When Monique Torres heard that her close friends house had been lost in the Acton fires last week, she knew it was time to do something.
Los Angeles Retarded Citizens' Foundation, LARC Ranch invites community members to join in some ranch-style fun during its annual fundraiser at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13.
Two families joined me in Valencia in having a garage sale on a recent weekend.
As animals flee the wilderness ravaged by the Station Fire, they might end up looking for food or shelter in Santa Clarita Valley neighborhoods, experts said.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! 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:
Today is Sunday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2009. There are 116 days left in the year.
"I am 19, and the Serrano Chapter is 60 years old, a little more than three times my age," said Johnny Howell, the present leader of the Serrano Chapter. "I am the chapter chief now, and I wonder what the chiefs before me thought about the chapter. I wonder what the boys did before me - way before me."
The problem that President Obama and Democrats have is very few people believe that government-run health insurance will solve any of the problems that plague the delivery of medical services in America.
The College of the Canyons football team took its first step toward a return to the Southern California championship on Saturday, with a 27-17 win over Antelope Valley College at Cougar Stadium.
Going into Wednesday's town hall meeting concerning the re-striping of Decoro Drive, it seemed self-interest may have been the reigning sentiment.
The word from the Organizing America crew is that Secretary of Health Kathleen Sebelius recently "misspoke" regarding the "public option."
Regarding Congressman Buck McKeon's recent tele-town hall meeting - I wonder why Sen. Boxer and/or Sen. Feinstein did not schedule town halls during the summer break.
I listened to most of Congressman McKeon's recent tele-town hall meeting.
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Whenever there is a fire that originates in wild lands, everyone from homeowners to elected officials look for someone to blame.
A 45-year-old Los Angeles Police Department officer died at a hospital Saturday - two days after suffering what authorities said was a brain aneurysm while driving off-duty in her hometown of Valencia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire spreading in Northern California has forced hundreds of people to flee and destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Saturday.
A pair of checkpoints set up Friday night to check for drivers who may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs resulted in 16 arrests in Santa Clarita, according to officials.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel agreed Saturday to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours, a Cabinet minister said. In Gaza, a health official said the Palestinian death toll in 19 days of fighting had surpassed 1,000.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - State transportation officials are reserving the right to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren't happy.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.