GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home to more than 1 million people as well as an international airport in a development that threatens to spark a new, regional war, officials and witnesses said.
DALLAS (AP) - The city of Dallas will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy next year with a ceremony featuring the tolling of church bells, a moment of silence and readings by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough from the president's speeches.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hundreds of nurses in the San Francisco Bay area were braving rain showers to walk picket lines after going on strike Tuesday, union officials said.
Festival of Trees at Westfield Valencia Town Center, (between The Patios and Sears). General admission: $6 age 15 and older; $3 age 4 to 14; $4 age 65+; free age 3 and under. Purchase general admission tickets at the door. No online sales. For hours and more information visit www.scvbgc.org.
The National Weather Service has issued high wind warnings in Los Angeles County that will last until Friday evening.
A 29-year-old rain gutter cleaner and accused pot grower was in custody Thursday after his home laboratory exploded Wednesday, injuring two and prompting the evacuation of a Canyon Country apartment building.
A visual effects team from Encore, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, has set up a production unit at Santa Clarita Studios in a move that takes its services to the clients.
California United Bank has reported a number of events in the past week – including its second quarter earnings report, promotion of two executives and acquisition of a smaller bank.
The California June election results were abysmal for a free and democratic society.
Santa Clarita has been ranked as the No. 1 high-growth solar city in California by solar company Sunrun.
Brad Lanfranco has been named Ad Director at The Signal, publisher Randy Morton announced Thursday. The appointment is effective immediately.
U.S. builders started work on more single-family homes in May and requested the most permits to build homes and apartments in three and a half years. The increase suggests the housing market is slowly recovering even as other areas of the economy have weakened.
Ashley Slater recently graduated from Saugus High School after keeping perfect attendance from kindergarten all the way through 12th grade.
A new, free family photo and document scanning and preservation service for patrons of the Valencia Family History Center was announced recently by center Director David McDonald.
The Signal congratulates local students who have made major accomplishments, garnered top honors, completed degrees or earned scholarships through colleges and universities across the country.
Two years ago, nine students sued the state of California for violating their constitutional right to equality of education with unfair teacher tenure laws.
At the end of June, the company held a retreat.
It is not just the downturn in the American economy that has fried much of the restaurant industry it is myriad forces coming home to roost. The closing of the Elephant Bar in Santa Clarita was surprising but in many ways predictable and there are lessons to be learned:
My son and I were the first riders of Colossus on opening day, 36 years ago.
The Saugus High School Class of 2004 will celebrate its 10th reunion on Saturday, August 23 at Robinson Ranch Golf Clubhouse, 27734 Sand Canyon Rd. Spend the evening visiting with old classmates from high school.
Local artist Sandy Fischer painted "Grow, Survive and Blossom" with acrylics after she was diagnosed with cancer.
Rebekah Thomson, a 2013 graduate of Saugus High School, won the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championship in the Intermediate Western Horsemanship competition.
I paid $8 for a very large, ripe, juicy watermelon to be shared among the neighbors at our annual Crab Fest block party.
Way back in 1949, a number of interesting events took place including:
I have a theory. Clichés become so over-used because for years, for so many people, it's the most accurate way to describe a pivotal life experience that most people struggle through, grasping for the right words and always falling back on a few familiar ones.
Castaic Lake lights up with amber hues as local wildlife enjoys the day.