WASHINGTON, D.C. - Early this morning, Democrats on the House Committee on Education and Labor opposed an amendment by Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) that would have protected small businesses and working families by authorizing Small Business Health Plans.
A man was shot near a Newhall apartment complex early Friday, a sheriff's sergeant said. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a man walked up and shot him just after midnight in the 23000 block of Valle del Oro, said Sgt. Gary Parker of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Sheriff's deputies were still looking for the shooter, he said. It wasn't clear what prompted the attack. Check back here later for updates.
The Santa Clarita City Council and community leaders will host a luncheon and presentation about the city of Santa Clarita, "Setting a Course for Stability," on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Valencia.
Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor along with Good Neighbor Pharmacy present Doña Oxford, "The Boogie Woogie Woman," and her two-fisted piano playing for the next concert in the 11th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series on Friday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
When people ask us how to judge a wine, we tell them that it's all in the senses. It's the five Ss as we call them: see, swirl, sniff, sip and swallow. Wine awakens the senses. From the moment you see it in the glass to the last delicious sip that lingers in a complex interplay of flavors on the palate. Let's start with the first S: "See". Before wine reaches your lips, you should ...
The climactic scene in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" takes place in one of those underground caverns with a lake and an ominous gondola as the means of transportation, popularized by "The Phantom of the Opera." At first I thought - no gondola! But then one appeared, dripping and hulking. In another movie I might have grinned, but you know what? By that point, I actually cared.
One of the most important skills any successful nonprofit organization must develop is the ability to raise capital through fundraising events. Fundraising events are even more important in today's tough economy as many nonprofit organizations and charities struggle to survive amid the decline of charitable contributions by both private and corporate donors.
Los Angeles County firefighters doused a small brush fire in Castaic on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
Snow was imported to Creative Years Nursery School in Santa Clarita for the school's annual snow day event.
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:
The Measure V Citizens' Oversight Committee issued a clean report Wednesday to the Hart district regarding Measure V spending for the 2007-08 fiscal year.
Long, hot summer days, help me to conjure up images from my childhood. Most of our time was spent splashing in the backyard pool, our hair green and swimsuits threadbare come September. In the afternoons, we'd sit around the table outside with huge crescents of watermelon in hand, the juice running in streams down to our elbows and coloring our cheeks like rouge. Back then, the watermelons in the markets were huge and heavy and ...
When the old NASCAR Southwest Series shut down a few years ago, M.K. Kanke had won more races than any other driver in the history of the division.
BURBANK, Calif. -- As the nation marks the 40th anniversary of the first walk on the moon July 20, 1969, the Futures Channel has released the fifth in its series of micro-documentaries about the science, engineering, technology and people behind NASA's Ares rockets - the launch vehicles that will ultimately take humans back to the moon.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats have taken another discouraging step in the direction of a full government takeover of our nation's health care system with the recent introduction of their federally run health care plan.
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.