This holiday season, JCI Santa Clarita Valley (SCV Jaycees) aim to help children in need. On Saturday, Dec. 19, the SCV Jaycees will host the 11th Annual "Santa's Helpers" event at Ice Station Valencia at 6 p.m. This year's goal is to assist 200 local families by providing them with toys for the holiday season.
The Canyon Theatre Guild would like to thank all those who volunteered and participated in their Pirate Gala and Festival of the Arts last weekend.
A Canyon Country man is due to appear in Santa Clarita court today after he was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sodomizing a child, authorities said.
Paul Strickland, the only incumbent in the William S. Hart Union High School District election Nov. 3, has received endorsements from Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Senator Tony Strickland, Senator George Runner, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and Assemblywoman Audra Strickland.
The Castaic Lions Club presents a mountain bike ride and concert for charity from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
For the second night, work on Soledad Canyon Road between Sierra Highway and Miss Grace Road will be done tonight from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Only one lane of traffic will remain open during construction.
A retired auto-theft detective and two other men arrested in July for allegedly running an auto-theft ring in Canyon Country are discussing plea negotiations with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, a prosecutor said this week.
Elected officials and College of the Canyons leaders will celebrate the opening of the 110,000-square-foot Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Oftentimes, finding familiar things in unfamiliar places can be a bit unsettling. I was reminded of this last year when my wife and I were watching television in our hotel room outside the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. We were packing our bags for a day-hike when an image of the Halfway House Café, a restaurant we frequent only a couple of miles from our Canyon Country home, appeared on the screen.
Talented women artists, Elite Members of GoGirlsMusic, will entertain on Friday night, Oct. 16, at Antioch Art Connection, 24422 Chestnut St., in Newhall. The show, with family friendly Americana/folk/country/pop/blues from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., will feature a half-dozen southland artists, including Trish Lester, Evonne Rivera, Genevieve, Natalie Kaye Arazi, Kat Blackwell and Kelly's Lot. Admission is free and open to the public. The first 50 people in the door will receive a free compilation ...
In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of both College of the Canyons and the legendary Woodstock music festival held in 1969, the college's theatre and music departments will present "Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical," beginning Oct. 16, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
For one night only, Saturday, Oct. 24, Hollywood and Broadway will intersect in an evening of music and theatre featuring the songs of the Rat Pack.
Where the Wild Things Are" reflects so much of a plucky little kid: the flirting up of anger at a parent, the defiant escape into fantasy, the tough talk in a tight situation, the exuberance, and then the fundamental need to return home and be loved and reassured. All of these stages are explored in Maurice Sendak's famous 1963 children's book, which contains only nine sentences. Ah, but what sentences they are when given resonance by his drawings.
Take a vintage train ride to "Ichabog," a private pumpkin patch at Loose Caboose Garden Center, located on Highway 126, just east of Santa Paula. Bring the entire family as you climb onboard for an evening excursion to the lightning-lit location.
Costume contact lenses may be the perfect touch to your Halloween costume but the California Optometric Association (COA) warns that by using them without first visiting an optometrist, you are risking permanent eye damage. Federal law requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate cosmetic lenses as medical devices, similar to corrective lenses. However, these lenses continue to be illegally marketed and distributed directly to consumers.
MARION, Ind. - The 2013 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships concluded Saturday with six Mustangs representing The Master's College in four different events.
The Dodgers defeated St. Louis 3-2.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Billy Buckner needed to jog his memory to recall his previous major league win.
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt, who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Protesters rallied in dozens of cities Saturday as part of a global protest against seed giant Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, organizers said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Customers will not be paying the massive fines being sought by state regulators in the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, but PG&E's shareholders will cover that cost, an official at Pacific Gas & Electric said Saturday.
CHAFFEE, Mo. (AP) - A highway overpass in southeast Missouri collapsed early Saturday when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision, authorities said. Seven people were injured, though none seriously.
LONDON (AP) - Police, politicians and activists in Britain are warning of rising anti-Muslim sentiment following the slaughter of an off-duty British soldier in a London street, an apparent act of Islamic extremism that has horrified the nation.
SEATTLE (AP) - Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.
PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A California man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in a scheme to fraudulently bill Medicare and Medicaid more than $21 million for medical tests at New Orleans area clinics.
The Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The last of the brothers accused of creating an infamous Mexican drug cartel pleaded guilty Friday to helping send hundreds of millions of dollars in proceeds from the United States, marking one of the final milestones in an investigation that began two decades ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama left plenty of ambiguity in new policy guidelines that he says will restrict how and when the U.S. can launch targeted drone strikes, leaving himself significant power over how and when the weapons can be deployed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was always been a special connection between space shuttle Endeavour and California, where it was built.