I was leaving Rite-Aid in the cab, per my usual morning outing, when I saw two of our homeless in the back of a cop car. They were stealing to eat.
When the market is volatile and discouraging, people make investment mistakes.
Editor's note: The Signal planned to cut off partisan election-related columns before Tuesday, as usual. However, since a partisan "Right About Now" column on Meg Whitman ran Monday, we offer the following partisan election-related "Democratic Voices" today.
Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom, Debra Bowen, John Chiang, Bill Lockyer, Steve Cooley, Dave Jones, Tom Torklason, George Runner, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, Cameron Smyth and John R. Noguez all won key races in California Tuesday night.
Firefighters put out two small brush fires near Highway 14 north of Soledad Canyon that snarled Monday night's northbound commuter traffic.
Beginning in November, National Diabetes Awareness Month, Stater Bros. Super Rx Pharmacies will offer the following diabetes medications for free:
College of the Canyons will host a Jack Oakie Film Festival designed to celebrate the artistic achievements of Jack and Victoria Oakie, while assisting students interested in applying for a prestigious Oakie scholarship award.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
As tugs-of-war over congressional seats and accusations over an illegal-immigrant housekeeper capture national and state attention, some quiet local elections are taking place this week that could affect residents of some unincorporated Santa Clarita Valley areas.
I am so glad this election is almost over. I can't watch television or listen to the radio without hearing "Candidate X raised taxes 37 times during his term in office" or "Candidate Y eats babies for lunch" or "Candidate Z worships pagan gods in secret."
On Oct. 25, President Obama was interviewed on Univision, the Spanish-language TV network. During that interview, he was asked about his inaction on the issue of amnesty for illegal aliens.
The Los Angeles County Public Library system is one of the largest and best library systems in North America. With a century-long commitment to customer service, we place a high priority on efficiency and quality - not a profit margin.
As Tuesday's Election Day draws near and the cable news networks go bananas with their up-to-the-moment political prognostications, I find myself growing utterly indignant with the political climate that reverberates through our nation.
From popular beaches like Santa Monica and Will Rogers to the fun and sun of a day at Castaic Lake, California's 278 state parks represent the rich natural and cultural heritage of our state.
Although I was never a fan of Robin Williams, I am sad to hear that he has died - and from his own hand.
There is not enough emphasis on the safety factor of kids going back to school.
By my count, this column is #211. Two hundred eleven times I have put my thoughts into writing and offered them up to the public conversation and critique. I must admit, when I first suggested a column on ethics to the leadership of the Signal I never dreamed it would come to this. This column has become part of my weekly routine. More than that it has become a bit of a master. It has me under its thumb, always reminding me another 750 words will be required, and should make at least some sense.
The Santa Clarita Valley lost an irreplaceable resource last week.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that extends a $420 million state tax credit to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. after approving a similar deal for its competitor, Lockheed Martin Corp.
A mattress in the road triggered a traffic accident Saturday night at the northbound Interstate 5 Freeway connector road to the northbound 405 Freeway, the California Highway Patrol said.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - It took the Los Angeles Angels 4½ months to catch the Oakland Athletics and move into first place in the American League West.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On a night when Clayton Kershaw couldn't keep the ball in the ballpark, Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo held the Los Angeles Dodgers in check and sent the major leagues' ERA leader to his first loss in over 2 1-2 months.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Not many players birdied the tricky final hole at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday.
KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) - Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian authorities expanded Ebola treatment centers in the capital Saturday to cope with increasing numbers of patients, while two more airlines announced they were halting flights to the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone amid the deepening crisis.
On the last day that the iconic Colossus roller coaster is open to the public, members of the "Save Colossus!" group made one final attempt at preserving the 125-foot-tall wooden coaster.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard Jeni of the two sharing words of encouragement and gentle ribbing.
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) - Islamic extremists in Iraq killed 80 Yazidi men and abducted their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses said Saturday, insisting the religious community is still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Holding flickering candles, fans of Elvis Presley made a slow, nighttime walk past his gravesite at Graceland on Friday, marking the anniversary of his death 37 years ago.