The College of the Canyons football team entered its regular-season finale mathematically eliminated from the Southern California regional playoff picture and with a slim chance of earning a postseason bowl bid.
Coinciding with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the AVON Walk for Breast Cancer, a Santa Clarita businesswoman traveled to New York to donate a beautiful handbag and her time.
Another Election Day has come and gone in the Santa Clarita Valley. The votes have been counted. The people have spoken. Though voter turnout was low - as it generally is in nonpresidential years - there was an interesting twist. For the most part, challengers got surprisingly close in their efforts to unseat incumbents.
Maybe it was the most recent celebrity micro-marriage, and then again, maybe it was the protracted labor negotiations between those who put on the show called professional basketball. I'm not sure where it started, but it hit me one day that the whole topic of commitment has been skewed so far away from its original moorings that it is hard to find in our society today.
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Early November: We've arrived at the brief calm before the happy storm of holiday celebrating begins.
Nestled in the heart of Newhall, a small, white building upholds a sacred designation. It is Queen of Angels Catholic Church, the oldest church constructed in Santa Clarita. This is where Father Dominic Radecki maintains a lifelong commitment to the tradition and practice of a full Latin Mass.
World-renowned artist Judy Larson will be at B&R Art Gallery in Canyon Country this Sunday, Nov. 13, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at which time she will reveal a new original painting, and also hand-embellish limited edition canvases for the first 20 B&R customers to pre-order.
As traditional as our Thanksgiving meal tends to be, our choice of wines we serve is anything but traditional. As in years past, we will have the pleasure again this year of serving our guests a few varietals they may not have had before, especially with turkey and all its fixings. In fact, it has become a tradition that our guests not only look forward to our Thanksgiving spread, but they are very excited about what interesting wines we will be serving.
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale's third annual Cabaret & Cabernet fundraising benefit will be held at 6 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 13, in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Valencia. Titled "A Blast From the Past," the event will celebrate the music of the '50s and '60s, and the Master Chorale will serve up those two decades of it, with such favorites as "Mona Lisa" and "Mack the Knife," along with the music of the Drifters and the Beatles. In this way, the fundraiser will celebrate the birth of rock and roll and beyond.
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.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clutch hitting from Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez helped the Pittsburgh Pirates finally win a series in Dodger Stadium after a seven-year drought.
When the Foothill League softball coaches met to vote on the 2014 Pitcher of the Year, there wasn't much surprise in who came out on top.