In light of the budget crisis which consumed much of the 2009 legislative session, the California Legislature was relatively quiet on the employment law front.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Jan. 15 - Jan. 21, 2010 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
PASADENA, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- NASA's Mars exploration rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get a glimpse deep inside Mars.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local middle school and high school students to participate in the Santa Clarita Transit "Go Green" art contest.
A workshop highlighting the California Fair Elections Act will be presented tonight, Thursday, Jan. 21, by campaign chair Trent Lange, Vice President of the League of Women Voters of California Xandra Kayden, SCV Fair Elections chair Carole Lutness, and Southern California outreach coordinator Robin Gilbert.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined county officials at Fire Camp 2 in La Canada Flintridge to give a storm update Thursday morning.
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will hold open auditions in February for students and community members interested in participating in two of the department's upcoming plays.
The Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter will stay open all day today to allow for people to escape the cold and wet weather.
LOS ANGELES -- Although there is controversy over almost every detail of health reform legislation, no one disputes the inescapable fact underlying the deepening the health care crisis: the US population is aging.
Pacific Pipeline Systems LLP, a Long Beach-based oil transport company whose pipeline spilled thousands of gallons of oil into Pyramid Lake, has agreed to pay $1.3 million and quit using a part of its pipeline through an unstable part of the mountains, federal officials said Wednesday.
The city of Santa Clarita's newly-appointed Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at City Hall's Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd, Santa Clarita.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest budget proposal does not include funding for California's domestic violence shelters, putting the Santa Clarita Valley's center at risk of losing nearly half of its funding next year, a statement from the shelter said.
It was a pleasure to read last week's story ("Blending Buddha with business," Jan. 16) about Chris and Matt and their wonderful restaurant.
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:
I am responding to the letter to the editor "Taking time to grieve," which appeared in the New Year's Day edition of the paper.
Regarding the Gary Morrison letter "Don't like Obamacare? Show us something better" (Nov. 20), your letter and the facts about Obamacare are scattered, flawed and subjective, I'm sorry to say.
Whenever people discuss where religious liberty should begin and end, I have a standard answer: It should begin in your heart, but end when it demands the compliance of people who don't share your religious beliefs.
SEATTLE (AP) - A couple thousand Seahawks fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker room still in full uniform.
The Santa Clarita City Council officially opened the new six-acre McBean Park and Ride facility last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors following the resignation of former Director Peter Kavounas.
Roads in a mostly industrial area of Santa Clarita were closed shortly after 7 p.m. today so a private memorial could be held at the location where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, were killed Saturday.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing from Apple after police found him hiding in the bushes near the company's corporate campus in Northern California.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
Palmdale was ordered to hold a new election for City Council members next year after a Superior Court judge concluded there was discrimination against black and Latino voters in November citywide races.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans' storied football program for another run at national titles.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without a top. It's cutting hair without a license.
HONOLULU (AP) - A kayak fisherman died Monday after a shark attack off Maui, local officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer during an attack at Los Angeles International Airport last month is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A 14-year-old student flashed a pellet gun inside an Ohio high school, setting off a lockdown and short standoff Monday in a hallway before he was taken into custody and charged, police and a witness said.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or brake trouble was still unclear, he said.