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As a former cook, firefighter Phil Lourito believes he knows a thing or two about cooking good chili.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Sept. 25 - Oct. 3, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Santa Clarita Christian School football amassed 520 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on the ground en route to a 66-43 victory over Hesperia Christian Saturday night at Canyon High School. The Cardinals (2-2) were led by senior running back Collin Keoshian, who piled up 304 yards on 24 carries and tallied six rushing touchdowns. He also caught the Cardinals lone score through the air when he pulled in a pass delivered from quarterback Colin Mayhugh ...
It's almost time to cast your vote We've got an election coming Nov. 3, and roughly half of all ballots will be cast long before then. Absentee ballots, aka vote-by-mail ballots, account for an increasing share of the tally. You can expect an application for a vote-by-mail ballot to arrive soon if it's not already in your mailbox. You'll be asked to make choices on the William S. Hart Union High School and Santa Clarita ...
Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, I have visited your Santa Clarita Office twice in the last few years. On both occasions your staff was courteous and attentive. I was impressed and appreciated their graciousness. This morning (Sept. 26) I attended your health care town hall at College of the Canyons. Most of the audience was respectful and well-behaved. I did not agree with every speaker, but I realize people came because they are passionate about their ...
I am writing this letter to express my great disappointment with the town hall meeting on Sept. 26 hosted by Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon relative to HR 3200, the health care initiative.
Santa Clarita STARS Dance Team kicked off the season at the Movie Premiere of "Fame" at the Canyon Country Edwards Theater. "Our dancers were so inspired by the movie - it emphasized that teamwork and perseverance pays off," said Holly Diaz, director of the team. The STARS Showteam has received top honors at Regional and National dance competitions and have a busy 2009-2010 season planned.
Strong values met strength of character when the Boy Scouts of America and title event sponsor Total Financial Solutions hosted the fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley Leaders of Character Recognition dinner.
The Signal article on the town hall meeting ("Town hall meeting draws ire," Sept. 27) failed to mention the best moment of the event.
Dates to Watch Today The Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita and the SCV Senior Center host the 18th Annual Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita Six Flags Magic Mountain 5K Run. Race begins at 8 a.m. , warm up at 7 a.m. Benefits the Home-Delivered Meals Program. Pre-event registration fees are $25 for adults, $15 for high school students and $10 for junior high students. Info: www.scvsc.org. (661) 259-9444 ext. 140 or e-mail kiwanis5K@yahoo.com. ...
The town hall meeting held Sept. 26 at College of the Canyons, hosted by Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is the stuff our Founding Fathers participated in and advocated, consisted of average Americans standing up to be counted and heard.
My husband and I went to Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon's town hall meeting on health care. What a great turnout.
A total of 179 solo cyclists and relay teams are participating in the 48-hour, 508-mile bike race on the famous Death Valley course starting from the Hilton Garden Inn in Santa Clarita and finishing at Twentynine Palms.
After interviews and meetings, College of the Canyons Faculty Association (COCFA) endorses incumbent Joan MacGregor for reelection to Office No. 3 and Michael Berger for election to Office No. 1 in the Nov. 3, Santa Clarita Community College District election.
There were a total of five part one crimes reported in Zone 3 during the above dates. Here are some details regarding some of the crimes.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning ...
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.