More than 150 volunteers "made a difference" Saturday by rallying around the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center in Newhall to refurbish and restore the aging facility, joining forces for a national day of volunteerism.
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These days, being an elected official charged with setting policy for public schools sounds like about the most thankless position imaginable - like being a chaperone on senior ditch day or a tax collector at a tea party convention.
Third Thursdays, ongoing
The manager of a Canyon Country restaurant was inside the eatery when vandals struck late Thursday night, destroying one of the business's front windows, he said Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's promise of lifetime health care for the military's men and women is suddenly a little less sacrosanct as Congress looks to slash trillion-dollar-plus deficits.
Family members searching for a 12-year-old Val Verde girl who failed to come home from school Friday have found the girl safe and unharmed in Burbank, a sheriff's deputy said.
It was another quiet weeknight in Saugus.
Santa Clarita Christian Center isn't your typical church.
Most banks now offer the convenience of online banking, which provides secure access to your bank accounts via the Web seven days a week.
Without its starting quarterback and running back, SCCS lost to undefeated Saddleback Valley Christian 45-13 in San Juan Capistrano in its first San Joaquin League football game ever.
The Google Street View team visited College of the Canyons on Friday as part of Google's ongoing efforts to map the world.
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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."
In just its second year of existence, the West Ranch High lacrosse team clinched its first playoff spot over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. service firms grew last month at the fastest pace since August as new orders and sales grew, adding to evidence that the economy is picking up after a slow start to the year.