April: Spider mites
A deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Parks Bureau suffered minor injuries after losing control of the of the patrol car he was driving and crashing it into a guard rail at the Hasley Canyon Road onramp to Interstate 5, authorities said Friday.
When Chris Najarro saw a homeless individual walking along a Santa Clarita road just a few weeks ago, she didn't feel sad or hopeless.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
There will be two outdoor Easter services at the beautiful Vasquez Rocks in Agua Dulce. The first is on Saturday, April 23, at 2 p.m. and the second is on Easter Sunday, April 24, at 5 a.m. This annual event is sponsored by the Alliance of Christian Churches of Acton and Agua Dulce, and presented as a community worship ministry.
To coincide with the spring launch of its world famous, behind-the-scenes Studio Tour, introducing comedian Jimmy Fallon, star of NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" as the new host, Universal Studios Hollywood is conducting an online casting call for aspiring tour guides.
"Babe, I have a plan to be with you soon."
So the Republicans are turning the governor's visit into a reason to rail against unions and pensions. Seems we now have an Americans for Prosperity contingent here to complement our tea party.
As a general pediatrician in Southern California, I have had the good fortune to meet many children with special needs.
A 48-year-old man was arrested Thursday for an alleged assault with a deadly weapon for kicking another man in the head repeatedly during an after-midnight fight in downtown Newhall, authorities said. Because the arrested man wore shoes, the crime becomes assault with a deadly weapon, said Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Lt. Joe Efflandt.
The memorial service for the Acton teen who died Sunday will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at High Desert School, 3620 Antelope Woods Road in Acton.
I enjoyed reading Laura Dixon's article "Inseparable" in the March 8 issue of The Signal, which described the wonderful relationship between volunteer Dwayne Johnstone and 16-year-old Willy Wonka, a horse at The Gentle Barn animal sanctuary.
Tuesday, April 26
Parents, don't be too insulted when your child starts lying to you at a very young age. It's actually a sign of intelligence. Children who lie are shown to have a higher IQ and become more successful later in life, according to Dr. Kang Lee, director of the Institute of Child Study at Toronto University.
IRVING, Texas - Glenn Beck, the conservative radio host and media entrepreneur, is now heading up a film division at Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his popular radio show and digital media operation TheBlaze.
SANTA CLARITA-When "Rent," the musical loosely based on Puccini's "La Boheme" premiered on the Broadway stage in 1996, it took the theatre world by storm.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A Central Valley dentist accused of groping four female patients while they were sedated is facing three years in prison after pleading no contest to sexual battery charges.
The City of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of its 2014 "cArt aRt" competition, held in conjunction with the City's annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. This creative annual contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes.
GENEVA (AP) - High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine attempting to forge a common position on how to de-escalate the situation.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
PARIS (AP) - David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.
NEW YORK (AP) - Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats, but they said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.
With regards to Linda McCaskill and Curt Scott's criticism of Rob Kerchner's claim to know what liberals are thinking, I guess I have to agree with them, because I often wonder "What in the world are they thinking?"
I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut."
I was recently listening to one of my favorite radio shows when I heard the hosts saying there was absolutely no evidence genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in the food supply were harmful or create health problems.