Do a little dance, make a little love, get clocked tonight. Daylight Saving Time ended at 2 a.m., so it's time to set clocks back an hour if you haven't already. Synch up with the U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock or the U.S. Government's official time Web site. This year, Daylight Saving Time -- not "Savings," notes the California Energy Commission's Web site -- started March 9. We will get to ...
Air Force Airman Kevin A. Frimel has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Municipal leaders regularly make decisions, shape policies and take action on issues that directly affect youth.
A new "no texting while driving" law took effect Jan. 1? So what? Even though we have a "no cell-phone use while driving" law, I see many people ignoring it. I am quite surprised to see how many actually do ignore this law. I drive a motorcycle on a daily basis and always ride in the defensive state of mind. One can spot these cell-phone-using drivers easily. I've been forced to take evasive action many ...
As a Jew, a Holocaust survivor, a journalist and a former press officer at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, I vehemently condemn and decry the slaughter of innocent civilians in Gaza by the Israeli Defense Forces.
This letter is for the person who found my purse. I accidentally left my purse in a shopping cart at the Ralphs in Castaic recently. I really want to thank whoever it was who found it and turned it in.
We've got our own little Harvey Dent here at New Leash on Life Animal Rescue. One side of Harvey's face is black and the other white and he's even got the duo personalities. Except instead of turning evil like Batman's arch nemesis, our Harvey has a cuddly side and a silly side. Harvey loves to jump into your lap and give kisses, but the next thing you know he's raring to go and can't wait ...
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:
"I'd love to change the world. But I don't know what to do. So I leave it up to you."
I promised myself when I signed on to contribute to this space that I wouldn't mix politics and religion because they don't belong together. I don't want to hear my pastor going on about which candidate or policy I should support, and I don't need my elected officials meddling in how I choose to worship.
California's Family Code requires that when there are contested custody or visitation issues regarding minor children, the parties must attempt to resolve their disputes through mediation before going to court to litigate the issue.
Happy New Year! As we begin the new calendar year, I am excited to tell you about some of the things our City is working on that will benefit the entire community.
Sandy Baruah, acting administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Tuesday that low-interest disaster loans are available to residents and business owners affected by the Marek and Sesnon wildfires.
One family's tragic foreclosure is another family's affordable abode. Low interest rates and rock-bottom prices in September drove Santa Clarita Valley home sales up 86 percent compared to September 2007, according to information provided by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors Inc. "Activity is picking up, with much of it centered on sales of bank-owned properties that are being sold as a result of foreclosure proceedings," said Doreen Chastain-Shine, president of the association's Santa Clarita ...
If you spend much time in airports, you know how fun it is to watch all of the people milling around before and after their flights. It's a real view of how unique human beings are, and how each person has their individual way of living - and traveling.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California residents enduring near-freezing temperatures can now expect an onslaught of strong winds.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.