So the L.A. County sheriff wants to close Pitchess Detention Center and let out 3,800 prisoners ("Baca threatens to close jails," The Signal, Feb. 25).
The "muscle car" is in no danger of extinction. It simply needs a better engine than combustion can provide.
Hi Robert, My home is more than 2,500 sq. feet with 4 bedrooms upstairs. The back corner bedroom has had a floor which has noticeably slanted downwards for several years. (I used a level to determine where the dip started and ended and it appears to be just in the middle of the room.) Below it is the family room which when I used a level, the floor appears to be O.K. Do you ...
Short-term testing The quickest way to test is with short-term tests. Short-term tests remain in your home for two days to 90 days, depending on the device. "Charcoal canisters," "alpha track," "electret ion chamber," "continuous monitors," and "charcoal liquid scintillation" detectors are most commonly used for short-term testing. Because radon levels tend to vary from day to day and season to season, a short-term test is less likely than a long-term test to tell you ...
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WHO: Five AT&T Champions Classic Tour players to be named shortly will team up for an exhibition match with 15 junior golfers who represent the Los Angeles County Junior Golf Program.
One of golf's greatest ambassadors and one of the most dominant players in golf in the early 1990s, Gary Player and Nick Price, respectively, have now joined the field for the AT&T Champions Classic at Valencia Country Club.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last Friday, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) was led by the San Diego Sector Border Patrol on a tour of California's Southern border, where border fence production is currently underway. McKeon was briefed on the fencing project, patrolling stations, and remote surveillance technology. "The border tour provided me an opportunity to witness the progress being made on the border fence construction," McKeon said. "While the economy has been in the ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 326 votes from late afternoon Friday, Feb. 27 to late afternoon, Friday, March
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested a 12-year-old boy who allegedly stole a car, fled from deputies on foot and hopped a city bus in a getaway bid Friday, a sheriff's official said.
A motion by Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich calls for an investigation to determine whether, by accepting funding from the Federal Economic Stimulus Package, the county will be committed to assume the costs for required programs and services after stimulus dollars have been depleted.
Santa Clarita's Non-Motorized Transportation Plan recently helped the City in receiving more than $2 million in grant funding through the State and Federal Safe Routes to School programs and the Bicycle Transportation Account program.
Four Stars After the revelation of "The Dark Knight," here is "Watchmen," another bold exercise in the liberation of the superhero movie. It's a compelling visceral film - sound, images and characters combined into a decidedly odd visual experience that evokes the feel of a graphic novel. It seems charged from within by its power as a fable; we sense it's not interested in a plot so much as with the dilemma of functioning in ...
Canyon Theatre Guild Director Patti Finley will be holding auditions for the musical "Forty-Second Street" 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
The Repertory East Playhouse opens its 2009 Season with "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - Gunmen killed two anti-polio workers Sunday in northwest Pakistan, police said, the latest violence directed at efforts to eradicate the disease from the country.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Man of Steel" leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend.
ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday it was his "duty" to order riot police to evict activists occupying an Istanbul park that became a center of defiance against his rule, even as the government crackdown continued across town with tear gas fired at protesters trying to regroup.
SANTA MONICA (AP) - For decades there have been two Santa Monicas.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook's top attorney said Friday night that after negotiations with national security officials the company has been given permission to make new but still very limited revelations about government orders to turn over user data.
JAMISON CITY, Pa. (AP) - Four central Pennsylvania residents said they used only a rope and a flashlight during a wild chase to rescue a young bear whose head had been stuck in a plastic jar for at least 11 days.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) - Wrinkled and skinny at first, the translucent, jellyfish-shaped balloons that Google released this week from a frozen field in the heart of New Zealand's South Island hardened into shiny pumpkins as they rose into the blue winter skies above Lake Tekapo, passing the first big test of a lofty goal to get the entire planet online.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 44 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - With their passports in tow, Iranian-Americans and expatriates trickled into polling sites across the United States on Friday, joining their countrymen half a world away in voting in Iran's presidential election.
BRENTWOOD (AP) - A woman has died and six others, including four children and a pregnant woman, have been injured in a crash in the San Francisco Bay area city of Brentwood.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Crews battling the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history say they were better prepared to take on the flames because of lessons learned fighting last year's Waldo Canyon Fire, a similarly devastating blaze that devoured hundreds of homes and killed two people only a few miles away.
SANTA ROSA (AP) - An abalone diver has drowned in the waters off Northern California.
It is the middle of June, mid-year; and it is likely past time to take a hard look at those things that are standing in the way of increased revenue in 2013.
Firefighters attended to a small fire that charred brush near the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of Castaic Road in Castaic on Saturday.
Famous leadership expert Dr. John Maxwell is on record as declaring that "everything rises and falls on leadership." The ability to see into the future, understand the risks and rewards, and organize a group of people to accomplish the mission is essential for success.