Whether you get to sleep in on Easter Sunday or finish up at church with a growling stomach, going out for brunch on the day is a tradition that most of us happily follow. Around town several restaurants are offering special menus and activities during the brunch hours this Sunday. The "Easter" brunches at other restaurants actually happen every Sunday, but who cares? It only means you'll be spilling your usual maple syrup on your Easter slacks.
This week's spotlight in the SCV features volleyball and track athletes, local fundraising efforts, a car crash and a remembrance of Passover.
Construction defects are deficiencies in a building caused by the failure to comply with plans and specifications, building codes or manufacturer warranties.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Thanks, Howard "Buck" McKeon.
Thousands of marijuana plants with a street value of more than $6.2 million were found early Thursday morning in the Placerita Canyon State Park area south of Placerita Canyon Road in Newhall, authorities said.
I am highly offended by your joke article regarding a "new" site for the Castaic high school - the Chiquita Canyon Landfill.
I read The Signal every day.
Forty-four years after immigrating to the United States with my family, I have finally retired at the age of 74. My wife and I are Hungarian refugees, having escaped in November 1956, after the Soviet Union crushed the anti-communist uprising. We lived in England until our emigration to the United States.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital celebrated National Doctor's Day, a designated day of tribute to recognize physicians for their contributions and dedication to providing quality health care to the community, with an appreciation luncheon on Tuesday March 30.
It's spring time in Santa Clarita. Have you been to the local Farmer's Market lately?
On Saturday, April 24, at the Melody Ranch Stage, the Postal Service will unveil the new 44-cent, Cowboys of the Silver Screen commemorative stamp in four designs in a pane of 20 stamps and a booklet of 20 stamped postal cards. They have also created a special Cowboy Festival postmark.
On Saturday, April 17, the United States Postal Service will release a series of four stamps titled Cowboys of the Silver Screen. The four honorees, all inductees into the Walk of Western Stars in Old Town Newhall, include: William S. Hart, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and Tom Mix.
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) -- Fred Couples said Wednesday that he'll play a practice round for the Masters with Tiger Woods at Augusta National on Monday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Last November, the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 was signed by President Obama, extending the first-time homebuyer credit through April 30, 2010 and expanding the eligibility requirements for purchasers.
For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.