Southern California's biggest mountain bike festival, the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association Fat Tire Festival, celebrates its 22nd year Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Castaic with a fun-filled day of mountain bike action and activities for families and riders of all ages and skill levels.
OAKLAND -- Banks and credit unions collected nearly $24 billion in overdraft fees last year, an increase of 35 percent from just two years earlier, a new study by the Center for Responsible lending shows. Since Californians make up about 12 percent of the U.S. population, Californians shoulder an estimated $3 billion of the national total, assuming they are charged a proportionate share of these fees.
The College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering Technologies (MSET) division will host a special physics presentation designed to shed scientific light on natural phenomena including rainbows, thunder and lightning.
From an evening movie on the lake to a vintage car show, Castaic Days Outdoor Festival offers residents several family-friendly activities Friday and Saturday.
Rob Kerchner's Letter to the Editor, "Bring back free market" (The Signal, Oct. 5), was absolutely ridiculous.
Thanks for the article ("Town hall meeting draws ire," Sept. 27), but in my humble opinion, the article is so skewed, I was wondering what meeting the reporter was writing about. My sister was unable to come on Sept. 26 and she was under the impression from this article that it was rowdy and kind of out of control.
Here is a review of the town hall meeting from a registered Independent:
As teams take the field in a battle for victory, fans head into "Tailgateville," firing up the grill and cooking a pre-game feast.
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:
More than 250 runners race off the starting line in the Kiwanis 18th annual 5K run on Sunday morning. Saugus Olympian Allyson Felix, center right in black pants, was the Honorary Chair of the event, which was a collaboration between the Kiwanis and the SCV Senior Center.
Saugus High School's student government held its first blood drive of the year recently, with more than 150 donors participating, and collected enough blood to save 400 lives.
Students at Saugus High School are invited to learn more about the unseen war in northern Uganda and its effect on the children of that country during a screening of "Invisible Children: Rough Cut" on Oct. 12.
Last week I wrote that I'd be sending my upcoming columns from the University of Pennsylvania.
A common perception in the rest of the business community is that "everyone who works at a bank is a vice president."
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A Central Valley dentist accused of groping four female patients while they were sedated is facing three years in prison after pleading no contest to sexual battery charges.
The City of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of its 2014 "cArt aRt" competition, held in conjunction with the City's annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. This creative annual contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes.
GENEVA (AP) - High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine attempting to forge a common position on how to de-escalate the situation.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
PARIS (AP) - David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.
NEW YORK (AP) - Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats, but they said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.
With regards to Linda McCaskill and Curt Scott's criticism of Rob Kerchner's claim to know what liberals are thinking, I guess I have to agree with them, because I often wonder "What in the world are they thinking?"
I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut."
I was recently listening to one of my favorite radio shows when I heard the hosts saying there was absolutely no evidence genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in the food supply were harmful or create health problems.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.
The Valencia Vikings nearly came back from six runs against the West Ranch Wildcats in the Foothill League opener.