Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich joined other officials Thursday in breaking ground on an 8.8-mile High Occupancy Vehicle, or HOV, lane project on Interstate 5 between State Route 170 and north of Buena Vista Street in Burbank.
U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, issued a statement Thursday regarding the House passage of the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act, to repeal the 1099 mandate on small businesses built into President Barack Obama's health care law.
Since we know that aging is an ongoing process, it makes sense to examine the many contributors.
The city of Santa Clarita is off to a good start.
SACRAMENTO -- Everyday activities for teenagers like text messaging, talking on a cell phone or even eating are dangerous, potentially deadly distractions when done behind the wheel of a vehicle.
The William S. Hart Union High School District and the Assistance League of Santa Clarita are working together to help students in need make the dream of attending prom a reality.
If you have finished your taxes, you're ahead of the game. If you're still working on your taxes, you should make sure you are aware of the important changes the IRS wants you to keep in mind when you file your 2010 federal income-tax return.
On Tuesday night, the city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission signaled its approval of the One Valley, One Vision general plan update.
I am somewhat perplexed about the time and money being spent on a particular piece of real estate in the Santa Clarita Valley. The desire to develop the land that was the former site of the Whittaker-Bermite munitions plant does not make sense. Why is there such urgency to develop one of the few remaining natural hillsides in the valley?
Tears of joy and laughter were plentiful as the 2010-2011 class of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild's Silver Rose Debutantes honored their mothers during the annual tea held on Sunday, Feb. 13.
Alec Torres, of Valencia, and a graduate of William S. Hart High School, will appear onstage Wednesday at the Canyon Theatre Guild with the Yale Spizzwinks(?).
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. announced that its board of directors has approved a stock-repurchase plan that permits the company to repurchase up to $60 million of common stock over a three-year time period.
Berry Petroleum, headquartered in Denver with a production operation in Santa Clarita Valley, increased oil and gas production in 2010 over the previous year. The company reported this week that it generated net earnings of $83 million. Oil and gas revenues totaled $620 million and discretionary cash flow totaled $391 million in 2010.
I was delighted to read the story "Homeowners are the association" by Jim Walker in the Saturday, Feb. 19 Signal.
One would think that given the budget crisis facing local governments, getting the most out of every penny would be a priority. Sadly, state law effectively outlaws efficiency.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Relatives of an 8-year-old boy who was beaten to death are suing Los Angeles County for failing to remove him from his Palmdale home.
As part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on Interstate 5 between Pico Canyon Road and Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, Caltrans will implement several freeway closures next week. Closures will begin Monday and continue through Friday, Aug. 1.
Department of Motor Vehicles officials will hold two public hearings, in Los Angeles and in Northern California, to receive the public's comments on proposed regulations related to a new law allowing driver's licenses to be issued to undocumented California residents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.
SANTA ANA (AP) - A California appeals court has ordered a new trial for an Orange County woman who was convicted of killing her baby after giving birth in a restaurant bathroom.
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.