Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 348 votes from late afternoon Monday, Nov. 6 to late afternoon Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. Question: "Was the Ft. Hood shooting was a terrorist act??" * Too soon to tell (50 votes) * Yes, it's obvious (215 votes) * Tragic, but not terrorism (46 votes) * Soldiers' stress at its absolute worst (37 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's ...
The SCV Moms Blog, which helps mothers and families deal with job loss, health challenges and other adverse personal circumstances, kicks off its "Neighbor-to-Neighbor" crusade with an event at family owned Mojito Cuisine on The Old Road Dec. 4.
Agua Dulce Women's Club will host a Holiday Gift Bonanza on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ADWC Clubhouse.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local skaters 12 years of age and under to head out to the city's Sports Complex Skate Park for free Junior Skate Clinics. The clinics will be offered from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., and again from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 5.
The city of Santa Clarita hosts the November Fine Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15 at Old Orchard Park.
To remind drivers that speeding is both unlawful and unsafe, the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station have launched a new awareness campaign.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Evangelist Tony Alamo used his stature as a self-proclaimed prophet to force underage girls into sham marriages with him, controlling his followers with their fears of eternal suffering. But the federal judge who sentenced Alamo on Friday to 175 years in prison for child sexual abuse warned of another kind of justice awaiting the aging evangelist, whose secretive, guarded West Coast headquarters remains tucked in the rugged canyons along Sierra Highway north of ...
Christ Lutheran Church will host the Humor Helps fundraiser at 2 p.m. on Nov. 22 at the church, 25816 Tournament Road in Valencia.
A fundraiser for the Castaic Education Foundation will be held at Jersey Mike's in Castaic from Friday through Sunday. Jersey Mike's is issuing coupons to all Castaic Union School District students, which allow $2 of the purchase price to go directly to the foundation.
The next Art Walk will be held on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Old Town Newhall. Enjoy wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres on a self-guided tour of art and quaint shops. Talk with visual and performing artists, visit with the new shop owners and meander over to Veterans Plaza.
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department presents the powerful and controversial drama "Keely and Du," opening Wednesday, Nov. 18 in the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center's Black Box Theatre.
The Repertory East Playhouse will end its 2009 season with the production of the classic comedy "M*A*S*H," by Tim Kelly. The play opens tonight, Friday, Nov. 13, with an Opening Night Gala wine and cheese reception at 7 p.m. and curtain at 8 p.m. The show will run through Dec. 12. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18, $16 for students and seniors. Advanced reservations ...
It's not so much that the Earth is destroyed, but that it's done so thoroughly. "2012," the mother of all disaster movies (and the father and the extended family), spends half an hour on ominous setup scenes (scientists warn, strange events occur, prophets rant and, of course, a family is introduced) and then unleashes two hours of cataclysmic special events hammering the Earth relentlessly.
Before we get to the movie, let's assume you're near a computer that has iTunes. Go to "radio," look under "alternative rock," and go down to Radio Caroline. I'll tell you why in a moment. Don't turn it up so loud that it drowns out my review.
The application deadline for those interested in serving on the Newhall School District board is Nov. 20.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former official in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell has been convicted of corruption in a case that drove the blue-collar city to the brink of bankruptcy.
High winds buffeted the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, toppling at least two trees and sending deputies scrambling to respond to residential burglar alarms in several neighborhoods.
SANTA CLARITA - Two robberies were reported in a six-hour period in Newhall late Sunday and early Monday, and investigators say they may be linked.
NEW YORK (AP) - Skier Bode Miller and a former flame agreed on Monday to share time with their infant son for the next four months, calming a court fight over him as Miller heads toward the Winter Olympics.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Rescue teams were working against the clock and the bitter cold Monday to find a couple and four children who went to play in the snow in the remote mountains of northwest Nevada but didn't return after a night of sub-zero temperatures.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, is worth more than the government paid for it but far less than the former owner claimed, according to a commission report released Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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