The "Small fish causes big problems in the delta" story on Sunday's front page (May 10) might have been titled, "Fish out of water and so are we."
Fresh flowers have the power to lift our spirits. Even a tiny vase of pansies can dress up a windowsill. To get the most life out of our cut flowers, it's important to cut them at the right time and treat them with care. Here are some tips for prolonging the life of your flowers.
None of the Valencia High boys volleyball team's current players were credited with a single statistic during last year's run to a CIF-Southern Section Division II championship.
New Zealand Natural Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt hosted a Boys and Girls Club fundraiser last week where free ice cream cones were part of the effort.
College of the Canyons officials say the school's soon-to-be-completed University Center will sparkle - but like a crown jewel, not like champagne.
For many Santa Clarita Valley residents, visiting an automated teller machine is part of a routine, much like grocery shopping and filling up at the gas pump. With new and sophisticated scams to pilfer personal financial information, it is wise to be increasingly vigilant in your efforts to protect yourself and your financial information when visiting an ATM.
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Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 344 votes from early evening Friday, May 8 to late afternoon Friday, May 15, 2009. Question: "What do you think about Dodger Manny Ramirez' suspension for failing a drug test?" * He should be banned, not suspended (142 votes) * A 50-game suspension is fair (117 votes) * A 50-game suspension is too harsh (35 votes) * No big ...
Legendary studio musician Carol Kaye will join the award winning COC Studio Jazz Ensemble Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m., on the main stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
The Santa Clarita Valley Jaycees will host the 8th annual Fight It! 5k Race and Walk-a-thon, benefiting the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund Saturday, May 16 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Two school buses carrying students crashed into poles this week, causing minor damage but no injuries, officials said.
When the expelled beauty-school student returned to campus, things got ugly. She stabbed a former classmate in the head with a key and bit a teacher before Lancaster sheriff's deputies hauled her off, said Western Beauty Institute supervising instructor Mark Walker. But when he went to court last year to file a restraining order barring the woman from his campus, the judge turned him down, saying school administrators can't do that on behalf of their campuses. ...
Since "Angels and Demons" depends on a split-second schedule and a ticking time bomb that could destroy the Vatican, it's a little distracting when the Camerlengo, a priest entrusted with the pope's duties between papacies, breaks into the locked enclave of the College of Cardinals and lectures them on centuries of church history.
Yes, it's true, shelling peas can be found at area farmers' markets. I am always thrilled to watch the seasons unfold through produce, and am keenly aware of how much better food tastes when we truly long for it, when we fantasize about that first taste after so many months without. There is much truth to the old adage, absence makes the heart grow fonder. I am excited about the appearance of peas, because I ...
A possible case of meningitis in a Pitchess Detention Center inmate prompted the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to quarantine about 180 prisoners.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's still February, but California gas prices are springing forward.
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who protected Americans at great personal risk during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, said Friday if "Argo" wins the Oscar for best picture there would be something wrong with director Ben Affleck if he didn't mention Canada.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, federal and state officials said Friday, prompting calls for an investigation from a key senator.
SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state judge rejected a lawsuit Friday aimed at undoing a deal to build a new professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle - a key part of plans to bring the NBA back to town.
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
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I love history. I plan to purchase the Blu-Ray of the recent film "Lincoln" and rewatch certain key scenes 100 times in a row, unapologetically.
In Santa Clarita, the arts influence our community's quality of life. Without even realizing it, the arts act as an economic driver - creating and supporting jobs, generating revenue and serving as a cornerstone of the tourism industry.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.