Contrary as truth often is to the exaggerated bluster of liberal condemnations and popular fantasy, the Republican Party is alive and well, particularly in California.
As students shop for backpacks, lunchboxes and school supplies, Rio Vista Elementary PTA is busy preparing for the annual Welcome Back Night, Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is scheduled to start construction on areas of the bicycle trail parallel to Soledad Canyon Road beginning Monday, Aug. 17 as part of the city's annual overlay and slurry seal project.
To better accommodate the needs of the local cycling community, the city of Santa Clarita recently replaced all "WALK BIKE" regulatory signs with cautionary warning signs.
The city of Santa Clarita is informing residents of free home energy upgrades available through the state of California's Weatherization Assistance Program.
The city of Santa Clarita's 2009 Concerts in the Park series continues this Saturday, Aug. 15 with a performance by Don't Stop Believing, one of L.A.'s most popular Journey tribute bands.
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is partnering with the SCV Jaycees on a Pasture Painting project for Gentle Barn on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Gentle Barn, located on 9225 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita 91390.
Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, will host a telephonic town hall meeting on health care reform Monday, spokeswoman Lindsey Mask said Wednesday.
Costco Wholesale supplied free backpacks to more than 760 Wiley Canyon Elementary students as part as the 2009 Fresh Start Backpack Program.
Fall semester enrollment at College of the Canyons has jumped 31 percent, a sign that a weak economy is pulling more people to study at community colleges, officials said Wednesday.
It was a feast for the eyes and a treat for the soul at SCV Youth Project's inaugural Sweet Charity Cake Auction held Saturday.
This week, Castaic Lake Water Agency announced they have filed litigation to challenge the Federal National Marine Fisheries Agency Opinion for Delta fish species.
Many concerned citizens share The Signal's view, "No one goes back to Sacramento" as expressed in the Aug. 2 Opinion section.
A helicopter assists during a local brushfire.
Health care directives are an important part of any estate plan. Although this has always been the case, this fact was brought to the attention of many people for the first time recently when the Terri Schiavo case in Florida that made national headlines. Terri Schiavo suffered a massive heart attack in 1990, at the age of 26. The heart attack left Terri Schiavo in what the doctors called a persistent vegetative state. She could ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriage, a step that would mark a political victory for advocates of same-sex unions and a deepening commitment by President Barack Obama to rights for gay couples.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states affected by a massive oil spill nearly three years ago have indicated they would like to settle their environmental and economic claims with BP PLC ahead of a trial scheduled to start next week.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - Federal and local authorities were investigating Thursday after a small jet crashed off the end of a runway at a Georgia airport, killing five people and injuring two.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Canadian tourist Elisa Lam had been missing for about two weeks when officials at the historic Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles found her body in a water cistern on the hotel roof.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Much of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to heavy snow, treacherous roads and a day off from work or school as a large, potentially dangerous winter storm pushed eastward out of the Rockies.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) - The first of three people killed in a gunman's rampage was identified Wednesday as a 20-year-old woman but police did not know why she was in the home of the shooter, who lived with his parents and was described by authorities as a video game-playing loner.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
California Superstores Valencia KIA donated $2,500 to to benefit Rescues on the Runway - an animal rescue organization that saves dogs and cats from Los Angeles kill shelters and finds loving homes for them.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted a Soroptimist International and Zonta Dinner. The event is an annual gathering that has been held every January for many years. It allows the two clubs to socialize and work together on projects.
The start of the 21st century has brought with it an avalanche of international problems such as war, economic recession, nuclear proliferation, and rising global competitors. Although all these issues merit individual attention and consideration, I think the unrelenting rise of China presents the largest and most significant global challenge to the United States.
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