A brush fire burning in Lancaster near Avenue K at 110th Street West was 80 percent contained Saturday, said supervising fire dispatcher Art Marrujo, of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The fire, which broke out Friday afternoon, has burned 80 acres.
Sheriff's deputies broke up several fights and arrested three men around 1 a.m. Saturday at the Plaza Theater in Newhall.
Dates to Watch Today The Wine Affair, sip, stroll, savor. The second annual Wine Affair hosted by Soroptimist International of Greater SCV, 1-5 p.m. on Town Center Drive in Valencia. Wine tasting, food, entertainment. Admission: $50. Friday Canyon Theatre Guild's "A Taste of Adventure" pirate-themed fundraiser, 6 p.m., $40. Entertainment, refreshments, and fun. Info: (661) 799-2702. Saturday All Corked Up hosts the International Wine Festival at College of the Canyons on Saturday, Oct. 3. Enjoy ...
What a disappointment at the finals of "America's Got Talent." Even the way they worded it is not right. It should be "Americans Have Talent" or "America Has Got Talent." Since when does a country have talent? The voters for sure don't have talent in voting. They lack sensitivity, refinement and appreciation for quality talent. The voters did not vote for the best talent. It seemed like they played the sympathy card. The same thing ...
I am convinced that President Obama has not read the health bill up for consideration in the House. I have not. It is just too large.
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:
Four score and 153 years ago our Founding Fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Reading columnist Lynn Vakay's opinion column in the Sept. 18 Signal ("McKeon gets it: Access is rooted in a free market"), I must point out the fact that the "non-partisan Lewin Group" she refers to as expert on health care policy issues is, in fact, a subsidiary of United Healthcare, one of the biggest health insurance companies in the country.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bemoans the rhetoric that Americans are using in their rightful protests of what they perceive to be the ill-advised direction of implementing national health care.
Regarding The Signal's Aug. 2 editorial in the Opinion section, "No one goes back to Sacramento:" Hear! Hear!
Local voters have a mixed bag of decisions to make Nov. 3. Some will be easy, others not so easy.
Curtis and Jane Bates of Canyon Country are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rachel Ann Bates to Robert Allen Loutsios of Chatsworth.
Dolly Bretthauer of Saugus is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Annalee Bretthauer to Daniel Stephen Davis of Burbank.
June 29, 2009 Riley Jordyn Nelson was born at 4:08 p.m. at Providence Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills. She weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Proud parents are Bobby and Rochelle Nelson of Saugus. July 7, 2009 Daniel C. Andrew, 9lbs .,7oz., son of Nicholle and Brian Andrew of Canyon Country. July 10, 2009 Julian Joel Lopez, 6lbs .,5oz., son of Irene and Juan Lopez of Castaic. July 15, 2009 ...
Chase E. Kilfoyle Chase E. Kilfoyle graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
There are many ways that employers can go about looking for employees to fill their job openings. However, not all approaches are created equal. When looking for new employees, there are three best approaches, if you want a good return on your investment of time and money, and not all of them have a related cost. Here they are in no particular order:
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"
Fair Oaks Ranch Community School students will walk to raise funds for their school's enrichment program Friday during a walk-a-thon on the Canyon Country campus.
Here we go again - "1,093 vehicles screened Friday night" (The Signal, Sept. 1).
It was a sad day when the Greenhouse Cafe closed. It was a great place for our group Newcomers and Friends to enjoy lunch and play games. All of the employees were cordial and we became friends.
Recently I watched as our president stood at the podium on the patio of the White House and announced his decision to seek congressional approval before unleashing military action against Syria.
It's an honor to be selected to attend either of the week-long summer leadership sessions held at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis or the United States Military Academy at West Point. But being selected for both is nearly unheard of.
The new requirements for No Child Left Behind waivers from the Department of Education have some bad news for America's teachers.
Republicans have largely squandered an August that should have been spent preparing the American people for a showdown with Democrats over the president's health care law.
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.