LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Mayor Michael D. Antonovich joined Supervisor Don Knabe and Chief P. Michael Freeman in renaming the fire department's Command and Control Facility in honor of retiring Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman, the second-longest serving fire chief in the department's 87-year history.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will conduct a DUI/driver license checkpoint, in partnership with the Avoid DUI Task Force Campaigns and law enforcement nationwide, beginning at 6 tonight at an undisclosed location within the city.
Tina Nakamura of Valencia Management Group in Valencia recently joined the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation from Community Associations Institute (CAI).
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The 34th annual Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Day has been scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2011.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry, who has been hospitalized for more than two weeks, was on his feet Wednesday, taking a few steps toward his recovery, city spokeswoman Gail Ortiz said.
Recent studies show that stress ranks number two in the major contributors to premature aging of the skin. While this may seem shocking, really, given the fact that laughter can impact our total health positively, it makes sense that stress can cause damage to our overall health whether it is intellectually, emotionally or physically.
Advanced Medical Care, one of Santa Clarita's primary care physician and medical offices, will join Providence Medical Group on Jan. 1. AMC opened its practice on Smyth Drive in Valencia over five years ago. It cares for nearly 20,000 patients annually.
Downtown Newhall merchants and city officials celebrated a renovated Main Street with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday.
Hart district board members this week named Bob Jensen board president instead of Gloria Mercado-Fortine because of concerns over her involvement with charter schools, board members said Thursday.
Christmas is fast approaching, and I was taught that it is better to give than to receive. So I offer my Christmas list for the Santa Clarita Valley:
Well this is just too ironic to believe. The City Council wants to increase our taxes without a ballot measure. To quote Deputy City Manager Darren Hernandez, "We do not need to pass a ballot measure to collect the special library tax." I just love how the city spends our money to save us money.
Although I have been fearful for a while, I am more worried about public education now than ever.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.
XIXI, Taiwan (AP) - Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48 people on a Taiwanese island.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) - His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native Pakistan.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
In my last column ("The IRS is far from earning back our trust," June 30), I discussed the arrogance and lawlessness of the Obama administration and its bureaucrats, practiced on a scale unprecedented in American history.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Dan Haren's promising spring has morphed into a troubling summer. At this point, even he isn't sure when it is going to stop.
HOLLYWOOD - After a season of twists and turns and off-the-field adversity, the USC Trojans are ready to move forward under first-year head coach Steve Sarkisian and returning starting quarterback junior Cody Kessler.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton launched a new campaign Wednesday - to encourage parents to talk, read and sing to their babies.
NEW YORK (AP) - Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices.
There was a time when I aimed to be the most fantastic and well liked dad in - well, at least our neighborhood. At some point in my fatherhood experience, that was actually a goal of mine - partly because I wanted our house to be the Kool-aid house, the home where everyone wanted to be, and part because I want to be the best at what I did.
This year's Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series closes out its season Friday with Doña Oxford, known as "The Boogie Woogie Woman" for her two-fisted piano playing.