Wheelchair Project Makes Discovery Channel Robert Argote, a student in the Hart District's Transitional Learning Center, will be featured in an upcoming program on the Discovery Channel on June 25. The program is part of a video segment on an artist who paints and creates things. After hearing about Robbie and his need for a new wheelchair, the artist volunteered to create a special chair using a heat-reactive paint what will allow the chair to ...
COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The 2009 OC Super Fair will debut a new themed attraction and exhibit on the human brain called "Al's Brain - A 3-D Journey Through The Human Brain with 'Weird Al' Yankovic."
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, June 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Thanks for your excellent story on wildfire preparedness ("Avoid the firestorm," The Signal, June 6).
Photos from the 2009 Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley 38th annual Benefit Auction held at Mann Biomedical Park on Saturday.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
A big problem in the Santa Clarita Valley is hot weather in the summertime. Usually many communities provide several services like pools, tennis courts and playgrounds for kids. Some homes have their own pools in their back yards. Even though the community tries to make people as comfortable as possible, killing weather with temperatures hotter than 100 degrees Fahrenheit can make living in here miserable. When every resident turns on their air conditioner at the ...
We can't afford health care. No more schools for kindergartners. We have to let prisoners out. Cut budgets for fire departments and police departments. No more money for seniors. Unemployment funds run out.
It is the 21st century and yet there is still no light at Vermont Drive and Lyons Avenue in Newhall.
While reading Carole Lutness' Opinion column about how "Corporations, super-wealthy must pay their fair share" (June 9), I have come to the conclusion that she and the left are discriminators.
Steve Lunetta doesn't get it. His Opinion column ("The state training scam," The Signal, May 25) says training through employers is wasteful. Obviously, he is right that the state sometimes makes mistakes, but so does the private sector. But he is wrong to say government shouldn't be helping to train people who have finished school, gone to work and paid their dues. I am an instructor at Glendale Community College and I have worked in ...
I was distressed to read that Lynne Plambeck was not appointed to the MRF committee ("City asks Sierra Club for another nominee," The Signal, June 9).
In continued efforts to help caregivers receive the support, information and self-care they deserve, the Santa Clarita Senior Center has added a mini health fair to its upcoming June 20, Caregiver Resource Day.
Saturday Open house 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Placerita Canyon Natural Center, 19152 W. Placerita Canyon Road. Admission and parking are free. Animal presentations, panning for fools gold, face painting, rock painting, Indian artifact presentations, leader led hikes, entry and a history presentation of the original Walker cabin, food and drinks. Info: (661) 259-7721 or visit www.placerita.org. "A Walk in the Park." Six Flags Friends is pleased to host the second annual ...
How bad is the economy? If you only read our headline earlier this week about a "$68.6 Million Budget Reduction," you would think it is so bad that the city of Santa Clarita is slashing its budget by nearly one-third - from $241 million last year to just $172 million for the fiscal year starting July 1.
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.
One thinks about milestones in life, but few can actually point to a day when their life really changed, for good or ill.
I just read Betty Arensons' May 24 column, "Where is the outrage?" wherein she describes all the recent and many of the past scandals attributed to this administration and wonders why there is not more public outrage.
In recognition of the increased presence of our two-wheeled counterparts on the street enjoying spring weather, May has been declared National Bike Month. During this time of year, it is especially important to have a heightened sense of awareness on the road and be on the lookout for those traveling by bicycle.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Trout had his 21st multi-hit game, Jason Vargas pitched into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to six games.
MIAMI (AP) - David West's right hand helped the Indiana Pacers grab home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals.
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.
LONDON (AP) - Both of the suspects accused of butchering a British soldier during broad daylight on a London street had long been on the radar of Britain's domestic spy agency, though investigators say it would have been nearly impossible to predict that the men were on the verge of a brutal killing.
The president of a local advocacy group said this week's decision by the Boy Scouts of America to reverse a long-standing policy barring gay children from joining is a step in the right direction, but more must be done for the scouts to be completely inclusive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many states get hit frequently with tornadoes and other natural catastrophes, but Oklahoma is Disaster Central.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fox reality chief Mike Darnell says he's leaving the network after an 18-year stay.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him. Two vehicles fell into the icy Skagit River.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Amanda Bynes appeared disheveled in a long blond wig and sweats Friday in a criminal court where she was charged with reckless endangerment after police said she heaved a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment.