SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Top education, law enforcement, traffic safety leaders and others joined today to announce steps to reduce teen deaths from distracted and reckless driving through the Impact Teen Drivers awareness and education program. It includes a new contest for teens and schools, called Create Real IMPACT grants, that encourages teens to create meaningful messages for other teens about being safe behind the wheel.
Coroner's officials identified the 3-year-old girl who died in a crash on the Highway 14 freeway Saturday as a Monterey Park resident, authorities said.
Eleven local businesses were singled out for special recognition at the annual Employer Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the SCV Mayor's Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities.
The Brittany Foundation hosts "A Day In Their Paws" on Nov. 7 at the corner of Sierra Highway and Anthony Road.
I use a catalog to buy some clothes because they do have bargains. The problem is that the shipping and handling fees have gone sky high. They are called bargains, but with the cost of handling and shipping gone up, it is no bargain.
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The Buck McKeon health care town hall meeting Oct. 3 made Fox News. You can see snippets at scvyoungdems.org. Click on "Events," then open the Howard P. "Buck" McKeon picture.
Parents discovered "what's cool for kids in Santa Clarita" at the Child & Family Center's seventh annual Kid Expo on Sunday at Golden Valley High School.
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In reference to the Letter to the Editor "Obama's goals?" in The Signal, Sept. 28:
Here is a list of addresses and telephone numbers for elected officials representing the SCV:
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Service Agency is again implementing Harvest of the Month, a program that connects to core curricular areas and provides educators with materials and resources to motivate students to make healthy choices through hands-on experience with fruits and vegetables and physical activity. The program extends from the classroom and cafeteria to the home and community, promoting healthier habits and futures for students.
George Velarde, head of the Physical Education department at Sierra Vista Junior High School, has been awarded a Gold Medal by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness in a Sports Spotlight Award ceremony in Sacramento this week. As a Gold Medalist, Velarde will receive $10,000 for his school's P.E. program.
I downloaded the directions and climbed in the car. Soon, I found myself 2.1 miles north of the intersection of Copper Hill and San Francisquito Canyon in Saugus. I had a picture of the site and it matched what I was seeing. Towards the west in the distance was the clump of trees I was aiming for, and if I squinted just right I could make out a white marker underneath. This was the place.
On Nov. 3, voters will have the opportunity to elect an outstanding candidate to the William S. Hart Union High School District board.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Living little carries some big risks.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Protesters demanding more power for Ukraine's regions stormed the government building in Luhansk with baseball bats Tuesday, seizing control of a key site in one of the largest cities in Ukraine's troubled east.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.
LONDON (AP) - British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from noir drama "Mona Lisa" to animated fantasy "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has died aged 71.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every time a bartender at trendy Los Angeles fusion eatery Luna Park squeezes a shot of lime into a drink these days, owner Peter Kohtz says he winces a little.
Gusty Santa Ana winds, unseasonably high temperatures and low relative humidity are bringing wildfire concerns to Southern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search through cellphones of people they arrest, taking on a new issue of privacy in the face of rapidly changing technology.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.
If you are one of the millions of Americans receiving a refund this year, following are several ways to put your refund to work.
The world as we see it in our own eyes can be stressful, enigmatic, or blessed. Mine is a wonderful place to be.
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I take a great deal of pride in living in Santa Clarita. I am a lifelong resident, and I've dedicated myself to serving the community because I believe this is one of the greatest places to live in Southern California.
I've lived in Santa Clarita for decades and I've been privileged to serve you on our City Council.