NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - A worker who turned on the intercom, alerting others in the building that something was very wrong. A custodian who risked his life by running through the halls warning of danger. A clerk who led 18 children on their hands and knees to safety, then gave them paper and crayons to keep them calm and quiet.
DENVER (AP) - Sara Stevenson spends her working hours surrounded by Republicans, namely the married men who work alongside her in a Denver oil and gas firm company. But after hours and on weekends, she usually spends her time with other single women, and there's not a Republican in sight among the bunch.
A gold plaque hangs next to a bullet hole in the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a lone gunman killed six worshippers and injured three others last August. It is engraved with the words, "We Are One."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They are seen as the progenitors of Chicano rock 'n' roll, the first band that had the boldness, and some might even say the naiveté, to fuse punk rock with Mexican folk tunes.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hollywood has responded to the rampage at a Connecticut elementary school by pulling back on its offerings, and one star says the entertainment industry should take some responsibility for such violence.
FRIANT, Calif. (AP) - Two cowboys on horses pushed cattle across an expanse of golden hills overgrown with tall grasses and oak trees, up an unpaved road toward another pasture.
'Nutcracker' Santa Clarita Ballet's celebrated production of the Nutcracker returns. Follow Marie and her Nutcracker to the magical land of snow and sugar plums. "It's a fun-filled enchanted evening the whole family will enjoy with professional guest artists, magical staging, exquisite costumes and the recognizable composition by Peter Tchaikovsky at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center." Performances are Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For tickets call 661-362-5304. The Lost Patrol support group ...
It is a watershed moment in the public management of the Santa Clarita Valley's water supply - the Castaic Lake Water Agency is acquiring Valencia Water Co., a purchase that will not only expand local control of our valley's water resources but also will result in financial benefits for local ratepayers.
We at The Signal wish to join other local and regional agencies in congratulating the city of Santa Clarita on its first 25 years of successful governance.
I like to read biographies of those who have made significant contributions to the history of our world, and I'm certainly not alone in this.
Dates to Watch Third Thursdays The city of Santa Clarita hosts a themed party 7-11 p.m. every third Thursday of the month, on Main Street in Newhall. Free. Enjoy live music and entertainment, art displays, food trucks and more. Info: 661-250-3787 or www.sensesonmain.com. Thursday, Dec. 20, from 7-11 p.m. The December "Winter Folly" theme will include festive décor, live music, food trucks, specialty drinks, and event promotions from local shops and restaurants perfectly suited ...
Through the years I have facilitated and participated in many year-end strategic planning sessions. Many meetings of this ilk fail. Let me share with you three suggestions on how you could conduct a successful year end planning session.
As the clock ticks down to Dec. 21, the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles plans to remain open 121 minutes longer than usual to prove "It's not the end of the world."
For the fifth year, Santa Clarita residents lit up their bikes to gear up for the holiday season during Saturday's annual Lights of Newhall Family Ride.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Matt Barnes scored 21 points, Blake Griffin had 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 111-85 on Saturday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
Two weeks ago we reviewed Miami 8&11 from Padilla Cigars. Today it's Luck of the Irish, as the 888 Claro is green.
NEW YORK (AP) - A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Think "inspiration." Think "spiritually beautiful." Think "melodically breathtaking."
I know there are couples who enjoy cooking together and make it look like a well-rehearsed ballet. They savor the aroma of their secret recipe for wild salmon over lemon couscous, stir each other's soups and sample each other's sauces.
I used to live in Santa Clarita. I moved to the Bay Area about nine years ago but still check in on The Signal occasionally.
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Most people understand the basic economic principle of supply and demand and incorporate it into their daily decisions. They may not do it consciously, but economic decisions are made every day by each and every one of us.