SOLVANG (February 20, 2009) - Fans lined up ten deep in some places along the 15-mile individual time trial route in Solvang to welcome world-class cyclists from 17 professional teams for the critical Stage 6 individual time trial of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 399 votes from late afternoon Friday, Feb. 13 to late afternoon, Friday, Feb. 20, 2009. Question: "Do you look forward to the Amgen Tour of California cycle race Feb. 21?" * What's an Amgen? (28 votes) * No, don't like traffic disruption (163 votes) * Eh...no big deal (93 votes) * Yes, very cool (115 votes) Click here ...
No one was injured when two "bottle bombs" went off minutes apart on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus, one in a parking lot, and one in a roadway, at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday night.
Appleseed Shoots are scheduled at WES Thompson's Piru Rifle Range Saturday and Sunday and March 7-8, April 18-19, May 23-24, June 20-21, July 18-19, Aug. 22-23, Sept. 19-20, Oct. 17-18, Nov. 14-15, Dec. 12-13.
The Master's College will host the annual Creation Science Symposium titled "The Heavens Declare His Majesty" on Saturday featuring speaker Dr. Jason Lisle from Answers in Genesis.
Tesoro Adobe Historic Park presents "Mommy & Me: Tiny Tot Connection," a program to introduce parents and toddlers to the basics of social development, small motor skills, coordination, creative play and group activities.
The Defensive Driving Academy will hold classes in the parking lot at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday and Sunday.
Academy Awards season has unfolded with alarming speed this year. The nominees were announced Jan. 22 and here comes the Oscarcast on Sunday. One month, start to finish.
After the screening of "Fired Up," one of my colleagues grimly observed that "Dead Man" was a better cheerleader movie. That was, you will recall, the 1995 Western starring Johnny Depp, Robert Mitchum, Billy Bob Thornton and Iggy Pop. I would give almost anything to see them on a cheerleader squad.
Kevin Buck's commentary "Let's talk post-partisan partisans" (Feb. 10, 2009) is ambiguous. Not confusing, because it carries the usual liberal rhetoric, but simply ambiguous.
The average legal client of the Santa Clarita Valley is an individual or small company. Their legal needs, and economic situation differ greatly from the corporation, insurance company, financial, governmental or other more powerful institutions that commonly are opposing the individual consumer.
Santa Clarita-based TeaZazz Sparkling Tea is asking Southern California residents to submit their stories for a chance to receive 100 bottles of TeaZazz for an upcoming event, a charity of choice or just a special occasion.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
This month the city of Santa Clarita will bring its "A Season of Diversity" program to a close with an essay and poster contest award ceremony slated for Feb. 23 at the city's Activity Center.
PASO ROBLES (February 19, 2009) - Enthusiastic crowds turned out at the start of the race today in Visalia as race leaders Levi Leipheimer (USA) of Astana, Michael Rogers (AUS) of Team Columbia-Highroad, David Zibriskie (USA) of Garmin-Slipstream and Lance Armstrong (USA) of Astana led the peloton into Stage 5 of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California.
Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartener tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Maryland, a 6-year-old boy pretends his fingers are a gun during a playground game of cops and robbers. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while "simulating the sound of gunfire," as one school official put it.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius told a packed courtroom Tuesday that he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. The prosecutor called it premeditated murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
"Marriage" is shorthand for a specific legal arrangement between a man and a woman, just as "corporation" or "limited partnership" is a specific legal arrangement between shareholders, business partners, etc.
Webster's dictionary has several different definitions for the word socialism. The one conservative fear and loathe the most is:
oy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.