We could not help but notice that members of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association, affectionately referred to as the "prison guards union," voted 85 percent in the affirmative to ratify a new contract proposal that was approved by the state Legislature.
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It was a fun afternoon to benefit a serious subject: domestic and teen dating violence. The third annual High Heel-a-thon hosted Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley raised nearly $19,000 to benefit education and services for domestic violence.
This week's Helping Hand recipient: Jeanette Tonnies
It is graduation season in the SCV, and The Signal writers fill the front pages with bright pictures of smiling high school graduates in their colorful robes, crossing the stage at College of the Canyons' Cougar Stadium, along with companion stories of outstanding students and their various plans for the future.
It was once said that, "Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good and the valor of the brave."
I can't figure out what the Republicans, especially these tea party complainers, were saying during the George W. Bush administration's decisions that created our existing economic problems.
Local authorities are continuing their investigation into a Canyon Country crash Saturday that killed a woman and left two men in critical condition, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
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Spring in the garden is a dangerous time. The temptation is to go out on those warm, sunny days and plant till you drop.
Going into business as a Web professional is actually quite easy. With a little knowledge and a computer, anyone can operate a small business offering Internet consulting services. In business lingo, this means the industry has "low barriers to entry."
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A low-lying street in the Southern California shore community of Seal Beach was inundated by rising seawater early Wednesday while authorities along the coast braced for an even bigger storm surge brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains.
I have opposed the high-speed rail project since its inception and am troubled by Gov. Jerry Brown's single-minded pursuit of it since he took office in 2011.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix.
"Oops!" Gov. Rick Perry infamously uttered during the 2012 Republican primaries.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Mike Trout had an RBI double and Albert Pujols added a two-run single during Los Angeles' five-run fourth inning, and the Angels regained sole possession of the majors' best record with an 8-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Jonathan Schoop singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and Caleb Joseph had two RBIs as the Baltimore Orioles beat the fading Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 Tuesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) - Matt Kemp homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored six runs in the fourth inning, thanks in large part to two overturned out calls, to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-5 on Tuesday night.
When I left work as a full-time journalist almost three years ago, I was determined to move into my new career without looking back.
August 26, 2014 (Newhall, Calif.) – This week, Newhall County Water District's 10,000 customers can expect to receive resources on California's drought directly in their homes and mailboxes. Following the adoption of its own Drought Action Plan, District officials are taking extensive education measures to ensure residents are aware of how they can help during this historic drought.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met Tuesday with lawmakers and swapped praise with Gov. Jerry Brown, but not all legislators rolled out the welcome mat at a luncheon held on the final day of his visit to California.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors on Tuesday charged a suspect in three Los Angeles-area weekend killings with murder in an earlier shooting.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Southern California coastal areas prepared Tuesday for the arrival of big and potentially damaging surf spawned by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast.
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch: