WASHINGTON-- The American Red Cross is on the scene offering evacuees a safe place to stay as wildfires in California force people from their homes and scorch thousands of acres. Overnight, nearly 200 people took refuge from the smoke and fire in Red Cross shelters.
OAKLAND, Calif. - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help the state of California fight the Station Fire in Los Angeles County.
Dylan Calzada, a senior at Bowman High School, is among 50 students in Los Angeles and Orange counties selected to take part in the Chicano/Latino Youth Leadership Project's Annual Regional Institute Aug. 28 to 30 at the University of California, Los Angeles.
In an effort to address the challenges and needs of our military personnel and their families, the Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Care Center is proud to announce the expansion of services to veterans. If you are a veteran or caring for a veteran you will find the centers day care therapeutic environment is designed to promote socialization and stimulation and maximize individual potential for independence, dignity and quality of life among functionally impaired adults.
A known criminal street gang member is behind bars today facing serious felony criminal charges thanks to the efforts of a proactive Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy who put his life on the line to protect our community.
You know it is such a shame that it takes the California Legislature to enact a bill just to allow a young Marine and/or any other young military person the right to graduate from his/her high school in their chosen military uniform.
Art lessons for Stevenson Ranch Elementary School students will take on a new look with the opening of the school's new art studio, located on campus.
A Castaic man and woman were arrested Monday morning after detectives found 18 marijuana plants and dozens of jars filled with the drug, sheriff's deputies said in a statement.
Just when I got over the indigestion from reading Jonathan Kraut on Tuesday ("Reformers vs. hate and rage," The Signal, Aug. 18), here came Gary Horton with a blast of bile on Wednesday ("Fear shouldn't be a pre-existing condition," The Signal, Aug. 19).
Michele Buttelman asks, "What happened to the children of the '60s?" ("What happened to us?" in The Signal, Aug. 23)
In the story "Analysis: how debt will affect your health care" (The Signal, Aug. 13), The Associated Press states that Congress is concerned about how they can "shore up Social Security to keep it from burying the nation ever deeper in debt."
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
I became a fan of the Cross Town Cowboys after Ms. Aleks Gajewski's article on the group back in February ("The cowboy life through song," The Signal, Feb. 9).
I am appalled at the lack of concern our school district (the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District) seems to have for the safety of our junior high and high school students regarding transportation to and from school.
Now is the summer of our discontent, made glorious by the disaffected whines of the GOP. Their stern alarms changed our merry meetings, their dreadful marches befouled delightful measures.
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.