Tuesday, July 5
A 57-year-old Sylmar woman lost her dog in Castaic after a car crash Monday.
Boston Scientific applauded the approval of the America Invents Act of 2011, passed this week by the U.S. House of Representatives, in a statement issued by the company. Designed to modernize the country's patent system, the Senate approved a similar bill in March.
Olympic gold medalist Kim Rhode brought a pocketful of medals to share with participants of the third annual Wild West Trap Shoot to benefit Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch.
It's not Christmas in July, but planning for the 2011 Holiday Home Tour is well underway and the Home Tour League is seeking Santa Clarita Valley homes, 3,000 square feet or larger.
The executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has completed his contract, and is no longer with the agency, it was announced this week.
The Santa Clarita City Council voted to withdraw its application to the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission to annex Hasley Hills and the Valencia Commerce Center.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Orchestra and Silvertone Singers will perform in a tribute concert Friday to commemorate the center's choral director, Chip Johnson, who died June 14.
Doing good seminar
The Endangered Species Act is a venerable piece of environmental legislation passed in the 1970s under the Nixon administration.
The Signal has graciously printed several letters of mine in the past, expressing concern over the privatization of our local library system.
They weren't flying on brooms, but the enthusiastic Quidditch players at Valencia Glen Park were being as authentic as possible Wednesday as they did their best to mimic the imaginary sport from the Harry Potter book series.
The executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has completed his contract and is no longer with the agency, it was announced this week.
A young man is hospitalized today after the truck he allegedly stole drove over him when he failed to put it in park.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told lawmakers Wednesday that last month's prisoner swap with the Taliban may have been the "last, best" chance to secure the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan. He said mediators indicated time was slipping away to get Bergdahl out safely.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Park officials say a backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a waterfall at Yosemite National Park was hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew in an operation that was captured on video.
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) - A teen gunman armed with a rifle shot and killed a 14-year-old student Tuesday and injured a teacher before he likely killed himself at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon, authorities said.
Dr. Seuss is among the most beloved in the pantheon of American writers. Ostensibly written for children, most of his stories also carry deeply meaningful lessons for those adults reading along with their kids.
It's a hot Tuesday afternoon at Mountainview Elementary School in Santa Clarita as more than 900 students dressed in various colors of white, tan, brown, and black file out onto the expansive grass field adjacent to the school.
College of the Canyons Women's Conference aimed to encourage women to enter non-traditional fields on Tuesday, but according to the keynote speaker women have a ways to go to attain equality.
Another store closure in the Santa Clarita Valley was announced on Tuesday.
Set for release on July 2, family-friendly Disney film "Earth to Echo" was filmed almost entirely in a Santa Clarita neighborhood and at local businesses.
Jim, president of the top local IT company, came by the other day. He was not happy. He'd just been served with a complaint, alleging that he'd breached a new employee's contract, had wrongfully terminated her, and was guilty of breach of promissory estoppel (whatever that is?).
MIAMI (AP) - Maybe in a video game. Possibly in the pregame layup line.
NEW YORK (AP) - The gravity of the situation was etched on the face of New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault. One more loss Wednesday night to the Los Angeles Kings and his squad gets the distinction of being swept in the Stanley Cup finals.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Josh Beckett allowed two hits in six shutout innings, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run single and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 Tuesday night in a game delayed more than 2 hours by rain.
Editor's note: Today marks the beginning of a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
An appeal to the Santa Clarita City Council filed by officials from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences seeking to open a school on Rye Canyon Road in the Santa Clarita Valley has been delayed until July.
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