In observance of the school's "Go Green Week," kindergartners Jayna Axelrod, left, and Luis Estrada dig holes to plant their pepper seeds at Pico Canyon Elementary School on Friday.
Junior Optimist garage sale
Up against one of the second-place teams in the Foothill League, the Hart baseball team expected to be at full strength.
But from the second inning on, the Indians were down a head coach.
New series at Antioch Church
Illegal immigration has been the hot-button issue locally in 2010. A neighboring state is sharing the issue and doing something about it.
Is it just me or is this "Awesometown" thing kind of grating? I mean, this is "one city" with "one vision," right?
Since reading the March 25 article ("Winter water brings spring spots") concerning the increased hardness of water supplied by the Santa Clarita Water Division, we have had to replace our water heater and the house's pressure-regulating valve.
I had fun watching right-wingers go wild over the past year, foaming at the mouth over death panels, killing granny, birthers, socialist takeovers, comparing President Obama to Hitler and running out their hopefuls like the rhetorically challenged Bobby Jindal, Sarah Palin and the other fearmongers.
A stellar outing by West Ranch starting pitcher Ryan Keller led to a 7-1 victory over Canyon for the Wildcats at West Ranch High Friday afternoon.
The game was tied 1-1 entering the bottom of the fourth inning when Canyon starting pitcher Thomas Kratky hit leadoff man Allen Sarkissian.
Saturday, April 24: The Birds and the Bees - Backyard Chickens, Home Beekeeping 1-3 p.m. Learn the basics in setting up a chicken coop, raising young chickens through to laying age from John Lyons. Diseases, feeding and breed selections will also be covered. Get the low down on beekeeping in an urban backyard, from setting up a beehive, installing bees, through to harvesting your first batch of honey. $20.
Tickets for the 2010 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival this weekend are still on sale, and going fast.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Buck McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) has been recognized by the Congressional Management Foundation for having one of the best websites in Congress.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 292 votes from late afternoon Friday, April 16 to afternoon Friday, April 23, 2010.
LOS ANGELES - L.A. County firefighters will perform brush clearance inspections of more than 39,000 wildland-area homes beginning May 1 in an effort to save lives and property from wildfire.
A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is valid reason for grave concern.
By Jon Stein
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded: