Rio Norte Grandma Named Volunteer of the Year
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - BYD Company Limited, one of China's fastest growing auto manufacturers, today announced it will establish the U.S. headquarters of three separate operating divisions in Los Angeles County, which has the potential to create up to 2,000 jobs for over the next three years.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The U.S. Postal Service has continued a 50-year tradition with the dedication of its latest social awareness stamp -- Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet. The 44-cent stamps, on sale nationwide today, feature photographs of five cats and five dogs from animal shelters and rescue groups.
Charlotte, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods was headed in the wrong direction Friday in his second round at the Quail Hollow Championship.
Deadly only in its dullness, the coma-inducing, comic-book-adapted action flick "The Losers" aims to serve as a placeholder until "Iron Man 2" arrives with the summer's heavy artillery.
After 33 years in the Old Pasadena retail and entertainment district, the Doo Dah Parade will bring its notorious brand of wackiness across town on Saturday, May 1, stepping off at 11 a.m.
Forget about the plot, the actors and the director. What you require to make a new "Nightmare on Elm Street" are these three off-the-shelf sound effects:
It felt more like winter than spring early Thursday with icy conditions closing Interstate 5 through the Grapevine for two hours during the morning commute.
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.
A patent will not make you rich. Sure, there have been people who have accumulated great wealth from new ideas, but there are also people who have won the super-jackpot lotteries. Have you ever met any of them? I suspect the odds are better for winning one of those big lotteries than for making a killing with a patent.
Thanks to Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel and The Signal for publishing the article on hiking in the Spring edition of the Health & Wellness supplement.
I drive to work every morning, and drive home every day past the lighthouse at the corner of Newhall Ranch Road and McBean Parkway.
This morning (April 28), I woke to the sound of the jail alarm.
As a county resident, living just two miles outside city limits, I watched the recent (City Council) election with much concern.
There was a recent letter to the editor ("Get it right the first time," April 3) asking if the city of Santa Clarita could get it right the first time.
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.
A father and son were recovering Monday after being stabbed outside a bar last weekend, while one suspect was being held in connection with the stabbing, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detective said.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken up the cause of "humane immigration reform," calling it "one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time" in a Fox News interview.