"Braving the Blaze" by Brian Charles (The Signal, Sept. 6) is a thoughtful piece that, in summary, encourages folks to abandon their homes when wildfires threaten. It caused me to reflect on human nature.
Why are hard-working middle-class Americans so opposed to entitlement programs?
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart district high schools are throwing a fundraiser Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Margaritas Mexican Grill in Valencia.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Randy Bresnik, from Santa Monica, Calif., will make his first journey into orbit on space shuttle Atlantis' next mission to the International Space Station.
Bella Cucina presents the blues-rock band Blues Label the second Friday of every month starting Friday, Oct. 9 at the restaurant, 27430 The Old Road, Valencia 91355.
SAN FRANCISCO (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- All California state courts are closed today, Sept. 16, 2009, as a cost-savings
District Honors Teachers of the Year
Students, parents and community members who wish to be notified by text alert to their cell phones whenever there is an emergency in the William S. Hart Union High School District now have the ability to subscribe to the contact service through the district Web site at www.hartdistrict.org.
The California Highway Patrol is taking extra steps Thursday to cite those who don't wear seat belts.
Saugus High School will be passing the plate - or rather the boot - at Thursday's football game to raise money for victims of the Station Fire, a local firefighter said Tuesday.
Smokers at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will have to take a hike if they want to light up.
County supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan to expand the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library and make improvements there.
My Favorite Place art contest for kids
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - State transportation officials are reserving the right to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren't happy.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.
Next Sunday, more than 2,000 children and their parents will flock to Iglesia Vida Real to receive backpacks and school supplies in preparation for the start of the school year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Relatives of an 8-year-old boy who was beaten to death are suing Los Angeles County for failing to remove him from his Palmdale home.
As part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on Interstate 5 between Pico Canyon Road and Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, Caltrans will implement several freeway closures next week. Closures will begin Monday and continue through Friday, Aug. 1.
Department of Motor Vehicles officials will hold two public hearings, in Los Angeles and in Northern California, to receive the public's comments on proposed regulations related to a new law allowing driver's licenses to be issued to undocumented California residents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.