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A group of rain-soaked people stood shivering outside of the Newhall office of the Department of Motor Vehicles, which closed Friday due to a state furlough day.
Local legislators say the state's employee furlough days are unfortunate but necessary, while union members are troubled about lost wages and reduced services in such trying economic times.
After falling to West Ranch in the teams' first matchup of the season, Valencia made a few changes and turned the tables on the Wildcats. It took just two changes for the Vikings to defeat West Ranch 43-37 at Valencia High on Friday night.
For the Canyon boys basketball team to pull the upset of Hart Friday night, it would need solid shooting and tough defense.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 265 votes from mid-morning Friday, Jan. 30 to late afternoon Friday, Feb. 6, 2009. Question: "What's your Valentine's Day plan?" * Dinner, flowers and a movie (31 votes) * Make whoopie with soulmate (54 votes) * Find somebody to love (11 votes) * Try to forget being alone (16 votes) * No plan -- just another day (153 votes) ...
Nonprofit organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley which work to improve the lives of women are invited to apply for Community Service Financial Grants offered by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Foundation.
What is a FICA credit score, and how can a bad score be corrected? What money management and budgeting skills are necessary to plan for a secure future? What are the unique credit and economic issues that accompany a divorce?
This week, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges took action to reaffirm its highest accreditation status upon College of the Canyons - completing a nearly two-year long self-study and application process.
A suspected armed robbery suspect is behind bars today thanks to an alert patrol deputy, and a collaborative effort between detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's Robbery and Assault team, members of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's Community Interaction Team (CIT), and members of the County of Los Angeles/Sheriff's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) team assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Looking for something fun, educational, and FREE for the kids tonight? The Santa Clarita Symphony has your ticket! Veteran rock 'n' roll singer/songwriter/guitarist and bandleader Gary McGrath is the featured artist at the Symphony's Children's Instrument Petting Zoo tonight from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Cafe at Borders Books. McGrath will demonstrate and provide instruction on the guitar -- acoustic, electric, and bass. Don't miss this special hands-on musical experience for young and old ...
The director of "Coraline" has suggested it is for brave children of any age. That's putting it mildly. This is nightmare fodder for children, however brave, under a certain age. I know kids are exposed to all sorts of horror films via video, but "Coraline" is disturbing not for gory images but for the story it tells. That's rare in itself: Lots of movies are good at severing limbs, but few at telling tales that ...
If there's a huge error behind "The Pink Panther 2" - other than the mistake of producing the sequel in the first place - it's pairing Steve Martin with John Cleese, then failing to capitalize on their potentially explosive verbal exchanges.
"He's Just Not That Into You" isn't exactly a romantic comedy - at least, not in the most traditional sense. Yes, the characters work themselves into the same sorts of tizzies over falling in and out of love - or finding love in the first place - but mixed in with the fizziness is an unexpected seriousness, an attempt at injecting realism and even failure.
Eight Golden Valley High School and Academy of the Canyons students recently completed a rigorous 17- week training program, each logging more than 200 miles in preparation for the 26.2 mile Surf City Marathon on Feb. 1.
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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