The following is a collection of essays fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Amber Balsz, 31, of Affordable Quality Moving and Storage Inc., was honored by Mayflower moving company as salesperson of the month, June 2010. The recognition acknowledges excellent individual sales performance.
The total value of state and county-assessed property declined to $4.371 trillion for 2010-11, a drop of 1.8 percent from the previous year, according to the California Board of Equalization.
Sen. Barbara Boxer was relaxed, calm and confident - on her game while debating Carly Fiorina last Tuesday. Fiorina was markedly different. She frowned, glared and her eyes blinked rapidly.
The National Science Foundation has awarded College of the Canyons a four-year, $3 million grant to establish new academic options for its students.
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday night whether to allow outdoor merchandise displays in downtown Newhall.
Castaic resident Kim Rhoads this week was recognized for being named the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials' Volunteer of the Year.
On Aug. 24, a drunken 21-year-old college arts student in New York sat down in the back of a cab and asked the driver if he was a Muslim. Upon hearing an affirmative answer, Michael Enright pulled out a knife, cried out an Arabic slogan for peace and began slashing at the driver's throat.
In response to Richard Trumka's article "The stakes are high for Latino workers this Labor Day": Labor Day is an American holiday for the citizens of the United States of America, not the illegal immigrants we have invading us.
Ronald Reagan used to say, "It's not that our Democratic friends are wrong; it's just that they believe so many things that aren't so," a point perfectly illustrated by Kevin Buck in "Bipartisan partisanship" on Aug. 10.
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.
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Los Angeles -- Castaic resident Kim Rhoads, recently named the 2010 Volunteer of the Year by the National Association of County Parks and Recreation Officials (NACPRO), was honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at the board's Aug. 31 meeting.
Local artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik figures he's purchased about 500 comics this year from Brave New World Comics in Newhall.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."
Life is full of events that can knock you down. Sometimes it's an actual tumble or accident that lands you in the hospital. Sometimes it's a death of someone you love dearly and can't quite imagine life without. Maybe it's the tragedy of being abused as a child.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Bell city councilwoman has been given two years in state prison and ordered to pay $242,000 in restitution for misappropriating public funds.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
ORLEANS, Calif. (AP) - Low warm water conditions from the drought are starting to kill salmon in Northern California's Klamath Basin - the site of a massive fish kill in 2002.
PARIS (AP) - French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.