The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct high-occupancy vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange.
The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of a 23-year-old Valencia man whose body was found Tuesday morning in his home.
For seniors concerned about Los Angeles County's soaring population and the future availability of county services for seniors, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a Los Angeles County senior stakeholder meeting 1 p.m. Friday.
In February, Congress enacted the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which includes a new $2,500 college tax credit for 2009, 2010 and possibly beyond. Your family may have not qualified for earlier college tax credits, but it just might for this one.
It's spring, and flowers aren't the only things in bloom. Solar panels and new ideas about how to make or save energy are blossoming everywhere.
In response to Carole Lutness' "Is government really the problem?" column (March 31): The colonists revolted against England over taxes that were lower than the burden we have been paying. Effective April 1, we saw another tax increase. With a tax burden more than 50 percent of each dollar we earn, it should be obvious that the welfare state doesn't work.
As the central and eastern portions of the U.S. freeze on through the coldest and longest winter in recorded history, our school children and the public at large continue to be barraged with inaccurate (at best) and completely falsified (at worst) propaganda about how the planet is warming and carbon dioxide (the yin to oxygen's yang) is the primary culprit.
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:
Wine flowed, friends gathered and a good time was had for a good cause at The Betty Ferguson Foundation's eighth annual Vine 2 Wine event, held on Sunday at the Bridgeport Lake Club in Valencia.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Robbery and Assault team seek the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect in an armed robbery at 12:47 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 at Art's Liquor Store, 18302 Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a request for the Sheriff's Department to apply for a $300,000 state grant to improve its off-highway enforcement capabilities and enhance public safety, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
A dinner in recognition of outstanding Regional Occupational Program (ROP) students is set for Tuesday, April 14 at 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Rio Norte Junior High School, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia 91355.
The committee planning the 2009 American Cancer Society SCV "Relay for Life" meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Residence Inn in Stevenson Ranch.
The College of the Canyons Animation Department was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Medtronic Foundation to support the ACME Animation Network, a fee-based online learning community.
ACME links students with other college students, high school students and animation industry professionals from across the nation through videoconferencing sessions.
CARPINTERIA -- California State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) unveiled his 2009 energy bill package at a press conference in front of Clipper Windpower in Carpinteria today.
Mother's day comes each May
Every kid probably thinks that their mom is the best mom ever and that they're probably the best mom to them. There are reasons why us kids think our mother is the best.
Last April an event at Hart Campgrounds had 784 legs and was covered in mud and sweat before the end of the day.
"Are you here for the auction?" this from who I assume is the owner, or manager, of the storage establishment; the person behind the clipboard, keys, and information on which spaces were to be sold today.
I would like to address briefly two letters to the editor that were published Sunday in The Signal.
As the College of the Canyons Theatre Department performs "Rent" at the Performing Arts Center on May 9, 10, 11, 16, and 17, it puts the spotlight on Marfan syndrome, which is believed to have caused the death of "Rent" playwright Jonathan Larson at the age of 35.
Someone has rightly said that a true friend is one who walks in when everyone else is walking out. In most areas of life, tragedy and trial bring truth to the surface. Your true character is best seen in the worst of situations, when the façade falls away and you no longer can hide who you are. When it comes to friendships, hard times bring out the reality of the relationship.
The last week and a half has provided interesting insight into exactly what Saugus is capable of.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Marian Gaborik scored with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and then scored 12:07 into the extra period to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks in the opener of the first playoff series between the Southern California teams.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. A 77-year-old trainer with his first Kentucky Derby horse.
Signal Multimedia took home four awards, including top honors for enterprise reporting and feature photography, in an annual competition, the California Newspaper Publishers Association announced Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA says it will appoint a chief executive officer to supervise the Los Angeles Clippers' operations.
DALLAS (AP) - A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court challenges and attracted worldwide attention.