SACRAMENTO -- Since May 7, 2010, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has suffered the loss of five officers who died in the line of duty.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) Monday issued the following statement after the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago with a 5-4 decision that the Second Amendment applies to state and local governments:
The city of Santa Clarita will host a dedication and naming of the Teen Room at the Newhall Community Center in honor of the late Ed Redd on Wednesday, June 30 at 3:30 p.m.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - There will be no all-Williams final at Wimbledon this year.
Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Parish will host a comedy night fundraiser to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter on July 11. The event will feature a silent auction and several comedians, including headliner Randy Lubas. The silent auction will begin at 3 p.m. and the show will start at 4 p.m. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at www.santaclaritashelter.com. All proceeds will benefit the SCV Emergency Winter Shelter.
The Newhall Community Center Teen Room will be named and dedicated in honor of the late Ed Redd at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Redd, who died in March, served as Parks, Recreation and Community Services commissioner since August 2002. The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission and the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously voted earlier this year to name the Teen Room in Redd's honor.
The city of Santa Clarita selected the works of eight local artists to decorate bus shelters around the city leading up to the Festival of the Arts in October.
Student Michael Benz knows first-hand the benefits Golden Oak Adult School provides.
Power Automotive Group and Valencia BMW, in conjunction with the Old Town Newhall Association, sponsored the summer Car Show on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Newhall. Admission was free to show participants and spectators. The show featured many local car clubs and vehicles that pre-date 1972, including Model-Ts, street rods, classics and much more. Also featured were food vendors, local exhibitors offering goods and services, craft vendors, 50/50s and raffle contests.
Pressure brings out either the worst in players or the absolute best.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
If there is one thing we learned about The Master's College in 2009-2010, it's that the Mustangs can compete at the national level.
Apparently Paul Strickland never heard the adage, "There's no such thing as a free lunch."
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Three-time finalist Andy Roddick has been stunned in the fourth round at Wimbledon by an 82nd-ranked Taiwanese player who hadn't won a match at the All England Club the past four years.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released figures from the Department of Public Social Services showing that in April 2010, $52 million in welfare benefits ($22 million CalWORKs + $30 million in Food Stamps) were issued to parents who reside in the United States illegally and collect benefits for their native-born children in Los Angeles County. This amounts to approximately 23% of all CalWORKs and Food Stamp issuances in the county.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) - A very strong earthquake that struck offshore rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damage.
NEW YORK (AP) - The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resuming Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The judge in the case against an Army general believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be tried on sex assault charges is considering new evidence that a top lawyer at the Pentagon may have unlawfully interfered in a decision on whether to accept a plea agreement that was ultimately rejected.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal according to the pathologist who performed her autopsy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
KELLER, Texas (AP) - The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw about a week ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist as the Los Angeles Kings won their seventh straight with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, helping the Los Angeles Lakers overcome a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin Durant to win 114-110 on Sunday.
Sunday night, March 2, I watched the 86th Oscars.
The Feb. 26 edition of The Signal published an article on the billboard proposal talks ("Billboard proposal talks draw hefty crowd to City Hall").
During each City Council election cycle the citizens of Santa Clarita are subjected to a plethora of campaign blight on public property created by candidates who are asking for voters to entrust them to represent their interests in our beautiful community.
County supervisors have approved a new community standards district for Agua Dulce, OK'ing residents' bid to maintain the rural nature of the area.
CORONA - Once the tears of heartbreak were wiped away on Saturday afternoon, the Hart Indians girls soccer team began to regain some perspective.
Last week, the men's and women's basketball teams at The Master's College battled through the first portion of postseason, while Mustangs men's golf competed in its annual home tournament, the TMC Spring Invitational. Finally, baseball hosted Westmont in its first conference series since late February