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In a twist of literary irony, some ages-old, small, independent bookstores that once feared a premature retirement by the colossal growth of chain bookstores are still in business - while the superstores are engaged in a battle of survival.
What is happening in Wisconsin will affect everyone in the country, including Santa Clarita citizens. The Wisconsin governor received massive donations from the Koch and Bradley brothers. These incredibly wealthy oligarchs want to eliminate any opposition to their plan of destroying unions and the Democratic Party.
Packed with numerous projects in various stages of the construction process, 2011 is set to be a busy year for the city of Santa Clarita.
Pity the beginning gardener who dares to read about composting. (Please dare to read on, in this case, even if you are a beginner.)
We at The Signal are proud and humbled by the annual outpouring of help from local churches, volunteers and organizations for the homeless in our community.
California's Arbor Day is nearly here, and the best way to observe the holiday is to plant trees.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
I don't know about you, but the wife (she loves it when I refer to her this way) and I are embarrassingly addicted to NCIS.
A person whose car plummeted 1,000 feet off Lake Hughes Road about five miles east of Interstate 5 has been airlifted to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, authorities said.
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On Sunday, March 13, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will host a tour of the site of the St. Francis Dam disaster in San Francisquito Canyon. The dam break is the second-worst natural disaster in the state of California: The failure of the St. Francis Dam, on March 12, 1928, killed more than 450 people, leveled farms and homesteads, destroyed property and livestock, and changed the way dam safety was addressed forever.
We are frequently asked, "What is going on in the world of wine?" or "What are the newest trends in wine?" Now that we're in the first quarter of the year, we have looked at how 2010 clocked in and what we can expect in 2011. We'll tell you that we're cautiously optimistic that 2011 will ring in better times, deliver more bang-for-the-buck, and offer wine lovers a greater selection of affordably-priced wines.
Detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department handed prosecutors their report into a school police officer and Valencia resident, whose alleged shooting hoax in January sparked a manhunt in the San Fernando Valley, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman confirmed Thursday.
Rosedell Elementary School GATE students were fortunate to visit the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL, in Pasadena in May.
The walls have come down and the roof is off in Santa Clarita Christian School's British literature classroom.
As New Horizons, a San Fernando Valley non-profit, marks sixty years of providing programs and services to individuals with special needs, its Supported Employment Program celebrates its 25th Anniversary by honoring employers.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's 2 billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible "Gangnam Style."
Welcome to On The Beat, college softball edition.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials reported a relatively quiet Saturday night, with no major incidents. Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives, meanwhile were assisting Hawthorne Police Department investigate the death of woman in the 12700 block of Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime on Saturday night in Game 6 to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez homered twice, drove in five runs and scored four times, tying career highs in all three categories and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 12-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
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College graduation marks the end of a wondrous chapter and the beginning of a new life. College was a time for friends, late night cram sessions and homework. However, once you have that degree, the quest for a "grown-up" job begins and in this economy, that can be challenging.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new arena version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly canceled its 54-city tour just days before its launch in New Orleans.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.