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Caregiving is exceedingly stressful and time consuming – and often leaves little energy for taking care of oneself.
In response to Lynne Plambeck's July 2 column (Opinion, "Global warming, air pollution and children's lungs"): Climate-change legislation is nothing but an excuse used by nanny-government statists to seize power from the people, destroy our economy and attempt social engineering on a massive and never-before-seen scale.
The Canyon Theatre Guild will celebrate the past year of shows and the volunteers who helped make it all possible. The Goldies are a night for us at the theatre to say "Thank You," to everyone who helped make the 2008-2009 season such a memorable one.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association will present "60 Minutes With An Artist" on July 19 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Valencia Library Community Room.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - An advocate for foster youth and adoption, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has been reappointed to the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care by Chief Justice Ronald M. George of the California Supreme Court.
On Monday, August 17, the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley will host its annual charity golf tournament at the prestigious Valencia Country Club. The Golf Tournament is set to kick-off with a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m.
Funded by the city of Santa Clarita and established in February 2006, the award winning VIDA Program or Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives, is a 16-week program designed to assist "at-risk" youth between the ages of 12 and 17 by redirecting negative behavior into positive alternatives.
The Santa Clarita Valley International Program (SCVIP) is pleased to launch the Santa Clarita Valley International Pageant.
A brushfire erupted Saturday in Valencia just off The Old Road but was quickly doused. The fire started near The Old Road north of Magic Mountain Parkway about 3:10 p.m. Three engines, a camp crew and water tender helped knock it down in less than 10 minutes, according to Brendon Peart, supervising fire dispatcher for the L.A. County Fire Department. A quarter-acre was blackened, and traffic on The Old Road was halted temporarily but no ...
The William S. Hart Union High School District has created a Twitter account and an electronic message system that allows community members to choose the kind of information they want to receive from the district through e-mail messages.
Local sheriff's deputies assisted an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in detaining either a "drunk or insane" man at gunpoint Saturday afternoon at Sierra Highway and Sand Canyon Road, according to Sgt. Brian Allen of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
I have, on occasion, been told the ending to a movie I wanted to see or a book I was reading. Now I get the chance to tell you the ending of this article before you read it. I believe the William S. Hart Union High School District does not want to build a high school in Castaic. My initial involvement on this issue began about eight years ago while I was serving on the ...
I'm a little concerned with the apparent indifference and apathetic views Roger Gitlin voiced in his commentary regarding the reported increase of hate crimes ("Hate crimes on the rise? Much ado about nothing," The Signal, Opinion, July 6).
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth's Web site expounds on his concern for California's educational system.
DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) - An emergency official says about 50 to 60 people were injured after a car drove into a group of hikers at a parade in a small Virginia town.
Although we honor their memory and sacrifice every day, the month of May brings a special time each year when the law enforcement community comes together with family members, friends, dignitaries, community leaders , elected officials, and the community to recognize and remember our fallen heroes in special memorial ceremonies locally and throughout the Nation.
MODESTO (AP) - Officials say 17 bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies.
REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) - Redlands police are looking for a man who pulled over a school bus, flashed a badge and told the driver he was a police officer.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods - from cars to televisions - are going on sale.
With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - There are no reports of damage or injuries after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - Two cups of coffee ended life on the run for an Internet sensation known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker.
PARIS (AP) - Thieves ripped a safe from the wall of a hotel room near the Cannes Film Festival and made off with around $1 million worth of jewelry, in a brazen late-night burglary just hours after the screening of a film about break-ins at the homes of Hollywood celebrities, French officials said Friday.
CANNES, France (AP) - A live outdoor television broadcast from the Cannes Film Festival was briefly interrupted Friday when what sounded like gunshots sent crew and spectators scurrying for cover.
On Sunday, parents, teachers, administrators and parishioners will come together at The First Presbyterian Church of Newhall to honor Esther Kloth's long career as the director of the Little Shepherd's Preschool.
ATLANTA (AP) - Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly said too many walks and too many errors gave the Atlanta Braves far too much help.
BALTIMORE (AP) - All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challengers in the second leg of the Triple Crown. If he wins, Orb will attempt to become the first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978 at the Belmont Stakes on June 8. In the Preakness, Orb will be facing five horses he defeated in the Derby and three who did not run in the race.
Santa Clarita's April jobless rate fell to 5.7 percent, a drop from 6.1 percent in March, according to statistics released Friday.