Recently, I received an opportunity to job shadow an employee of Boston Scientific. The company produces an implant that is placed either into the spine or the brain to stimulate nerves and decrease pain at any point in the human body. I learned how the device works, what processes had to be completed to start trials and what cautions every researcher must take to avoid complications. I was also surrounded by a number of professional ...
Identity theft is among the fastest growing crimes in the nation. It is estimated that 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Santa Clarita Valley residents can help protect their identity by being aware of the various ways personal information can be stolen and taking steps to protect themselves from this mounting epidemic. Some tips to help you protect your identity include: Shredding important personal documents, including ...
Nearly everyone who follows business in America has an opinion about what needs to be done with the automotive industry, specifically with General Motors.
Valencia Vikings competed for the first time as a team at Claremont High School's Festival of Dance Feb. 7.
The academic decathlon teams of Saugus, Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools finished in the top 20 overall against 66 other schools in the annual Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon.
Saugus High Dance Team will host a United Spirit Association Regional Dance Competition 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:
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (right) hangs out with American pop artist Lionel Richie (center) and sax star Andre Delano (left) and inspects Delano's saxophone backstage at the 14th THISDAY Festival of Ideas conference. Held Jan. 14 in Lagos, Nigeria, the event celebrated 10 years of unbroken democracy in Nigeria, and included an awards ceremony honoring Nigeria's brightest new leaders.
The fun part is when you're so close to the windshield you can see the incredulous look on drivers' faces just as they're about to run you down.
Three lucky locals each scored a brand-new 32-inch Magnavox HDTV set with a retail value of $450 in the "U-Pick'Em Football 2008" contest presented exclusively by The-Signal.com, The Signal newspaper's Web site.
Parents of students in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will have two upcoming opportunities to learn about the voluntary drug testing program which will be initiated in a pilot program in all Hart District schools this spring.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House Education and Labor Committee today held a hearing on "Strengthening Worker Retirement Security," at least the third such hearing since last fall examining how turmoil in the financial markets has impacted retirement plans.
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Late last week Governor Schwarzenegger and the California State Legislature restored previously proposed reductions to the Cal Grant student financial aid program.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The head of the nation's largest sheriff's department is warning that nearly 4,000 jail inmates might be released early and about 600 deputy and professional positions could be eliminated to meet budget cuts.
Today's the fourth Tuesday of the month, which can only mean it's time to chat online with Santa Clarita "Mayor Dude" Frank Ferry.
NORWALK - Caltrans and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) began construction today on a $302 million project on the Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) that will ease traffic congestion for 230,000 motorists daily - and provide jobs for Southern California.
(Sacramento, CA) – More than 57,000 drivers were ticketed for handheld cell phone talking or texting during April's Distracted Driving Awareness Month, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The citations written by CHP officers as well as over 250 local law enforcement agencies across the state match the number handed to drivers in last year's April campaign. The monthly number of cell phone tickets outside of ...
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities at his home early Wednesday while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma medical examiner's office says two infants are among 24 people killed by the tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles voters have approved a proposition limiting the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become next mayor of Los Angeles after a caustic campaign in which he depicted his fellow Democrat as a pawn of powerful labor bosses.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives, including those of nine children.
Finally, an issue Republicans and Democrats can agree on:
Obama and his minions are mired up to their eyeballs in scandals, what with Benghazigate, the IRS targeting of conservative groups for harassment, and the Justice Departments secret grab of Associated Press phone records, not to mention the lingering Operation Fast & Furious debacle.
A world-famous entertainer announced that she and her boyfriend were splitting up in one of the saddest tweets I've ever read: "We have decided to go our separate ways. Please respect our privacy."
The still-rugged beauty of the Santa Clarita Valley provides a natural appeal for motorcyclists. For the past six years, chapter 101 of the legendary Boozefighters Motorcycle Club has enjoyed our rural spirit and open roads by making Canyon Country their home.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Brent Burns helped San Jose jump off to a fast start with his second goal of the postseason and the Sharks tied their second-round series against Los Angeles at two games with a 2-1 victory over the Kings in Game 4 on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Summoned by Congress, a key figure in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups plans to invoke her constitutional right against self-incrimination and decline to testify at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.