Medical assistant technician Blanca Sandoval, left, takes a blood donation from Viki Gibbons, of Castaic, at Northlake Hills Elementary School in Castaic during the school's blood drive.
This week's spotlight in the SCV highlights planting trees, the statewide earthquake drill and marching bands.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Division of Ratepayer Advocates (DRA), an independent consumer advocacy division of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), requested on Oct. 27 that the CPUC extend price controls on basic residential telephone rates that are set to expire on Jan. 1, 2011.
U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, a leading operator of occupational healthcare centers in the nation, announced the relocation of its Valencia clinic to a new, spacious, and more convenient location at 25733 Rye Canyon Road.
The city of Santa Clarita has closed escrow on the Rodda/Agua Dulce Partner properties, an area encompassing 243 acres east of the city limits.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are asking the public to stop by the 21st Annual Haunted Jailhouse Halloween event this Sunday and help them look for ghosts and goblins spotted in and around the station jail.
Road closures scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 7 to accommodate the Santa Clarita Marathon will be in place periodically throughout the day from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and detours will be provided for major closures.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Sunrise Notary Club invite Halloween trick-or-treaters to attend the 11th annual Halloween Festival at the Santa Clarita Community Center Friday, Oct. 29 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is conducting a nationwide search for a president and chief executive officer. The Nov. 15 deadline for the first review of candidates is rapidly approaching.
Starting in 2010, more people should be eligible to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA - and take advantage of potential tax benefits. A provision of The Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005 will:
As the weather chills and the flu season approaches, clinics around the Santa Clarita Valley offer free immunization for local residents.
The city of Santa Clarita is hosting a solar-energy groundbreaking event 10 a.m. today at the Transit Maintenance Facility located at 28250 Constellation Road in Santa Clarita
People who care about our local environment should not only be monitoring city of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County government actions, they should also be watching the water agencies.
Editor's note: County library officials asked that The Signal publish the following letter addressed to Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp.
I am a resident of the Santa Clarita Valley and also a business owner here in Santa Clarita. I've been fortunate enough to have worked directly with Kevin Korenthal for the past seven years in the construction industry.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
I have four kids ages 14, 12, 9 and 6. We're normally a pretty happy family that get along well together and do lots of fun things together. Like this summer we went to the Grand Canyon and had a great time - most of the time. But there are times when, even when we're having a lot of fun, the fun gets spoiled by the kids' fighting. It's nothing awful (i.e. there's no blood and nobody goes days without talking afterwards) but it's still really annoying and puts a dark cloud over whatever it ...
Over the last two decades, cell phones have gone from an expensive (and bulky!) luxury to an absolute necessity - the latter definition, of course, coming from your kids. But the way society is moving, it's becoming more and more difficult to deny that fact. Parents want their kids to have a way to call home in case of an emergency. Kids want to be able to be in contact with their friends.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.
XIXI, Taiwan (AP) - Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48 people on a Taiwanese island.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) - His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native Pakistan.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
In my last column ("The IRS is far from earning back our trust," June 30), I discussed the arrogance and lawlessness of the Obama administration and its bureaucrats, practiced on a scale unprecedented in American history.