NEW YORK (AP) -- Bookseller Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put countless mom-and-pop bookshops out of business, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, sunk by crushing debt and sluggishness in adapting to a rapidly changing industry.
For those of us who built a snowman, threw a snowball and believed that winter had come and gone with the snow that fell in the Santa Clarita Valley: Think again.
This is in response to recent letters from Michael Kulka and others.
Hosting a fabulous party doesn't have to include all of the typical calorie-laden, unhealthy food and drink options. These days, it's easier than ever to create great tasting dishes that also bring good nutrition to the party and your guests.
Local advocacy group Save Our Library Inc. has added another claim in its lawsuit against the city: Santa Clarita officials are violating the state's education code by creating a municipal library system.
Hundreds of people gather at Castaic Middle School in Castaic on Tuesday to hear the latest developments on the building of a new comprehensive high school in the north Santa Clarita Valley area. Read more in Thursday's Signal about Castaic residents concerns about the proposed high school's location.
After a lengthy discussion, the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to continue discussion on whether to give more than two dozen local properties historic landmark status.
Last week's column discussing our aggravating health-insurance situation took notable traction.
The city of Santa Clarita's Citizen Public Library Advisory Committee encourages local residents to take a survey about how they use library services.
Today through Feb. 23, College of the Canyons Associated Student Government will host Keep Education Alive, a week-long advocacy event that intends on raising awareness of the affects of California's educational budget cuts.
Santa Clarita Valley voters are viting today to decide whether former state assemblywoman Sharon Runner or longtime Democratic activist Darren Parker will fill California's recently vacated 17th District state Senate seat.
I'm a Democrat, so what the Democratic Party stands for, and fights for, is quite important to me.
A survey by Prudential Insurance Company was conducted in mid-2009 as markets were repairing losses after the financial crisis of 2008.
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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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NBA has called off a hearing to oust embattled Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling in advance of a vote on a potentially record-breaking deal negotiated by his wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
It's nearly time to break out that outrageously tall Uncle Sam hat, find the garish red-white-and-blue sunglasses for the family dog and locate the zaniest vehicle possible to decorate - the Fourth of July Parade in the Santa Clarita Valley is right around the corner.
"Sleeping Beauty" took almost a decade to reach theaters and cost $6 million to produce, far and away the most expensive Disney animated feature at the time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures are medically necessary for some people who don't identify with their biological sex.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - CBS Television Distribution says "The Arsenio Hall Show" is going off the air.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A person close to the Sterling family says Donald Sterling was stripped of his ability to act as a trustee of the family's fortunes, including the Los Angeles Clippers, after two neurologists determined he was suffering from dementia.
R.D. Plasschaert credits one main thing for pulling her out of homelessness: Twitter.