Nationwide, the Salvation Army spends $6 million "dumping trash donations."
In response to "Voter preparation is vital" by Tammy Messina, Nov. 11:
In response to "Thinking outside the gift box" by Tammy Marashlian, Nov. 4:
The Hart High School dance team invites the community to its annual showcase to support the local chapter of Help the Children, a nonprofit organization that provides food and social services to families in need.
More than 350 students from six local junior high schools and Castaic Middle School participated in the annual Youth Summit in October to develop leadership skills, encourage positive contributions to their schools and the community and build self-esteem.
"We're back!" Those are the words of Hyunseung Shon, one of the three drum majors of West Ranch High School's award-winning marching band.
More than 5,000 students, parents and music enthusiasts filled the College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium on Nov. 5 to be part of the 28th annual Hart High Rampage Marching and Color Guard Field Show competition.
The Vista Canyon development will bring several road improvements to Canyon Country, among them a connection between sections of Lost Canyon Road that will allow southern access to two schools.
The Southland Regional Association of Realtors - Santa Clarita Valley Division installed its 2012 officers at the Valencia Country Club on Friday.
About six months ago, when I began writing this column, I had one goal in mind: to inform and protect you, the reader.
Signal Business Editor Jana Adkins was presented with the 2011 President's Media Award by the Santa Clarita Valley Division of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors on Friday.
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Congressional spending is down $227 million so far this year because of cutbacks imposed by the current Congress, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Monday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - The first of August dawned as a day of promise for the Mahmoum clan and thousands of other Palestinians stuck in United Nations shelters in Rafah - thanks to a temporary cease-fire with Israel they could go home for three days.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's finance minister says his country and other regional powers should work together to rebuild the Gaza Strip and disarm Hamas militants that rule the territory.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown.