A hiker who was stranded at the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park on Friday was rescued by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Los Angeles County Fire Department, authorities said. The hiker was found at the 10700 block of Escondido Canyon Road at about 6:30 p.m., fire officials said. The hiker wasn't injured, authorities said, but it was not clear on Friday if he had to be airlifted out of the area.
The National Association of Manufacturers has selected Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to receive the nonpartisan organization's Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for his support of manufacturers and their employees in the United States. Each key vote for the award was made by an association member-led advisory committee comprised of executives from small, mid-sized and large manufacturing companies.
Exhibiting roses at a show for the very first time can be formidable. Been there, done that! I plunged blindly into exhibiting about 15 years ago, and believe me, I have made every mistake imaginable. When you arrive at the rose show prep area and see the top rose exhibitors with their truckloads of roses it can be quite intimidating. But just remember that every rose exhibitor had to start from square one in the beginning.
For some, running is a way of life - a hobby that brings peace of mind and a sense of accomplishment. For others, walking is more their speed - a chance to enjoy the great outdoors without pushing the body to extreme limits.
We hear, courtesy of the Public Campaign Action Fund, that Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has received $400,000 in campaign contributions this year from defense contractors.
I encourage you to vote for Kevin Korenthal for Castaic Lake Water Agency Board of Directors.
In the letter by Matt Diederich that appeared in The Signal last Saturday, Diederich clearly states that the Los Angeles Times declined to endorse Barbara Boxer ("Boxer has accomplished nothing").
I can't help but ponder the question - if Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom should have to look for real jobs outside of the public sector with all their neat perks, etc. - and have to search in the private sector - what in the world would they do?
I will be voting for Kevin Korenthal for Division One, Castaic Lake Water Agency board.
There has long been discussion and debate on the legalization of illicit drugs. I am pretty sure we've all heard many arguments for and against.
I would like to offer my endorsement for Kevin Korenthal, candidate for Castaic Lake Water Agency board.
More than 1,000 local residents flocked to College of the Canyons on Friday to get their shots in time for this year's flu season.
Saturday, Oct.30 "Hardware store holds final sale"
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a "sinister" comment to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp in the courtroom Tuesday after his murder trial was adjourned for the day. Pistorius denied the allegation.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian troops tightened a security cordon around a major insurgent-held eastern city Tuesday, but pro-Russia militia acted with impunity elsewhere in the turbulent region bordering Russia, surrounding a major Interior Ministry base.
SAUSALITO (AP) - A marine mammal rescue group said Monday it's seeing a record number of stranded sea lions and seals along the Northern and central California coast - some of whom appear to have been sickened by toxins and others weaned by their mothers earlier than usual.
CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) - Cornealious "Mike" Anderson spent 13 years free from prison due to a clerical error, then nearly a year behind bars when the mistake was caught. On Monday, he walked out of a southeast Missouri courtroom a free man again - this time with no need to look over his shoulder.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Becky Domokos-Bays of Alexandria City Public Schools has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she said, they rejected it.
I know there are quite a few people in the SCV who can remember back to the '40s, '50s and '60s during the big strikes that some of the big companies had - and how violent they were.
Editor's note: The following was copied to The Signal but sent to members of the Santa Clarita City Council.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - When the Los Angeles Kings are on top of their formidable defensive game, they revel in the silence they can create in a frustrated road arena.
With a vast swath of the West primed for wildfires, federal foresters are preparing for the worst with a budget that might run dry and a fleet of air tankers that in some cases aren't ready for takeoff.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place.
Spencer Simons said he sends at least 30 texts an hour, checks Facebook at least 20 times a day, and sends or receives a Snapchat message as many as 40 times a day.
You experienced a nightmare of a day. You hope for a better day tomorrow, but you're not overly optimistic about it. When the alarm goes off, you expect the worst – today is will be a continuation of yesterday. You begin the day with a negative mindset, not allowing the day to unfold.
It's time for round two of College of the Canyons' Spring Job & Career Fairs.
Trusting in people does not happen overnight. Putting your trust in someone takes a while to build. Once the trust is established, it's important to respect it. If not, the amount of time it took to build will only take seconds to crumble.
June 3 primary mail-in ballots began wending their way to voters Monday as county and state officials gear up for what one California official calls "election month."