Homelessness can happen to anyone - our friends, our neighbors or our family. The risk of being homeless is, for most, literally a paycheck away.
When Republicans Bob McDonnell and Chris Christie last November captured the governorships of Virginia and New Jersey, respectively, I surmised a slight chill rushed down the spines of liberals nationwide.
When Santa Clarita first became a city more than 20 years ago, one of its biggest challenges was improving traffic conditions in a city with heavy growth. The city faced this issue with resolve, embracing technology solutions while aggressively pursuing other innovative traffic improvements.
Planning a trip out of town? Take The Signal with you!
The Castaic Lake Water Agency will soon find out how many businesses may be disrupted by a $10 million pipeline replacement project.
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the William S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
A federal judge this week sentenced a Castaic man to 41 months in prison for embezzling more than $830,000 from the Lockheed Federal Credit Union while he served as a vice president to the organization.
In 1996, California voters passed the Compassionate Use Act, which decriminalized the cultivation, possession and use of "medical marijuana" by adults who held a recommendation for use from a medical doctor - a "prescription," so to speak.
Rain and snowfall don't end water woes.
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
HOLLYWOOD (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood, who will be 80 years young on May 31, continues to excel among Hollywood's top filmmakers, receiving seven nominations for the Mar. 23 Green Globe Film Awards, whose Viewers' Choice Awards are selected through an online voting system.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representatives Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Michael R. Turner (R-Ohio), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the Iranian regime's announcement that Iran is now a "nuclear state" after producing enriched uranium at higher levels:
"A nuclear Iran threatens the security and stability of the Middle East and the rest of the world. With today's announcement, Tehran takes one step closer to a nuclear weapon.
SACRAMENTO - The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence has named Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) Legislator of the Year for 2009.
State Senator George Runner will speak at a "tea party" rally in Valencia on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.
When the Hart Indians girls soccer team last won a CIF-Southern Section championship, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Davis was still months from being born.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.