The California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports is accepting nominations for the 2011 Spotlight Awards presented by the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation.
The Tseng College at California State University, Northridge is holding a free information session on March 30 for its certificate program in mediation and conflict resolution.
A new express Metrolink service that launches in May will give local commuters a quicker way to travel between the Santa Clarita Valley and downtown Los Angeles, county officials said Friday.
Caption of the Week: "I sure hope we can find the pearls they say are down here." This was submitted by Qwik-e reader Mitch Krayton for the photo above of the Aqua Maids synchronized swim team's legs sticking out of the water, which ran in The Signal on Monday.
Margery Link always felt a desire to comfort the ill and help in times of need. She realized her gift of compassion as a child when her mother was hospitalized with polio.
Rabbi Andrew Sacks, director of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel and of the Religious Affairs Bureau of the Masorti Movement, will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at Congregation Beth Shalom.
Pasta dinner fundraiser
With the effects of the recession ongoing, many shoppers are still feeling the pinch of the old penny. Consumers are looking for ways to save money without sacrificing quality. Those who once spent their paychecks at leisure are now finding themselves in a shopping rut.
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The Santa Clarita Velo, a 19 year-old cycling organization committed to promoting cycling in and around the Santa Clarita Valley, has announced that registration is open for the third annual Santa Clarita Century ride, taking place on Saturday, April 2.
Congregation Beth Shalom is honored to present Rabbi Andrew Sacks, director of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel, and of the Religious Affairs Bureau of the Masorti Movement, who will speak Monday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. on the topic of "The Color of Judaism in the Jewish State: the Mix of Religion and Politics in Israel Today - Possibilities for Tomorrow."
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI checkpoint between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. tonight within the Santa Clarita city limits.
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
Three young people who chose the wrong Castaic house to burgle and then picked the wrong places to hide from pursuing sheriff's deputies pleaded no contest this month to first-degree residential burglary.
The driver of a pickup truck was injured during a two-vehicle collision early Wednesday at 8th Street and Railroad Avenue in Newhall.
The California Assembly passed a bill Wednesday that would renew and extend the tax credit for filming in the movie industry's home state.
LONDON (AP) - Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis.
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BOSTON (AP) - A spilled drink in a Boston nightclub led former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to kill two people in a drive-by shooting two years ago, prosecutors said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More pets are buried in U.S. backyards than any other place, but that is becoming illegal in more and more places. For those who want something unique, though, the sky's the limit, literally.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel.
THE LIVING ROOM DEFENSE: Can something Sterling said in the privacy of his girlfriend's living room, without knowing he is being recorded and with no expectation that the comments will become public, be considered a "willful" violation of the league's bylaws. A big part of Sterling's defense is based on the idea that "a jealous rant to a lover never intended to be published cannot offend the NBA rules."
There's a new digital currency in town, but this one doesn't seem interested in playing nice.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Residents of California's largely rural, agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties long ago got used to feeling ignored in the state Capitol and out of sync with major urban areas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A court commissioner has dismissed a guardianship proceeding over Paul Walker's daughter after hearing about a plan that calls for the teenager to live with her mother and a nanny.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Eddie Espinoza will be cheering a little louder than anyone else for California Chrome in the Belmont Stakes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies looking for a place to set up operations, provide a boost to the U.S. manufacturing industry and create jobs.