"My name is Emily and in seven years, I will be an alcoholic. I'll start drinking in the eighth grade. But my parents won't really notice because I'll do OK in school and everything will be OK. But everything won't be OK. Kids who drink before the age of 15 are five times more likely to have alcohol problems when they are adults."
Erratic temperatures this summer are preceding an El Niño weather pattern that's likely to bring heavy rainfall during the winter, weather experts said Thursday.
Far from turbulent waters navigated by the USS Ronald Reagan and the screaming F18 jets aboard it, Valencia-based Mechanix Wear has made the lives of some Navy sailors a little easier.
I applaud The Signal for its decision to include "Pearls Before Swine" when it was forced to make cuts to the comic section.
"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers."
Never has the time been more important than now to elect Suzan Solomon to the Hart school board.
Contrary as truth often is to the exaggerated bluster of liberal condemnations and popular fantasy, the Republican Party is alive and well, particularly in California.
As students shop for backpacks, lunchboxes and school supplies, Rio Vista Elementary PTA is busy preparing for the annual Welcome Back Night, Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is scheduled to start construction on areas of the bicycle trail parallel to Soledad Canyon Road beginning Monday, Aug. 17 as part of the city's annual overlay and slurry seal project.
To better accommodate the needs of the local cycling community, the city of Santa Clarita recently replaced all "WALK BIKE" regulatory signs with cautionary warning signs.
The city of Santa Clarita is informing residents of free home energy upgrades available through the state of California's Weatherization Assistance Program.
The city of Santa Clarita's 2009 Concerts in the Park series continues this Saturday, Aug. 15 with a performance by Don't Stop Believing, one of L.A.'s most popular Journey tribute bands.
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is partnering with the SCV Jaycees on a Pasture Painting project for Gentle Barn on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Gentle Barn, located on 9225 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita 91390.
Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, will host a telephonic town hall meeting on health care reform Monday, spokeswoman Lindsey Mask said Wednesday.
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.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.