For all you Republican apologist know-it-alls who spew the party line about things you should know more about, why not try a little reading?
A tribute to teachers
Over the course of my design career, I have seen many varieties of remodel and new construction projects. However, one thing has remained constant throughout them all - they are resource intensive endeavors.
The Santa Clarita Bruins, a regional support group of the UCLA Alumni Association, is once again offering $500 scholarships to UCLA- bound seniors and College of the Canyons students who have been accepted by and plan to transfer to UCLA.
The current economic recession is forcing consumers to scrutinize their purchases on even the most essential items such as food and gas. So why would anyone of sound mind think of purchasing expensive, green home improvement products now?
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The unsolved crimes unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's homicide bureau has reopened an investigation into the death of a former Newhall resident 42 years ago.
Join Vons and Pavilions stores in the Santa Clarita Valley as they raise money during April for services provided by Easter Seals to local residents with disabilities.
The weather forecast is calling for cool temperatures and intermittent showers for this Sunday's Inaugural Pasadena Marathon presented by Kaiser Permanente.
Kids across California will rally against tobacco on March 25 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 14th annual Kick Butts Day, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Hundreds of events are planned across the nation.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will offer the first in a series of drug awareness seminars for parents and students 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the multipurpose room at Valencia High School.
The College of the Canyons Foundation hosts its 2009 SCV Wine Classic at the California Institute of the Arts on Saturday, May 30, provide attendees to sample and buy fine wines and gourmet cuisines. Live and silent auctions feature a variety of wines and gift baskets.
Today is the deadline to apply for the California Teachers Association's 50th annual John Swett Award for Media Excellence, given to professional media outlets who have demonstrated exceptional coverage of California public education.
The newly minted "bromance" genre, with its now-familiar mix of the sweet, awkward and raunchy, has entered the cultural consciousness through comedies like "Superbad," ''Pineapple Express" and "Role Models."
Julia Roberts and Clive Owen generate fierce electricity in "Duplicity," but we (and they) don't know if it's romantic, or wicked.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.