Leo Salazar, 7, and Andres Salazar, 11, sons of Jennifer Salazar, of Santa Clarita, placed second in the Children's category during the annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire Costume contest on May 16. Andres dressed as an archer, and Leo dressed as a king. They thanked Georgia Logan and Art Lucera at Santa Clarita Sewing Machine Co.
June 12 The 39th annual Boys & Girls Club Benefit Auction. Co-chairs Jay and Ashley Thomas. Theme: Born to be Wild. 5 p.m. Mann BioMedical Park, 25104 Rye Canyon Loop, off of Kelly Johnson Parkway, Valencia. Tables $650-$5,000. Individual tickets $85 each. General admission (no dinner) two for $25. Hundreds of live and silent auction items. Entertainment, dinner and bar. Info: (661) 254-3063 or www.scvbgc.org. The Brittany Foundation no-kill dog rescue will be ...
ON BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- The wildlife apocalypse along the Gulf Coast that everyone has feared for weeks is fast becoming a terrible reality. Pelicans struggle to free themselves from oil, thick as tar, that gathers in hip-deep pools, while others stretch out useless wings, feathers dripping with crude. Dead birds and dolphins wash ashore, coated in the sludge. Seashells that once glinted pearly white under the hot June sun are stained crimson.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 330 votes from late afternoon Saturday, May 29 to afternoon Saturday, June 5, 2010. Question: "What's your take on the pending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal?" * It won't have a massive negative effect (170 votes) * It will weaken our military (136 votes) * Too soon to tell (24 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's ...
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Dogged for being too calm in crisis, President Barack Obama unleashed frustration for all to see Friday, warning BP it had better do right by the people whose lives it has wrecked.
Memorial services for U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Jake William Suter are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. today.
Margot Webb ("Kagan was an excellent choice," May 22) is in awe of Solicitor General Elena Kagan's record.
I just wanted to give my opinion on the Arizona boycott. I am disappointed with our unpatriotic gesture at suggesting we boycott Arizona. It is exercising its right in asking anyone who commits a crime to prove his or her right to be in our country. You don't think Mexico would check our "papers" - our right to be in their country, if we committed a crime? Even Mexico's president told a reporter that they'd ...
Hey tea partiers, sorry for the bad news. The government made a $3 billion profit from selling Bank of America stock because of the success of the bailout, and based on the trading price of old GM's bonds, the U.S. government could get back $40 billion, former Obama administration auto czar Steven Rattner said last week. Additionally, a USA Today article stated the American taxpayers are paying taxes as low as they did in the ...
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.
Alex Brown made her way down her staircase in a flowing ivory-color dress. Her hair was curled, her nails were polished and uncommonly; her face was powdered with makeup.
Friendly Valley service Who: The Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist) What: Pastor Stan Fix will present "The One Alongside," remembering loved ones who have died. Fellowship and coffee will follow the service. All are welcome. When: 10 a.m. Sunday Where: 19246 Ave. of the Oaks in Newhall Contact: (661) 251-1311 Via Media classes Who: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church What: Via Media classes offered. In Via Media, St. Stephen's invites participants into the Christian ...
Jeff Jackson became the second-ever individual National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics champion in The Master's College history on Saturday, when he won the men's marathon at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field championships in Marion, Ind.
Paul Brotzman, Santa Clarita's director of community development, titled his May 20 column "Preserving our community's character is priority one."
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House asserted Sunday that a "common-sense test" dictates the Syrian government is responsible for a chemical weapons attack that President Barack Obama says demands a U.S. military response. But Obama's top aide says the administration lacks "irrefutable, beyond-a-reasonable-doubt evidence" that skeptical Americans, including lawmakers who will start voting on military action this week, are seeking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In the backyard of his remote Southern California home, Bernie Jones is etching an unconventional blueprint: a construction plan to build his underground survival shelter. It won't be the typical, cramped Cold War-era bunker. It will hold 20 people.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.