Fall is almost here, meaning two things: Kids are off to school, and jeans season is back.
This year, the Legislature and governor passed an on-time budget. But just because it is on-time doesn't mean it's good.
If you're the parent of a teen in the Santa Clarita Valley, chances are, your child knows someone who's using heroin.
Would you pay $16,000 to send a single email?
Care for Your Heart Health Fair
NEW YORK (AP) - Just when Wall Street seemed to have settled down, a barrage of bad economic reports collided with fresh worries about European banks Thursday and triggered a global sell-off in stocks.
Now, I'm not asking you for sympathy for lawyers.
Wednesday, Aug. 24
Wednesday, Aug. 24
I read with appreciation Marcia Decker's letter of Aug. 14, describing the quagmire our city library system has become.
Now that the dust has settled and the air has cleared and the debt limit has been raised with an agreement that seems to satisfy no one, I would like to point out the one thing that disturbs me about the political process just witnessed. It should disturb every voter.
I, along with a lot of my friends, would like to know how do you go to war with a balanced-budget amendment, or how do you help people who are subject to a natural event - earthquake, flood, tornado, hurricane - that destroys their property.
Last week, The Signal reported that the 21,000-unit Newhall Ranch proposal west of Interstate 5 on Highway 126 was a step closer to approval because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declined to elevate the review of its river-alteration permit.
SACRAMENTO, CA - A closely watched bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), which would ensure that crimes committed on college campuses are properly reported and investigated, passed the California Assembly Friday by a vote of 75-0. The legislation, AB 1433, would require colleges to report certain violent crimes (like sexual assault and hate crimes), occurring on or near campus, to local law enforcement, with the permission of the victim.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Brown's relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a "gentle soul" with a deep and growing faith in Christianity and ambitions that one day "the world would know his name."
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) - A soldier with a gun inside a major command's headquarters turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as a heavily trafficked Virginia Army base temporarily went on lockdown Monday morning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is visiting California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) - Divers have ended a search in the waters off Dana Point for the body of a man who disappeared after going under a large wave.
VENTURA (AP) - A former Ventura neurosurgeon facing allegations of performing unnecessary procedures has surrendered his California medical license.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Powerful Hurricane Marie kicked high swells along Mexico's northern Pacific coast on Monday, even as it weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said it would likely raise waves along Southern California later in the week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top awards and new records year after year.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The utility serving areas damaged by Sunday's earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area says it expects to continue searching for possible gas leaks over the coming days.
WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within an hour in the Los Angeles area was taken into custody after a daylong search.
Smoke slinks across pavement in the darkness, cries from gassed citizens fill the air, people break into a McDonald's to provide milk-based relief to a person hit with tear gas, sound weapons pass levels that cause permanent damage, police shoot pellets at journalists.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians can thank their starting pitching for keeping them in playoff contention.
It's been an eventful couple of weeks at The Master's College. During the first week of August, official practices for the fall sports season began. Since then, Mustangs volleyball has competed in five matches, while the men's and women's soccer teams have been out of state playing against some of the nation's best teams.
A 3-year-old boy was airlifted to Children's Hospital Los Angeles Sunday evening after falling into a pool in Valencia, according to a sergeant at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.