Pity the beginning gardener who dares to read about composting. (Please dare to read on, in this case, even if you are a beginner.)
We at The Signal are proud and humbled by the annual outpouring of help from local churches, volunteers and organizations for the homeless in our community.
California's Arbor Day is nearly here, and the best way to observe the holiday is to plant trees.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
I don't know about you, but the wife (she loves it when I refer to her this way) and I are embarrassingly addicted to NCIS.
A person whose car plummeted 1,000 feet off Lake Hughes Road about five miles east of Interstate 5 has been airlifted to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, authorities said.
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On Sunday, March 13, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will host a tour of the site of the St. Francis Dam disaster in San Francisquito Canyon. The dam break is the second-worst natural disaster in the state of California: The failure of the St. Francis Dam, on March 12, 1928, killed more than 450 people, leveled farms and homesteads, destroyed property and livestock, and changed the way dam safety was addressed forever.
We are frequently asked, "What is going on in the world of wine?" or "What are the newest trends in wine?" Now that we're in the first quarter of the year, we have looked at how 2010 clocked in and what we can expect in 2011. We'll tell you that we're cautiously optimistic that 2011 will ring in better times, deliver more bang-for-the-buck, and offer wine lovers a greater selection of affordably-priced wines.
Detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department handed prosecutors their report into a school police officer and Valencia resident, whose alleged shooting hoax in January sparked a manhunt in the San Fernando Valley, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman confirmed Thursday.
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We have been witnessing revolutionary waves washing over some South European, North African and Middle Eastern countries. Demonstrations often turn ugly, and bloody, ominous signs, posters and flags are showing up in the crowds.
Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich joined other officials Thursday in breaking ground on an 8.8-mile High Occupancy Vehicle, or HOV, lane project on Interstate 5 between State Route 170 and north of Buena Vista Street in Burbank.
U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, issued a statement Thursday regarding the House passage of the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act, to repeal the 1099 mandate on small businesses built into President Barack Obama's health care law.
Since we know that aging is an ongoing process, it makes sense to examine the many contributors.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
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.