Monday, April 4
A memorial service for a homeless woman found dead last week in the emergency room at the local hospital will be held at 2 p.m. today at William S. Hart Park in Newhall.
Local art enthusiasts are encouraged to apply to fill an upcoming vacancy on the city of Santa Clarita's five-member Arts Commission.
Lenten Fish Fry
A transient man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly slammed a stanchion post on a Walmart employee's foot, authorities said Thursday.
Vons and Pavillions grocery stores in the Santa Clarita Valley are helping to raise money during April for services provided by Easter Seals to local residents with disabilities. All stores in Santa Clarita, Newhall, Saugus and Valencia will offer their customers upon checking out the option of donating money to Easter Seals Disability Services.
California's Parks and Recreation Society gave the city of Santa Clarita two top awards for the planning and design of Discovery Park, at a conference in Sacramento last month.
There seems to be no problem for the City Council to take our library system away from the county, so why can't the members take the SCV Senior Center in Newhall, too?
Hospital administrators declined to verify the authenticity of a letter Thursday, which suggested that "corrective action" should be taken against a Santa Clarita Valley doctor.
A unidentified Palmdale man who got into an argument with a tow truck -driver in Newhall was arrested after using language so profane it was likely to cause a fight, authorities said Thursday.
Now, I've had my share of email inquiries from Nigerian princes who need my help collecting their fortunes and promise to share those fortunes with me if I do help. But I had no idea how pervasive and insidious scams originating from that part of the world had become - until last week, when I came across what, apparently, was a Santa Clarita Valley apartment-rental scam run out of Lagos, Nigeria.
Since 2007, the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. have hustled to compete with other cities to get designated as one of 42 California enterprise zones.
After reading The Signal for March 20, I just had to make a comment regarding the insane, out-of-control and moronic spending of the City Council.
For 25 years, one man has made the safe and instructive after-school care of Santa Clarita Valley children his top priority.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Getting your child ready for college may seem a little bit overwhelming, at first. By taking one step at a time, the process can be more manageable and less stressful for both of you. Here are 11 tips to help you be successful.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don't call it a comeback.
We all go through times when we feel worn down. As parents, spouses and family members, we're often left feeling like we have too many obligations and not enough of ourselves to go around. When you find yourself needing a pick-me-up, meditation is a great place to turn. However, many people shy away from the idea of meditation thinking that it only involves bendable yogis chanting "om" over and over. You can make meditation work in your life, after learning about what style of meditation will work for you.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who is seeking an unprecedented fourth term in November.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.
Statement from 25th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lee Rogers:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The majority of shootings in most U.S. police departments involve animals, usually dogs, and experts say a new series of videos can help change often quick-trigger decisions fueled by fear.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger -the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable- makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.
The Santa Clarita Public Library is trying to keep kids reading over the summer with the "Paws to Read" summer reading program.
In February, I wrote an open letter to a soldier I encountered en route from Washington, D.C., to Seattle. I shared my regret at crossing paths several times and not thanking him for his service. Though I don't know whether he ever stumbled on the column, I promised I wouldn't make the same mistake again. When opportunity knocked, I'd be ready.
CONGRESS 25th District
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Rebels have seized another border guard base in eastern Ukraine, the third such military facility taken over the last day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown will run for an unprecedented fourth term in November against moderate first-time candidate Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official who pitched himself as the best hope for the struggling California Republican Party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Santa Monica, California, Mayor Bobby Shriver, a nephew of President John F. Kennedy, faces a former state lawmaker in November for a Los Angeles County supervisor seat.