Tuesday, July 5
A 57-year-old Sylmar woman lost her dog in Castaic after a car crash Monday.
Boston Scientific applauded the approval of the America Invents Act of 2011, passed this week by the U.S. House of Representatives, in a statement issued by the company. Designed to modernize the country's patent system, the Senate approved a similar bill in March.
Olympic gold medalist Kim Rhode brought a pocketful of medals to share with participants of the third annual Wild West Trap Shoot to benefit Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch.
It's not Christmas in July, but planning for the 2011 Holiday Home Tour is well underway and the Home Tour League is seeking Santa Clarita Valley homes, 3,000 square feet or larger.
The executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has completed his contract, and is no longer with the agency, it was announced this week.
The Santa Clarita City Council voted to withdraw its application to the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission to annex Hasley Hills and the Valencia Commerce Center.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Orchestra and Silvertone Singers will perform in a tribute concert Friday to commemorate the center's choral director, Chip Johnson, who died June 14.
Doing good seminar
The Endangered Species Act is a venerable piece of environmental legislation passed in the 1970s under the Nixon administration.
The Signal has graciously printed several letters of mine in the past, expressing concern over the privatization of our local library system.
They weren't flying on brooms, but the enthusiastic Quidditch players at Valencia Glen Park were being as authentic as possible Wednesday as they did their best to mimic the imaginary sport from the Harry Potter book series.
The executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has completed his contract and is no longer with the agency, it was announced this week.
A young man is hospitalized today after the truck he allegedly stole drove over him when he failed to put it in park.
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.