Local residents are invited to sign up for a Texas Hold 'em tournament at 7 p.m. July 15 that will benefit the Valencia High School girls basketball program. The fundraiser will take place at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road.
The city of Santa Clarita will host an open-space ribbon-cutting ceremony for the dedication of 526 acres in Haskell Canyon at 11 a.m. Monday.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, cosponsored an Education Reform Bill on Thursday that promises to increase flexibility in local spending of federal education dollars, he said.
To the geniuses who enjoy setting off illegal fireworks in Saugus:
I cannot understand the mindset ("moron" comes to mind) of an individual or group that would tear down an American flag from a private residence.
In response to "West side irked over Park and Ride shortage," June 29:
Funding received from two grants totaling $40,000 will allow the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center to provide breast cancer screening and diagnostic procedures to those in the community who are underinsured and underserved.
Summer day camp may qualify as a tax deduction for working parents, the Internal Revenue said. Parents who work, or are looking for work, might be eligible for a tax credit for the expenses related to the care of a child under age 13 during the summer vacation.
The Business Education calendar has moved to a new day. Look for it every Thursday in the business section.
The capacity crowd of real estate professionals, business leaders and elected officials who attended a recent housing forecast were eager for positive news, which an economist was happy to provide, along with, of course, doses of reality.
Boy Scouts visiting Castaic Lake were given a break by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Tuesday, when supervisors approved a motion to reduce the cost of parking for scouting volunteers.
County supervisors abandoned plans for an easement on an Agua Dulce road this week after five years of inactivity on the proposal.
Pack up the family, picnic basket and a blanket - it's time again for the city's popular live music summer series Concerts in the Park, which debuts with Eagles tribute band Hotel California at 7 p.m. Saturday.
In a recent Signal article "Court dismisses suit over hospital addition (July 2)," City Attorney Joe Montes is quoted as saying, "I think the city is very pleased that the Court of Appeals upheld the determination of the trial court indicating and validating the city's environmental analysis for the project."
Breast-feeding support group
WASHINGTON (AP) - Patients seeking care through the VA's Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System waited an average of 56 days for their first appointment with a primary care doctor - four times longer than the department's goal.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has issued the following statement regarding the release of Bowe Bergdahl:
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said.
SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - Like an eager date, Leo Smith showed up at Mount Zion First Baptist Church with a bouquet of flowers in hand.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need to be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape and that bringing awareness to the issue is very important.
Regarding Bowe Bergdahl's release in exchange for five terrorists, when this soldier enlisted in the Army, he knew the challenges ahead of him in military life, and one of those challenges was the possibility of capture by the enemy.
A team of volunteers from the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has been making phone calls to local businesses and asking owners to become "Friends of the SCV Senior Center" in support of the center's family-friendly fundraiser, Touch-A-Truck, which will be held June 14, at Central Park.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - No cramps, no problems for LeBron James.
CAMARILLO (AP) - A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. is holding steady, rising 3½ cents over the last three weeks to $3.69.
PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others critically injured and another man dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars" easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film "Edge of Tomorrow."
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is wading head-first into Mideast peace-making, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.
The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Some of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.