Costco Wholesale supplied free backpacks to more than 760 Wiley Canyon Elementary students as part as the 2009 Fresh Start Backpack Program.
Fall semester enrollment at College of the Canyons has jumped 31 percent, a sign that a weak economy is pulling more people to study at community colleges, officials said Wednesday.
It was a feast for the eyes and a treat for the soul at SCV Youth Project's inaugural Sweet Charity Cake Auction held Saturday.
This week, Castaic Lake Water Agency announced they have filed litigation to challenge the Federal National Marine Fisheries Agency Opinion for Delta fish species.
Many concerned citizens share The Signal's view, "No one goes back to Sacramento" as expressed in the Aug. 2 Opinion section.
A helicopter assists during a local brushfire.
Health care directives are an important part of any estate plan. Although this has always been the case, this fact was brought to the attention of many people for the first time recently when the Terri Schiavo case in Florida that made national headlines. Terri Schiavo suffered a massive heart attack in 1990, at the age of 26. The heart attack left Terri Schiavo in what the doctors called a persistent vegetative state. She could ...
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Regarding Bruce Hector's "Health care reform needs to be bipartisan" opinion column (The Signal, Aug. 3): From the first sentence, it is obvious Dr. Hector is incorrect.
The zombie hordes have moaned and shambled across Eastern Europe and Australia. They've begged for brains in cities and towns across America.
Dear Mayor Ferry: According to Ken Pulskamp and Ingrid Hardy, the median work for Soledad Canyon Road at Bouquet Canyon Road is to landscape with drought-resistant plants as the Castaic Lake Water Agency recommends. However, this is a redundant and an ineffective use of scarce taxpayer money. About a year ago, this same area was under construction. Now, a second make-over is breaking relatively new hardscape that uses no water, to be replaced with drought-resistant ...
With more cooks preparing meals at home, keep­ing dinner ideas fresh, easy and budget-wise can be a bit challenging at times. Jennifer Bushman, author of "The Kitchen Coach" cook­book series, knows this dilemma all too well.
Dates to Watch Saturday John Dean, whose key testimony before Congress as counsel to President Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal riveted the nation, will speak 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 24901 Orchard Village Road, Valencia. Info: www.daa.org or call (661) 309-4DAA ((661) 309-4322). Sunday The Santa Clarita Homeless Shelter will host a "Comedy Night Fundraiser" Sunday, Aug. 16, at Christ Lutheran Church, 25816 Tournament Road, Valencia. ...
Officials at Los Angeles Retarded Citizens' Ranch in Saugus are trying to make some tough choices after their budget was cut 3 percent in the wake of state revenue shortfalls.
Whoever is writing your "Our View" Opinion column on Sundays needs to take a bow. The latest one on Aug. 9, "Obama to SCV's poor: Take a hike," is another masterpiece.
Yes, it is possible. You can pursue the American dream. And maybe even be on your way to achieving it by age 11.
Spy work holds deep allure for many people. My own career as a secret agent began as an outgrowth of training beagle hunting dogs.
Star Chamber: Characterized by secrecy and often being irresponsibly arbitrary and oppressive." - From the Merriam-Webster online dictionary
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball for seven innings, Mike Trout scored the only run on a wild pitch by Joe Saunders and the Los Angeles Angels edged the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks kept taking the lead until there were no more chances for Boston to come back and tie it.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yasiel Puig kicked back in his chair, his well-worn uniform streaked in red clay, and calmly answered questions in Spanish. Then, suddenly, he threw his hands in the air and shouted, "Pow!"
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego man faces three felony charges in connection with the accidental shooting death of a 10-year-old boy.
Santa Clarita's "Summer Blast" kicked off this week, offering SCV youth up to eight weeks of afternoon activities to stay busy while school's out.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Mexican authorities have arrested a former University of Southern California professor who was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in the resort city of Playa del Carmen.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Legislature's Democratic leaders are pledging to address a budget bill that threatens public access to information held by local governments, but to do so in different ways.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The commission that sets the pay for California lawmakers and statewide elected officials such as the governor and attorney general voted Wednesday to restore a 5 percent pay cut it made to salaries last year as state employees faced furloughs.
A Canyon Country man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts in Tuesday's wrong-way crash on Highway 14 that injured 13 people, four of them seriously.
Santa Clarita Detective Bureau investigated a report of a male following a young girl and videotaping her while she was walking around inside "Target" located on Magic Mountain Blvd., Valencia. Through proactive work by Target's loss prevention, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Yale Yurman. Suspect Yurman is a registered sex offender.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A legislative committee has recommended that the Senate confirm Gov. Jerry Brown's choice to lead California's prison system.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The public is being asked to keep eyes to the skies for an exotic stork that flew the coop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.