OAKLAND - This year Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has assembled a list of gift ideas for the holidays to help keep your family and friends prepared. Emergencies can happen at any moment; these gifts can serve as a great starting point to ensure that your friends and family have an emergency communications plan, a disaster supply kit, and stay informed about emergencies in their area.
PASADENA -- Soldiers' Angels (SA) has opened its first Angel-operated warehouse, staffed by four recent veterans and Angel volunteers.
WASHINGTON - California ranks 25th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
PASADENA - The third annual Green California Schools Summit comes to the Pasadena Convention Center this week, with pre-Summit workshops on Wednesday, Dec. 9 and an opening session on Thursday, Dec. 10. A full schedule of educational sessions, networking events and a trade show continues through Friday, Dec. 11.
When 5th grade friends Riley Villiers-Furze and Caitlin Buckley of Stevenson Ranch were looking for an after-school activity, they didn't look to video games, television or the Internet as do many girls their age.
For the second year in a row, Six Flags Magic Mountain will host the Six Flags Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve Party, a "safe and sober" New Year's Eve alternative for local youths and families.
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart Union High School District schools will throw a fundraiser at Panda Express on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 10-11 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Paul De La Cerda was elected as the 2010 board president for Saugus Union School District. Douglas Bryce was also named clerk during the district's organizational meeting Tuesday.
Newhall School District board members Tuesday elected Mike Shapiro as board president and Suzan Solomon as clerk for 2010.
Due to bad weather, the city of Santa Clarita's Arts and Events Office's Thursday reception celebrating a new addition to the city's public art landscape has been postponed.
Deputies were searching for a man who allegedly hit someone with a hammer in a Canyon Country store, officials said.
Valencia High School Assistant Principal Tracy Moscoe remembers attending a special education conference about two years ago and hearing a presentation about Circle of Friends.
Students at Pinecrest Schools in Valencia helped local California Highway Patrol officers load a truck Wednesday with board games, stuffed animals and other toys they collected for children in need, authorities said.
Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary hosted its annual non-denominational Service of Remembrance in the Chapel of the Hills in Newhall on Wednesday.
There still is time to evaluate your tax situation and get in some last-minute tax deductions.
Recently my wife unearthed some old Signal newspapers, one of which contained a letter to the editor I had written. The Signal printed that letter on May 17, 1996.
Maybe you remember when you were a kid and you poured a giant glass of orange juice, and your mother said something like this: "Take it easy! Orange juice is expensive, and you're drinking it like it's water!"
Compulsion against peaceful citizens is immoral. Likewise, extracting taxes for activities that benefit some citizens, but not others, is also immoral.
The tours of the White House have been canceled by the President. How dare he do such a thing?
Rock Club meeting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A longtime Northern California politician pleaded guilty Monday to a dozen charges that he used campaign donations and taxpayer funds to fuel what he described as a gambling addiction.