Six in 10 Americans - approximately 175 million people - are living in places where air pollution often reaches dangerous levels, despite progress in reducing particle pollution, the American Lung Association said in a report released Wednesday.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Last January, a meeting was held to reform the citizen advisory group for the Whittaker/Bermite property. It is a 996-acre, contaminated site - or brown field - in the middle of Santa Clarita. The site was used for the manufacturing, storage and testing of explosives in the 1970s. That activity caused pollution to both the soil in that area and to our water supply.
Whenever I read about the cancellation of eighth-grade graduation ceremonies, I think back to when I was promoted from eighth grade to grade nine back in 1938.
Minding my own business, heading to the bank on Valencia Boulevard, I was greatly saddened to observe the worst use of free speech in a very long time.
My husband and I were overwhelmed with joy on March 23. That was the day we learned that our government has decided that we are wealthy, and as a result of this decision, we will experience a substantial tax increase to make sure our citizens all have health insurance coverage.
They say families who play together, stay together. And those families who got caught up in the action had some real fun at the second annual Family Fun Night Fundraiser at Scooter's Jungle in Valencia for the Santa Clarita Valley/Antelope Valley Chapter of Jack and Jill of America.
UPDATE, 5:29 p.m.:
The city of Santa Clarita invites visitors to take advantage of excellent weather forecast for this weekend at two local events: TributeFest on Saturday, May 1 at Central Park 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91350, and Pet Expo USA on Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 at College of the Canyons' Valencia campus.
NEW YORK -- According to a recent Pew Hispanic Center study, many Hispanic youth are not pursuing a college degree as a result of their parents not understanding the steps they can take to help their children prepare for and apply to college.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to create two permanent, outdoor art pieces (one large piece (A) and one smaller artwork (B) ) to be situated prominently at the entrance of the newly expanded McBean Regional Transit Center, located immediately west of the existing Bus Transfer Center located at 24375 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita 91355.
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles native and internationally bestselling author, Jessica Brody, author of the forthcoming teen novel, "The Karma Club," is taking her new book's message of "Spreading Good Karma" to heart. The Karma Club is about three teen girls who decide to take Karma into their own hands by getting revenge on those who have wronged them, but in the end discover that spreading good Karma, rather than bad, is the key to living a better life.
The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA), the private, non-profit organization that supports the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, invites guests to treat the mother figure in their life to a unique and informative celebration of motherhood on Saturday, May 8, 10:30 a.m., at the Zoo.
Last month's April LA Regional Foodbank kick-off at the SCV Senior Center was a big success. For this month, the Foodbank will be delivering free food kits to qualified seniors at the Senior Center, 22900 Market St., on the regularly scheduled third Friday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - China was stripped of a bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Wednesday for fielding an underage gymnast.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jonas Hiller and the Anaheim Ducks finally grabbed another shootout win. Against a good team, too.
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.