Monday, April 4
A memorial service for a homeless woman found dead last week in the emergency room at the local hospital will be held at 2 p.m. today at William S. Hart Park in Newhall.
Local art enthusiasts are encouraged to apply to fill an upcoming vacancy on the city of Santa Clarita's five-member Arts Commission.
Lenten Fish Fry
A transient man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly slammed a stanchion post on a Walmart employee's foot, authorities said Thursday.
Vons and Pavillions grocery stores in the Santa Clarita Valley are helping to raise money during April for services provided by Easter Seals to local residents with disabilities. All stores in Santa Clarita, Newhall, Saugus and Valencia will offer their customers upon checking out the option of donating money to Easter Seals Disability Services.
California's Parks and Recreation Society gave the city of Santa Clarita two top awards for the planning and design of Discovery Park, at a conference in Sacramento last month.
There seems to be no problem for the City Council to take our library system away from the county, so why can't the members take the SCV Senior Center in Newhall, too?
Hospital administrators declined to verify the authenticity of a letter Thursday, which suggested that "corrective action" should be taken against a Santa Clarita Valley doctor.
A unidentified Palmdale man who got into an argument with a tow truck -driver in Newhall was arrested after using language so profane it was likely to cause a fight, authorities said Thursday.
Now, I've had my share of email inquiries from Nigerian princes who need my help collecting their fortunes and promise to share those fortunes with me if I do help. But I had no idea how pervasive and insidious scams originating from that part of the world had become - until last week, when I came across what, apparently, was a Santa Clarita Valley apartment-rental scam run out of Lagos, Nigeria.
Since 2007, the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. have hustled to compete with other cities to get designated as one of 42 California enterprise zones.
After reading The Signal for March 20, I just had to make a comment regarding the insane, out-of-control and moronic spending of the City Council.
For 25 years, one man has made the safe and instructive after-school care of Santa Clarita Valley children his top priority.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Saturday for two men who fatally shot a mother of three outside her home as she returned home with her husband from his birthday celebration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authorities said.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome's bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
TEMPLETON, Calif. (AP) - A spokesman for the San Luis Obisbo County sheriff's office says two people have died in a plane crash at a private airstrip in the town of Templeton.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly among them.
NEW YORK (AP) - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions to determine whether justice was served.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou (MY'-uh AN'-juh-loh) as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A publicist for comedian-actor Tracy Morgan says the "30 Rock" star remains in critical condition after a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.