The city of Santa Clarita will offer beginning SCUBA diving classes at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91351, starting with a free orientation on Thursday, Aug. 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported Thursday a 21.43 percent decrease in criminal homicides in Sheriff's patrol areas since July 31, compared to the same period last year.
The cross-valley connector continues to reduce traffic and traffic accidents at the intersections of Bouquet Canyon Road and Soledad Canyon, the city of Santa Clarita reported today.
More than 60 percent of the exhibitor booths for this fall's SCV Community Expo have been sold. Exhibit space for this year's event has been expanded to two exhibit halls based on last year's demand for booth space.
What does breakfast look like at your house? A quick toaster pastry or fast food sandwich? Or, perhaps there's no breakfast at all.
Minneapolis (AP) - Police arrested five protesters outside the quarterly meeting of Major League baseball team owners in Minneapolis.
A 23-year-old Palmdale man was arrested Tuesday night after a short pursuit near the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Sand Canyon Road, authorities said.
State Sen. Tony Strickland talks about leadership. If he were a leader, he would take the minimum-wage paycheck he wants state employees to get until a budget passes.
The former Whittaker-Bermite property is a 996-acre contaminated site in the center of our city. The state Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) held a public hearing on July 29 regarding the next major step in cleaning up this property. They were there to present their plan and to take questions prior to the draft remedial action plan (RAP) being approved. They had experts in their field present, and a court reporter recorded the meeting.
In Time magazine ("10 Questions for Charlie Crist," June 21), Florida Gov. Charlie Crist said he recently left his political party. He's running as an independent for a Senate seat. He explains why he left his party.
The political cartoon by Adam Zyglis on Aug. 8 was a real hoot. It shows a fence around a vacant lot with a sign reading "ground zero," with an angry American protestor next to it labeled "ground zero tolerance." Pretty interesting view.
Hanley Investment Group, a boutique retail-investment advisory firm, announced that Tesoro Village, a 74,415-square-foot Valencia shopping center located near the intersection of Copper Hill Drive and Avenida Rancho Tesoro, is being marketed for sale for $31.5 million.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) is holding its monthly business luncheon, Aug. 17 at 11:45 a.m. Keynote speaker, Carl Newton, city attorney for Santa Clarita, will offer a unique overview of the city of Santa Clarita based on his 23 years of service. Councilman Bob Kellar, a longtime resident of the Santa Clarita Valley and mayor in 2004 and 2008, will join Newton.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications from local residents interested in filling a vacant seat on the Measure SA Citizens Oversight Committee. The purpose of the committee is to review the use of funds spent from the $300-million school-construction bond passed by 2008 and issue reports on how the funds are spent.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A former commanding officer of the Navy's Blue Angels allowed, and in some cases encouraged, sexually explicit humor and inappropriate comments among members of the famed precision flying team, the U.S. Navy contended Wednesday.
Hundreds of job-searchers attended Wednesday's Job & Career Fair at College of the Canyons, where more than 60 firms and agencies provided information about careers and accepted resumes.
Nissan of Valencia gave away more than $21,800 in gifts - ranging from scholarships to a 2014 Nissan Versa sedan - during its annual Nissan Car Giveaway this week for local Hart district 11th- and 12th-graders.
It's one thing to know you and your wallet have been the victims of a legal money-grabbing scam, but to get repeatedly sucker-punched while you are still reeling is the second atrocity.
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.