It came in a "blister pack" that required a hacksaw or blowtorch to open. The first thing out of the package was a note saying "STOP," that if anything went wrong I shouldn't take it back where I bought it, instead I should contact customer support at the manufacturer. An ominous beginning. Next was a voluminous instruction booklet - about 30 pages. Written in fractured English, apparently translated badly from Chinese, with what seemed to ...
It would appear that Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton, knows little about the reality of racial diversity in the union building trades.
"Along came a Spyder and picked up a rider, and took him down the road to eternity"
Michael and Lorry Wildemuth of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Brian Wildemuth to Mary Banner of Valencia.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
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Canyon Country Little League kicked off its 2009 spring season Saturday with opening-day ceremonies and a dedication of the newly named "Wigdor Field."
Throughout my time in the Legislature, I have worked closely with my colleagues - both Republicans and Democrats - in an effort to stem the flow of runaway film production that takes so many jobs out of our community.
PASADENA (February 21, 2009) - Fans in Pasadena came out in droves to witness the finish to Stage 7 of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California, which included five, five-mile laps on a very demanding circuit through the area surrounding the Rose Bowl.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will present The Life and Death of James Dean: Tracing His Last Day at 2 p.m., Feb. 28 at the Saugus Train Station at Heritage Junction, 24101 Newhall Avenue. The presentation will host a panel discussion with Chris Epting, author of "James Died Here," Tony Newhall, former publisher of The Signal Newspaper, and Warren Beath, author of "The Death of James Dean." A screening of James Dean's 1955 film ...
The Arts Advisory Committee of the City of Santa Clarita will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, in the Century Room, to discuss the Town Center Art Challenge, Visions of Santa Clarita: Where the Good Life Takes You, Arts Commissions Planning Meetings, the Santa Clarita PAC Memorandum of Understanding, Ventura Public Art Tour, and Art Tanks.
Students who attend the Literature to Life presentation of "The Kite Runner" Sunday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at the College of the Canyons will be eligible to enter an essay contest by comparing the performance with the novel. The prizes are $250, $150 and $100 for first, second and third place, respectively. Entries must be submitted by Mar. 13 to the students' English teachers. For info: e-mail Mary Ferguson at <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" ...
Santa Clarita continues to be a cleaner, greener city. Beginning with the city's incorporation in 1987, the city has worked with the community to implement environmentally sustainable policies and practices, including the holiday-tree collection and recycling program, free recycling for city-based businesses and the annual Household Hazardous Waste collection program. City facilities have also been refurbished, saving 439,000 kilowatt hours of energy and 350,000 pounds of carbon dioxide annually. Currently, Santa Clarita's irrigation controllers are ...
The College of Canyons Art Gallery will host the work of Sam Francis from Feb. 17 to March 14. Organizers will host a reception from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today that will include a slide presentation and lecture by Debra Burchett-Lere, Director of the Samuel L. Francis Foundation, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Francis also is known for his use of primary colors, and was influenced by Japanese brush painting, as well as ...
WHO: Lance Armstrong and many of the world's top professional cyclists, Mayor Frank Ferry, City Officials, Santa Clarita's Local Organizing Committee for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California, live performers, community members and more.
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
Valentine's heart-y walk
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.