Durban, South Africa (AP) - Brazil is not taking any responsibility for the disappointing 0-0 draw with Portugal, saying the Portuguese's defensive setup kept the much-anticipated match from turning into a spectacle.
Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host its "Spring into Summer Boutique" benefit event on Saturday, June 26, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Provence Clubhouse.
Sheriff's deputies arrest a 27-year-old Canyon Country man on suspicion of raping a woman at a Saugus home.
When I was a kid, they didn't make video games based on movies. But if you wanted to relive, say, "Star Wars," you could buy the action figures. If you didn't have all the dolls, you could recruit substitutes: GI Joe could fill in for Darth Vader, Barbie could understudy Princess Leia, and you could make C-3PO and R2-D2 out of Legos. In 2010, just about every child-friendly blockbuster is accompanied by a video game. ...
Break out your sun dresses and Tommy Bahama shirts, tomorrow night, June 26, the Repertory East Playhouse will host its summer fundraiser at a private, waterside Valencia residence starting at 7 p.m. The Summer Evening with the REP carries a "Cheeseburger in Paradise" theme (in reference to the Jimmy Buffett song) and will be a relaxed, casual evening of good food and good times. The $35 tickets include a barbecue-style dinner, open bar and live ...
It's a universal truth that wine properly paired with food creates a gastronomical masterpiece for those who enjoy the pleasures of a good meal. Books, websites and classes are devoted to this subject and available for those interested in learning the fine art of food and wine pairing. But what about wine in food? Whether cooking with wine or enjoying foods infused with wine, this secret ingredient holds court to most any foodie's taste buds. ...
In sports, and in every walk of life, patience is a virtue. Canyon's 2009-2010 athletic season helped prove that patience pays off. After three straight years of 6-4 finishes in league, and a 7-19 overall finish during the 08-09 season, the Cowboys girls basketball team underwent a facelift to win the program's first Foothill League title since 1973. Yet the play of Brooke Lemar and her squad was equally matched by their male counterparts. After ...
As the summer begins, there are barbecues, parties, holidays, and all kinds of get-togethers.
As our Founding Fathers understood, the role of an effective government is keeping the peace. That is all.
Thank you so much, California Federation of Women, for bringing to my attention the efforts of the hard-working members of the California Assembly (80 members) and the California Senate (40 members).
It is interesting to watch the maneuverings in Sacramento as legislators attempt to deal with a massive budget deficit, which most would agree was caused by irresponsible spending and a declining economy.
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.
This week's spotlight in the Santa Clarita Valley highlights schools, athletics and fundraising efforts.
The fourth annual magic show benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita will take place July 24 at the West Ranch High School theater.
The nonprofit Soldiers' Angels organization is now using text messaging to accept donations.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin shook hands, smiled and made small talk about the scenery on Thursday - a public exchange of pleasantries belying a tense relationship that only seems to be getting worse.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's a girl!
NEW YORK (AP) - Previews of spring styles officially started Thursday at New York Fashion Week, but the crowd here always likes to get a jump on things, so the stylists, editors, retailers, models and celebrities were drawn to a slew of early events, including the Style Awards at the Lincoln Center tents that serve as a hub for the next eight days.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel's deep divide over giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria underscores the commander in chief's challenge in persuading skeptical lawmakers and wary allies to back greater intervention in an intractable civil war.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence agencies did not detect the Syrian regime readying a massive chemical weapons attack in the days ahead of the strike, only piecing together what had happened after the fact, U.S. officials say.
There are many ways that employers can go about looking for employees to fill their job openings. However, not all approaches are created equal. When looking for new employees, there are three best approaches, if you want a good return on your investment of time and money, and not all of them have a related cost. Here they are in no particular order:
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"
Fair Oaks Ranch Community School students will walk to raise funds for their school's enrichment program Friday during a walk-a-thon on the Canyon Country campus.
Here we go again - "1,093 vehicles screened Friday night" (The Signal, Sept. 1).
It was a sad day when the Greenhouse Cafe closed. It was a great place for our group Newcomers and Friends to enjoy lunch and play games. All of the employees were cordial and we became friends.
Recently I watched as our president stood at the podium on the patio of the White House and announced his decision to seek congressional approval before unleashing military action against Syria.
It's an honor to be selected to attend either of the week-long summer leadership sessions held at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis or the United States Military Academy at West Point. But being selected for both is nearly unheard of.