U.S. Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, left, helps present a $25,000 check to the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley. The check was presented by Northrop Grumman with the assistance of students from the Sierra Vista branch of the Boys & Girls Club in Canyon Country, the home of the Howard "Buck" McKeon Activities Center. Also on hand for the presentation were Jim Ventress, chief professional officer of the Boys & Girls Club of SCV, second from left in the back row, and Tommy Tomlinson of Northrop Grumman, right.
A letter to you on a lighter note. There are positive events going on in the community and the world around us. How heroic can one janitor be? Not once, but twice he shows his heroics by catching two suspected burglars that robbed the church where he works ("Crime cleanup," Sept. 2).
As an instructor at College of the Canyons, I read your article "Waitlisted" (Aug. 31) with some interest.
I'm 19 years old and a new resident of Santa Clarita. I needed a California ID card and proceeded to the Newhall Department of Motor Vehicles office.
After months of scrutiny, a federal watchdog agency will launch a probe into the 2009 Station Fire to determine if the U.S. Forest Service withheld information that could shine light on the early handling of the blaze, officials announced Wednesday.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- California's highest court has refused to order Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown to appeal a ruling that overturned the state's gay marriage ban.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sent the following letter to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger requesting the immediate declaration of an economic emergency for California:
SANTA FE SPRINGS -- Los Angeles County continues to have a high rate of motorcycle collision deaths and injuries within the California Highway Patrol's jurisdiction.
The Santa Clarita City Council has made $80,000 in funding available to Santa Clarita Valley-based nonprofit organizations via its Community Services Grant Program.
Santa Clarita Valley resident and College of the Canyons photography instructor Jen O'Sullivan hosts a "portrait shootout" at Central Park on Bouquet Canyon in Saugus Thursday, Sept. 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as part of her class in portrait photography.
The Santa Clarita 9/11 Memorial Committee will be hosting a memorial Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park in Newhall.
The Los Angeles Department of Beaches and Harbors will help in the clean up of the BP Gulf Coast oil spill by sending a Beach Tech 2000 sanitizer unit.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A huge new paperwork headache for the government could also be jeopardizing coverage for some of the millions of people who just got health insurance under President Barack Obama'slaw.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The language he once was punished for speaking in school became Chester Nez's primary weapon in World War II.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Getting your child ready for college may seem a little bit overwhelming, at first. By taking one step at a time, the process can be more manageable and less stressful for both of you. Here are 11 tips to help you be successful.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don't call it a comeback.
We all go through times when we feel worn down. As parents, spouses and family members, we're often left feeling like we have too many obligations and not enough of ourselves to go around. When you find yourself needing a pick-me-up, meditation is a great place to turn. However, many people shy away from the idea of meditation thinking that it only involves bendable yogis chanting "om" over and over. You can make meditation work in your life, after learning about what style of meditation will work for you.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who is seeking an unprecedented fourth term in November.
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.