Thank you to The Signal for its wonderful article recently about Efren Galindo and the Newhall Community Center ("New approach for cleaning up neighborhoods," Feb. 3).
As Americans, we are blessed with the privilege of free and democratic elections without coercion or fear.
This past month we lost a fitness icon, Jack LaLanne. LaLanne was ahead of his time with some of his teachings.
The 2011 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race revealed its route details last week, listing the city of Santa Clarita as one of 15 host cities and the starting location for the eighth and final stage, set for May 22 at the Valencia Town Center.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is losing an exemplary figure of volunteer service this month. Santa Clarita resident Ric Bisarra has served the Santa Clarita Valley for the past seven years and is now leaving to serve his country.
After being closed for renovations for the past 10 months, the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library is ready to re-open its doors to the public on Tuesday.
In two separate cases yesterday, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested four suspected drug dealers from Saugus, Newhall and Santa Rosa.
Stormy weather brought stormy driving to the Santa Clarita Valley's roadways Wednesday morning, law enforcement officials said.
Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball defeated Nuview Bridge of Nuevo 61-35 at home in the first round of the CIF-Southern Division VIAA playoffs.
Sprouts Farmers Market and Henry's Farmers Market, two companies originally founded by the Boney Family but whom have operated under separate owners for almost a decade, announced Wednesday the two stores will join forces and operate under the Sprouts Farmers Market name.
Animal shelter fundraiser
The U.S. Forest Service is holding a career fair for fire fighting and forestry management from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
I would like to set the record straight regarding a recent column by Lynne Plambeck, which appeared in the Feb. 3 Signal: "Water plan needs closer examination."
Like most guys his age, 24-year-old Michael Landis settled in with a group of friends recently to watch the Super Bowl.
If you are a new resident of the Santa Clarita Valley, you may not know about Whittaker-Bermite, a contaminated 996-acre site in the center of the city of Santa Clarita, south of Saugus Speedway on Soledad Canyon Road. The site is sometimes referred to as the hole in the donut, due to its centralized location in the SCV.
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.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.