Snowboarder Marisa Watkins of Valencia won two medals at the Special Olympics Winter World Games in Boise, Idaho this week, including a gold.
Captains who have organized teams for the American Cancer Society's SCV Relay For Life or those interested in forming a walking team for the 24-hour event this spring are invited to a team captain meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Northpark Elementary School.
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofits and service organizations have until Feb. 14 to nominate their outstanding volunteers to be honored at the 2009 Women in Service Celebration sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV.
A group of honor students from La Mesa Junior High is collecting food donations until Thursday evening at two supermarkets in Canyon Country.
IRS/AARP-trained volunteer tax return preparers will be available to complete and file income taxes for seniors at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Recently, e-mails have been rapidly circulating throughout the Santa Clarita Valley area containing a publicly created flier with unsubstantiated information about a maroon colored van possibly casing Santa Clarita neighborhoods.
SACRAMENTO - Today Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, announced the launch of his new website, which can be found at www.assembly.ca.gov/smyth.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
After a hard day's work I'm finally back home, collapsed into a favorite chair next to our 22-year-old Valencia company-built favorite fireplace. A restful reprieve after battling gale force recession headwinds all day.
As I approached the Hart District Office Feb. 4, my chest tightened with the kind of anxious excitement that comes with entering an unfamiliar place and not knowing what to expect.
Vino 100 hosts two exclusive screenings of the highly acclaimed movie, "Bottle Shock," to coincide with the film's national DVD release, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, at 28112 Newhall Ranch Road in Valencia. Lannette Pabon, one of several screenwriters credited for the film, will sign DVDs at Thursday's showing. "Bottle Shock" tells the story of the historic 1976 wine-tasting contest known as the "Judgment of Paris," where, for the first time, American vintners managed to defeat the French in a blind tasting to crown the ultimate Cabernet and Chardonnay. Screening is limited to 20 ...
To me, art is life. My mom was an art teacher when she was in South Korea and I always watched her teaching her students. She also taught me how to draw and paint, from the time I was 8 years old.
I can't help but wonder: Is The Signal trying to portray a worthy newspaper or a National Enquirer?
The current administration and Congress are striving to implement elements of fiscal and monetary policies that will turn around our economy.
Hold that thought.
I would like to address briefly two letters to the editor that were published Sunday in The Signal.
As the College of the Canyons Theatre Department performs "Rent" at the Performing Arts Center on May 9, 10, 11, 16, and 17, it puts the spotlight on Marfan syndrome, which is believed to have caused the death of "Rent" playwright Jonathan Larson at the age of 35.
Someone has rightly said that a true friend is one who walks in when everyone else is walking out. In most areas of life, tragedy and trial bring truth to the surface. Your true character is best seen in the worst of situations, when the façade falls away and you no longer can hide who you are. When it comes to friendships, hard times bring out the reality of the relationship.
The last week and a half has provided interesting insight into exactly what Saugus is capable of.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Marian Gaborik scored with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and then scored 12:07 into the extra period to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks in the opener of the first playoff series between the Southern California teams.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. A 77-year-old trainer with his first Kentucky Derby horse.
Signal Multimedia took home four awards, including top honors for enterprise reporting and feature photography, in an annual competition, the California Newspaper Publishers Association announced Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA says it will appoint a chief executive officer to supervise the Los Angeles Clippers' operations.
DALLAS (AP) - A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court challenges and attracted worldwide attention.
HONOLULU (AP) - The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet's wheel well has left the state, an official said late Friday.
Proposition 41 on the June ballot asks California voters whether $600 million in existing veterans bonds should be redirected to build, renovate and acquire apartments and multifamily housing for low-income veterans.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters have made progress overnight against a wildfire that forced the evacuation of about 1,600 foothill homes east of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Handsome, debonair and blessed with a distinguished voice that reflected his real-life prep school upbringing, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. seemed born to play the television roles that made him famous, that of hip Hollywood detective and brilliant G-man.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles police officer has been killed in a hit-and-run crash with an SUV.