NEW YORK (AP) - Filmmaker Ken Burns is wading into baseball's steroids era for a postscript to his 1994 PBS documentary about the sport. The nine-part 1994 series "Baseball" was a refuge for fans during a year the sport was shut down for a strike.
A half-acre brush fire near the northbound Highway 14 at Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country was doused by a water-dropping helicopter at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, officials said.
Plum Canyon Elementary, Arroyo Seco Junior High and Saugus High School are collaborating in a restaurant dine out fundraising event in support of the Jeff Laird Memorial Fund on Wednesday at participating restaurants.
The band Incendio will open the 2010 series of the city's Concerts in the Park on July 10, officials announced Tuesday.
The Valencia High School softball team is getting closer to realizing its goal of going undefeated in the Foothill League this season.
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.
More than 70 local teachers will receive pink slips this year, as local school districts struggle with millions of dollars in lost funding from the state.
The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time. Any fool can do it, There ain't nothing to it. Nobody knows how we got to The top of the hill, But since we're on our way down We might as well enjoy the ride. - James Taylor What a week! Breathtaking stock market dives. Smallish oil spills gone big-time bad. Tiger missing the cut, and Phoenix taking it big time to the evil Spurs. ...
In the April 28 edition of The Signal ("Legislator calls for Arizona boycott"), state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg stated we have a moral obligation to send Arizona a message regarding the recent passage of certain legislation in that state.
I found Lois Eisenberg's account of her visit to the local court ("Court jesters," May 3) informative.
Leadership is the primary responsibility of those who own businesses. It starts by leading from the front, not hiding in an office where the owner cannot be seen and is seldom heard.
There are so many ways to prepare potatoes that it's no surprise spuds remain a family favorite. People most often think of potatoes as the ultimate side dish; however, it's time to move potatoes to the center of the plate! Prepared mashed potatoes, such as Idahoan mashed potatoes, can help add a little extra flavor, crunch or creaminess to a variety of recipes.
One West Ranch High School senior recently learned that pillow fights aren't just for sleepovers.
Canyon High School's National Honor Society chapter is hosting a dance marathon to raise money for LETMESAIL, an organization that works to provide therapeutic, social, recreational and educational opportunities for differently-abled individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Eighteen students in the William S. Hart Union High School District's Regional Occupational Program came away from the annual ROP awards ceremony with medals attesting to their excellent academic achievement and positive attitudes in the career-oriented ROP classes in which they are enrolled.
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.
Princess Cruises has appointed Stuart Hawkins as senior vice president of Health, Environment, Safety, and Security Compliance.
If you question New York City's Stop and Frisk policies, you might consider the constitutionality of Santa Clarita's DUI checkpoints. What justification is there for stopping over a thousand cars when there is absolutely no reasonable cause? Just because we have a federal grant, Do we have to spend taxpayer money to cite a single DUI? Some may argue that it takes just one drunk to run over a child, but I'd ask what percentage ...
Our President Barack Obama is asking the Congress' vote. It's legitimate. If we have the proof that Syria killed children and adults with chemical weapons don't we have to intervene? I understand this time France would be our ally if we decide to save lives.
Junior and Missy's parents are driving them 12 hours away from their hometown to The University of Getting Out of My Parents' House. Sure, there are plenty of local community colleges and state schools they could have attended, but then they would have to come home every night to live with those stupid cash machines who raised them.
When I drive by the construction area of what will soon become the downtown Newhall roundabout - not to be confused with any medical-related term that shares the DNR acronym - I am reminded of the words of our illustrious Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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.