"Braving the Blaze" by Brian Charles (The Signal, Sept. 6) is a thoughtful piece that, in summary, encourages folks to abandon their homes when wildfires threaten. It caused me to reflect on human nature.
Why are hard-working middle-class Americans so opposed to entitlement programs?
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart district high schools are throwing a fundraiser Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Margaritas Mexican Grill in Valencia.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Randy Bresnik, from Santa Monica, Calif., will make his first journey into orbit on space shuttle Atlantis' next mission to the International Space Station.
Bella Cucina presents the blues-rock band Blues Label the second Friday of every month starting Friday, Oct. 9 at the restaurant, 27430 The Old Road, Valencia 91355.
SAN FRANCISCO (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- All California state courts are closed today, Sept. 16, 2009, as a cost-savings
District Honors Teachers of the Year
Students, parents and community members who wish to be notified by text alert to their cell phones whenever there is an emergency in the William S. Hart Union High School District now have the ability to subscribe to the contact service through the district Web site at www.hartdistrict.org.
The California Highway Patrol is taking extra steps Thursday to cite those who don't wear seat belts.
Saugus High School will be passing the plate - or rather the boot - at Thursday's football game to raise money for victims of the Station Fire, a local firefighter said Tuesday.
Smokers at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will have to take a hike if they want to light up.
County supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan to expand the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library and make improvements there.
My Favorite Place art contest for kids
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search through cellphones of people they arrest, taking on a new issue of privacy in the face of rapidly changing technology.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.
If you are one of the millions of Americans receiving a refund this year, following are several ways to put your refund to work.
The world as we see it in our own eyes can be stressful, enigmatic, or blessed. Mine is a wonderful place to be.
Let me let you in on a joke I recently experienced.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat the Golden State Warriors 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
This will probably be a long week for Foothill League swimmers, as they look ahead to next week's Foothill League prelims and finals where, quite literally, anything might happen.
Time off can give players a chance to recuperate.
The Valencia Vikings might have been overlooked heading into the Foothill League season, but the two-time defending champion West Ranch Wildcats weren't going to do any overlooking of their own on Tuesday afternoon at West Ranch High School.
While in his mid-20s, Dustin Shillcox learned that he would never walk again.
Living the fabulous life may be hard-earned spoils for you, but it can leave your children disillusioned and distant from their middle- and lower-class peers. Living privileged puts your kids in an unusually advantageous place in life. But what are the possible pitfalls of giving your kids everything you didn't have; and a lot of what many will never have?
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
It turns out the work-from-home engineer really isn't a myth.
The American middle class has been the wealthiest in the world for a long time, but no longer.
It keeps coming into homes with the full backing of traditions, holidays, celebrations, rituals and even the search for happiness. Millions of marketing dollars encourage it. The economy depends on it. Kids demand it.