A small item in The Signal (April 30, 2009) detailed the cost to Los Angeles County of illegal alien children in March 2009, citing $21 million collected in welfare and an additional $22 million collected in food stamps for a total of $43 million.
With 18 hits and a nine-run first inning, Saugus High kept its Foothill League title hopes alive with a 17-5 win over Golden Valley on Friday at Saugus High School.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 436 votes from early evening Friday, May 1 to late afternoon Friday, May 8, 2009.
After hundreds of area job seekers attended last week's job fair on College of the Canyons' Valencia campus, COC will host a second event aimed at providing job, career and internship opportunities for local residents.
A play within a play, the College of the Canyons Theatre Department production of "Noises Off" will charm audiences at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the campus of College of the Canyons in Valencia, now through May 10.
Downtown Fillmore bustles with action next weekend during the Fillmore May Festival (May 14 to 17). On Thursday, May 14, the action begins at 3:30 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m. The festival continues on Friday, from 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday form 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Raise your hand if you think rosé wine is the lightweight stepchild of fine wine.
"Next Day Air" is a bloody screwball comedy, a film of high spirits. It tells a complicated story with acute timing and clarity, and gives us drug-dealing lowlifes who are almost poetic in their clockwork dialogue. By that I mean they not only use the words, they know the music.
"Star Trek" as a concept has voyaged far beyond science fiction and into the safe waters of space opera, but that doesn't amaze me. The Gene Roddenberry years, when stories might play with questions of science, ideals or philosophy, have been replaced by stories reduced to loud and colorful action. Like so many franchises, it's more concerned with repeating a successful formula than going boldly where no "Star Trek" has gone before.
The terms for using Web sites, which often take on a form of legalese few users pay attention to, are more important than they are interesting to read.
Today, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Located on the hill above Central Park, the Castaic Lake Water Agency's Conservatory Garden and Learning Center is a community project put on by CLWA in an effort to increase water awareness in the Santa Clarita Valley.
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LOS ANGELES -- "Ay, Caramba!" A 'stampede' of one billion Simpsons stamps began escaping from America's 34,000 Post Offices and infiltrated the nation's mail stream following the issuance of "The Simpsons" stamps and postal cards today.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.