The SCV Jaycees, the local chapter of Junior Chamber International, raised $32,850 on Saturday for The Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund at the groups ninth annual 5k fundraiser. A total of 378 runners participated in the event, according to a news release. The Brenda Meling Cancer Fund provides home health care service and money for rent and insurance to people 18- to 40-years-old undergoing cancer treatment.
Jamie Kwon, a 14-year-old flutist and West Ranch High School student, won first place in the Intermediate Winds category at the VOCE state finals on Saturday, April 24.
These last few years have been very difficult ones for the Santa Clarita Valley's only Domestic Violence Center.
The Santa Clarita City Council can either fix an "oops" or let it slide, costing taxpayers $100 per year (far more for businesses) for a big boondoggle.
On April 14, The Signal published a column by Gary Horton titled "Don't unhinge the tea party fringe."
Elena Kagan, the president's nominee for the Supreme Court, has the least amount of experience of any nominee in the last three decades. Her judicial experience is zero, as is her real-world experience, having spent most of her career in academia or working as a Democratic Party insider.
I am increasingly dismayed at the failure of the school districts to solve the problem of where our Castaic children will attend high school.
David Scott Klajic
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Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
It's official. Winter's over and with its departure comes the ushering in of great weather and fun spring fashion.
Cheryl Laymon, executive director of the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, was recently installed as the new Exalted Ruler of Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 in Canyon Country.
Pasquale and Eleanor (Dixon) DeFusco celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on May 6.
Heather Warren, of Santa Clarita, and Casey Lemasters, of Canyon Country, were wed in a double ring ceremony on March 6 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Canyon Country.
There's one thing you can safely say about the Santa Clarita Valley: When tragedy strikes, we are quick to come to the aid of our fellow residents.
ATLANTA (AP) - The nation paused to remember Martin Luther King Jr. Monday with parades, marches and service projects.
ROME (AP) - Claudio Abbado, a star in the great generation of Italian conductors who was revered by musicians in the world's leading orchestras for developing a strong rapport with them while still allowing them their independence, died Monday. He was 80.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A walk down the 6-mile city street named for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. yields plenty of images that would surely unsettle the civil rights leader: shuttered storefronts, open-air drug markets and a glut of pawn shops, quickie check-cashing providers and liquor stores.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
It's a story about how freedom is all.
People waiting to get New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's last pound of flesh may have a long wait, and not for the obvious reason.
There was a lot to talk about when House Speaker John Boehner appeared before reporters recently for the first time since the holiday break. There are continuing fights over Obamacare. Immigration reform. Appropriations bills. The debt ceiling. The Democratic push for the president's "inequality agenda."
Police charged a boy with aggravated assault and related crimes on Saturday in connection with a shooting that wounded two students inside a Philadelphia high school gymnasium, but released a second boy from custody without charging him.
The Master's College men's and women's basketball team opened conference play with strong starts, while Mustang baseball swept Simpson University in the squad's season-opening series.
DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safekeeping.
SEATTLE (AP) - Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle's top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A chief element of President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress' intelligence committees said Sunday, pushing back against the idea that the government should cede control of how Americans' phone records are stored.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered new assurances to gay athletes and fans attending the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics next month. Yet he defended Russia's anti-gay law by equating gays with pedophiles and said Russia needs to "cleanse" itself of homosexuality if it wants to increase its birth rate.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of bills that failed to pass the Legislature last year face an end-of-the-month deadline to gain initial support, including measures affecting gun owners, the oil industry and farm laborers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's orders to change some U.S. surveillance practices put the burden on Congress to deal with a national security controversy that has alarmed Americans and outraged foreign allies. Yet he avoided major action on the practice of sweeping up billions of phone, email and text messages from across the globe.