A fundraiser for the first Castaic Relay For Life will take place at Telly's Drive-In in Castaic on Saturday. The Castaic Relay For Life Committee meets at 8:30 a.m. and a band will start at 12:30 p.m.
McGrath Elementary School of the Newhall School District is one of 209 California public schools selected for the 2010-11 Title I Academic Achievement Award, the state announced Wednesday.
Several years ago, in celebration of 35 years of the California Environmental Quality Act, the Planning and Conservation League published a report entitled "Everyday Heroes Protect the Air We Breathe, the Water We Drink and the Natural Areas We Prize."
Sweets on a stick are the perfect treat. There's a pop for all seasons, all reasons. For parties, desserts, everyday and special occasions, pops are tops.
Washington, D.C. (March 30) -- In honor of "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day," Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following video and statement:
I am writing to you today to ask how we can get the banners put up around town to honor those who selflessly serve our country.
Sometimes a charity event can change your whole perspective on giving back.
Whatever you have planned for Thursday, we ask you to set aside some time shortly after noon to honor a local fallen hero.
I envy fellow Signal columnist Steve Lunetta because he has an uncle, and I do not.
Law enforcement authorities arrested 264 probationers, seized 107 weapons and $3.9 million worth of illegal drugs during unannounced probation searches in February, Los Angeles County officials said Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday the 55-point action plan initiated to provide comprehensive integrated services for the county's child welfare system.
High school art exhibit
Sulphur Springs Elementary School wanted to find a way to encourage students to earn 100 percent of their Accelerated Reader goal. After collaborating with the staff at Golden Oak Elementary School, the Sulphur Springs staff decided to model a pancake breakfast after a similar reward program at Golden Oak.
I want to thank the city of Santa Clarita and our local paper, The Signal, for making us all aware of the loss of one of our own, Spc. Rudy A. Acosta, age 19, from Canyon Country.
I am a long-time resident of Santa Clarita Valley, and I am wondering why we do not do more to honor our local fallen soldiers.
IMPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine Corps official says the military is working on a plan to help three displaced families whose homes were damaged when one of its jets slammed into a neighborhood in the small Southern California desert city of Imperial.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
WARREN, Mich. (AP) - General Motors says a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A man suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers was spotted three times Thursday but has so far eluded a massive manhunt in the normally tranquil east coast city of Moncton, police said.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.