During the colder months of the year, many people are concerned about catching the flu. One of the best ways to prevent a bad case of the flu is to get an annual flu shot.
A number most familiar these days and often quoted is the 9.1 percent unemployment. The website Shadow Government Statistics (www.ShadowStats.com) uses another formula to determine the unemployment rate and states that rate is 22.5 percent.
The City of Santa Clarita is continuing its efforts to raise awareness about drugs and drug use and abuse in the community by offering another interactive drug awareness workshop on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Teens and their parents are invited to the City's "Drugs are Deadly" workshop, which will be held at the Jo Anne Darcy Canyon Country Library.
A driver involved in a two-car smash-up at the intersection of Sierra Highway and Dockweiler Drive in Newhall today was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after the collision.
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College of the Canyons will host its annual Jack Oakie Film Series designed to celebrate the artistic achievements of Jack and Victoria Oakie, while assisting students interested in applying for a prestigious Oakie scholarship award.
The City of Santa Clarita will increase the frequency of street sweeping throughout all areas of the City beginning Monday, October 24, 2011. Just in time for the fall season, streets will be swept on a weekly basis to help keep them clean and free of falling leaves and debris. The street sweeping will return to the monthly schedule on January 16, 2012. Street sweeping will take place every week between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Santa Clarita City Council invites the community to attend the Newhall Metrolink parking lot expansion and recreation area groundbreaking ceremony at 1 p.m. Monday at the Newhall Metrolink Station on Market Street in Newhall.
President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all American troops would be withdrawn from the country by year's end.
This Saturday, Oct. 22, B&R Art Gallery in Canyon Country will host an art show, complete with wine tasting, lots of food and deserts, great refreshments and wonderful ambiance with owner Dave Joseph performing on mandolin and guitar.
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For decades, California was a leader and innovator in job creation and economic growth, due largely to its highly skilled workforce, abundant natural resources and proximity to Asian markets.
Please explain why this here first-string baby boomer has to travel so far to obtain our medically prescribed inhalant/medications.
As a resident of Valencia Northbridge, I want to applaud our city for an outstanding job.
The Signal editorial column in the Oct. 14 edition names several advantages of living in our community and a couple of problems that need attention. May I suggest an additional improvement that need to be addressed?
Every kid probably thinks that their mom is the best mom ever and that they're probably the best mom to them. There are reasons why us kids think our mother is the best.
Last April an event at Hart Campgrounds had 784 legs and was covered in mud and sweat before the end of the day.
"Are you here for the auction?" this from who I assume is the owner, or manager, of the storage establishment; the person behind the clipboard, keys, and information on which spaces were to be sold today.
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.