Tickets for the 2010 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival this weekend are still on sale, and going fast.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Buck McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) has been recognized by the Congressional Management Foundation for having one of the best websites in Congress.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 292 votes from late afternoon Friday, April 16 to afternoon Friday, April 23, 2010.
LOS ANGELES - L.A. County firefighters will perform brush clearance inspections of more than 39,000 wildland-area homes beginning May 1 in an effort to save lives and property from wildfire.
Hubbadaddy's Studios hosts its After-School Rock session-ending concert at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 25 at Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall.
Baskin-Robbins hosts its fourth annual 31 Cent Scoop Night celebration on Wednesday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at all Southern California Baskin-Robbins locations.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps, and connectors of the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) and the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will conduct a D.U.I. checkpoint from 7 tonight to 3 Saturday morning.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will set up a DUI checkpoint starting at 7 tonight and ending at 3 a.m. Saturday.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To ensure a balanced and equitable 30/10 plan, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) voted to support the initiative as amended by MTA Directors Michael D. Antonovich, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Gloria Molina and John Fasana to support the priorities outlined in the unanimously approved MTA Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).
Moscow (AP) -- Police say two-time Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion Natalia Lavrova of Russia was killed in a car accident today.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - On "School Bus Driver Day," the California Highway Patrol (CHP) takes the opportunity to thank the dedicated school bus drivers for their commitment to safely transport the state's schoolchildren.
The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley is seeking volunteers to help answer its 24-hour hotline that provides emergency help for domestic violence-related callers.
The Valley Industrial Association has added the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force small business procurement offices to the 2010 VIA B2B Industry Show on Thursday, May 20.
College of the Canyons will host a "Safe & Secure Community Collection" event on Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at parking lot #8, near the north side of Cougar Stadium on COC's Valencia campus.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.
The Hart swim team wasn't wasting any time in moving on from last week's disappointing finishes against Valencia.