Helen Johnson, a volunteer active with numerous local organizations, died Tuesday. She was 84.
As Americans we owe it to future generations to preserve as much land as possible while we are here.
What can we do, where should we call, to whom do we plead to get rid of that bottleneck diamond lane on the I-5 freeway that makes us crawl slowly northward near Santa Clarita?
Students at the Pinecrest Private School in Canyon Country are beaming with pride after receiving the prestigious National Student Council Award for the 2008-2009 school year.
Suzy Mansfield, a counselor at Bowman High School since 1992, was named as a recipient of the H.B. McDaniel Award for her leadership and efforts in counseling students.
Chris Brooks, with MB2 Raceways, tees off during the 25th annual the Oak Tree Golf Classic Monday afternoon at Tournament Players Club.
Members of the Newhall Community Center recently hosted a Neighborhood Clean-Up on Saturday, April 11 to kick off Santa Clarita's Pride Week, which continued through April 18. More than 160 local youth and adult volunteers worked together to beautify the neighborhood adjacent to the Community Center.
Award-winning painting contractor A. Allbright Painting makes its own interior and exterior paints and primers with MicroBlend's Automated Paint Machine at its Valencia facility. The paints are available in seven interior and five exterior quality grades as well as a full range of primers.
In response to Saturday's article by Josh Premako regarding the development along Lyons Avenue ("Developer offers project," April 18), I happen to reside next to the proposed project at Lyons Avenue and Arcadia Street. While the concept drawing shown in The Signal is indeed a beautiful building, it is at best only an artist's rendering and does not show any of the detrimental effects that will be brought to the neighborhood on the Arcadia side of the project.
There is a problem with grocery carts. The problem is not just with retrieval of the shopping carts. This problem should be eliminated. The carts are taken and abandoned all over town. They are left on sidewalks and street corners and, sometimes, are not picked up for weeks. They blow into the streets creating a traffic hazard for oncoming traffic.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will a consider a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich that directs the County to conduct an investigation into 14 child fatalities from 2008 detailed in recent reports issued by the Department of Children and Family Services.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will posthumously induct actor Joel McCrea into the Walk of Western Stars on Friday, April 24 at 2 p.m.
T-Bo's House of BBQ in Canyon Country has selected Great Day Advertising of Valencia as its first ad agency of record.
Time Warner Cable officials and members of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Time Warner Cable store at 26500 Carl Boyer Drive, Santa Clarita 91350.
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley