While many know Andy Smith as an AP Social Studies teacher and rugby coach at Canyon High School, what most people don't know is that he is also an award-winning author of many books.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone Breakfast on Wednesday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers.
The city of Santa Clarita has received its preliminary fourth quarter sales tax figures for 2008 which reveal a 15% decrease over the same period one year earlier.
Barack Obama has missed several opportunities to set an example for Americans struggling with job and home loss, and failed banks and corporations.
Intermittent rain showers Sunday only added to the thrill for a group of more than 700 roller coaster enthusiasts who traveled from all over to ride the most topsy-turvy coasters at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
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:
"We have fun but we also try to do things to bless somebody." - Queen Momma Rita McGranahan (Click here for story)
Maybe it's because I was born during the Depression and we were poor, but I have a hard time - a very hard time - getting rid of anything that once had value. Maybe I'll need it again.
In the "you take them - no, you take them" battle between Santa Clarita and Los Angeles over homeless people, both sides reached an impasse, but it was only temporary.
It is amazing that with the millions of Americans losing their jobs and the government trying to bail them out, and the money institutions that caused this debacle (getting more money) with the president's stimulus program, the politicians just cannot keep their greedy hands out of the cookie jar.
I have two random thoughts. First, for those who seem to despise corporate profits, are you happy now? Carole Lutness would call them "right-wing corporatists." I prefer the term "employer."
L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca is going to close the jails? This might be a good thing.
To President Obama: I propose a new cabinet position.
I wish to take umbrage with Shari Sorbo ("Where the consistency?" in Letters, March 5) on Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon's change of attitude.
Whether intentional or not, your headline on the front page of March 6's Signal, "Hart district will not lay off any employees," was completely misleading. This refers only to classified staff, not certificated teachers.
"We, the people" each own a share of America. Our elected officials are our employees, most of whom have been naughty and need to be constitutionally and respectfully monitored.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.