The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office has awarded a two-year $400,000 grant to College of the Canyons that will help fund the college's Medical Lab Technician (MLT) program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement regarding Speaker Pelosi's intention to pass the Cap & Tax plan this week, which will impose a hard-hitting tax upon families and small businesses costing our struggling economy thousands of jobs: "The Democrats' Cap & Tax legislation is going to force small businesses and their workers, and their families to pay more for electricity, gasoline, and other products that are ...
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon was named Free Enterprise Legislator of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors on Wednesday.
It's the month for teachers at Una Mas. The Canyon Country eatery is giving one free meal each to teachers through the end of the month.
The annual Piru Creek cleanup and picnic lunch/BBQ is Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., startinsg at Frenchman's Flat. Sponsored by the Community Hiking Club, Friends of the River, the Santa Clarita Casting Club, and the Federation of Fly Fishers Southwest Council, the cleanup is designed to remove litter and other micro-trash from the creek and its banks.
It was a raucous hearing of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District on May 26. Our Los Angeles County Sanitation District representatives, Santa Clarita City Council members Frank Ferry and Laurene Weste, heard Santa Claritans say that they refuse to pay to fix the chloride (salt) problem in the Santa Clara River.
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Strutting down a fashion runway has its challenges, but models overcame more obstacles than met the eye at the Child & Family Center's second annual Finishing Touches Makeover Show.
McGrath Elementary School took a little different approach to try to motivate its students to raise money for the school this year. As a reward for the school's students surpassing their goal and raising $5,600 at a PTA book fair held earlier this month, each class and its teacher received an opportunity to try and pelt school Principal Larry Heath with water balloons.
New Santa Clarita Valley residents and businesses will pay hundreds or thousands of dollars more than existing residents for sewer connection fees beginning January, the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board decided Wednesday night.
Lightnin' Willie strums some blues during the Lexus Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series, held each Friday at Town Center Drive and McBean Parkway in Valencia.
Detectives are trying to hunt down a woman who allegedly entered a Stevenson Ranch bank Monday afternoon, implied someone was going to kill her and demanded money from a teller, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
This letter is in response to the one written by Frank Ray ("Question of trust," The Signal, June 14).
The Boys & Girls Club of the Santa Clarita Valley wants to thank Congressman Buck McKeon for submitting the SCV Committee on Aging's transit bus request to be included in the upcoming Surface Transportation Act.
Saugus Junior to Attend Prestigious Summer Institute Congratulations to Saugus High School junior Alex Petrovich, who will attend the Stanford University Junior Statesmen summer school program for outstanding high school students June 28 through July 19. Admission for the program was extremely competitive with acceptance decisions based on academic achievement, leadership ability, maturity and interest in politics, history and government. Alex says she is looking forward to the challenges and opportunities the experience will bring. ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Trout had his 21st multi-hit game, Jason Vargas pitched into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to six games.
MIAMI (AP) - David West's right hand helped the Indiana Pacers grab home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals.
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt, who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
LONDON (AP) - Both of the suspects accused of butchering a British soldier during broad daylight on a London street had long been on the radar of Britain's domestic spy agency, though investigators say it would have been nearly impossible to predict that the men were on the verge of a brutal killing.
The president of a local advocacy group said this week's decision by the Boy Scouts of America to reverse a long-standing policy barring gay children from joining is a step in the right direction, but more must be done for the scouts to be completely inclusive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many states get hit frequently with tornadoes and other natural catastrophes, but Oklahoma is Disaster Central.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fox reality chief Mike Darnell says he's leaving the network after an 18-year stay.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him. Two vehicles fell into the icy Skagit River.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Amanda Bynes appeared disheveled in a long blond wig and sweats Friday in a criminal court where she was charged with reckless endangerment after police said she heaved a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes listed below as part of a $72 million project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14). Ramp closures will be staggered. Detours will be signed. No unusual levels of dust, noise or vibration are expected. Closures are subject to change.
CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) - Investigators at California State Prison-Corcoran are investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate who was a convicted child molester.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A regional garbage collection agency has tossed out plans to build a mega-landfill for Los Angeles' trash less than two miles from Joshua Tree National Park in the remote Southern California desert.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia man charged with murder after losing two sons to untreated pneumonia told police he believes in "divine healing," not medicine, to "break the devil's power."
NEW YORK (AP) - Major stock indexes closed out their first weekly loss in a month in quiet trading Friday.
NBC and sister networks will air Blake Shelton's concert to help his fellow Oklahomans affected by this week's storms in their home state.