Santa Clarita's Democratic Alliance for Action (DAA) will host a January meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28 starting at 7 p.m. at Vincenzo's Pizza, 24504 1/2 Lyons Ave., Newhall 91321.
Margaret Mead, a much-loved conservationist, once said: "Never doubt that a few committed individuals can change the world.
Lisa Smith, a wife, mother, daughter, sister, cousin, neighbor and wonderful friend to so many here in the Saugus and Valencia communities, passed away recently with her loving family at her side.
Newhall School District will join the federally funded Race to the Top program following a 4-1 vote by board members Wednesday.
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At the stroke of midnight, The Phantom of the Opera appeared among the masked revelers and the ghosts of theater past as they toasted the New Year in grand style at the fourth annual Carnivale di Venezia at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall.
This is not a letter to make front-page news, but it's from a very proud mother, father, grandmother and grandfather.
We now enter the fifth season of the year - tax season. The New Year has started and Uncle Sam wants you to settle up your taxes for last year.
The fifth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival will entertain families at the Repertory East Playhouse in Old Town Newhall, starting on Friday, Jan. 8, and running through Sunday, Jan. 10.
SACRAMENTO - California State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) responded to today's State of the State address given by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger:
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
SACRAMENTO - California Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement today after Governor Schwarzenegger presented his annual State of the State address to the Legislature:
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has joined Democrats and Republicans in passing bipartisan education reforms that will make California more competitive to receive up to $700 million in "Race to the Top" funds, calling the plan an important step forward that will empower parents and help the state improve its failing schools.
"Last night's bipartisan vote is a victory for parents, students, and taxpayers who want to improve the quality of our public schools," said Smyth. "This legislation makes California more competitive for Race to the Top dollars and allows us to continue working closely with the Obama ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Andre Dawson was elected to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his ninth try, while Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar fell just short of earning the sport's highest honor.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Bell city councilwoman has been given two years in state prison and ordered to pay $242,000 in restitution for misappropriating public funds.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
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