"I used to get paid to move rocks for the Highway Department and hated it, and now I come here every month and do it for free," laughed Caltrans retiree Dave Omieczynski. Omieczynski is a member of the Ridge Route Preservation Organization (RRPO), a group of volunteers dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Ridge Route, the first major automotive link between the Los Angeles Basin and the San Joaquin Valley.
Previously held on third Thursdays of the month, Art Walks will now be held on the first Thursday of the month along the Western Walk of Stars on Main Street in Newhall. The next Art Walk will be next Thursday, April 1. Experience the "new charm" of Old Town Newhall, meet and mingle with artists, enjoy live music and stroll a farmer's market from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
This week's spotlight in the SCV features the Jump Rope for Heart event at Mint Canyon Community School, a picture from The Signal's Foothill League tennis preview, a 12-week dance class at Cedarcreek Elementary and a tour of Golden Valley Road Bridge.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
I sincerely accept that Mary Reza is "A realist, not a racist" (The Signal, March 9).
Today, March 11, the Treasury Department announced that the budget deficit for the month of February alone was $221 billion, up 14 percent over last February.
Water is bad and should be outlawed!
A popular Valencia restaurant is going to the wolves this weekend. Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Co. is partnering with the Wolf Connection, a wolf and wolf-hybrid rescue organization, to raise money and awareness for the animals.
Family celebrations, special-occasion parties and get-togethers ... do they create mayhem or magic in your house?
Canyon Springs Community School student Jose Quevedo, 10, left, gets a hand from fifth-grader Emma Urosevic, as they paint a section of a metal panel on Wednesday that will decorate the underpass at Golden Valley Road Bridge.
Los Angeles County firefighters, paramedics and emergency medical technicians from AMR Ambulance treat the driver of a Ford Focus.
A wind advisory is in effect for the Santa Clarita Valley, especially the north-south Interstate 5 corridor, according to the National Weather Service.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- Capping an epic struggle, congressional Democrats put the final touches Thursday to historic legislation enshrining health care as the right of every citizen. Republicans vowed to campaign for repeal in the fall election season, drawing a quick retort from President Barack Obama: "I welcome that fight."
The president spoke in Iowa as the Senate voted 56-43 for legislation making changes, including better benefits for seniors and low-income and middle-class families, to the bill he signed into law with a flourish at the White House on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO -- WonderCon, one of the country's most popular and well-attended comic book conventions, boasts an impressive guest list for the annual event being held in San Francisco on Friday through Sunday, April 2-4, 2010. WonderCon is produced by the same organization that produces the world-renowned Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Frank Ferry and Laurene Weste's presentations from the Canyon Country Advisory Committee's March "Meet the Council Candidate" session are now available for viewing on YouTube.
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.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
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.