Twilight at Descanso Gardens is a time when shadows deepen, animals become more active, familiar objects begin to change form and color gradually gives way to black and white.
Santa Clarita Valley-based musical artists and bands have until midnight tonight to enter the "SCV Rock Star" contest, presented exclusively online by The-Signal.com in association with top SCV rock promoter Higher Level Productions.
Last Friday, Aug. 1, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats ended debate on energy issues by abruptly adjourning.
In California, where spouses are concerned, property rights are determined by looking at the basic principle of "yours, mine and ours" - what's yours is yours, and what's mine is mine (separate property).
Sometimes it pays to write about coins. Leon Worden, former senior editor of The Signal, received the Numismatic Literary Guild's James L. Miller Memorial Award for best numismatic article to appear in any medium. Worden was honored for his two-part series titled "Mr. Brenner's Lincoln," which included original research on the design of the Lincoln penny. The series was published in the November and December 2007 editions of COINage magazines. The award was presented July ...
The Small Business Development Center will host a seminar Aug. 18 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for restaurant owners on how to rethink, retool and redirect their restaurants.
As a lifelong outdoor lover, as well as a person who works in the environmental compliance arena, I've watched "Being Green" go through cycles of popularity. Sometimes caring for the planet is all the rage, and a few years later it's an afterthought.
Los Angeles disasters strike at any time, don't get caught unprepared. The Santa Clarita Valley was recently rattled by the Chino Hills earthquake. When a disaster strikes a community, essential services are often unavailable and precautions should be taken for the entire family including the safety of pets.
Roxy, a female Jack Russell/Wire Haired Terrier mix, was rescued from the shelter after being hit by a car.
Motorists were likely caught off guard by police action outside the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Thursday.
When you're single, everyone asks when you're going to get a steady dating partner. When you're in a serious relationship, they ask when you're going to get married.
The Hart Mustang under-10 baseball team won their first game yesterday, 3-2, vs. Puerto Rico in the 2008 Pony Mustang World Series in Irving, Texas.
The most important decision to make in establishing a trust may be the selection of the trustee. The trustee's role is to carry out the terms of the trust and fulfill its objectives. While there are several different types of trusts, this column will focus on the most common type, the revocable living trust, and the selection of a successor trustee.
The city's economic development manager, Jason Crawford, received the 2008 New Economic Developer of the Year award, city officials announced Wednesday.
This letter is in response to Nancy Tujetsch's letter that appeared in The Signal on July 20.
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.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.