SACRAMENTO (February 14, 2009) - The 2009 Amgen Tour of California got underway in Sacramento as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor Patrick Dempsey and record crowds cheered on the exciting Prologue win, for the second consecutive year, of 2008 Olympic time trial champion Fabian Cancellara (SUI) of Saxo Bank.
Santa Clarita Valley Young Life hosts its 25th Anniversary Celebration - "An event you'll flip over" from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 19 at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Customers will not be paying the massive fines being sought by state regulators in the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, but PG&E's shareholders will cover that cost, an official at Pacific Gas & Electric said Saturday.
CHAFFEE, Mo. (AP) - A highway overpass in southeast Missouri collapsed early Saturday when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision, authorities said. Seven people were injured, though none seriously.
LONDON (AP) - Police, politicians and activists in Britain are warning of rising anti-Muslim sentiment following the slaughter of an off-duty British soldier in a London street, an apparent act of Islamic extremism that has horrified the nation.
SEATTLE (AP) - Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.
PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A California man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in a scheme to fraudulently bill Medicare and Medicaid more than $21 million for medical tests at New Orleans area clinics.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Marches and rallies against seed giant Monsanto were held across the U.S. and in dozens of other countries Saturday.
The Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The last of the brothers accused of creating an infamous Mexican drug cartel pleaded guilty Friday to helping send hundreds of millions of dollars in proceeds from the United States, marking one of the final milestones in an investigation that began two decades ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama left plenty of ambiguity in new policy guidelines that he says will restrict how and when the U.S. can launch targeted drone strikes, leaving himself significant power over how and when the weapons can be deployed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was always been a special connection between space shuttle Endeavour and California, where it was built.
One thinks about milestones in life, but few can actually point to a day when their life really changed, for good or ill.
I just read Betty Arensons' May 24 column, "Where is the outrage?" wherein she describes all the recent and many of the past scandals attributed to this administration and wonders why there is not more public outrage.
In recognition of the increased presence of our two-wheeled counterparts on the street enjoying spring weather, May has been declared National Bike Month. During this time of year, it is especially important to have a heightened sense of awareness on the road and be on the lookout for those traveling by bicycle.