Santa Claus is visiting neighborhoods in Castaic through Monday as part of a 20-plus-year-old tradition to spread holiday cheer while collecting food donations for local families.
Patty Kolin embraces former city manager Ken Pulskamp as she and former deputy city manager Jeff Kolin, left, congratulate him at his retirement party on Friday night at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
On a night when both teams struggled to find the basket, The Master's College did enough on offense to hold off UC Santa Cruz 67-56 at Bross Gym on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - All smiles after an all-too-rare victory, Kobe Bryant got a locker-room visit from Attorney General Eric Holder, who wanted to know how the Los Angeles Lakers' point-guard-by-default was holding up.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress Amanda Bynes has resolved a misdemeanor hit-and-run case after entering into a civil settlement with other drivers.
In response to "Property owners face likely vote on new pollution fees," Dec. 5:
"A date which will live in infamy": Apparently, The Signal didn't agree! Not a mention on the front page? Nothing about the thousands of lives lost on that fateful day and the thousands lost during World War II.
It is truly an honor to continue the tradition of a responsive, professional local government working for the benefit of our residents.
The local political cognizanti know the name Lynn Haueter. The former special education teacher turned political operative formed one-half of the controversial husband-and-wife duo with Bob Haueter, former local representative for Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis police officer was fatally shot and another wounded during a shootout at a home Friday, authorities said.
A 26-year-old man was in custody Friday after allegedly throwing a lit Molotov cocktail through a window of his parents' Castaic home, Sheriff's Department officials said.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that's a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan Osborne White, who has lived here all her life, "it tells me which way the wind is blowing" - and she calls the local newspaper whenever the flag is lowered to half-staff, to ask why.
CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) - A substitute teacher from California was found to be the only heir to a fortune of gold coins discovered by a cleaning crew in the home of a reclusive cousin who quietly stashed away a treasure of more than $7 million before he died this year.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom.
SACRAMENTO – For the first time in a statewide general election the majority of Californians who voted did so by mail, according to the official results of the November 6 General Election. The Statement of Vote, certified today by Secretary of State Debra Bowen, shows 13.2 million people voted in the presidential election – a turnout of 72% of California's 18.2 million registered voters.
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.
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
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.