MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Five years after Hurricane Katrina, an increasing majority of the city's residents says the rebuilding process is going well, but substantial majorities still report that the city has not recovered and feel the nation has forgotten them, according to a new comprehensive survey of the lives and attitudes of New Orleans residents by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The California Department of Education just released its annual STAR test results, which every public school student locally and across the state takes each year.
WASHINGTON - The Washington Nationals and No. 1 overall draft pick Bryce Harper faced a deadline to get a deal done Monday.
For the third annual National Staples/Do Something 101 School Supply Drive, DoSomething.org and Staples, together with actress and screenwriter Nikki Reed, encourage Santa Clarita teens to make a difference this summer by collecting school supplies and dropping them off at their local Staples store until Sept. 18.
NEW YORK - Even the old guy found something new in the young Americans' debut.
The Santa Clarita Valley Special Education Local Plan Area, SELPA, encourages parents or caregivers of special-needs children, from birth to age 22, to contact their local school district office for special education services.
Santa Clarita Lanes on Soledad Canyon Road boasted a small but dedicated group of approximately a dozen people Saturday, as the men and women of The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life showed up to raise money and awareness while engaging in friendly rounds of bowling.
In response to David Warburton's letter, "Bravo to Judge Walker" (Aug. 8): I noticed you thanked God for Judge Vaughn Walker's decision on gay marriage. However, in His word, God is very clear about the establishment of marriage. So, I am confused about why you would be thanking God for this. God created man and woman to be partners to His glory.
While I believe we are overtaxed and need less government, I agree with Jim Amaral when he says that the estate tax benefits the regular folk ("How the estate tax benefits small businesses," Aug. 12).
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.
"Bring your newspaper and your opinions!" read a flyer for the new Monday morning current-events discussion group at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, which takes place from 10-11 a.m. every Monday.
Senior Lunch Menu
The crash backed up traffic for several hours Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Thompson, of Santa Barbara, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank McKendall, of Stevenson Ranch, are pleased to announce the engagement of Evan Elizabeth Thompson and Ryan Joseph McKendall.
Drea L. Rewal
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters from throughout California were being dispatched Tuesday to protect homes threatened by an out-of-control wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, the second fire around the park in recent weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) - Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live."
GLENDORA (AP) - One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's top dollar store chains are betting big that their once-thriving business will make a comeback if they band together.
Here's a question: when politicians or public figures are dead wrong about a claim they've repeatedly made, what expectations does the public reasonably have to either an apology or even an acknowledgement that they were wrong in the first place?
During the Senate's brief pre-election legislative session in mid-September, Harry Reid, D-Nevada, intends to call up for a vote an amendment to the Unites States Constitution.
It never fails to amaze me how many major projects are approved with little or no awareness of the actual impact of the project.
BOSTON (AP) - Kevin Jepsen hadn't earned a save in nearly two years. He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.
There are few singular moments that can send two groups of people at the same place spiraling into opposite extremes of the emotional spectrum.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A wild chase that began Monday with two men in an SUV firing on pursuing police ended several hours later with one suspect dead, another arrested, and a SWAT officer with a gunshot wound to the leg, Los Angeles authorities said.
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting residents to become its water police: to report when and where they spot broken city-owned sprinkler heads geysering water or other city watering systems wasting the precious liquid.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters have gathered daily, with some crowds turning violent, since a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Here's a look at key elements of the shooting and the unrest that followed:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego City Council approved raising the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, overriding a mayoral veto and setting the stage for a possible challenge at the voting booth.