I was sitting in my downtown Los Angeles office, located above the Chinese restaurant. The smells of fried food and MSG wafted up to me, and I was thinking about the waitress with the great set of wheels that I saw at lunch when I heard it: RAT-A-TAT-A-TAT.
Faith Community Church continues a favorite Christmas tradition by hosting the 5th Annual "Festividad for Christ" celebration, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18.
This holiday, community members will shop, dine, socialize and celebrate at many local retail centers developed by one of the city's premier contractors and developers.
Wash that old "Low Rider" of yours and ask your mortal enemy "Why Can't We Be Friends?" because legendary funk-rock-soul band WAR, is coming to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons -- and missing this show would be like "Slippin' Into Darkness."
Meet Each Need with Dignity (MEND), a San Fernando Valley-based nonprofit organization, calls for the community's help in battling poverty in Southern California.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Mayor Michael D. Antonovich joined Supervisor Don Knabe and Chief P. Michael Freeman in renaming the fire department's Command and Control Facility in honor of retiring Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman, the second-longest serving fire chief in the department's 87-year history.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will conduct a DUI/driver license checkpoint, in partnership with the Avoid DUI Task Force Campaigns and law enforcement nationwide, beginning at 6 tonight at an undisclosed location within the city.
Tina Nakamura of Valencia Management Group in Valencia recently joined the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation from Community Associations Institute (CAI).
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The 34th annual Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Day has been scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2011.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry, who has been hospitalized for more than two weeks, was on his feet Wednesday, taking a few steps toward his recovery, city spokeswoman Gail Ortiz said.
Recent studies show that stress ranks number two in the major contributors to premature aging of the skin. While this may seem shocking, really, given the fact that laughter can impact our total health positively, it makes sense that stress can cause damage to our overall health whether it is intellectually, emotionally or physically.
Advanced Medical Care, one of Santa Clarita's primary care physician and medical offices, will join Providence Medical Group on Jan. 1. AMC opened its practice on Smyth Drive in Valencia over five years ago. It cares for nearly 20,000 patients annually.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say guns, badges and other items belonging to San Diego-area law enforcement personnel were stolen during a weekend charity football game in Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARITA - The Associated Student Government (ASG) at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum with the eight individuals seeking election to California's 25th Congressional District.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government said 55 militants were killed so far.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.
A signature-gatherer outside a local Walmart, arrested for battery after allegedly punching someone in the hand last weekend, has been identified as a woman from Illinois, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
JINDO, South Korea (AP) - One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago.
In her letter Sunday in The Signal ("Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left") attempting to rebut Steve Lunetta's earlier column about pay inequality for women, Robin Clough ends by writing:
Yes, I believe in angels, since I met one accidentally on Sierra Highway recently when my car hit a rock in the road.
It's true that we received pretty bad news last month from the latest report of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The Easter season for many of our Christian brothers and sisters is a time of year that prompts us to reflect on the concept of redemption.