Is this a great year, or what? It is only April and I have already voted in two elections, the presidential primary in February and local City Council race last week. And because this is the best election year ever, we get to vote two more times before it is over.
From earthquakes to floods, Santa Clarita city officials will outline what they think will be the biggest threats to public safety at a study session tonight.
Rarely will you ever hear an attorney complain about the increasing number of frivolous lawsuits being filed by plaintiffs across this state. After all, as a defense attorney, these lawsuits help to pay my mortgage, my car payments and eventually will finance college for my three girls and hopefully a comfortable retirement.
A Valencia man is in jail after reportedly brandishing a pellet rifle outside a pizza parlor.
Here are the results of The Signal's latest Reader Meter poll. A total of 140 votes were cast between the afternoons of Friday, April 11 and Monday, April 14, 2008.
Question: With the economic slowdown, how have you changed your spending habits?
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC will offer an improv for actors master class taught by The Second City Touring Company from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, the same day that The Second City is to perform at the performing arts center at 8 p.m.
Up to five people will be allowed to participate in the class on a first-come, first-served basis.
The board of directors of the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project has elected new members for the local nonprofit group's executive committee.
The following officers were elected: John Musella of the Newhall Land and Farming Co., president; Kelly Bruno of the National Health Foundation, vice president; Brian Koegle of Poole and Shaffery, secretary; and Tom Hough, CPA, treasurer.
"Though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression."
Finding yourself in the center of either a natural disaster or an emergency of some sort can be a trying experience. These disasters and emergencies never call us to schedule a visit, or send an e-invite to let us know ahead of time what is planned, but instead they happen without warning. This can lead to much more chaos than necessary if we are unprepared for the unexpected emergency.
The southbound Interstate 5 truck route lanes will be closed during the day from Monday through Friday this week while the California Department of Transportation replaces slabs damaged in the truck tunnel fire in October.
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For students of the Acton-Agua Dulce, Castaic, Newhall, Saugus and Sulphur Springs School Districts. Available each day of the week: Hamburger, cheese pizza, chicken patty sandwich, deli or PBJ sandwich, salad bar with potato dish and milk.
MONDAY: Mini Corn Dogs, Keebler Crackers
Norby Moniz, a 2007 graduate of Canyon High School, is attending classes at the California Culinary Academy Le Cordon Bleu in San Francisco. As a top student at the academy, he hopes to one day use his skills to run a kitchen of his own. He will graduate in December with an associate of occupational studies degree. Don't be surprised if one day you see this aspiring executive chef on your favorite cooking show. Move over Emeril, here comes Norby.
A motorcyclist collided with another vehicle on Bouquet Canyon Road Sunday about 2:22 p.m.
hen my family moved from Tennessee to California, more than loved ones were left behind. My uncle, a Vanderbilt alum, parted with his corporate expense account and corner-office salary. My aunt, a master's-degree graduate from the National Institutes of Health, left behind the leverage of a upwardly mobile medical career.
JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza health officials say 15 people have been killed and more than 150 wounded by an Israeli airstrike in a crowded shopping area.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.
NEW YORK (AP) - Think you're in control? Think again.
There is no doubt that the legalization of marijuana is gaining favor throughout the country, and I have to say that I am for it - but with some very strong reservations.
I have been agonizing over our water shortage issues for some time now, and am worried at the impact of having neighbor snitching against water using neighbors, and the hard feelings it may cause.
I am old enough to remember a time when political arguments revolved around policy differences, and the solutions to the major issues of the day were often hammered out in smoke-filled back rooms.
Over the past year, eager fans of Porto's Bakery & Café have spread rumors that the family-owned Glendale eatery is opening at every spot in which a restaurant operation closes in Santa Clarita.
A real estate investment trust announced Tuesday that it has acquired an industrial park on Avenue Kearny in Santa Clarita for $11.5 million.
A Town Center Drive bookstore has moved and changed its name to The Open Book, said the owner of the retail store.
A joint federal-state task force announced a sweep Wednesday to shut down foreclosure relief schemes that duped thousands of Southern California home owners who were already struggling to keep their homes.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles have a knack for winning in extra innings, and it has nothing to do with luck.
As part of The Signal's 2014 Santa Clarita Valley Football Preview, we want you to pick the Greatest SCV Football Player of All Time.
A six-member L.A. congressional delegation tried to hit one out of the park this week in the long-simmering debate over TV access to Dodger games, but the effort ran afoul of the DirecTV team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a pedestrian was critically injured when a stolen minivan fled from police, ran a red light and crashed into a taxi cab.