High graduate Danny Worth was sent down by the Detroit Tigers to Triple-A Toledo on Thursday to make room for veteran infielder Brandon Inge, who had been on the disabled list.
Newly graduated West Ranch High pitcher Ryan Keller and West Ranch pitcher and senior-to-be J.C. Cloney are embarking on quite an adventure.
Commuter traffic was slowed this morning by a Wednesday evening big-rig crash on southbound Interstate 5 south of the Newhall Pass and continued cleanup from a water main break at McBean Parkway at Decoro Road yesterday.
Why is there no plan for the potential spread of the water pollution in the Saugus Aquifer?
In response to "It's time for a mosque to join the SCV," June 21:
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Brown's relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a "gentle soul" with a deep and growing faith in Christianity and ambitions that one day "the world would know his name."
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) - A soldier with a gun inside a major command's headquarters turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as a heavily trafficked Virginia Army base temporarily went on lockdown Monday morning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is visiting California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) - Divers have ended a search in the waters off Dana Point for the body of a man who disappeared after going under a large wave.
VENTURA (AP) - A former Ventura neurosurgeon facing allegations of performing unnecessary procedures has surrendered his California medical license.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Powerful Hurricane Marie kicked high swells along Mexico's northern Pacific coast on Monday, even as it weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said it would likely raise waves along Southern California later in the week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top awards and new records year after year.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The utility serving areas damaged by Sunday's earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area says it expects to continue searching for possible gas leaks over the coming days.
WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within an hour in the Los Angeles area was taken into custody after a daylong search.
Smoke slinks across pavement in the darkness, cries from gassed citizens fill the air, people break into a McDonald's to provide milk-based relief to a person hit with tear gas, sound weapons pass levels that cause permanent damage, police shoot pellets at journalists.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians can thank their starting pitching for keeping them in playoff contention.
It's been an eventful couple of weeks at The Master's College. During the first week of August, official practices for the fall sports season began. Since then, Mustangs volleyball has competed in five matches, while the men's and women's soccer teams have been out of state playing against some of the nation's best teams.
A 3-year-old boy was airlifted to Children's Hospital Los Angeles Sunday evening after falling into a pool in Valencia, according to a sergeant at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.