Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 1,266 votes from late afternoon Friday, May 15 to late afternoon Friday, May 29, 2009.
The city of Santa Clarita, in conjunction with Magic Mountain, will host a National Weather Service Weather Spotter Training and Recruitment session on Tuesday, June 16 at 7 p.m.
A "Fandango de Veracruz" -- a Son Jarocho-style festival featuring music, dance and food -- will fill the Newhall Community Center Friday afternoon starting at 5.
The Playboy Jazz Festival will once again bring to life some of the greatest moments in jazz when the Festival presents the acclaimed "Playboy Jazz on Film" program, in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) film department.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is inviting all equestrians and trail supporters to join him for the "Antonovich Trail Dusters" annual horseback ride on Sunday, May 31.
Marc Emmer, president of Optimize Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in strategic planning and performance management, will facilitate a panel discussion to share insights learned from the Santa Clarita Valley's inaugural Best Employer competition at the next Valley Industrial Association business luncheon.
Coroner's investigators identified an 85-year-old man Thursday who was found dead after he drove his car off of Vasquez Canyon Road Wednesday afternoon, plummeting approximately 200 feet into a ravine.
Wayne Wright of Simi Valley recently was named by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth as the 38th Assembly District's Veteran of the Year.
Two suspected gang members were arrested early Thursday and a third was in the hospital after they beat and tried to rob a man on a Canyon Country bike path, sheriff's officials said.
The name alone, "Drag Me to Hell," tells you exactly what this is: an unabashed celebration of B-movie schlockery. But the dichotomies director Sam Raimi presents within that familiar genre are what make this such a kick.
A three-act musical comedy, "The Apple Tree" will be presented 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday in the Hart High School Auditorium, 24825 North Newhall Ave., Newhall. "The Apple Tree" is directed by Gail Hart and Ryan Viramontes. Tickets are available at the door.
"Up" is a wonderful film, with characters who are as believable as any characters can be who spend much of their time floating above the rain forests of Venezuela. They have tempers, problems and obsessions. They are cute and goofy, but they aren't cute in the treacly way of little cartoon animals. They're cute in the human way of the animation master Hayao Miyazaki.
Recently, several people have asked me to review existing estate plans. Usually, they say something like, "I need you to review my trust to make sure it's still good."
When Councilman Bob Kellar's proposal to place "In God We Trust" on the city logo made it onto the City Council's agenda, I confess I was ambivalent.
It's a sobering fact. Santa Clarita has seen a 39 percent increase in motorcycle-related accidents since 2007, with five incidents resulting in fatalities. Motorcyclists are 26 times more likely to die in a traffic collision than someone riding in a passenger car.
It seems like spring in the Santa Clarita Valley! The calendar officially still says winter, but this past week has been very "spring-like." There was some awesome kite-flying weather with the sunshine and the wind (a little too much wind on some days!) and it was easy to ditch the heavy jackets in favor of short sleeves and shorts.
Living with Children
Dave H. Stein
Our failure in chief gave us his annual blurred vision of America again Tuesday night.
We all know what happens when the fox guards the chicken coop - or do we?
Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2013. There are 317 days left in the year.
Reading aloud went to the dogs Saturday at the Newhall Library.
Officials from the California Highway Patrol shut down one lane of traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Saturday to retrieve a vehicle that went off the freeway Friday night, an officer said.