Tuesday's special election to fill the state Senate's 17th District seat formerly held by Republican George Runner has come and gone, and it's no surprise to anyone in this largely Republican pocket of California that his wife, Sharon, is headed to Sacramento to take his place.
At a time when many Americans may be worried about losing their jobs, ongoing financial strains or even the possibility of bankruptcy and losing their home, stress may be taking a heavy toll on their health.
Tuesday, Feb. 22
Trinity Classical Academy took advantage of its size advantage Friday night at The Master's College to defeat the Academy of Careers and Exploration 56-45 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VIA playoffs.
It has been five years since the Santa Clarita Christian boys soccer team last made the postseason.
I remember when I first bought a home in a development that had a homeowners association. I was a little leery of the possible restrictions, having grown up where our neighbors didn't mind if we shot rabbits and squirrels on our front lawn.
Michael Fields is the new director of the California State Summer School for the Arts, a yearly program held at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. Fields was appointed to the role following the death of longtime director Robert Jaffe.
Online registration for summer session at California State University, Northridge begins March 28.
Manuel Denault waits for the clock to strike 10:30 every weekday morning.
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Beginning this July, the city of Santa Clarita will assume responsibility for management of our three local libraries: Newhall, Canyon Country and Valencia.
NorthPark Community Church members traveled to Ensenada, Mexico, to help families in need for the last three years.
Wayne Muhaffey, of Canyon Country, was the Santa Clarita Valley's grand-prize winner in the national Pigskin Pick 'Em football contest, staged by Upickem.com and sponsored locally by The Signal, Caston's TV and Appliance, and the Auto Spa Car Wash. Muhaffey (left) picked up his prize, a 42" LCD flat-screen HDTV, at Caston's in Newhall this week from Rick Caston (right), son of owner Jerry Caston.
Caption of the Week: "Ca ... ca ... ca ... ca ... can you hear me now?"
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.