The First Presbyterian Church of Newhall is holding its 2011 Alternative Christmas Gift Market on Nov. 20 and Dec. 4 to help the community find gifts this season.
Iglesia ni Cristo, also known as Church of Christ, performed songs and donated clothing for the residents of Pacifica Senior Living in Newhall during a recent visit.
The Santa Clarita United Methodist Church had its first ever Trunk or Treat festival for local families.
Undergrounds, the coffeehouse at Real Life Church, is giving away free lunch every Monday and Wednesday in November. Lunches will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until supplies last.
Roman Holiday Wine Lounge in Valencia will host a holiday fundraiser will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 18.
California middle and high school students can compete for $50,000 in prizes by creating a five-to-eight-minute video documentary about this year's topic, "The Constitution and You."
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
Unemployment within the city of Santa Clarita was down in October, at 7.3 percent, state data shows.
The American Heart Association's new urban race, known as Heart Chase, will come to the Santa Clarita Valley on Sunday, giving local teams a way to solve puzzles and complete challenges all around town.
"The Graduate," adapted for the stage by Terry Johnson and based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, will open at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall tonight, Friday, Nov. 18, for a limited run, with an Opening Night Gala at 7 p.m. and curtain at 8 p.m.
More than 500 people will gather at the Newhall Community Center on Monday to serve a Thanksgiving feast for Santa Clarita Valley families.
Sugar plum fairies and Frosty? Check. Angels and reindeer? Check. How about Handel's "Hallelujah!" and Irving Berlin's "White Christmas"? Check. Whatever charms your heart and lifts your spirits at this time of year, it will all be here in the Santa Clarita Master Chorale's "Holiday Show of Shows," the celebration of the best of television's holiday offerings. Plus, the Chorale is welcoming back the Children's Honor Choir to its stage - even if they are offering up the "Grinch."
In case you missed it, the 2011 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree made a four-hour stop in at the Saugus Speedway last Saturday.
The article concerning bright lights and filming ("Bright lights bother Bridgeport residents," Nov. 10) left out a very important fact to consider.
On Father's Day, I gave 40 small children at church paper ties. I asked them to write or draw words of wisdom from their fathers. They looked confused so I explained. I said, "Write or draw what your father tells you. What advice does he give you?" They wrote and colored vigorously for a few minutes until I asked someone to share.
SEATTLE (AP) - One of the six climbers presumed dead after a fall on Mount Rainier was a vice president of Intel Corp. in Southeast Asia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The flight crew that died in a fiery crash aboard Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz's private plane this weekend had flown for the millionaire businessman and philanthropist for a decade, and among them was a pilot who survived an earlier fatal crash, relatives said Monday.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.
Summer is a time for lemonade, swimsuits and sunscreen. Days are longer, and no school means there is more time to spend together as a family. Every year, I have set a goal to accomplish a list of things I want to do over the course of the summer with my family. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls to an end, my list isn't even near completion. Year after year, I realize that I wasted my summer and didn't take full advantage of the extra sunlight and warm weather that I could enjoy with the people I care ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.