Today 2009 Arthritis Walk in the Park at Magic Mountain from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Six Flags Magic Mountain is located at 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia. Individuals who raise $150 or more earn a free ticket into the park. Info: Patty Williams (818) 995-7378. www.arthritiswalkmm.org. The 21st annual Taste of the Town - Santa Clarita's premiere food and wine tasting event will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ...
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The annexation of the Hasley Hills/Commerce Center areas of Castaic to the city of Santa Clarita has been stalled by recent demands from the county of Los Angeles.
Overcoming obstacles is not something Riley Weinstein, 16, will walk through. Instead, she dances over them. Weinstein, a Junior at Canyon High School, suffered a traumatic, life-altering brain injury at the age of 2 1/2, when a large tumor was removed from the base of her brain, leaving her paralyzed.
When man's best friends are left friendless, Nancy Anderson of The Brittany Foundation knows how to come to the rescue. As owner and operator of the no-kill, all-breed dog sanctuary in Agua Dulce, Anderson has spent the last 20 years bringing new life and new friends to thousands of abandoned dogs.
A friend on Facebook recently wrote the following in a private message to me: "I agree that the mainstream news media is extremely left on all news reports and such, my question is why? What do they gain by reporting the news the way they do? Can you help me understand why it leans the way it does?"
My concern is medications that are so costly we have to get generics instead. (Drug manufacturers) advertise the new medications on TV, but they are so expensive we can't buy them.
Spirit Games needs volunteers Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley 2009 Regional Spirit Games will be held May 16 at Newhall Park, Boys & Girls Club, Placerita Junior High and Hart High. The games need about 600 volunteers. Contact Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley office at (661)253-2121 or visit email@example.com. Red Cross honors heroes The Red Cross is currently seeking nominations for SCV residents who have taken action in a time of crisis to ...
Response to April 23 "Environmentally Speaking" commentary in The Signal: "A perfect storm for water woes in the SCV." Recently, the city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission met jointly with Castaic Lake Water Agency staff to help familiarize the city's land use decision makers with our current water-supply management and planning activities.
Grizzlies football supporters have a chance to enjoy some pizza, support the program and schmooze with Golden Valley High School's new head football coach tonight.
Friendly Valley Bible study Who: Dr. Stan Fix at the Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist). What: Pastor Fix will present Lutheranism in the "Christianity's Family Tree: What Other Christians Believe and Why," an eight week study exploring the many Christian churches, why they are so different from one another and the essential beliefs or practices they share in common. As we learn about the faith of Christians who worship and serve in ways that ...
I read Bruce McFarland's column in the April 21 Signal with shock and awe. It is hard for me to remember when and where I was exposed to so much misinformation. I thought I'd give a more thoughtful point of view. Now, I have to say, I don't know Bruce McFarland, and I'm sure he's a nice guy, but the tone of his article was as angry and bitter, and even hateful, as I've ever ...
If it wasn't so ridiculous, it would be laughable. I'm referring to liberal assertions that conservatives are merely robots parroting Rush Limbaugh's talking points. To underscore the fallacy in that assertion, let's look at an April 16 Associated Press (AP) story on the national tea parties (AP is the embodiment of a national liberal propaganda mill that supplies most small and medium-sized newspapers and radio stations' national and international news content). "GOP Hopes to Build ...
Your "Mexican consulate forces deal in ID theft case" article (March 20) inaccurately portrays the Los Angeles County District Attorney's handling of the 54 identity theft cases resulting from a search warrant at L&M Optical.
In these revenue-tight times, small-business entrepreneurs are cutting corners where ever they can.
DETROIT (AP) - Car buyers increasingly want high-tech features like voice recognition and navigation. But they're not very forgiving of the car company when those systems fail.
Are you a veteran making between $45,000 and $83,650 a year combined family income and dream of owning your own home? Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley, the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate for North Los Angeles County, in collaboration with the California Department of Veterans Affairs, is building homes for veterans in Sylmar and Santa Clarita. The project in Santa Clarita will consist of an 87-home community and the one in Sylmar will ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Federal authorities have charged 18 people with involvement in an illegal gambling ring they say spanned from California to Peru and used violence against customers with outstanding debts.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place.
LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) - The search for a missing kayaker who disappeared in Lake Del Valle in Livermore is being suspended while crews seek more funding for additional resources.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A homeless woman has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an 84-year-old woman who was pushed off a Los Angeles train platform.
BERLIN (AP) - Appealing for a new citizen activism in the free world, President Barack Obama renewed his call Wednesday to reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles and to confront climate change, a danger he called "the global threat of our time."
BANNING, Calif. (AP) - An 11-day-old wildfire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest north of Banning is now 80 percent contained.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A man suspected of trying to rob an Oakland burger restaurant at gunpoint before being shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy has been identified as a 32-year-old Oakland resident.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - An Orange County employee of mortgage giant Fannie Mae has pleaded not guilty to charges that he demanded kickbacks to provide listings of repossessed homes to a real estate broker.
A red flag warning for high fire danger was issued today for the mountains in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings, whose unflinching reporting ended the career of a top American army general, died early Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles, his employer and family said.
DENVER (AP) - Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's security to the Afghan army and police.
NEW YORK (AP) - Men's Wearhouse Inc. has dismissed its founder and executive chairman George Zimmer.