I recently saw a show on TV about cryogenics - the science of freezing your brain after you die so that someday, when they find the cure for whatever killed you, they can insert your brain into a new body and you can pick up where you left off. Riding that motorcycle.
With the Civil War raging, Abraham Lincoln addressed the U.S. Congress on July 4, 1861, and talked about the stakes involved:
ANAHEIM (AP) - The Texas Rangers realize the rest of their regular season won't be the same after bidding farewell to Nelson Cruz.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Zack Greinke made himself right at home. Just like the rest of the Los Angeles Dodgers have been doing for almost a month.
The College of the Canyons Foundation 23rd annual Golf Tournament was held under sunny skies Monday as golfers turned out to "Swing for Scholarships" at the Valencia Country Club.
Santa Clarita Valley Time-Warner subscribers enter their fifth day Tuesday without KCBS and KCAL channels 2 and 9, as well as Showtime, TMC, FLIX and Smithsonian as a dispute between the cable company and CBS continues.
A woman was injured after her SUV left the road and plunged down a 50-foot embankment in Canyon Country Monday, but no other cars were involved, officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
The 8-year-old Castaic boy who was found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine last week has died, and his death is now the subject of an investigation by homicide detectives, sheriff's officials said Monday.
Ten positions remained open Monday for the Santa Clarita Valley August class of VIDA, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives for at-risk youth ages 11-17 years.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A married couple from Los Angeles has been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death, according to a nonprofit legal group that has taken their case and is trying to draw publicity to what it claims is an unjust arrest.
A preliminary hearing has been ordered for an Acton man charged with the shooting death of a fellow Acton man in May, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's spokeswoman said.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Andy Warhol Museum is launching a live video feed from the pop artist's gravesite to honor his 85th birthday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Assembly Speaker John Perez says his chamber is working on a $7 billion to $8 billion water bond proposal to replace a $11.1 billion bond first slated for the ballot in 2009.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Time Warner Cable Inc. CEO Glenn Britt has offered to end a four-day blackout of CBS stations in three major cities, saying the cable operator would allow CBS to sell its stations' signal "a la carte" to consumers instead of bundling it with other channels.
The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will be visiting the Santa Clarita Valley in September, and The Signal would like to invite residents to share their experiences about the Vietnam War. From veterans to family members, we would like to hear from members of our community who will be affected by the wall's visit.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.