The "Small fish causes big problems in the delta" story on Sunday's front page (May 10) might have been titled, "Fish out of water and so are we."
Fresh flowers have the power to lift our spirits. Even a tiny vase of pansies can dress up a windowsill. To get the most life out of our cut flowers, it's important to cut them at the right time and treat them with care. Here are some tips for prolonging the life of your flowers.
None of the Valencia High boys volleyball team's current players were credited with a single statistic during last year's run to a CIF-Southern Section Division II championship.
New Zealand Natural Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt hosted a Boys and Girls Club fundraiser last week where free ice cream cones were part of the effort.
College of the Canyons officials say the school's soon-to-be-completed University Center will sparkle - but like a crown jewel, not like champagne.
For many Santa Clarita Valley residents, visiting an automated teller machine is part of a routine, much like grocery shopping and filling up at the gas pump. With new and sophisticated scams to pilfer personal financial information, it is wise to be increasingly vigilant in your efforts to protect yourself and your financial information when visiting an ATM.
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Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 344 votes from early evening Friday, May 8 to late afternoon Friday, May 15, 2009. Question: "What do you think about Dodger Manny Ramirez' suspension for failing a drug test?" * He should be banned, not suspended (142 votes) * A 50-game suspension is fair (117 votes) * A 50-game suspension is too harsh (35 votes) * No big ...
Legendary studio musician Carol Kaye will join the award winning COC Studio Jazz Ensemble Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m., on the main stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
The Santa Clarita Valley Jaycees will host the 8th annual Fight It! 5k Race and Walk-a-thon, benefiting the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund Saturday, May 16 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Two school buses carrying students crashed into poles this week, causing minor damage but no injuries, officials said.
When the expelled beauty-school student returned to campus, things got ugly. She stabbed a former classmate in the head with a key and bit a teacher before Lancaster sheriff's deputies hauled her off, said Western Beauty Institute supervising instructor Mark Walker. But when he went to court last year to file a restraining order barring the woman from his campus, the judge turned him down, saying school administrators can't do that on behalf of their campuses. ...
Since "Angels and Demons" depends on a split-second schedule and a ticking time bomb that could destroy the Vatican, it's a little distracting when the Camerlengo, a priest entrusted with the pope's duties between papacies, breaks into the locked enclave of the College of Cardinals and lectures them on centuries of church history.
Yes, it's true, shelling peas can be found at area farmers' markets. I am always thrilled to watch the seasons unfold through produce, and am keenly aware of how much better food tastes when we truly long for it, when we fantasize about that first taste after so many months without. There is much truth to the old adage, absence makes the heart grow fonder. I am excited about the appearance of peas, because I ...
A possible case of meningitis in a Pitchess Detention Center inmate prompted the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to quarantine about 180 prisoners.
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.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes listed below as part of a $72 million project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14). Ramp closures will be staggered. Detours will be signed. No unusual levels of dust, noise or vibration are expected. Closures are subject to change.
CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) - Investigators at California State Prison-Corcoran are investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate who was a convicted child molester.