Meet Each Need with Dignity (MEND), a San Fernando Valley-based nonprofit organization, calls for the community's help in battling poverty in Southern California.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Mayor Michael D. Antonovich joined Supervisor Don Knabe and Chief P. Michael Freeman in renaming the fire department's Command and Control Facility in honor of retiring Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman, the second-longest serving fire chief in the department's 87-year history.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will conduct a DUI/driver license checkpoint, in partnership with the Avoid DUI Task Force Campaigns and law enforcement nationwide, beginning at 6 tonight at an undisclosed location within the city.
Tina Nakamura of Valencia Management Group in Valencia recently joined the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation from Community Associations Institute (CAI).
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The 34th annual Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Day has been scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2011.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry, who has been hospitalized for more than two weeks, was on his feet Wednesday, taking a few steps toward his recovery, city spokeswoman Gail Ortiz said.
Recent studies show that stress ranks number two in the major contributors to premature aging of the skin. While this may seem shocking, really, given the fact that laughter can impact our total health positively, it makes sense that stress can cause damage to our overall health whether it is intellectually, emotionally or physically.
Advanced Medical Care, one of Santa Clarita's primary care physician and medical offices, will join Providence Medical Group on Jan. 1. AMC opened its practice on Smyth Drive in Valencia over five years ago. It cares for nearly 20,000 patients annually.
Downtown Newhall merchants and city officials celebrated a renovated Main Street with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday.
Hart district board members this week named Bob Jensen board president instead of Gloria Mercado-Fortine because of concerns over her involvement with charter schools, board members said Thursday.
Christmas is fast approaching, and I was taught that it is better to give than to receive. So I offer my Christmas list for the Santa Clarita Valley:
Well this is just too ironic to believe. The City Council wants to increase our taxes without a ballot measure. To quote Deputy City Manager Darren Hernandez, "We do not need to pass a ballot measure to collect the special library tax." I just love how the city spends our money to save us money.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A shooter described as being armed with an assault rifle and having bullets strapped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station outside Atlanta, wounding at least six people before police found the suspect dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last days of April will feel like August in Southern California.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists - a critical milestone for any commercially available self-driving car technology.
LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A few weeks after David Letterman announced he'd be retiring from the CBS late-night television lineup, Craig Ferguson did the same.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just as the global economy has all but recovered from debt-fueled crises in the United States and Europe, economists have a new worry: China. They see a lending bubble there that threatens global growth unless Beijing defuses it.
When veterans return home, their fighting days should be over. They put their lives on the line for their country and fought the good fight.
We live in a global world with a global economy. Never did that concept become so clear to me than on the Trade and Investment Mission to China led by Supervisor Antonovich earlier this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams forced the tiebreaking goal underneath Alex Stalock with 8:04 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Monday night, rallying all the way back from an 0-3 series deficit to force a decisive Game 7.
It's not entirely uncommon for a club swimmer to see their high school team as something secondary; a break from the grind of a club season, but ultimately just that - a break.
The 10th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast is scheduled Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel, with Christian comedian Brad Stine as the featured speaker.
Simi Valley podiatrist Lee Rogers, a candidate in this year's race to represent California's 25th Congressional District, is suing the hospital that contracted his services, claiming a doctor there bad-mouthed him, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Signal.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Trainers at Sea World's marine parks began wearing inflatable safety vests Monday whenever they work near killer whales, yet another safety measure implemented after the 2010 death of a trainer who was dragged into a pool by an orca.
A vehicle slammed through a Canyon Country restaurant Monday after the driver mistook the accelerator for the brake, authorities said.