This year's annual family portrait shootout is taking place at Central Park in Santa Clarita on Saturday, Dec. 5. It is open to photographers and families. The buy-in is $100.
SACRAMENTO - The Thanksgiving holiday traditionally means heavy traffic on California's roadways.
Planning ahead for one's end-of-life medical care is generally not a topic people look forward to discussing.
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: Today is Monday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2009. There are 38 days left in the year.
Today is Monday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2009. There are 38 days left in the year.
Regarding "DNC Targets McKeon," (Nov. 17): You state, "The congressman drew strong support from constituents at a town hall meeting ..." in his opposition to the health care insurance reform bill.
I am in complete agreement with your Nov. 6 editorial "What were the voters thinking?"
Lobbyists have so much influence over our politicians that they seem to always get them to pass legislation that benefits corporations at the taxpayer's expense.
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: Today is Sunday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2009. There are 39 days left in the year.
Today is Sunday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2009. There are 39 days left in the year.
Organized Labor has a long and storied history in America. Approximately 1 in 10 Americans claim they are a member of one. But as the economy that tanked in late 2007 continues to resist a rebound, Americans are beginning to ask themselves if labor unions are part of the solution or a big part of the problem.
Dear Brian Charles,
Journalist Jeff Greenfield responded to the ongoing battle from the media recently when reporting that FOX News' news department is being accused of being the research and communication's arm of the Republican Party. He also said: "FOX's bottom-line has increased 13 percent since President Barack Obama came into office. So perhaps they are crying all the way to the bank."
Who says Europe is magnificent? I was born there and sure I loved it. Nevertheless, I watched TV yesterday for long hours because I did not want to miss a song from a country singer's performance. I felt so good. My granddaughter loves country music, too. She is working on her accent to make her voice more fancy.
The good news is, the Hart district took a step Wednesday toward making a Castaic high school a reality.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
It took two overtime periods for the seventh-seeded The Master's College men's basketball team to take down second-seeded Arizona Christian 80-77 in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."
Many health experts agree that whole grains are an important part of a healthy diet. Whole grains include the well-known wheat, corn, oats, rice, barley and rye. There are many whole grains with impressive health benefits that you may not have heard of, including quinoa, spelt, sorghum and kamut.
Jamie Dever was alone at the hospital with a nurse and midwife when she went into labor. The baby boy was big, almost nine pounds, he was face-down and she arrived too late for an epidural. The pain was terrific; the midwife held her hand and repeated "Be brave, be brave" with each wave of contractions. Dever was unattached to the child's father, and she labored without kin or partner. But she didn't feel lonely - she felt like it was an experience between her and her newborn child.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested nine people from Canyon Country on Thursday following an early morning probation and parole sweep that netted a marijuana "grow house."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.
A dead bat that tested positive for rabies was found in Agua Dulce in February, county health officials announced this week.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Arwin Buditom guards some of the most successful high-tech firms in America. Joseph Farfan keeps their heat, air and electric systems humming. But these workers and tens of thousands like them who help fuel the Silicon Valley's tech boom can't even make ends meet anymore. Buditom rooms with his sister an hour's drive from work. Farfan gets his groceries at a food pantry.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won't be for the better everywhere.
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