Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
Unemployment within the city of Santa Clarita was down in October, at 7.3 percent, state data shows.
The American Heart Association's new urban race, known as Heart Chase, will come to the Santa Clarita Valley on Sunday, giving local teams a way to solve puzzles and complete challenges all around town.
"The Graduate," adapted for the stage by Terry Johnson and based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, will open at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall tonight, Friday, Nov. 18, for a limited run, with an Opening Night Gala at 7 p.m. and curtain at 8 p.m.
More than 500 people will gather at the Newhall Community Center on Monday to serve a Thanksgiving feast for Santa Clarita Valley families.
Sugar plum fairies and Frosty? Check. Angels and reindeer? Check. How about Handel's "Hallelujah!" and Irving Berlin's "White Christmas"? Check. Whatever charms your heart and lifts your spirits at this time of year, it will all be here in the Santa Clarita Master Chorale's "Holiday Show of Shows," the celebration of the best of television's holiday offerings. Plus, the Chorale is welcoming back the Children's Honor Choir to its stage - even if they are offering up the "Grinch."
In case you missed it, the 2011 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree made a four-hour stop in at the Saugus Speedway last Saturday.
The article concerning bright lights and filming ("Bright lights bother Bridgeport residents," Nov. 10) left out a very important fact to consider.
We've been reading about many thefts of bicycles, mostly expensive ones, and that they usually occur when the owner forgets to close the front garage door.
I love Thanksgiving, and it is more than just getting together with family, rooting against the Dallas Cowboys and eating turkey. It's also more than our morning-after family tradition of having ice cream sundaes for breakfast (don't ask).
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How many times have you heard that the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day?
Tuesday, Nov. 22
There are people who like to push the bounds of proper civil behavior, and then there are those with chutzpah.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.
Statement from 25th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lee Rogers:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The majority of shootings in most U.S. police departments involve animals, usually dogs, and experts say a new series of videos can help change often quick-trigger decisions fueled by fear.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger -the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable- makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.
The Santa Clarita Public Library is trying to keep kids reading over the summer with the "Paws to Read" summer reading program.
In February, I wrote an open letter to a soldier I encountered en route from Washington, D.C., to Seattle. I shared my regret at crossing paths several times and not thanking him for his service. Though I don't know whether he ever stumbled on the column, I promised I wouldn't make the same mistake again. When opportunity knocked, I'd be ready.
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LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Rebels have seized another border guard base in eastern Ukraine, the third such military facility taken over the last day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown will run for an unprecedented fourth term in November against moderate first-time candidate Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official who pitched himself as the best hope for the struggling California Republican Party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Santa Monica, California, Mayor Bobby Shriver, a nephew of President John F. Kennedy, faces a former state lawmaker in November for a Los Angeles County supervisor seat.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking the public's feedback on a grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice's Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. Under the JAG program, the city is eligible to receive $26,749.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Locked in a squeaker of a race, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel pointed toward a possible June 24 runoff after battling to a near-draw Tuesday in a primary that underscored Republican differences.
BRUSSELS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday it is unfair to the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to leap to conclusions about his behavior in uniform.
1. JERRY BROWN SEEKS TO MAKE HISTORY
Let's stipulate that both sides of the political spectrum want the best for others (a fair assumption, especially since both sides insist that is so).