From 9-11 a.m. today, a free flu shot clinic will take place at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St. in Newhall. Presented through the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the outreach will also include free pneumonia and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines. Nurses will be on hand to answer all questions about the vaccinations, including reasons for getting them (or not), side effects and possible contradictions.
No matter the season, it's not any fun to get a cold or the flu. What's ironic is that our habits over the busy holiday season actually help us get sick.
Conservatives (and their troops-on-the-ground "tea party" members) have sadly misdiagnosed what ails this country of ours.
Bureaucrats don't know where the money comes from. They think money comes from taxes. They don't see that the money comes from the people. And people have limited resources.
On Aug 24, the Santa Clarita City Council wrested control of the local libraries from the county.
The election is over. The tiresome political mudslinging, the misleading ads, the frantic finger-pointing and the victorious crowing of the winners - who seem already to have misconstrued a desperate people's message as a partisan mandate - are finally behind us.
As anyone with preteen daughters knows, Barbie, the iconic California doll who ruled the toy empire for years, has been vigorously challenged by Bratz, the line of saucy, spunky dolls, "The Girls With A Passion For Fashion!"
LOS ANGELES -- Celebrities like Jack Johnson, Benicio del Toro, and Jackson Browne are improvising their own creative REFUSE disposable plastic videos and posting them on Plastic Pollution Coalition's website and YouTube channel.
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced on Nov. 3 that it will participate in the launch of Facebook Deals, which enables people to easily find and redeem deals at nearby businesses when they check in using Facebook Places.
Art Walk returns to Main Street in Old Town Newhall today, showcasing local artists and performers until 7 p.m.
A man suspected of stealing a $6,000 watch from a Valencia jewelry store was arrested on Wednesday after he attempted to sell the watch to an undercover sheriff's deputy at Valencia Town Center Mall, authorities said.
Coroner's investigators were excavating human remains Thursday found on LARC Ranch off Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus.
Make a Difference Day is worthwhile and noble. People I met were genuine about their contribution toward the overall success of the community effort. Each was enthusiastic and focused on the team effort.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.