In today's economy, many individuals are, unfortunately, becoming familiar with the difficulties of retaining insurance coverage in the face of layoffs and other involuntary terminations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Investigators launched a homicide investigation Thursday into the wildfire north of Los Angeles after determining that the gigantic blaze - which has killed two firefighters, scorched 226 square miles and destroyed dozens of homes - was set intentionally.
Venturing outside today, you may have noticed ash falling from the sky resulting from the Station Fire. The smoke and ash in the air contain pollutants that can be harmful to your health. The EPA has a list of tips to protect yourself from smoke here which include:
Numerous city of Santa Clarita Recreation facilities will remain closed today due to air quality issues resulting from current Southern California fires.
The city of Santa Clarita is informing residents about the State's new "Cash for Clunkers" Program, this time for Appliances. The California Department of Energy received $35.2 million in appropriated federal stimulus package funding to assist California residents in swapping out old energy inefficient home appliances for new, Energy Star qualified ones.
LOS ANGELES -- Labor Day will be a much needed day of rest this year for Californians, as approximately half of the state's employed workers are working harder, toiling longer hours and experiencing less job security than they did two years ago, according to data released today in the California Labor Day Survey conducted by Harris/Decima on behalf of Everest College.
The Santa Clarita-based Community Hiking Club has cancelled all previiously planned September hikes due to the Station Fire. All printed paper schedules should be ignored in lieu of the following new schedule.
Pre-registration begins Friday for the Volcom Inc.'s Wild in the Parks skateboard contest tour, which rolls into the Santa Clarita Skate Park Sept. 19.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita City Council invite community members and local businesses to attend the Grand Opening event for the Magic Mountain/I-5 Expansion Project on Tuesday, September 8 at 9 a.m.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita City Council invite local businesses and community members to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Old Town Newhall streetscape project on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 5 p.m. at the intersection of Market Street and Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
UPDATE - Due to the brush fires, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department mobilization, the escape drill planned for this Friday, Sept. 4 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Who designs and decides the city's traffic solutions?
If Teddy Kennedy was the best the Senate had to offer, God help The United States of America.
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:
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2009. There are 120 days left in the year.
After being away for a week I read with interest the Signal article "City OKs portion of fluid plan" regarding the 21-point stimulus package that appears to be missing the back up for point seven. So I made a point of watching the tape of the city council meeting. I checked the city council minutes of April 28, 2009. There it was, Economic Development 21-Point Business Plan for Progress. It received a unanimous vote from the city council. Along with that approval came $800,000 in funding, $500,000 from contingency accounts and $300,000 from LMD fund balance. Now ...
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - With the Pentagon under increased scrutiny over revelations of rampant rape and sexual misconduct within the ranks, opening statements began Friday in a rare court-martial of an Army general - believed to be the most senior member of the U.S. military to face trial on sex assault charges.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's mystery barge floated Thursday to its new home in the California delta after the Internet company was ordered to move it from San Francisco.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. President Barack Obama condemned the move and the West answered with the first real sanctions against Russia.
Congress missed another opportunity to curb the outrageous spending that is taking place in Washington. The tense political climate prevented a prolonged but necessary debate on the debt ceiling.
Years ago, city leaders pushed to pass the open space initiative, buying land around our city to prevent development and maintain scenery.
As a longtime Santa Clarita resident and a real estate professional, I know the importance of community. Santa Clarita is home to several vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own identity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
It took two overtime periods for the seventh-seeded The Master's College men's basketball team to take down second-seeded Arizona Christian 80-77 in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."