California middle and high school students can compete for $50,000 in prizes by creating a five-to-eight-minute video documentary about this year's topic, "The Constitution and You."
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
Unemployment within the city of Santa Clarita was down in October, at 7.3 percent, state data shows.
The American Heart Association's new urban race, known as Heart Chase, will come to the Santa Clarita Valley on Sunday, giving local teams a way to solve puzzles and complete challenges all around town.
"The Graduate," adapted for the stage by Terry Johnson and based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, will open at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall tonight, Friday, Nov. 18, for a limited run, with an Opening Night Gala at 7 p.m. and curtain at 8 p.m.
More than 500 people will gather at the Newhall Community Center on Monday to serve a Thanksgiving feast for Santa Clarita Valley families.
Sugar plum fairies and Frosty? Check. Angels and reindeer? Check. How about Handel's "Hallelujah!" and Irving Berlin's "White Christmas"? Check. Whatever charms your heart and lifts your spirits at this time of year, it will all be here in the Santa Clarita Master Chorale's "Holiday Show of Shows," the celebration of the best of television's holiday offerings. Plus, the Chorale is welcoming back the Children's Honor Choir to its stage - even if they are offering up the "Grinch."
In case you missed it, the 2011 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree made a four-hour stop in at the Saugus Speedway last Saturday.
The article concerning bright lights and filming ("Bright lights bother Bridgeport residents," Nov. 10) left out a very important fact to consider.
We've been reading about many thefts of bicycles, mostly expensive ones, and that they usually occur when the owner forgets to close the front garage door.
I love Thanksgiving, and it is more than just getting together with family, rooting against the Dallas Cowboys and eating turkey. It's also more than our morning-after family tradition of having ice cream sundaes for breakfast (don't ask).
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How many times have you heard that the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day?
Tuesday, Nov. 22
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:45 to play, and the Chicago Blackhawks forced a decisive seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included grand theft autos, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle, and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.