Donna He mustered up the courage to speak English in front of a classroom full of her fellow foreign-exchange students and teachers, pointing to a photograph of herself next to a wax statue in Hollywood.
The College of the Canyons Foundation will host its 20th annual charity golf tournament on Sept. 13 at the Valencia County Club.
Local youths and artists trace chalk on a wall for a mural. The ARTree is a nonprofit organization that introduces arts to children.
As part of her Girl Scout Silver Award project, Jamie Meyer will host a book swap from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Valencia Library.
Local resident Brandon Maddux will host a garage sale fundraiser from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday at 19121 Dalton St.
Santa Clarita Little People Day Care and Pre-School will host a free children's concert by Wendee's Wacky Music at 10 a.m. on Thursday and Saturday. The group will present a music and movement experience designed for children 2 to 5 years old.
A congressional hearing on last year's Station Fire, scheduled for today in Pasadena, has been canceled, a spokesman for Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said Monday.
The current conventional wisdom, pushed heavily by the right-wing noise machine, is that the November elections will result in the end of the Democratic Party's congressional majority. The Republican Party's dreams of repeating the glory days of 1994 help fill Fox News' dead air and GOP coffers.
I was very sad to hear about Keith Richman's passing. He had a great reputation of being a reasonable man who could work across the aisle and refused to be a rigid ideologue.
Regarding "Will gay marriage become the law of the land?" (Aug. 8): It's a funny thing about rights; they don't go in or out based on popularity in politics. Ben Boychuck is wrong again.
This is a public apology and "thank you" to the man in the white SUV (with the cute vanity license plate regarding "cats").
When you are trying to figure out how far you will have to stretch your retirement, saving is much easier if you are able to make a reasonable educated guess about how long you will live.
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.
SALT LAKE CITY - Children born to low income families are more likely to achieve the American dream in Salt Lake City than anywhere else in the United States, according to a recent study.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Russell Johnson, who became known to generations of TV fans as "The Professor," the fix-it man who kept his fellow "Gilligan's Island" castaways supplied with gadgets, has died. He was 89.
GLENDORA (AP) - Santa Ana winds that fanned a campfire into a wildfire that destroyed five homes and threatened foothill neighborhoods east of Los Angeles relented Thursday afternoon, halting the blaze in its tracks.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego traffic court threw out a citation Thursday against a woman who authorities said was driving while wearing the Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year, a bipartisan compromise that all but banishes the specter of an election-year government shutdown and underscores lawmakers' fatigue with budget battles.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.