A "taco night" fundraiser for A Safe Harbor sails at Rubio's on 27055 McBean Pkwy., Valencia 91355, Sunday, Oct. 18, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Literacy and Arts Festival is set for Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hart Park in Newhall.
There's been a blizzard and school has been cancelled in the small town of Deerpoint, Vermont.
The city of Santa Clarita and Blue Barrel/Waste Management invite local seniors to attend the "Sharps & Medical Waste Round-Up" for needle and pharmaceutical waste collection.
Today, Thursday, Oct. 15, the 661Arts group will meet at the Repertory East Playhouse 24266 San Fernando Road, Newhall 91321 from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association invites the community to participate in the Santa Clarita Art Classic XX on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita will conduct night work on Soledad Canyon Road between Sierra Highway and Miss Grace Road between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 and Friday, Oct. 16.
The College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering Technologies (MSET) division will host a physics presentation designed to shed scientific light on natural phenomena including rainbows, thunder and lightning.
Deputies arrested a man Wednesday who allegedly used a stolen credit card to make purchases at a Castaic gas station over the past several months, authorities said.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! 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:Today is Wednesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2009. There are 78 days left in the year.
It was a swashbuckling good time at the Canyon Theatre Guild's "Taste of Adventure" gala fundraiser with the theme: "Dead Men Tell No Tales." More than 150 CTG and community members put their best peglegs forward for an evening to raise funds to benefit youth through the arts.
Barack, Michelle and Oprah - 18. The rest of the world - 76.
It is not only unfortunate, but also a disservice to the community that Lynne Plambeck's Environmentally Speaking column ("One Valley, One Vision: A closer look," Oct. 1) contains numerous inaccuracies.
Many of the proposed General Plan updates for both the city of Santa Clarita and surrounding areas are based on a projected huge population increase - more than double our current population - in the next decade. Such a projection will require densification and subsequent zoning changes that will increase property values for developers, but could destroy the quality of life in many neighborhoods.
SACRAMENTO - The California State Senate has passed Senate Bill 13xxx, giving approval for the Domestic Violence Program to take a $16.3 million loan from the Alternative and Renewal Fuel and Vehicle Technology Fund.
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley