It's always a blessing when Tim Myers writes a column for The Signal. Since the Sears catalog went out of print there's been a shortage of paper appropriate for use in the bathroom, but then Myers' column comes along and the Santa Clarita Valley is all set for another week. What a pile of garbage.
Rocky, a poodle mix, smiles at the camera after Margie Hathaway, the owner of Dog Gone Fancy mobile pet grooming salon, finishes grooming him.
A handful of "health care heroes" were acknowledged by colleagues as they posed for a snapshot against the fully decked Christmas tree at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon.
As I try to enjoy a barbecue in my backyard, I can't help but sense that a huge, monstrous obstruction is peering down at me.
The barricade that was erected at the intersection of Alaminos and Benz roads is another example of individuals who want the government to bail them out when they make poor decisions.
I am writing to voice my strong support of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital master plan. As a member of the nursing leadership at the hospital, I've seen the results of a growing Santa Clarita Valley population and the limited resources and space at the community's only hospital.
UPDATED 1:20 p.m. Thursday The Crossover Fire is 100 percent contained as of 10 a.m. Fire crews remain on the scene monitoring the fire and mopping up hot spots, according to a Forest Service statement. The Crossover fire broke out about 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, said John Lane, Divisional Chief for the United States Forest Service. The fire burned 75 acres along the northbound edge of Interstate 5 just south of Templin Highway, and threatened several rural ...
The Valencia Viking girls tennis team, ranked No. 1 in CIF Division III for the first time in team history, downed Buckley at home on Wednesday, 13-5. Thalia Wilczynski, Valencia's No. 2 singles player, swept today 6-0, 6-2, 6-0 against Madeline Fuhrman, Ruth Madeievsky, and Liz Gershman.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Fresh legs and arms on one side, experience and momentum on the other. The Tampa Bay Rays rested while the Chicago White Sox worked overtime to secure a playoff berth. No one can be sure what that will mean when their AL division series begins Thursday at Tropicana Field.
From budget delays to the notorious bailout, the American public and Santa Claritans in particular are faced with economic decisions that will affect our quality of life.
City staff will make a presentation on the proposed process Burrtec Waste Industries will go through in order to find a location for its materials recovery facility, also known as an MRF during the City Council Waste Diversion Subcommittee meeting at 2 p.m. today at City Hall.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons and Santa Clarita school districts launched a new kindergarten through 12th-grade arts education program designed to use the college's cultural and community resources to expose students to the visual and performing arts.
The Soledad Canyon Mine Act (H.R. 5887) remains stuck in committee without a hearing as the 110th Congress' second session comes to a close, and representatives are focused on the nation's financial crisis.
The answer: Not likely if government doesn't overreact. The circumstances and economic environment that we find ourselves in are very different today than they were back in 1933. During the Great Depression, unemployment exceeded 25 percent and crop prices fell by 40 to 60 percent. Banks failed with no FDIC insurance to safeguard deposits, thereby completely eradicating people's savings. Today, our economy is relatively strong. Unemployment stands at just over 6 percent, median household income ...
UPDATED 10 p.m. Sheriff's deputies took a 17-year-old Saugus girl into custody Thursday after she boarded a Santa Clarita city bus armed with a loaded 45-caliber pistol. The teenager sent a text message to a friend at a local high school stating she had a gun and was going to kill herself, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Darren Harris. Shortly after 10 a.m., deputies received a phone call from the friend who was worried ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A measure that would limit the number of medical marijuana shops in Los Angeles was getting strong approval from voters as two others faltered after early returns Tuesday night.
Finally, an issue Republicans and Democrats can agree on:
Obama and his minions are mired up to their eyeballs in scandals, what with Benghazigate, the IRS targeting of conservative groups for harassment, and the Justice Departments secret grab of Associated Press phone records, not to mention the lingering Operation Fast & Furious debacle.
A world-famous entertainer announced that she and her boyfriend were splitting up in one of the saddest tweets I've ever read: "We have decided to go our separate ways. Please respect our privacy."
The still-rugged beauty of the Santa Clarita Valley provides a natural appeal for motorcyclists. For the past six years, chapter 101 of the legendary Boozefighters Motorcycle Club has enjoyed our rural spirit and open roads by making Canyon Country their home.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Brent Burns helped San Jose jump off to a fast start with his second goal of the postseason and the Sharks tied their second-round series against Los Angeles at two games with a 2-1 victory over the Kings in Game 4 on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Summoned by Congress, a key figure in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups plans to invoke her constitutional right against self-incrimination and decline to testify at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials at the University of California, Los Angeles say a man was found dead on campus after an apparent fall from a building.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - About 17,000 Californians with serious medical problems will be moved from a state-run stopgap health insurance program to a federal plan starting in July, ensuring they will have no break in medical coverage until the national health care reforms kick in next year, state officials announced this week.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is sending six specially trained urban search-and-rescue workers to Oklahoma to assist recovery efforts after Monday's tornado.
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - Many areas of sprawling Point Mugu State Park that have been off-limits since this month's big wildfire on the outskirts of Camarillo and Thousand Oaks will reopen in time for the Memorial Day weekend.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - The principal's voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and wait for their parents to pick them up.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a $400 million annual cut - or roughly a half of 1 percent - to the food stamp program as part of a major five-year farm bill.