Santa Clarita-based Explorer Insurance Company recently donated $5,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters, a youth-mentoring organization that matches community members with vulnerable children to create constructive relationships.
With the real estate and stock markets in meltdown mode for the past year, there is real financial panic and despair permeating the air right now.
Editor's note: Second of three parts on new tax laws. Taxpayers and tax preparers will find significant changes when they fill out 2008 tax returns. Some of the changes are outlined below. For other parts of the series, visit www.the-signal.com
I see guy things - everywhere. I keep opening drawers and finding guy junk: light bulbs, electrical tape, WD40 and canned air. Canned air? And why, Great Cowboy of the Heavens, doesn't he buy cleaners? I can retrieve a cross-head screwdriver, a concrete drill bit, wood glue (which apparently has a different use than Super Glue), the pooper scooper - I'm very good at using that - and the old lamp he refused the throw ...
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, introduced Assembly Bill 110 Tuesday, and the proposed legislation would allow the owner of Elsmere Canyon in Los Angeles to explore the possibility of adding it to the Rim of the Valley Trail.
The Valencia girls soccer team opened Foothill League play with an emphatic statement Tuesday, storming into Saugus and scoring four goals before the first half was even 20 minutes old. The Vikings ended up with a 4-2 victory.
Bullying expert Derek Randel welcomes California Assembly Bill 86 but says school enforcement, not new legislation, is the answer.
Razor blades hidden inside Halloween apples. Heart attack movie popcorn butter. Tina Fey spoofing Sarah Palin.
As an avid hiker and sportsman, I am delighted to hear that the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 was introduced into the Senate recently ("Wilderness bill encourages locals," Jan. 8).
I just heard a new lands bill was submitted to the Senate ("Wilderness bill encourages locals," Jan. 8).
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
Jack Welch, the former head of GE, co-writes a weekly column for Business Week magazine. Sometimes the "Dear Abby" format is used, when someone sends in a question and Welch, together with his wife Suzy, provides answers and thought-provoking perspective.
Saturday Towsley Canyon is a year 'round home for some birds. 8 a.m. early morning bird hike in Towsley Canyon. Beginners are welcome. Bring binoculars and meet at the entrance of Ed Davis Park at Towsley Canyon, 24255 The Old Road, Newhall. Two hour program. Info: www.lamountains.com or call (310) 858-7272 ext 115 Program sponsored by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and presented by the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority. Jan. 24 The Santa ...
This is the fourth year of the CalArts and Arroyo Seco Jr. High School Theater Games and Improvisation Project where both schools are given the opportunity to learn from one another through theater games and improv techniques.
More than 80 Democrats living in the Santa Clarita, northern San Fernando and eastern Simi Valleys met on Saturday to elect 12 delegates for the California Democratic Party's Convention, which will be held April 24 through 26 in Sacramento.
SAN JOSE (AP) - California Lottery officials say two Powerball tickets sold in California have five of the six winning numbers. Officials say those tickets win $1 million each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
There is no debate that time marches on. The sun rises, shines, and sets, and then does it all over again, day after day. And each day we encounter the unknown components of a whole new 24-hour set of life experience.
Despite the recent news that jobless rates are falling, these are still difficult times. Nearly everyone agrees at some level that America is still struggling economically but why and what should we do?
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - In what police are describing as a crime of opportunity, a wanted man with a criminal history dating nearly 15 years entered a front door that had been left open at a New York home near Hofstra University.
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) - A rock climber is dead after falling 150 feet while scaling a rock face in the San Jacinto Wilderness near Idyllwild.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - One of the tickets sold in Florida for the Powerball game Saturday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were:
A former leader of a large Fortune 500 company was quoted in an interview that "People who do things make mistakes. The biggest mistake is doing nothing."
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings are now the team bemoaning a late penalty while the San Jose Sharks celebrate a dramatic win.
We're down to two sports still competing for The Master's College.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - It's all about the odds.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.
DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) - An emergency official says about 50 to 60 people were injured after a car drove into a group of hikers at a parade in a small Virginia town.
Although we honor their memory and sacrifice every day, the month of May brings a special time each year when the law enforcement community comes together with family members, friends, dignitaries, community leaders , elected officials, and the community to recognize and remember our fallen heroes in special memorial ceremonies locally and throughout the Nation.