With 2010 coming to a close, I wanted to share with you some of the achievements your City Council and staff have made this year, benefiting our entire community.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. has moved into its new offices to College of the Canyons' the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.
California Superstores has purchased two vehicle dealerships in Santa Clarita. Carlos Hildago, president of the California Superstores and Folsom Dodge in Sacramento County, was in town this week as his company prepared to begin operating two local dealerships.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
Earlier this month, The Signal sent out 85 e-mails to the Santa Clarita Valley's high school varsity coaches and athletic directors.
New Year's Eve benefit gala
As another year ends today and a new one dawns tomorrow, it is traditionally a time for new beginnings and for looking ahead.
Groucho Marx once said, "I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members."
"This will be the year I get in the best shape of my life!" Sound familiar?
As 2010 draws to a close, many businesses are looking forward to ushering in a new year.
Tony Follett's young children, 8-year-old Samantha and 5-year-old Luke, enjoyed a Christmas most kids dream of.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.