SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan -- An Army specialist from Valencia, Calif., meticulously stuffs his rucksack and duffle bag until they are ready to burst at the seams. It wasn't the first time he packed his bags for his deployment, but this time the task was different - not many people have the opportunity of going home ahead of schedule.
To cork or to cap, that it is the question. Whether 'tis nobler on the palate to suffer the slings and arrows of undetected spoilage, or to take arms against a sea of stigma and enjoy a cork of a different type.
The "Good Earth Art Show" will take place at William S. Hart Park in Newhall on Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More than 50 Santa Clarita Valley teachers will be honored Wednesday during the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's annual Teacher Tribute.
The county's top executive Monday unveiled a $23.3-billion Los Angeles County budget that promises to protect jobs by avoiding layoffs and furloughs.
Santa Clarita's famous oak tree, Old Glory remains in good health seven years after its quarter-mile move.
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A San Fernando Superior Court judge today called a recess until Monday, April 25, in the murder trial of Marco Antonio Valencia, 22, of Canyon Country. Valencia is on trial for murder for a July 2009 alleged drunken driving accident in which he struck four bicyclists, killing one.
Santa Clarita residents remember onetime SCV Woman of the Year Ruth Clark as a selfless volunteer at numerous nonprofit organizations throughout the valley. Clark died April 15. She was 81.
First of all, I would like to commend The Signal for printing Dr. Bruce Hector's Letter to the Editor, "Universal health care is most fair choice (April 16)," and realizing what a very profound and astute message that the doctor expounded on, and had the good sense to submit the letter to the newspaper for one and all to read.
How is golf like financial planning, and why do so many people have a difficult time with both?
Here is my response to Dr. Bruce Hector's April 16 Letter to the Editor, in which he states that universal-coverage Medicare for all is the most fair and cost-effective choice.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here are productions that are currently shooting in town:
Jews around the world including the Santa Clarita Valley cleaned their houses, cars and offices Monday and cooked furiously in last-minute preparations for the weeklong holiday of Passover, which began at sundown Monday and marks the biblical story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner drove in two runs and scored another pair, helping rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night that snapped a three-game skid.
BOSTON (AP) - Kole Calhoun leaped at the low right-field fence to take a three-run homer away from Brock Holt in the second inning.
Hart quarterback Brady White woke up in the mornings during his family's recent vacation to Coronado Beach and walked down to the water with a football.
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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a local funding match of $2.7 million toward the $8 million construction project to rehabilitate a 16.5-mile stretch of the Angeles Forest Highway, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
It's nearly time for high school football, tailgate parties and the Burrito Bowl.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to add a bond measure for the Saugus Union School District to the county's ballot in November.
A state inspector died on the campus of a Santa Clarita Valley high school Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
Your prospects for a happy marriage may be tied to people other than your soon-to-be spouse. For example, the more people who come to your wedding, the better it bodes for your marital bliss. But the more serious premarital relationships you had before, the less likely you are to be happily married later.
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ISLAMABAD (AP) - Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.
ANGLETON, Texas (AP) - A drunk driver did not deserve "execution" by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug for Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday, though medical experts caution it is not certain if the drug is effective.