"Informed choices." That is what Supervisor Mike Antonovich says he wants for the people of West Ranch, Castaic and Tesoro del Valle. That is not what they'll be making when they vote Nov. 3 unless a number of things change - and fast. At issue is nothing less than the future governance of the communities immediately west and north of Santa Clarita city limits. Do residents of those areas want to form their own city? ...
Placerita Junior High School and Golden Oak Adult School are working together to create a computer lab for students from both of the William S. Hart Union High School District schools to use.
Students work on their creations at COC's Culinary Institute.
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:
America has lost its moral compass. Adrift in the sea of Obamunism, and embracing moral relativism with the enthusiasm of a liberal attending his first ACLU meeting, we have become like Captain Jack Sparrow's compass - the needle, rather than pointing in the right direction, points to wherever you want it to go. With the people's deposing of Manuel Zelaya, the leftist Honduran dictator who tried to hijack his country's constitution by staying in office ...
On July 18, my wife and I were victims of a hate crime in the Vons parking lot on Lyons. We have a "Yes on 8" sticker on the back of our van which we were approaching with our groceries when I noticed three young men "hanging out" not far from our vehicle. I didn't pay any attention to them as we loaded our bags into the van. But when we began to get in ...
I have recently dealt with bladder cancer; fortunately I paid for private insurance and received good treatment.
Obtaining a loan in this economic climate may seem difficult. However, Santa Clarita Valley business owners should keep in mind that financial institutions are in business to provide loans. While each institution may vary in its loan offerings, requirements and terms, here are several general tips that may help you prepare for the small business loan process and help boost your appeal as a viable loan candidate. The first step in the loan process is ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 474 votes from late afternoon Friday, July 17 to late afternoon Friday, July 24, 2009. Question: "Should the state legalize and tax marijuana to reduce the budget deficit?" * Sure, why not? (293 votes) * No way! (156 votes) * Don't care (25 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader Meter poll, in which the ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Lawmakers on Friday approved a complex package of spending cuts, local government raids and accounting maneuvers to fill California's gigantic budget deficit, providing hope that the state might begin a slow climb out of a deep financial hole. The legislative package of about 30 bills, with final passage coming in the Assembly in the afternoon after an all-night session, was similar to the deal announced earlier this week by Gov. Arnold ...
Castaic Lake Water Agency along with the Madison at Town Center and Infinity MedSpa present Michael John and the Bottom Line for the next concert in the 11th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series on Friday, July 24 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Tony Alamo, a one-time street preacher who built a multimillion-dollar ministry and became an outfitter of the stars, was convicted Friday of taking girls as young as 9 across state lines for sex. Alamo stood silently as the verdict was read, a contrast to his occasional mutterings during testimony. His five victims sat looking forward in the gallery. One, a woman he "married" at age 8, wiped away a tear.
Santa Clarita Valley business owners Bob Ramirez and Chris Handley have combined talents and expertise in marketing and technology to offer a series of training seminars for local business people and entrepreneurs interested in learning how to market and advertise their businesses through social media outlets Facebook and Twitter, and using blogs and video.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. -- It pays to be a Del Taco Raving Fan! All summer long at Six Flags Magic Mountain in the Santa Clarita Valley, Del Taco is giving its raving fans an exclusive thrill -- the chance to become part of the X2 Late Night Crew, where they will ride the park's most extreme and thrilling ride, X2, after hours on Friday nights throughout the summer. Launched in 2007, Six Flags Magic Mountain's ...
The city of Santa Clarita's 2009 "Concerts in the Park" series continues this Saturday, July 25 with a performance by the Doo Wah Riders, who will bring their brand of energetic country music to the Central Park stage at 7 p.m.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Rookie Wil Myers hit two homers off Jered Weaver, and the Tampa Bay Rayskept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
DENVER (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa pitched six strong innings to win his sixth consecutive decision, Todd Helton homered and the Colorado Rockies snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with a 7-5 victory on Wednesday night.
This year is the 30th anniversary of the first football CIF championships in Santa Clarita Valley history and to mark the occasion, Canyon and Hart high players have planned separate reunions.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Usain Bolt plans to retire after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - There was no evidence of an illegal marijuana grow near the spot where a raging wildfire started near Yosemite National Park, a federal forestry official said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "American Idol" is betting that a judges' remix with Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban will fare better with viewers than bickering divas Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj did last season.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Democratic state senators are criticizing a plan by Gov. Jerry Brown to rent thousands of private prison and county jail cells to meet a federal court order to greatly reduce California's prison population.
On August 30, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies from Parks Bureau stopped a male adult who was driving a vehicle on the roadway adjacent to Castaic Lake Park for a traffic violation.
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's Corp. says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes items priced at $5 could be launched nationally this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the No. 1 question about President Barack Obama's health care law: Will consumers be able to afford the coverage?
Washington-Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today announced her support for SB 4, a California State Senate bill sponsored by State Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to establish regulations for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and acidization of underground oil and gas formations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - High school students could start their days later and get more sleep if the nation's top education official gets his way.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In an impassioned appeal for support both at home and abroad, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the credibility of the international community and Congress is on the line in the debate over how to respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. As Obama made his case overseas during a visit to Sweden, his appeal for military intervention ran into trouble on Capitol Hill.
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.