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Council to discuss pot shops Tuesday

Marijuana talk is back on the City Council agenda set for Tuesday. After a year of research from city staff members, the council will address their findings, taking into consideration how other cities have operated with legal marijuana storefronts. Citing pages of research culled over the last 12


Mother Arrested in Palmdale for 'Playing Chicken' on the Train Tracks With Her 4-Year-Old Child

A mother was arrested in Palmdale after being caught "playing chicken" on the train tracks with her 4-year-old child, authorities said Tuesday. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies received a call on Nov. 16 about a woman and a child sitting on the train tracks near Sixth Street East and


Mini heat wave in Southland; expect high temps for Thanksgiving Day

A mini heat wave has set the stage for an uncommonly warm Thanksgiving Day in the Southland, where some longtime holiday heat records could fall. If Thursday's high in downtown Los Angeles reaches 90, as forecast, it would tie a record set on Nov. 23, 1903, National Weather Service meteorologist Ric

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2017-11-23 14:52:38

Man Accused of Putting Bodily Fluid in Co-Worker's Food, Water Bottle

A Palmdale man is facing battery and vandalism charges for allegedly harassing a woman co-worker by ejaculating into her water bottles, putting semen in her honey jar and on her computer mouse, officials said Tuesday. Stevens Millancastro, 27, allegedly began harassing his co-worker nearly a year ag


DA: Man accused of putting his semen into co-worker's water bottle and food and on computer equipment

SANTA ANA - A Palmdale man has been charged with misdemeanor battery and attempted vandalism for putting his semen into a co-worker's water bottle and in and on the person's belongings. Stevens Millancastro - who also goes by Stevens Millan - has worked with the co-worker in a La Palma office since


Palmdale man accused of ejaculating in co-worker's water bottles, prosecutors say

A 27-year-old Palmdale man is accused of targeting a female coworker in a string of incidents that included dumping his bodily fluid in her drinks and smearing it on her computer mouse, authorities said. Stevens Millancastro allegedly ejaculated into the woman's water bottle twice, according to the


Santa Clarita man, 60, identified in fatal 118 Freeway crash

A man was killed early Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, after he exited his disabled pickup and a car struck it, causing his truck to strike him and send him over the center divider of the 118 Freeway near Topanga Canyon Boulevard, where he was then struck by a motorcycle on the other side of the roadway. Th


Lois Eisenberg: Mending our divisions

This letter to the editor is a response to the letter "The error of his ways" sent to The Signal by Keith Smith of Canyon Country and published Nov. 11, 2017. In it Smith argues columnist Josh Heath is too young and too much "a product of the California school system" to understand his own bias. It

SIGNALSCV.COM - 2017-11-23 22:49:07

Port Chester Buffalo Wild Wings closes

PORT CHESTER - Buffalo Wild Wings permanently closed its Port Chester location. The company's sign and name have been ripped off the the building at 44 Westchester Ave., and a sign taped to the door directs customers to the nearby Stamford, Connecticut, White Plains and New Rochelle locations. A r

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-23 21:22:07

Gretchen Carlson takes on new role as warrior against sexual harassment

"It's all about power. It's rarely just about sex," said television broadcaster Gretchen Carlson, addressing the recent Women Who Matter Luncheon sponsored by the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce at the Greenwich Country Club. "The overwhelming amount of sexual harassment in the workplace is not repor

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 13:08:10

Falling inventory and falling prices for Westchester's luxury homes

Housing inventory in Westchester County has reached its lowest level in 13 years, according to a recent report from Douglas Elliman, and while that record-low supply has led to frequent bidding wars in the low- to midlevel markets, the same cannot be said for luxury homes. "For the past several year

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 15:30:51

Nonprofits still grieve the death of philanthropist Patricia Lanza, and the loss of donations

The death of Patricia Lanza in 2014 left many in the Westchester philanthropic world bereaved by the loss of a beloved friend and stunned by the discovery of just how dependent they had become on her generosity. Lanza gave away millions of dollars, especially to groups that helped children and to ch

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 14:01:34

SmartMove brings first-time homebuyers to homeownership

The Housing Development Fund of Stamford announced last month that it was expanding its services for prospective homeowners to Putnam County and the five boroughs of New York City. This was the latest evolution for the nonprofit counseling and lending agency that began operations in 1989 with a very

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 13:35:40

Report tells municipalities to prepare for transit-oriented future

The New York metropolitan region is "struggling under the weight of its own success," and the best answer to its rising home prices and heavy traffic is to build housing units, and plenty of them, in mixed-use developments near train stations. That's the recommendation of the Regional Plan Associati

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 13:30:00

With Online Purchases Expected to Dominate, Brick-and-Mortar Stores Try to Woo Holiday Shoppers

Despite predictions that online shopping would surpass sales in stores, there were big crowds at retailers Black Friday morning Shoppers have braved the pre-dawn chill to hit stores across New York for Black Friday deals on holiday purchases. Traffic was backed up and parking lots were full at the T

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-24 13:45:28

Legal battle over Greenwich land near cemetery continues

GREENWICH - Former town residents and other concerned parties are submitting potential evidence that a small plot of land in Byram was used as a burial site for an early African-American community in Greenwich. Homeowners filed a lawsuit against the town of Greenwich last month over its decision to

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-24 20:11:20

Massachusetts State Police update: Traffic moving slow in westbound lane of I-90 between Worcester, Sturbridge

Massachusetts State Police say traffic is moving slow in the westbound lane of Interstate 90 between Worcester and Sturbridge on this, the biggest travel day of the year. The day began mostly calm on Massachusetts highways, but traffic started to pick up on I-90 and around Boston in the hour before

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-23 16:21:38

23 layoffs at Harrington HealthCare System

SOUTHBRIDGE - Harrington HealthCare System laid off 23 employees last week, in the wake of running an $8.2 million operating loss during fiscal 2017, president-CEO Edward H. Moore said Wednesday. Fiscal 2017 ended for hospitals Sept. 30. In addition to the impacted positions, which were 1.5 percent

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 00:32:14

British police responding to reports of shots fired at London subway station

LONDON (AP) - British police say they are responding to reports of "shots fired" at Oxford Circus subway station, one of London's busiest. British Transport Police tweeted Friday afternoon that officers are on the scene; there are no known casualties. Witnesses on social media report people running

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 17:10:23

Tree House in Charlton agrees to temporary traffic safety measures

CHARLTON - The state Department of Transportation and Tree House Brewing Co. have arrived at a temporary plan to improve traffic safety on Route 20, at and near the brewery driveway. An estimated 4,000 people were drawn to a "silent" opening of the 55,000-square-foot craft brewing company in July. S

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 23:13:28