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.
Downtown Newhall merchants and city officials celebrated a renovated Main Street with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday.
Hart district board members this week named Bob Jensen board president instead of Gloria Mercado-Fortine because of concerns over her involvement with charter schools, board members said Thursday.
Christmas is fast approaching, and I was taught that it is better to give than to receive. So I offer my Christmas list for the Santa Clarita Valley:
Well this is just too ironic to believe. The City Council wants to increase our taxes without a ballot measure. To quote Deputy City Manager Darren Hernandez, "We do not need to pass a ballot measure to collect the special library tax." I just love how the city spends our money to save us money.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
ORLEANS, Calif. (AP) - Low warm water conditions from the drought are starting to kill salmon in Northern California's Klamath Basin - the site of a massive fish kill in 2002.
PARIS (AP) - French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Gary Horton's op-ed in The Signal ("Something to which we can all agree," July 9) was on the mark. Yes, this is something to which we can all agree.
A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is valid reason for grave concern.
By Jon Stein
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.