As Americans we owe it to future generations to preserve as much land as possible while we are here.
Regular Hispanic Business Committee meetings are on the third Wednesday of every month at the SCV Chamber of Commerce Office at 8 a.m.
Four-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode ejects a shell as she warms up for her exhibition of trick shooting at Carousel Ranch's How The West Was Won Trap Shoot fundraiser at Oaktree Gun Club on Friday. See Thursday's About Town for coverage of the event.
Earth Day is officially Wednesday, but Santa Clarita gets a jump on it with today's Earth Day Festival and 22nd annual Arbor Day Celebration at Central Park in Saugus.
Here is a list of addresses and telephone numbers for elected officials representing the Santa Clarita Valley:
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 385 votes from late afternoon Friday, April 10 to late afternoon, Friday,
Reservations and sponsorship opportunities are available for the fourth annual Zonta Golf Tournament teeing off Monday, May 18 at Robinson Ranch Golf Course. Sponsorships range from a $5,000 title sponsor to $2,000 eagle sponsors, $850 birdie sponsors and a $150 tee sign sponsor. Individual golfers can register for $175 each, which includes golf cart, lunch on the course, a buffet awards ceremony at the end of the day and a gift bag. Play is on ...
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Services include the sale of assistive devices, library services registration, resource referrals and more. To meet with a low-vision consultant, call John Taylor at the Senior Center, (661) 259-9444 ext. 125.
Jews across the world will observe Holocaust Remembrance Day on Tuesday, April 21. Known colloquially in Israel and abroad as Yom HaShoah and in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day, the annual observance commemorates the approximately six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. In Israel, it is a national memorial day, and is observed by Jews the world over. To commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day locally, College of the Canyons, in conjunction with Congregation Beth Shalom ...
Come join us on Sunday, May 3 for the 13th annual Castaic 1K/5K walk/run at Lake Castaic! Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and 1K race starts at 8:00 a.m. SHARP! Mail in registration forms: www.CastaicAreaTownCouncil.org. Online registration: www.Active.com.
I wish to add my voice in thanking Congressman McKeon and Senator Boxer for working so hard to make the wilderness and wild and scenic rivers bill for the Eastern Sierra and San Gabriel Mountains a reality.
The city of Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is an exciting community event ingrained in Santa Clarita tradition. Year after year cowboy enthusiasts and city slickers from across the country make the trek to Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio - the picturesque backdrop that allows guests to step back to a simpler time of chaps, saddles and old-time saloons.
In the midst of low consumer confidence and rising retail vacancies, two local teens continue to thread their way into the retail market.
So often I have wondered what compels a person to shoot their mouth off at a complete stranger. In most instances the occurrences are related to driving. More than often it's left to shouting or hand gestures. But it's even more mystifying when it comes from a senior.
Prospective home-buyers will get a chance to tour local bank-foreclosed homes for sale Saturday.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.