Despite an unprecedented national economic crisis, rising jobless rates, and a housing and credit crisis, the city of Santa Clarita accomplished an impressive work plan in 2009.
I just read Carole Lutness' column ("Government's dead. Now what do we do?") in the Dec. 8 issue of The Signal.
California is facing an unprecedented economic crisis. Unemployment rates are at record highs, and for many, job loss and/or significant reductions in wages are a common reality.
A large marijuana growing operation was located inside an attractive home in a residential area of Castaic this morning.
Sheriff's deputies have ended the search of a Stevenson Ranch home where they believed a burglary suspect was hiding.
The Braille Institute's Mobile Solutions Van will offer services for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010 and Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010.
OAKLAND - This year Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has assembled a list of gift ideas for the holidays to help keep your family and friends prepared. Emergencies can happen at any moment; these gifts can serve as a great starting point to ensure that your friends and family have an emergency communications plan, a disaster supply kit, and stay informed about emergencies in their area.
PASADENA -- Soldiers' Angels (SA) has opened its first Angel-operated warehouse, staffed by four recent veterans and Angel volunteers.
WASHINGTON - California ranks 25th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
PASADENA - The third annual Green California Schools Summit comes to the Pasadena Convention Center this week, with pre-Summit workshops on Wednesday, Dec. 9 and an opening session on Thursday, Dec. 10. A full schedule of educational sessions, networking events and a trade show continues through Friday, Dec. 11.
When 5th grade friends Riley Villiers-Furze and Caitlin Buckley of Stevenson Ranch were looking for an after-school activity, they didn't look to video games, television or the Internet as do many girls their age.
For the second year in a row, Six Flags Magic Mountain will host the Six Flags Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve Party, a "safe and sober" New Year's Eve alternative for local youths and families.
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart Union High School District schools will throw a fundraiser at Panda Express on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 10-11 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Paul De La Cerda was elected as the 2010 board president for Saugus Union School District. Douglas Bryce was also named clerk during the district's organizational meeting Tuesday.
Newhall School District board members Tuesday elected Mike Shapiro as board president and Suzan Solomon as clerk for 2010.
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.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Lob City is undergoing renovations.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Corey Perry scored two goals and captain Ryan Getzlaf extended his point streak to 12 games in the Anaheim Ducks' 5-2 victory over the spiraling New York Islanders on Monday night.