INDIANAPOLIS --- The NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions has penalized the University of Southern California for violations in its football, men's basketball and women's tennis programs.
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - BP said Thursday it plans to boost its ability to capture the oil gushing from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico by early next week as the Obama administration announced that the oil giant agreed to speed up payments to people whose livelihoods have been washed away by the spill.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul, with an intimate performance Wednesday night at his favorite haunt, Manhattan's Iridium Jazz Club.
In spite of its budgetary difficulties, Los Angeles County officials shelled out $2.3 million on Wednesday to pay for public transportation in unincorporated communities in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The two state senators who represent the Santa Clarita Valley both have a shot at statewide offices in November, according to Wednesday's final vote tallies from the California primary election.
The city of Santa Clarita received three 2010 Excellence in Communications Awards from the California Association of Public Information Officials, Mayor Laurene Weste said during Tuesday night's City Council meeting.
The Santa Clarita Valley Velo, a bicycling group, raised $14,600 during its second annual Santa Clarita Century Ride.
The federal Clean Water Act was passed in the early 1970s. It is responsible for cleaning up much of the terrible pollution that plagued our nation's waterways at that time. It requires states to identify water bodies that do not meet water-quality standards.
I am sick and tired of all these council members, mayors, county supervisors and sit-on-their-butt officials in Sacramento complaining about "Arizona's law" and how wrong it is.
The picture of a French man with his beret, bicycle, cheese, baguette and a bottle of wine is obsolete. Kids and their families (merci for the junk food) are obese, overweight and diabetics.
How can we in Santa Clarita "secede" from Los Angeles County's stupid boycott mentality?
Rand Paul and Sarah Palin are the best things to illustrate non-critical thinking in years. Like Palin, he has stopped talking to the national media, which is too bad.
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The financial toll of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico escalated Wednesday as BP's stock plummeted to a 14-year low and fishermen, businesses and property owners who have filed damage claims with the company angrily complained of delays, excessive paperwork and skimpy payments that have put them on the verge of going under.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two media outlets are reporting the NCAA has decided to ban USC's football team from the postseason for two years and strip the program of scholarships.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police are greeting students on the first day of classes in the Los Angeles suburb where two teens allegedly plotted a high school massacre.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) - California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative steps toward its destination.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love.
The Aug. 15, 2015, edition of The Signal contained an op-ed piece by Phil Kerpen entitled "A big new tax coming."
BOSTON (AP) - Garrett Richards lay on the ground for several minutes, his left knee damaged and his season seemingly over.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alexi Amarista had two hits and drove in a run, Eric Stults combined with three relievers on a six-hitter and the San Diego Padres defeated the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Escalating U.S. Forest Service firefighting costs have forced cutbacks in other services provided by the agency, curbing recreation, maintenance and conservation efforts nationwide, says a report released Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland want to connect with you about cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A photographer who says he was assaulted by Justin Bieber's bodyguard on a Hawaii beach last year is suing the pop singer for assault and negligence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped repeatedly striking a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway could face serious charges, the agency said Wednesday after forwarding its investigation to the district attorney.
A vigil is planned tonight at Saugus High School for Jennifer Stift, a Saugus senior who died this week after being struck by a car.