A new play festival will be featured for one weekend only, July 8 and 9, at 8 p.m. at The SCV Space theatre, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus, CA 91350. The festival, called Shorts, Mediums and Longs, features new work from California playwrights that is either 10 minutes long, 30 minutes long, or is mad up of excerpts of 60 minute plays. Novice and experienced authors alike will be presented, as more than 60 entries were submitted for the festival. The staged readings, performed by a medley of great local talent, runs from the humorous to the dramatic. And ...
A new state budget was signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The day of the debt ceiling adjustment is just about five weeks away.
One of my sons, while young, had a proclivity for answering his parents' questions with what he thought they wanted to hear, and with what he thought would be less demanding on him.
The Better Hearing Institute is urging people to pack earplugs when heading out to this year's Fourth of July celebrations and to exercise safety whenever around fireworks.
Santa Clarita Public Library launch
About 100 Saugus Union School District students celebrated their newfound artistic skills Thursday during a concert at Rosedell Elementary School in Saugus.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights; that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
A brigade of comic book and theme-park enthusiasts, as well as children from the Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club, helped power up the latest addition to Six Flags Magic Mountain on Thursday as the park's 18th roller coaster, Green Lantern: First Flight, debuted.
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.
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.
CHICAGO (AP) - Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will unveil a plan Monday to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to people familiar with the proposal.