In observance of the school's "Go Green Week," kindergartners Jayna Axelrod, left, and Luis Estrada dig holes to plant their pepper seeds at Pico Canyon Elementary School on Friday.
Junior Optimist garage sale
Up against one of the second-place teams in the Foothill League, the Hart baseball team expected to be at full strength.
But from the second inning on, the Indians were down a head coach.
New series at Antioch Church
Illegal immigration has been the hot-button issue locally in 2010. A neighboring state is sharing the issue and doing something about it.
Is it just me or is this "Awesometown" thing kind of grating? I mean, this is "one city" with "one vision," right?
Since reading the March 25 article ("Winter water brings spring spots") concerning the increased hardness of water supplied by the Santa Clarita Water Division, we have had to replace our water heater and the house's pressure-regulating valve.
I had fun watching right-wingers go wild over the past year, foaming at the mouth over death panels, killing granny, birthers, socialist takeovers, comparing President Obama to Hitler and running out their hopefuls like the rhetorically challenged Bobby Jindal, Sarah Palin and the other fearmongers.
A stellar outing by West Ranch starting pitcher Ryan Keller led to a 7-1 victory over Canyon for the Wildcats at West Ranch High Friday afternoon.
The game was tied 1-1 entering the bottom of the fourth inning when Canyon starting pitcher Thomas Kratky hit leadoff man Allen Sarkissian.
Saturday, April 24: The Birds and the Bees - Backyard Chickens, Home Beekeeping 1-3 p.m. Learn the basics in setting up a chicken coop, raising young chickens through to laying age from John Lyons. Diseases, feeding and breed selections will also be covered. Get the low down on beekeeping in an urban backyard, from setting up a beehive, installing bees, through to harvesting your first batch of honey. $20.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
ANAHEIM (AP) - After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) - An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said.