A brushfire scorched almost an acre of grass on Friday between the Polynesian Mobile Home Park and Mobil Gas Station on Newhall Avenue, authorities said.
The city of Santa Clarita has opened online, mail-in and walk-in registration for the 2011 Camp Clarita Summer Program.
Local businesses of all sizes are invited to sign-up to participate in the city of Santa Clarita's eighth annual Bike to Work Day Challenge on Thursday, May 19.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
Two Beatles tribute shows come to the Santa Clarita Valley this weekend.
Are California "enterprise zones," with their tax incentives, really the answer?
Healthy foods class
On Monday morning, after the Osama bin Laden news, I found irony in the following:
Though I oppose nearly all of President Barack Obama's policies for America, I have to give credit where credit is due.
Kevin Buck's May 3 column "GOP pushes hate, discrimination for votes" was a truly illustrative example of polemics and obfuscation.
Craig Murphy, CEO of Propel Inc., a Minnesota company, came in to see me recently. He was thinking of expanding the company's territory to include California. He had gotten very favorable reviews of many of Propel's products, including Whirl-A-Hurl.
Tuesday, May 10
The William S. Hart Union High School District ROP Fire Academy is holding its next graduation ceremony at Saugus High School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Tuesday, May 10
On May 3 the Governing Board of the Newhall School District took action to lay off 16 permanent status general education classroom teachers in response to continuing projected budget cuts. In previous action earlier this year the district laid off 14 temporary classroom teachers. The board also took action to freeze hiring for one open administrative (assistant principal) position for next year.
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.
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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.