Chief Executive Officer Dr. David D. Lee and Chief Technology Officer Dr. Stanley B. Levy of Santa Clarita-based BioSolar, Inc. explore the fundamental contradiction of using petroleum-based products in the manufacturing of solar power systems in a co-authored article appearing in the October edition of AltEnergyMag.com titled, "The Solar Power Paradox: Alternative Energy Can't Run on Oil."
The Art Gala event of the season is on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the historic Hart Hall in Newhall.
PASADENA, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered an enormous ring around Saturn -- by far the largest of the giant planet's many rings.
The new belt lies at the far reaches of the Saturnian system, with an orbit tilted 27 degrees from the main ring plane. The bulk of its material starts about six million kilometers (3.7 million miles) away from the planet and extends outward roughly another 12 million kilometers (7.4 million miles).
LETMESAIL will host its third annual S.N.A.P. Flag Football Tournament at Cougar Stadium on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host its monthly Job Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the center, located at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #25, Santa Clarita 91350.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 25th annual Home and Business Expo is set for Friday through Sunday at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
This month, the city of Santa Clarita will join more than 42 countries worldwide in celebrating International Bike and Walk to School Month.
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Imagine the thrill of floating out of the International Space Station and into the emptiness of space and what it would be like to work on the orbiting science laboratory.
An audience of nearly 400 packed the Hyatt Regency Valencia as city officials each laid out their plans for the upcoming government fiscal year during Santa Clarita's annual State of the City luncheon.
Eighteen classified employees from across the district will be recognized by the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District at the Oct. 7 meeting of the Governing Board. The honorees were selected by their colleagues at each site and will also be honored at a recognition luncheon later this month at Robinson Ranch.
Southern California's biggest mountain bike festival, the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association Fat Tire Festival, celebrates its 22nd year Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Castaic with a fun-filled day of mountain bike action and activities for families and riders of all ages and skill levels.
OAKLAND -- Banks and credit unions collected nearly $24 billion in overdraft fees last year, an increase of 35 percent from just two years earlier, a new study by the Center for Responsible lending shows. Since Californians make up about 12 percent of the U.S. population, Californians shoulder an estimated $3 billion of the national total, assuming they are charged a proportionate share of these fees.
The College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering Technologies (MSET) division will host a special physics presentation designed to shed scientific light on natural phenomena including rainbows, thunder and lightning.
From an evening movie on the lake to a vintage car show, Castaic Days Outdoor Festival offers residents several family-friendly activities Friday and Saturday.
Rob Kerchner's Letter to the Editor, "Bring back free market" (The Signal, Oct. 5), was absolutely ridiculous.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirms that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him after a round at the Memorial tournament. He says he is cooperating and has done nothing wrong.
Nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. A pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved. Widespread rape in many war zones. And in California, a murderous rampage by a disturbed young man who had depicted sorority members as a prime target.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Sport Chalet Valencia will host a free fishing seminar led by fishing professionals this upcoming Tuesday.
The California Department of Transportation will close lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley next week as part of a truck lanes improvement project that began in mid-2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Barack Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential to protect the health and wellbeing of children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who accosted Brad Pitt on a red carpet pleaded no contest to battery Friday and was ordered to stay away from the actor and Hollywood red carpet events.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday granted a daughter of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem regular visits after she raised concerns about his well-being.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beset by growing evidence of patient delays and cover-ups, embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned from President Barack Obama's Cabinet Friday, taking the blame for what he decried as a "lack of integrity" in the sprawling health care system for the nation's military veterans.