Forget about the plot, the actors and the director. What you require to make a new "Nightmare on Elm Street" are these three off-the-shelf sound effects:
It felt more like winter than spring early Thursday with icy conditions closing Interstate 5 through the Grapevine for two hours during the morning commute.
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.
A patent will not make you rich. Sure, there have been people who have accumulated great wealth from new ideas, but there are also people who have won the super-jackpot lotteries. Have you ever met any of them? I suspect the odds are better for winning one of those big lotteries than for making a killing with a patent.
Thanks to Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel and The Signal for publishing the article on hiking in the Spring edition of the Health & Wellness supplement.
I drive to work every morning, and drive home every day past the lighthouse at the corner of Newhall Ranch Road and McBean Parkway.
This morning (April 28), I woke to the sound of the jail alarm.
As a county resident, living just two miles outside city limits, I watched the recent (City Council) election with much concern.
There was a recent letter to the editor ("Get it right the first time," April 3) asking if the city of Santa Clarita could get it right the first time.
When we think of forests, majestic trees, precious wildlife and clean, fresh air might come to mind. We probably don't think about the water we drink.
The College of the Canyons baseball team went into its final game of the season on Thursday, hoping to get a win and a chance to go after its third straight Western State Conference championship.
The Cougars got the win, but it wasn't enough to get them a title or into the Southern California Regional playoffs.
The West Ranch boys tennis team closed the Foothill League season with a 16-2 victory over Saugus on Thursday at West Ranch High School.
After failing to win a match in the preseason, the Wildcats have established themselves as the No. 2 team in league.
While the Valencia boys volleyball team marches toward the state record for consecutive league victories, the focus never changes.
Even after earning their 90th consecutive Foothill League match with a 3-0 win over Golden Valley on Thursday by scores of 25-20, 25-17, 25-15, the Vikings' mindset remains firmly set on winning championships.
"If I see you on the news wearing a crazy hat with Lipton tea bags stapled around the brim, with a misspelled sign, screaming at Parkinson's patients and biting people's fingers off - all bets are off. I will, at that point, stage an intervention!"
An off-duty sheriff's deputy died late Wednesday in Valencia after his motorcycle clipped another vehicle and crashed into the median, sheriff's officials said early today.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.
When the Hart Indians girls soccer team last won a CIF-Southern Section championship, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Davis was still months from being born.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.
Environmental groups have again sued over the proposed Newhall Ranch development, alleging this week the federal agencies that approved permits for the planned community did so in violation of federal environmental protective legislation.
Moutainview Elementary School sixth-graders of the group named Creeptastic Monsters performed their original hip hop dance on stage for their fellow sixth-graders as the culmination of the F.A.M.E. (Fabulous Arts at Mountainview Elementary) class on Friday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A 19-year-old man was charged Friday with shooting his parents to death and trying to kill two of his siblings inside their luxury Southern California home in a complex case that took investigators weeks to unravel.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate inched up slightly in January to 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in December, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.
An assault with a deadly weapon occurred between Bouquet Canyon Road and Valencia Boulevard on 5:00 pm. The suspect, a male transient, was seen swinging a metal club at an electrical box then began swinging the club at bunch of cyclists. The suspect was arrested shortly after and transported to the Santa Clarita Station for booking. No one was hurt during this incident.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even in an election year that appears favorable for national Republicans, California Democrats are confident they will retain their iron grip on state leadership and possibly enrich their share of House seats in Washington.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Former presidential candidates and a few new potential White House contenders known for their focus on social values are trying out their speeches, as early auditions for the next Republican presidential contest rolled on Friday at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists.