LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To reduce racial and gang-motivated jail violence, the Board of Supervisors extended an agreement with the Amer-I-Can Foundation to continue disturbance mediation training classes to jail inmates, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred Monday afternoon in the 17500 block of Polar Point Lane, Canyon Country.
London (AP) - Hold off from hugging an Indian, don't be alarmed if the French are rude and never mistake a Canadian for an American.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance rapid initial air attacks on wildfires in Los Angeles County, the Fire Department has renewed their lease for an S-64E Helitanker from Erickson Air-Crane, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Valencia High School junior Jasper Byrd recently completed the first step of the Future Astronaut Training Program at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
Teachers in the Santa Clarita Valley from public, private and home schools are invited to submit essays to be published in The Signal's "Zone for Kids."
The city of Santa Clarita's attorney will be the keynote speaker at the Valley Industry Association's Aug. 17 luncheon at the Valencia Country Club.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detectives are looking for two suspects who broke into a Canyon Country home Monday afternoon. A man kicked in the front door of a home on the 17500 block of Polar Point Lane after knocking on the front door for several minutes, according to a news release. Two suspects, a man and a woman who were both wearing black clothes, entered the home but fled in a grey pick-up truck after the resident yelled at them and called 911.
The Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall will host a "24 hour Theater Show" at 8 p.m. on Aug. 15.
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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.
Regarding "Me? Addicted? Not a chance," (Aug. 7): Jim Ozella's description of his Tuesday history class at Hart High School added another check mark to the perpetual discussion on "why are our schools failing to educate our youth?"
Many business owners state that "our employees are our greatest asset." In many organizations, if the truth were told, the employees are the business.
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SAN DIEGO (AP) - Southern California's median home sale price hit $400,000 in March to set a fresh six-year high as tight supplies limited sales, a research firm said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say nobody was hurt in a fire that destroyed most of a Los Angeles-area Elks Lodge.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A new Field Poll shows that Californians are taking a dim view of a deeply divided Congress but have slightly warmer feelings toward their own representative.
The deadline for filing taxes is midnight tonight. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend with a sword in front of her four children in Lancaster nearly six years ago.
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have not found the source of a reported gas smell that prompted the evacuation of Alhambra High School.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
BOSTON (AP) - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Monday said there was "overwhelming evidence" that Russia is fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but suggested that President Barack Obama has not yet concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions warrant broader sanctions on key Russian economic sectors.
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow."
I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the opposition wailing and whining otherwise.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Opponents of the City Council's vote to locate three electronic billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing aging billboards on city thoroughfares have launched a drive to get the decision reversed.