Some local residents are frustrated that voters will be asked to shift money from public mental health services to use for poor childrens' health care.
La Petite Academy pre-kindergarten students recited "Green Eggs and Ham" Monday morning in celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday.
Woodward Governor Co. has reached an agreement to acquire Santa Clarita-based HR Textron, which employs about 900 workers.
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Why doesn't Alaska secede from the union and start its own government of scoundrels and worthless people?
The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (Tribe) wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon for their exemplary work on the Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act.
I just opened up my Sunday Signal and saw "At the old ball game" (Feb. 22.) I myself was a volunteer at Canyon Country Little League. Two things I read were fantastic and made my morning.
"Today we started fractions. After we went to child care. I played outside. After they called me in for writing club, I met Mr. Charles. He talked about how to be a writer. He talked about his life. My favorite part was him talking about the inauguration. He showed us pictures. We all told our stories. I think it was the best day ever!"
The Saugus Action Committee (SAC) continues to meet regularly and work on issues of importance to residents of Saugus.
Students at Valencia High School will have the opportunity to compare their own lives to those of families living in refugee camps around the world when the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force brings Camp Darfur to the Valencia campus on Monday, March 9.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. ─ Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is showing great leadership in calling for more comprehensive laws to prevent irresponsible dog breeding in Los Angeles County, according to one of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations.
"We applaud Supervisor Antonovich for his motion which will be heard by the Board of Supervisors this coming Tuesday. If this motion is embraced, it will create an opportunity to make sweeping changes and prevent tax payers from bearing the cost of irresponsible breeding," said Elizabeth Oreck, LA Programs Manager for Best Friends Animal Society.
Opportunities are still available to volunteer for the 2009 AT&T Champions Classic golf tournament, held at the Valencia Country Club on March 9-15.
AT&T Champions Classic (March 9 - 15)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - With American taxpayers on the hook to spend nearly $100 billion in "economic recovery" dollars on federal education programs -- on top of the roughly $60 billion already spent each year -- congressional Republicans are calling on the Obama Administration to cooperate with vigorous congressional oversight to protect both students and taxpayers.
BEIRUT (AP) - Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.
BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) - Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example: the Russian Direct Investment Fund, a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund that's escaped sanctions in spite of international efforts to punish Russia for its incursions in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
GRANADA HILLS - The Dan Kelley era at Golden Valley High School didn't get off to a good start; it got off to a great start, as the new-look Grizzlies began his coaching tenure with a 45-17 victory over Granada Hills Charter High School at John Elway Stadium on Friday night.
The Saugus football team proved it can put up points in a hurry during its season opener against Simi Valley.
CHINO HILLS - Hart fans certainly expected to see quarterback Brady White break school records this season.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.