Wednesday's forecast called for gusty winds, heavy rain and hail that put travelers on alert but did not deter Santa Claus as he made his rounds through the Santa Clarita Valley on Christmas Eve.
Santa Clarita City Hall Closed on Christmas. Open on Friday. College of the Canyons Closed through Jan. 5. On Jan. 2, essential offices such as admissions, assessment, bookstore, and a few other offices will be open for limited hours. Specific hours for individual offices are posted at: www.canyons.edu/Offices/PIO/hours.html. U.S. Postal Service No deliveries on Christmas and New Year's Day The Federal Emergency Management Agency Telephone registration service for the California wildfires disasters will ...
Six Flags Magic Mountain is cleaning up, shaping up and it's not for sale. It's no secret locals recently viewed the theme park as more of a menace than a destination for family fun. "My son tells me that I can't go there because that's where all the gangs hang out," said Susan Reynolds, a senior partner at Newmarket careers in Santa Clarita. But Reynolds was one in a room full of local business executives ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. Signal online visitors cast a total of 449 votes from late afternoon Monday, Oct. 13 through late morning Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008.
So says Warren Buffet, the billion dollar investor, who is now buying US stocks. He said "A simple rule dictates my buying: Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful".
Imagine being able to lose weight and feed the hungry at the same time. For six weeks, members who participated in the Weight Watchers "Lose for Good" campaign did just that. For every pound lost, many members of the Newhall branch donated an equal amount to the SCV Food Pantry. "It's very hard when you're trying to lose weight to physically see it," said Leah Pollack of Santa Clarita. "To see the physical representation by ...
Single Mothers Outreach seeks participants Single Mothers Outreach is looking for local groups and families interested in adopting single parent families for the holiday season as part of its annual Adopt-a-Family Holiday Program. Families selected to be adopted are student-parents carrying at least six units in school, parents who are actively participating in Single Mothers Outreach like skills-oriented growth programs or new clients in 2008. Almost 130 families qualify. Families and organizations interested in helping ...
For many years, water agencies used polluted water from wells contaminated with ammonium perchlorate to calculate the water supply for new development in Santa Clarita. After a successful lawsuit by the Sierra Club and the Friends of the Santa Clara River, Castaic Lake Water Agency had to disclose the quantity of polluted water and when it would be cleaned up. Of course, future projections do not always pan out. Development has proceeded, but the clean-up ...
There's been a lot of talk lately about Measure SA by prominent community figures and influential groups, but many voters haven't heard any opinions of students.
As we all know, Election Day is on the horizon. In a couple weeks most of you will be going to the polls and voting for the next president of the United States.
Continuing an upward trend in sales that started in April, 55 percent more homes were sold in the Santa Clarita Valley compared with December 2007, according to the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Battered women often seek emotional and physical shelter from fists, angry words and abusive partners at the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley in Newhall.
Southern California Edison has had a bad PR year in the Santa Clarita Valley. First, without proper public notice, it destroyed north Valencia's landscape by erecting 22-story-tall black lattice towers. Now it is stripping our neighborhoods of Christmas decorations ("Edison says 'Bah, humbug!' to Christmas lights" Dec. 5). Santa Clarita residents are tired of being scrooged by Edison. I know Edison is trying to move into renewable energy resources. But what is it going to ...
Has The Signal turned into a gossip column ("Ex-wife Hides two girls in closet," Dec. 9)?
This letter is in response to the article that cited "enraged community members" because a menorah was not placed on the corner of Stevenson Ranch Parkway and Holmes in conjunction with the tree-lighting ceremony.
Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartener tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Maryland, a 6-year-old boy pretends his fingers are a gun during a playground game of cops and robbers. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while "simulating the sound of gunfire," as one school official put it.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius told a packed courtroom Tuesday that he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. The prosecutor called it premeditated murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
"Marriage" is shorthand for a specific legal arrangement between a man and a woman, just as "corporation" or "limited partnership" is a specific legal arrangement between shareholders, business partners, etc.
Webster's dictionary has several different definitions for the word socialism. The one conservative fear and loathe the most is:
oy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.