Identity theft is among the fastest growing crimes in the nation. It is estimated that 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Santa Clarita Valley residents can help protect their identity by being aware of the various ways personal information can be stolen and taking steps to protect themselves from this mounting epidemic. Some tips to help you protect your identity include: Shredding important personal documents, including ...
Nearly everyone who follows business in America has an opinion about what needs to be done with the automotive industry, specifically with General Motors.
Valencia Vikings competed for the first time as a team at Claremont High School's Festival of Dance Feb. 7.
The academic decathlon teams of Saugus, Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools finished in the top 20 overall against 66 other schools in the annual Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon.
Saugus High Dance Team will host a United Spirit Association Regional Dance Competition Saturday.
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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (right) hangs out with American pop artist Lionel Richie (center) and sax star Andre Delano (left) and inspects Delano's saxophone backstage at the 14th THISDAY Festival of Ideas conference. Held Jan. 14 in Lagos, Nigeria, the event celebrated 10 years of unbroken democracy in Nigeria, and included an awards ceremony honoring Nigeria's brightest new leaders.
The fun part is when you're so close to the windshield you can see the incredulous look on drivers' faces just as they're about to run you down.
Three lucky locals each scored a brand-new 32-inch Magnavox HDTV set with a retail value of $450 in the "U-Pick'Em Football 2008" contest presented exclusively by The-Signal.com, The Signal newspaper's Web site.
Parents of students in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will have two upcoming opportunities to learn about the voluntary drug testing program which will be initiated in a pilot program in all Hart District schools this spring.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House Education and Labor Committee today held a hearing on "Strengthening Worker Retirement Security," at least the third such hearing since last fall examining how turmoil in the financial markets has impacted retirement plans.
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Late last week Governor Schwarzenegger and the California State Legislature restored previously proposed reductions to the Cal Grant student financial aid program.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The head of the nation's largest sheriff's department is warning that nearly 4,000 jail inmates might be released early and about 600 deputy and professional positions could be eliminated to meet budget cuts.
Today's the fourth Tuesday of the month, which can only mean it's time to chat online with Santa Clarita "Mayor Dude" Frank Ferry.
The Newhall Community Center is now offering "Eat Your Words," a class specifically designed for Kindergarten through second graders who are struggling with reading.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Joe Blanton got some backing from the Angels' bats and bullpen, and finally got his first win of the season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night.
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt, who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
PHOENIX (AP) - Jurors who spent five months determining Jodi Arias' fate couldn't decide whether she should get life in prison or die for murdering her boyfriend, sending prosecutors back to the drawing board to rehash the shocking case of sex, lies and violence to another 12 people.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital invites the community to give the gift of life by donating blood during its summer blood drive on Thursday, May 30, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the HMNMH/COC Clinical Education Center on the hospital's campus at 23845 McBean Parkway,Valencia. Refreshments will be provided.
GENEVA (AP) - International efforts to combat a new pneumonia-like virus that has now killed 22 people are being slowed by unclear rules and competition for the potentially profitable rights to disease samples, the head of the World Health Organization warned Thursday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state's largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies from millions of Californians who are expected to purchase coverage through the state's new health exchange, officials announced Thursday.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest on Thursday - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring America at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism, President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed clearer guidelines for the use of deadly drone strikes, including more control by the U.S. military, while leaving key details of the controversial program secret.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Groups of youths have burnt down a restaurant, torched more than 30 cars and injured three police in a fourth night of riots in suburbs of the Swedish capital that started following a fatal police shooting.
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a case in which a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.