A deadly outbreak of salmonella in peanuts and peanut products prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to demand a recall of all products containing peanuts or peanut products processed by Peanut Corporation of America.
Can romance flourish during an economic crisis? It can, if you're creative. Come on, you remember dating before dinner and a movie became de rigeur...think new, different, interesting...or a throwback to younger, more carefree days when money wasn't the barometer of fun. Because whether you're wine lovers or theater buffs, hikers or dancers, there are plenty of inexpensive things to do with your beloved in the SCV this Valentine's Day and the rest of the ...
Congress recently passed the DTV Delay Act, which extends the deadline for full-power broadcast TV stations to complete the DTV transition from Feb. 17 to June 12.
The city of Santa Clarita saved nearly $200,000 in the last fiscal quarter through the use of the competitive process in purchasing.
Logan Henson says racing in his blood. He is a third-generation stock car driver whose grandfather raced at Saugus Speedway. His uncle won a track championship at Mesa Marin Raceway in Bakersfield and his dad was a crew chief for Jim Robinson in the old NASCAR Winston West Series. Henson is the one behind the wheel these days, his dad long since retired from leading pit crews and race teams, his uncle's best racing days ...
With pets crammed whisker-to-whisker in shelters due to a record number of home foreclosures, state Assemblyman Cameron Smyth introduced a new bill that should offer some relief.
Gov. Schwarzenegger is wrong to push for higher taxes on alcohol. Increasing alcohol taxes costs jobs and disproportionately hurts those who are least able to pay them. According to the Tax Foundation, individuals earning less than $20,000 per year face federal alcohol tax burdens that are more than 18 times higher than individuals making in excess of $200,000. Not only are sin taxes on wine, beer and spirits regressive, they also contribute to job loss: ...
Thank you, Senator Boxer and Congressman McKeon, for your vision and leadership in introducing "The Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act" last year, and for shepherding it so swiftly through Congress, that all it now needs is a passage in the House and the signature of the president.
Major League Soccer team Chivas USA and the Ventura Fusion of the Premier Development League play an exhibition game at College of the Canyons' Cougar Stadium Sunday, March 1.
Today, as in any recession, there is one thing you can count on and that is "change." As companies tighten their belts, reorganize and merge, preparing yourself for transition is crucial to your career.
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: First Word
The Santa Clarita Rose Society meets once a month at 2:30 p.m. Sundays at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall.
Rain pelted the Santa Clarita Valley Friday, dumping nearly an inch by 3:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, as locals on last-minute Valentine's Day shopping missions braved the nasty weather.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 295 votes from late afternoon Friday, Feb. 6 to late afternoon, Friday, Feb. 13, 2009. Question: "What do you think about the Hart district's voluntary drug testing program?" * Will not help curb teen drug use (103 votes) * Let's try it and see if it works (34 votes) * Voluntary no good; should be mandatory (132 votes) * ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Will there be love between Democrats and Republicans this Valentine's Day?
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A regional garbage collection agency has tossed out plans to build a mega-landfill for Los Angeles' trash less than two miles from Joshua Tree National Park in the remote Southern California desert.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia man charged with murder after losing two sons to untreated pneumonia told police he believes in "divine healing," not medicine, to "break the devil's power."
NEW YORK (AP) - Major stock indexes closed out their first weekly loss in a month in quiet trading Friday.
NBC and sister networks will air Blake Shelton's concert to help his fellow Oklahomans affected by this week's storms in their home state.