EDWARDS, Calif., - A NASA jumbo jet that will help scientists unlock the origins of the universe with infrared observations reached a milestone Friday when doors covering the plane's telescope were fully opened in flight.
Three people were critically injured in a collision between a Metrolink train and a pickup truck in Sylmar that shut down the tracks for hours this morning, before crews cleared the wreckage and reopened service to the Santa Clarita Valley, officials said.
College of the Canyons men's basketball team will retire jersey No. 1 in recognition of former longtime head coach Lee Smelser and his more than 30 years of service to the college.
The Newhall School District's kindergarten registration materials will be available in the school offices on Feb. 16, 2010, for students eligible to begin kindergarten in the 2010/2011 school year.
College of the Canyons offices will be closed through Jan. 3. Offices will reopen Jan. 4. For more information, visit www.canyons.edu.
The fourth annual Glacier Slide Polar Bear Swim will begin at 9 a.m. on New Year's Day at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Staff members from the William S. Hart Union High School District's administrative center turned into musicians for the holidays, thanks to the efforts of Lorraine King, the superintendent's administrative assistant.
Carrie and I own a little battery-powered boat out in Oxnard. It's a dinky thing, commonly referred to as a "cocktail cruiser." Good enough for plying the channels inside the harbor, but suicide for anything else.
The American Reinvestment and Recovery act is a failure.
More than 400 people received a holiday dinner sponsored by Hart High School's Associated Student Body for homeless students from the school and needy families from the nearby area. The dinner of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, vegetables, rolls and dessert, was donated and prepared by students, parents and community volunteers.
The Hart High School cheerleaders donated five shopping bags of donations and five crates of CDs and DVDs to the local chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America to send to the troops serving overseas.
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If you are running an organization, you already wear many hats. That is because the owner, president or CEO is in charge of everything that goes on in the organization.
Detectives on Tuesday arrested a man accused of stabbing at least three people at a Valencia party in July while a second suspect is already in custody, officials said.
Local detectives arrested Ryan Frost, 20, in the 2000 block of Gradon Avenue in Monrovia, according to a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station report.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
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This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.