The ninety homeless residents of The Brittany Foundation, a no-kill dog rescue in Agua Dulce, were the first four-legged recipients of Whole Foods Market Valencia's Sixth Annual Heart of the Holidays donation drive held on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Between drunk - or impaired - driving and distracted driving such as with cell phones and texting, there is no shortage of traffic collisions on our freeways and roadways. And yes, buzzed driving is drunk driving, so don't go there.
At Drake University my most excellent freshman English Composition professor liked to relate stories about her childhood years growing up on the Oregon coast during World War II.
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In response to George Runner's quote in the article "District leaves Milk Day up to teachers" (Oct. 14):
I love these letters from the tea-bagger/dumbing of America crowd in the valley. Screaming about things they know nothing about, buzz words and Palin talking points.
Authorities have identified the man believed to have committed suicide at Oaktree Gun Club in Newhall earlier this week.
Most wonderful time of year?
The irony in Mr. Lampton's rebuttal ("The real story behind the Kool-Aid," The Signal, Dec. 18) regarding the political term "drinking the Kool-Aid" made me chuckle.
Editor's note: In the spirit of the holidays, The Signal offers this list of chances to give to local charities. If you have an entry to add to this list, e-mail details, including contact information, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief Share program
The city of Santa Clarita offers free curbside Christmas tree recycling every year. By recycling your tree, you can help the environment and keep this valuable resource out of our landfills.
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This is an observation about a safety matter on Bouquet Canyon Road and Espuella Drive.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.
College of the Canyons has unveiled a new two-part 'Skills4Success' campaign designed to publicly recognize and visually celebrate the wide range of student success stories found at the college, while also introducing new institution-wide student support strategies which COC officials believe will help revolutionize how student success is measured.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday afternoon Governor Brown signed two bills by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita:
WASHINGTON (AP) - At the heart of President Barack Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is their haven in Syria.
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama is criticized whenever he goes on vacation but travel industry data show he's taken about as much vacation this year as most Americans do.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - An officer was shot twice and gravely wounded during an early morning patrol and his partner killed the gunman during an ensuing shootout in a residential area of San Bernardino, authorities said Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of both tragedies.
DAVYDO-MYKILSKE, Ukraine (AP) - Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying it had lost patience with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion."
Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari pegged it: The high-speed rail is Jerry Brown's Crazy Train. Equally, The Signal named it "the high speed hoodwink" (July 13, 2014).
BOSTON (AP) - Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have discovered two men dead in neighboring backyards in Northern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - A former Marine charged with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft has waived extradition from Alaska.