SACRAMENTO -- Jan. 1 not only ushers in a new year but also a handful of new laws for California's motoring public.
The Signal's exclusive series of special reports on the state of public education in the Santa Clarita Valley began running Sundays in late October and concludes Sunday, Dec. 19.
Two Palmdale juveniles, both age 16, were arrested on felony burglary charges by detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station this morning, according to a news release from the station.
Sacramento -- The Santa Clarita Valley is one of three areas in California awarded conditional designation as a business Enterprise Zone today by the California Department of Housing and Community Development, or HCD. The other two are Anaheim and the Harbor Gateway.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry was taken off a ventilator that was helping him breathe on Tuesday, city spokeswoman Gail Ortiz said.
Los Angeles County supervisors set aside $81,460 during their meeting Tuesday to pay for additional office space for the Department of Children and Family Services' Santa Clarita Valley office.
Santa Clarita Mayor pro-tem Marsha McLean is the new mayor of Santa Clarita.
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Wow, I'm really surprised The Signal printed Brian Baker's tirade about Lynne Plambeck's Thursday column (Environmentally Speaking) regarding the responsible decision the county and other cities in America have made regarding reusable bags and the cheap, but wasteful, plastic bags.
I am writing to congratulate and thank The Signal for its ongoing coverage of the arts and arts education in Santa Clarita.
It was my hope to be your Pomegranate Queen this month. I can still imagine a crown dotted with crimson teardrop jewels and a scepter topped with a crystal pomegranate ball. But alas, I didn't win the POM Wonderful Pomegranate Dinner Party Contest.
The Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that they have selected Theresa L. Kingery as the new president and CEO. Kingery will assume her new role on Jan. 4.
Remember when Facebook was simply a great way to stay connected with friends and family? Perhaps you don't. Maybe you were never caught up in the "what are you doing right now?" age, and couldn't care less which comic-book hero your friends are most like, or how big their farm is.
Opening the morning's e-mail last week, I heard from an old friend - or at least I thought so. The message read : "I'd like to be your friend on Quepasa.com. Would you like to add me as a friend? Thanks! Richard Patterson."
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.