DeleteFour-and-a-half-year-old Nathan Tooma, of Newhall, runs with the wind as a plastic bag wraps his arm during a family shopping trip at the farmers market on Main Street in Newhall on Thursday. The National Weather Service recorded wind speeds averaging 30 miles per hour and gusts of up to 61 miles per hour, at the Newhall Pass station at 11:56 a.m. Thursday.
The city of Santa Clarita earned a failing grade for its inadequate tobacco-control policies in a statewide report card released Thursday.
A love of cruising has led to a remarkably creative version of Princess Cruises' famous "Love Boat" - Pacific Princess - as reincarnated in LEGO® by a fan in Melbourne, Australia.
Winter blood drive
Deputies have arrested 10 suspected members of a Canyon Country tagging crew that caused about $20,000 worth of property damage, authorities said Wednesday.
Ariel Coro, founder of Tu Tecnología and the California Community Colleges' Economic & Workforce Development Program, announces Tecnifícate, an educational workshop series focused on stressing the importance of technology in the personal and professional development of Hispanics.
For the last 15 years, the city of Santa Clarita and surrounding areas have experienced unprecedented growth, permitting thousands of new housing units. These units were approved based on water from Northern California that is high in salts called chlorides.
On Nov. 7, Joe Messina and Steve Sturgeon knew that their only course of action concerning their accusations of conflict-of-interest by Gloria Mercado-Fortine was to file a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
What is hate speech and who should be silenced from their right to speak out? Should People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Code Pink, environmentalists, Right for Life or anti-war activists lose their right to express their views? No. These groups have a right to be heard.
The 26th annual Silver Rose Debutante Ball is less than two months away, capping a busy social year for the 2010-11 class of eight debutantes.
If rock stars carried business cards, what would they say? Imagine - "Jimmy Page, Guitar God." "Eddie Vedder - Moody Singer for Hire." "Charlie Watts, Watching Mick Jagger's Rear End for 40 Years."
I recently had lunch with a retired school counselor who worked at one of the high schools in the Santa Clarita Valley. Talk to a school counselor, and you will have a whirlwind of topics to talk about.
Two years ago, Japanese supermarkets couldn't keep bananas on the shelves after a man revealed the secret of his weight-loss success on a leading social network. Now a healthier version of his diet is catching on in America, thanks to the fruit and nutrition experts at Dole.
Linda Fleischmann will be joining Amerifund Lending Group as an independent mortgage loan officer Jan. 30.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated Press has learned.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nikola Jovanovic scored a career-high 23 points and Southern California led all the way in beating California 77-69 Wednesday night for the Trojans' first Pac-12 victory after an 0-5 start.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - It took three quarters, but the Charlotte Bobcats finally were able to shut down Blake Griffin.
One man was hospitalized and another arrested Wednesday night after a fight at a Valencia residence led to a stabbing, local sheriff's officials said.
Seth Borenstein at The Associated Press crunched some different numbers about the new Federal Budget signed on Friday by President Barack Obama. The $1.1 trillion in spending is authorized by a bill that is 1,582 pages long and 370,445 words, numbers and symbols.
Single motherhood is just one of the moral and cultural issues that is being ignored by many of those speaking out against income inequality, according to a column by The New York Times.