Members of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, from left to right, incoming Chairwoman of the Board Dana Cop, new chamber President Terri Kingery and interim director Charlie Gill get together for a picture Thursday at the organization's Meet and Greet at the Tournament Players Club Valencia in Valenia.
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- Many great new jobs can be created by innovations in technology that are being developed through university research labs and innovative start-up companies across the nation if Congress can give Americans the opportunity to learn new skills to get those jobs, according to a study published in a new book, "Closing America's Job Gap," by Mary Walshok, Tapan Munroe and Henry DeVries.
The Foundation for Children's Dental Health will recognize its volunteers for their commitment to the dental health of local youth with a Dentist Appreciation Banquet on Monday, Jan. 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wolf Creek Restaurant.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The Canyon Country Advisory Committee will host a general meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 19, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Banquet Room at Mint Canyon Moose Family Center.
As part of an upgrade and vendor switch on our phone system and bandwidth, our telephone prefix (first three digits) for all direct-line calls into The Signal was changed early this morning. Our suffix number/extension (last four digits) for all Signal employees remains the same. For those out of the market, the 661 area code remains the same.
How often do you feel your irritation level rising when near cell phone users?
Once again, conservative Brian Baker has written a letter, which appeared in Thursday's Signal, denying that mankind has anything to do with climate change.
You're about to sell your business, buy some property or you're about to hire a new management employee.
Since when did reading the United States Constitution become such a controversial event?
No rational person can ignore the level of vitriol and military language Sarah Palin and others used in, among other races, the congressional election of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
I read with amusement The Signal's Jan. 6 article about how Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is going to tighten the belt and reduce the deficit.
Introduction to lighting
It all started with four pages of college-ruled notebook paper inherited from his aunt.
Now that 2011 is here, I sincerely hope we can all adopt a healthier lifestyle.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Advertisers are backing away from the Los Angeles Clippers after racist comments attributed to the NBA team's owner.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - A federal transportation safety official arrived Monday in Northern California to investigate a collision between two small planes that sent one crashing into San Francisco Bay.
It's kind of sad watching Paul Walker, who died tragically late last year in a car crash in Valencia, in this weekend's new action thriller "Brick Mansions" because you know you won't have much good to say about the film when it's over.
Disney may paint with all the colors of the wind, but it won't use the word "God."
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Toyota said Monday that it will move its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas.
LONDON (AP) - George Clooney -Hollywood's most eligible bachelor - is getting hitched, according to a London law firm.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - The mayor of Ukraine's second-largest city was shot in the back and pro-Russia insurgents seized more government buildings Monday as the U.S hit Russia with more sanctions for allegedly fomenting the unrest in eastern Ukraine.
SHEDDER REFUGEE CAMP, Ethiopia (AP) - The Somali mother's home is a small shelter with a frame of sticks covered by ragged blankets on the dusty grounds of a refugee camp. It was to her that her 15-year-old son wanted to travel to on an impossible journey as a stowaway on a plane from California.
The Los Angeles Clippers have Monday off.