Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 271 votes from late afternoon Friday, Sept. 4 to mid-afternoon Friday, Sept. 11, 2009.
Space Shuttle Discovery will land at Edwards Air Force Base in California today at 5:53 Pacific time, according to NASA.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Commemorating the eighth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the U.S. homeland, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today called on President Obama and the U.S. Congress to fully resource and support the U.S. military and diplomatic missions in Afghanistan.
County fire officials have set a public memorial service for two firefighters killed in the line of duty Sunday night, Aug. 30, battling the Station Fire in the Mount Gleason area of the San Gabriel Mountains.
Students, parents and community members who wish to be notified by text alert to their cell phones whenever there is an emergency in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District now have the ability to subscribe to the contact service through the district Web site at hartdistrict.org.
The College of the Canyons Social Science and Business Division will host its second annual Domestic Violence Awareness event on Wednesday, Oct. 21 outdoors on the college's Valencia campus.
Santa Clarita continues its yearly tradition of keeping the Santa Clara River trash-free with the 15th annual River Rally and Cleanup on Saturday in Newhall.
After being named one of California's most exemplary and inspiring public schools, Rancho Pico Junior High School in Stevenson Ranch celebrated outdoors Thursday on the campus's outdoor stage.
The magazine rack at 7-Eleven doesn't have many real magazines. No Economist, Vanity Fair, Discover or the New Yorker. It's mostly pseudo-magazines, about celebrities, diets, video games and crossword puzzles. Except for one: Vogue. The other day I bought the September 2009 issue, which ran to a little under 600 pages. That may sound like a lot to you, but actually it's a marker of hard times for the economy.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is looking for people with unbridled energy, boundless enthusiasm and a bit of a dark side for the annual Fright Fest celebration. Auditions for a variety of ghoulish positions will be held on Friday, September 11 starting at 5 p.m.
The Palmdale Jazz and Wine Festival will be held this Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Palmdale Amphitheater at Marie Kerr Park (2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard).
"The Beatles: Rock Band" has produced more buzz than any video game since the last "Grand Theft Auto." When Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr took the stage at Microsoft's Xbox press conference at E3 this summer, they were greeted with a standing ovation.
If you read the news, then you know as well as we do that the recession transformed us from a consumption-centric nation to our current scaled-back frugal state practically overnight.
Whether you're seeking a mortgage loan or a personal loan to help pay down consumer debt in these challenging times, knowing the fundamentals needed to secure financing can help increase your viability as a loan candidate.
On Aug. 1, the Editorial Board of The Signal dealt its hand at debunking the increasingly démodé and apparently juvenile notion that truth in journalism demands study, nuance and reason.
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian government sent reinforcements, including tanks and armored personnel carriers, to a predominantly Christian village north of Damascus where rebels have battled regime troops this week, a monitoring group said Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - In the final day of campaigning to host the 2020 Olympics, Madrid promoted its bid Friday as one based on a "responsible budget" that can become the model for future games.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy is producing jobs at a still-subpar pace - a trend the Federal Reserve will weigh in deciding this month whether to slow its bond buying and, if so, by how much.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential data safe from prying eyes, according to published reports Thursday based on internal U.S. government documents.
"Libraries are community treasure chests, loaded with a wealth of information available to everyone equally, and the key to that treasure chest is the library card. I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." - Former First Lady Laura Bush
Right now we have an economy in transition, with close attention paid to job reports and which business sectors are hiring.
As President Obama considers retaliating against the Syrian government for the alleged use of chemical weapons against its people, I couldn't help but think about the lessons we should have learned following the Iraq War.
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.