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Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Feb. 5-11, 2010, featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency will soon find out how many businesses may be disrupted by a $10 million pipeline replacement project.
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the William S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
A federal judge this week sentenced a Castaic man to 41 months in prison for embezzling more than $830,000 from the Lockheed Federal Credit Union while he served as a vice president to the organization.
In 1996, California voters passed the Compassionate Use Act, which decriminalized the cultivation, possession and use of "medical marijuana" by adults who held a recommendation for use from a medical doctor - a "prescription," so to speak.
Rain and snowfall don't end water woes. The recent seasonally high precipitation in California brought a welcome record snowfall in the mountains that feed water to California. Skiers and snowboarders are jumping for joy. But Californians who closely monitor snowpack levels and other data related to state water are not nearly as joyous. Unfortunately, California's long-diagnosed water problems are little if at all affected by increased snowfall. California's water problems are related not to the ...
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
HOLLYWOOD (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood, who will be 80 years young on May 31, continues to excel among Hollywood's top filmmakers, receiving seven nominations for the Mar. 23 Green Globe Film Awards, whose Viewers' Choice Awards are selected through an online voting system.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representatives Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Michael R. Turner (R-Ohio), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the Iranian regime's announcement that Iran is now a "nuclear state" after producing enriched uranium at higher levels: "A nuclear Iran threatens the security and stability of the Middle East and the rest of ...
SACRAMENTO - The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence has named Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) Legislator of the Year for 2009.
State Senator George Runner will speak at a "tea party" rally in Valencia on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Princess Cruises is debuting a new program giving passengers the opportunity to invite their friends and family aboard their ship on embarkation day to wish them "bon voyage" and get a taste of the onboard experience. Passengers and their guests will be able to spend approximately four hours together on the ship before it sets sail, enjoy a four-course dining room lunch with wine, a ship tour and a souvenir photo.
Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Lamsco West, Inc. has been selected by the Boeing Company to support its nationwide team to compete for the U.S. Air Force's new fleet of aerial refueling tankers. Lamsco West, Inc. has been supplying engineered details, standards, laminated sheet and aerospace parts categorized as shims, stampings and flat pattern parts to Boeing for more than 40 years.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. The series of "Meet the City Council Candidate" sessions continues, featuring council candidates David Gauny, Daniel Henriquez, Kenneth Mann and Marsha McLean.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Four homeless people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area since last week, authorities said, highlighting the danger to people without shelter as the region is gripped by freezing temperatures.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Bill Porter, the door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore., who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, has died at 81.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Citrus grower Fred LoBue breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after two sleepless nights monitoring the icy temperatures in his family's Central Valley orange groves.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.
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Due to a storm forecast for this Saturday, Dec. 7, Signal Multimedia is postponing its Holiday Lights tour until Friday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. That night Signal staff will judge light displays that have been entered online at signalscv.com/lights. Deadline for submissions has been extended until Dec. 11.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. job market is proving sturdier than many had thought.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A suburban Nashville couple got more than they expected in their to-go order in a McDonald's drive-thru: A bag of cold cash.
Since the beginning of cityhood in 1987, the city of Santa Clarita has been spending significant time and money addressing blight with the goal of beautifying our city.
Congress will soon have to, again, discuss and debate the federal budget and debt ceiling - national crises which they "kicked down the road" instead of solving in September.
At-large voting has all of us voting on all Santa Clarita City Council candidates.