A lone driver lost control of his vehicle just before 6 a.m. Saturday and collided with a power pole on Soledad Canyon Road between Gladding Way and Commuter Way, sheriff's officials said. County Fire officials pronounced him dead at the scene.
LOS ANGELES - California American Water has designated the week of Nov. 9, 2009 as "No Drugs Down the Drain" Week for its
The Santa Clarita Valley Signal newspaper, the No. 1 source for Santa Clarita Valley news in print and on the Web, officially launched an online e-edition Sunday, Nov. 8. Dubbed "The E," The Signal's e-edition is a completely interactive digital duplicate of the paper, making The Signal even more portable and convenient. To find out more about The E, view the tutorial and find out about the FREE seven-day trial, visit thesignalEedition.com. The E ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Young Republicans are scheduled to hold a candle-light vigil tonight in honor of the 13 people killed in the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Tex.
Alternative Gift Fair Who: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church What: The Santa Clarita Valley Alternative Gift Fair offers a way to avoid stressful shopping while simultaneously giving you an opportunity to select creative, purposeful gifts. Twice as many organizations are participating this year, including SCV Food Pantry, Angel Interfaith Network, New Leash on Life, Ten Thousand Villages, Hillside Homes for Children and Episcopal Relief and Development. "The Alternative Gift Fair is a different kind of shopping ...
As part of a homeowners association, I've come to expect home exterior upkeep in the area, corresponding colors throughout the neighborhood and a lack of rogue vehicles on the street or on front lawns and porches for months at a time. In general, I've come to expect aesthetic bliss.
Scam artists have been preying on Santa Clarita Valley seniors, especially residents in the Friendly Valley area, sometimes using a grandparent's concern for grandchildren as leverage, sheriff's officials confirmed Friday.
TV shows are great when you see them on TV. You know that most of the time blood is tomato juice and tears and anger are fake.
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:
While life insurance might be a difficult topic to discuss, it can be a very important family decision that shouldn't be avoided, especially if anyone in your family depends on you financially.
The dignity of labor was earned, not given voluntarily. Steven Lunetta's misinformed opinions regarding labor unions stated Nov. 2 ("Unions are rising like a phoenix") was so wrong, I don't know where to begin. He writes: "(S)urveys show that private sector employees merely want fair treatment, respect and a voice on the job." He's absolutely right, and the Labor Movement was forced to go to the mat with business leaders to get what they have ...
SANTA MONICA - The new Google Dashboard touted by the Internet giant as offering users "transparency, choice and control" of user data stored by the company doesn't give consumers adequate control over protecting their information from Google's marketing machine, Consumer Watchdog said today.
Washington, DC - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) released the following joint statement regarding the Nov. 5 shooting at Fort Hood:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Thursday, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) stood with his Republican colleagues and thousands upon thousands of Americans on the steps of the U.S. Capitol for an emergency call on Congress to reject Pelosi's latest plan for a government takeover of health care.
According to the Center for Digital Government, the city of Santa Clarita maintained its rank in 2009 as one of the top 10 municipal information technology operations in the nation, and number one in California among cities with populations of 125,000 to 250,000. Winning cities were chosen via the Center for Digital Government's 9th Annual Digital Cities Survey.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain began to glaze most of the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday, with officials urging people to stay off the roads, as North Texas and other states shook off the early remnants of the powerful storm.