ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Rory Markas, a play-by-play sportscaster who spent the past eight seasons with the Los Angeles Angels, has died. He was 54. Markas was found dead at his home in Palmdale, Calif., on Monday and the cause of death was not immediately available, Angels spokesman Tim Mead said Tuesday. Markas had surgery for a blood clot on his brain in late 2008.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 -- NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden has named David D. McBride director of the agency's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
SCV Film Festival (Jan. 8-10) The 5th Annual SCV Film Festival provides local filmmakers with opportunities to show their work and to come together with an audience to enjoy quality independent films. This year's festival will highlight short films produced by independent filmmakers from around the globe, in addition to films by participants of the SCV Film Festival's Script 2 Screen youth filmmaking programs. The weekend's events take place at the intimate Repertory East Playhouse ...
When fifth-grade friends Riley Villiers-Furze and Caitlin Buckley of Pico Canyon Elementary School were looking for an after-school activity, they didn't look to video games, television or the Internet as many their age do.
California Highway Patrol officers made 20 DUI arrests during the New Year's Day weekend, officials said.
The U.S. Census Bureau will open its Santa Clarita Valley office on Wednesday at an event that will include words from several local leaders and a tent set aside for job seekers.
I am writing this letter in response to Roger Gitlin's letter "Vakay reaction was overkill" (The Signal, Dec. 28, 2009).
With the opening of the college's Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, certain departments have changed locations on campus.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
First Place I can be a good citizen in my community by planting flowers. I can pick up trash. I also can help my neighbor. Lydia Grade 2 Second Place I can be a good citizen at home at helping my mom clean the house. Also in my community by helping the earth. I also can help the classroom by following directions. Manny Roma Grade 2 Third Place I can be a good citizen at ...
My interest lies in the "non-education" (and impending massive jobs program "fix") of America's failing school system. As a result, I look up words in a good dictionary. With the looming takeover of our health care industry, I have compared words such as corruption versus subversion, socialism, fascism, communism and progressivism.
It has been interesting to watch the fight between Fox and Time Warner. Fox claimed Time Warner must pay more for the Fox channels it broadcasts. Time Warner claimed to be fighting for consumers, to prevent a huge increase in cable TV rates.
NEWPORT BEACH (AP) - Here's the strangest part of the fallout from the Texas offensive line giving up nine sacks in the Big 12 title game: There wasn't any.
Want to know what it takes to be a school principal or administrator? The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation invites community leaders to spend an upcoming day shadowing a local public school principal or district administrator during the annual "Principal for a Day" event. This year's event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19. The day starts with participants spending time with their chosen principal or district leader, followed by ...
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cavaliers coach Mike Brown delivered a simple message for Kyrie Irving after the All-Star point guard had the first scoreless game of his career Friday night: forget about it.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - UCLA appeared on its way toward another victory before the Bruins' prolific offense dried up.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
The premise of this democracy is based on electing those representatives who will make decisions in the interests of all of the people, not just the rich, corporations, or special interests.
Mayor Kellar seems to believe that anyone who originally opposed the roundabout should have no voice on what sort of art display will be chosen or whether to "do nothing."
Redemption. That's what 2013 was for the Santa Clarita Valley as a football community.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jabari Brown scored 22 points and Jordan Clarkson added 21 to help Missouri upset No. 18 UCLA 80-71 on Saturday.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles International Airport is dealing with brown, contaminated water at its international terminal, which is undergoing renovations.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Merrill Newman was tired and looking forward to reuniting with his family, but he was all smiles Saturday after arriving at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - Newlyweds just three weeks removed from their wedding day lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - A couple married for just three weeks lured a man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as the cold snap that covered much of the nation knocked out power and made roads treacherous Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.