Authors and filmmakers have come up with endless ways to inject fresh blood into the vampire, while the werewolf generally has been left out there alone on the moors, howling at the moon.
I read with interest about the residents of the Polynesian Mobile Home Park who protested a proposed rent increase ("City Hall hosts rent-hike ruckus," The Signal, Feb. 4).
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Stimulus money was repaid by banks.
Homelessness can happen to anyone - our friends, our neighbors or our family. The risk of being homeless is, for most, literally a paycheck away.
When Republicans Bob McDonnell and Chris Christie last November captured the governorships of Virginia and New Jersey, respectively, I surmised a slight chill rushed down the spines of liberals nationwide.
When Santa Clarita first became a city more than 20 years ago, one of its biggest challenges was improving traffic conditions in a city with heavy growth. The city faced this issue with resolve, embracing technology solutions while aggressively pursuing other innovative traffic improvements.
Planning a trip out of town? Take The Signal with you!
The Castaic Lake Water Agency will soon find out how many businesses may be disrupted by a $10 million pipeline replacement project.
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the William S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
A federal judge this week sentenced a Castaic man to 41 months in prison for embezzling more than $830,000 from the Lockheed Federal Credit Union while he served as a vice president to the organization.
In 1996, California voters passed the Compassionate Use Act, which decriminalized the cultivation, possession and use of "medical marijuana" by adults who held a recommendation for use from a medical doctor - a "prescription," so to speak.
Rain and snowfall don't end water woes.
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
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.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.
As the new school year begins Monday at College of the Canyons, school officials are launching a program to help students succeed when they arrive at college inadequately prepared.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.