California lawmakers voted this week to cut $1 billion from a statewide children's agency, raising concerns that money for low-cost preschool programs in the Santa Clarita Valley could be reduced.
Editor's note: This column was intended to be printed in Tuesday's edition of The Signal.
In a recent opinion column published in The Signal ("City ignoring local concern over OVOV," March 3), guest columnist Lynne Plambeck provided erroneous information. The following is being provided to correct the misstatements.
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, who represents Val Verde and portions of Castaic, has been called back to active duty with the U.S. Navy, and is mobilized to serve a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan, his office announced Thursday.
The city of Santa Clarita calls for teens and adults age 16 years and older to volunteer at the 2011 Cowboy Festival, which will take place at various locations across the city from Wednesday, April 27, through Sunday, May 1.
Saturday, March 19 will mark 33 years since Deputy Arthur E. Pelino made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting residents of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Foundation will host its 27th annual All Schools Dance tonight from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
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In a commercial setting (as opposed to leasing residential property, such as a home or an apartment), one of the landlord's main concerns is getting the property leased at the highest possible rate as the market will bear.
Although this is supposed to be a Republican column, there are some issues so important that it draws us all together. Human trafficking is one such issue.
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Most of us love an occasional massage. Maybe you get one to treat yourself after a difficult week at work, or to help you prepare or recover from a race. Maybe you received a gift certificate, and have been saving it for when you have time.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
I have four kids ages 14, 12, 9 and 6. We're normally a pretty happy family that get along well together and do lots of fun things together. Like this summer we went to the Grand Canyon and had a great time - most of the time. But there are times when, even when we're having a lot of fun, the fun gets spoiled by the kids' fighting. It's nothing awful (i.e. there's no blood and nobody goes days without talking afterwards) but it's still really annoying and puts a dark cloud over whatever it ...
Over the last two decades, cell phones have gone from an expensive (and bulky!) luxury to an absolute necessity - the latter definition, of course, coming from your kids. But the way society is moving, it's becoming more and more difficult to deny that fact. Parents want their kids to have a way to call home in case of an emergency. Kids want to be able to be in contact with their friends.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.