VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, lifted off over the Pacific Ocean this morning on its way to map the entire sky in infrared light.
I hear some folks decry "greedy" health insurance companies, whose profit lines average 6 percent (which, by the way, is less than farm and construction machinery, Tupperware, the railroads, Hershey sweets, Yum food brands, most other forms of insurance and Yahoo, just to name a few).
Thank you "Letters to the Editor" at The Signal for publishing my letter "Look at the change" (Nov. 28).
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:
Heavy rain tapered off, skies cleared sporadically and residents took stock of damage Sunday as a winter storm headed out of Southern California, allowing evacuated homeowners back to their houses.
Former Santa Clarita Valley resident Neshia Brathwaite Farhangi performs her latest comedy bits at the Starting Gate in Los Alamitos on Tuesday, Dec. 15, starting at 8 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The biggest disaster threat to families across our nation every day isn't floods, wildfires
Once again in 2010, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will have IRS/AARP-trained volunteers to complete and file income taxes for seniors at no charge.
Academy of the Canyons graduate Judith Hill, who most recently worked with the late Michael Jackson on his "This Is It" rehearsals, will host her first charity concert on Monday night, Dec. 14 at the historic El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Castaic Lions Club Santa Float welcomes everyone this holiday season while driving through the Castaic and Val Verde neighborhoods.
Van Thomas Barfoot's story reads like a lost scene from "Saving Private Ryan."
Recently, legislators were called back to Sacramento to vote on legislation to make California more competitive for "Race to the Top," a $4 billion federal program announced by President Barack Obama earlier this year to encourage innovation in our public schools.
There are many things that attract us all to the Santa Clarita Valley as a place to call home - great schools, a low crime rate and excellent dining and recreational opportunities.
In a letter to the editor ("Republican candidate already lying, Dec. 7"), Paul Sibek accuses Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman of "peddling falsehoods" with her statements of California's (addictive) overspending while The Signal's editorial staff compounds the assertion entitling it as "Republican candidate already lying."
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook today for a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the Santa Clarita Valley and elsewhere around Southern California.
SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state's new Active Transportation Program – the nation's largest.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
Melissa Thurm started a religious blog in October to share her thoughts about her faith. But when she noticed her mounting obsession with checking for page views and new comments, Thurm realized it was taking a hit on her self-esteem.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.