If I seem a little grouchy there's a reason. My wife and I have embarked on a 28-day food intake program (read: diet!) that has one simple, basic rule: If it tastes good, spit it out!
Or, so said German philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer Friedrich Nietzsche.
Editor's Note: The Signal previously published Jeanne Wray's memories of Pearl Harbor, and the jubilation she experienced as a child, with her aunt, on the streets of Hollywood when peace was declared years later.
The Castaic Lions Club is holding its Student Speaker Contest at the Castaic Middle School on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m.
Fourteen years ago a creative writing class formed at the senior center in Newhall. Six senior writers made up that group and over the years others joined them. They weren't all seniors.
An assembly to unveil our new playground on the Sulphur Springs playground was held Feb. 3.
The first visitor in the ARTree's Guest Speaker Series is Bob Bates, co-founder and artistic director of L.A.'s Inner-City Arts.
My past I cannot ignore for it made who I am today.
The U12 Girls AYSO champion from 678 of the Santa Clarita Valley, "The Shock," defeated Saugus in a 3-1 victory to capture the area 10s championship.
Take a minute to send us your photos taken from activities around the Santa Clarita Valley.
The West Ranch girls soccer team knew it had a problem.
I once had a friend who, like me, loved to shop. We were both young, stay-at-home moms with delicious new babies. We delighted in dressing our wee ones in fashionable finds.
What happens when you mix religious jokes with Internet memes?
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder after an argument over loud music outside of a convenience store.
Castaic was awash in color Saturday as more than 1,500 people from in and outside the Santa Clarita Valley ran or walked as part of the "Santa Colorita" 5K fun run.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clutch hitting from Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez helped the Pittsburgh Pirates finally win a series in Dodger Stadium after a seven-year drought.
When the Foothill League softball coaches met to vote on the 2014 Pitcher of the Year, there wasn't much surprise in who came out on top.
CHICAGO (AP) - Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will unveil a plan Monday to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to people familiar with the proposal.