Santa Clarita's sister city Tena has recently suffered serious damage from rainfall.
Thursday, April 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, and one of the best ways people can be environmentally responsible is by donating and shopping at Goodwill Southern California, one of the original recyclers since 1916.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released figures from the Department of Public Social Services showing that illegal aliens' children born in the United States collected more than $50 million in welfare benefits ($21.9 million CALWORKS plus $29.4 million food stamps) for the month of February.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, April 21, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
Santa Clarita-based rock band The McGrath Project is set to showcase for Matchless Amplifiers' 20th Anniversary Concert at Kulaks Woodshed in North Hollywood at 8 p.m. on April 22.
A truck overturned on San Francisquito Canyon Road about a mile north of Copperhill around noon, blocking lanes.
L.A.-based improv comedy group HOLLER! will host a silent auction and comedy show benefiting the I'm Too Young for This! Cancer Foundation on Friday, April 30 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The SCV Space.
Los Angeles -- May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, the perfect time to take the first step toward better health by making physical activity part of your daily routine, the Arthritis Foundation said today.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Herculez Gomez grew up in Las Vegas, so he understands the odds are against him representing the United States at the 2010 World Cup soccer tournament, which starts in South Africa June 11.
But he may be worth a bet.
This past month, millions of our county's residents participated in the Census. This crucial form provides equitable federal funds to local government supporting a variety of programs from public safety to education to transportation. These monies are locked into local government, committing them to projects they can or cannot fund until the next Census in 2020.
I'm tired of these crybabies moaning because their kids can't have a graduation ceremony from eighth grade.
"I never hear from educational leaders: Let's change all this," Sen. George Runner, R-Lancaster, stated in a quote printed in The Signal ("Two days in the capitol," April 1).
Stupid headline: The Signal's Monday headline "Santa Clarita ranked one of richest cities" (April 12).
The Signal won six California Newspaper Publishers Association awards in 2009, including the top two spots in sports news reporting among daily newspapers in its category, association officials announced Monday.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.