For many years the Whittaker-Bermite facility made ordnance in the Santa Clarita Valley for the military. This 996-acre property, located off Soledad Canyon Road in the center of our city, is still polluting our groundwater with the chemicals used to make those bombs.
What an inspiring letter to the editor, written by Jake Calver who is a fourth-grader at Castaic Elementary School ("Seven reasons why you should vote for Valdes," Oct. 26).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This Thursday, Nov. 5, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will join his Republican colleagues, as well as Americans from across the nation who seek to have their voices heard on the health care debate, for a House Call on Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the GOP Health Care Solutions group, is hosting bill reading rooms at local libraries for constituents in the 25th Congressional District to personally read and research H.R. 3962, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest health care proposal aimed at a complete government takeover of health care.
The Valley Industrial Association has wrapped up its 2009 VIA STAR contest, a product development competition designed to partner local K-12 student teams with Santa Clarita Valley businesses.
EssayEdge, a leading college application essay editing service, announced today that it is launching its Tell Your Story College Admissions Essay Contest, which will award a grand prize of $1,000.
The Valley Industrial Association has set official judging presentations for its VIA STAR contest for Friday, Nov. 6.
In recognition of Veteran's Day, the city invites local job seekers, veterans seeking jobs, and businesses to attend its monthly Worksource Job Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Santa Clarita Worksource Center.
The committee planning the 2010 American Cancer Society's SCV Relay for Life will hold its first meeting of the new year at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Residence Inn on The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch.
The city of Santa Clarita has scheduled road closures for Sunday, Nov. 8 to accommodate the annual Santa Clarita Marathon.
A Canyon Country woman has pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of child abuse in a deal with prosecutors and was sentenced to less than a year in prison and three years of probation, officials said.
Incumbent Paul Strickland and CPA Bob Jensen were the front-runners in the race to fill three seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District board in Tuesday's election, with Joe Messina edging Suzan Solomon for the third open seat, and Linda Valdes trailing the field in the final tally.
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, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2009. There are 57 days left in the year.
Hart High School's award-winning marching band and color guard, Hart Regiment, received top awards in its first two marching band competitions of the season.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.
Moms have more influence on their young kids than they may realize. Mothers who exercise are more likely to have kids with high activity levels, too, according to a study from the UK.
We all have a dreamer in us. Oftentimes, it is easier to envision things as oppose to putting our best foot forward to bring that vision to light. Many of our dreams require money or we believe we do not have what it takes. So, we continue to dream. But is it fair?
Everywhere you look kids and adults are glued to their iPhones, iPads, or some other electronic device. We were visiting a relative recently and there on the couch were four teenage cousins, boys and girls, all on digital devices, laughing and sharing youtube videos.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Morris Claiborne got on Terrance Williams' nerves the minute the competition started at training camp for the Dallas Cowboys.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento officials are canceling the city's annual Gold Rush Days festivities because of the ongoing drought.
SACRAMENTO – Beginning today, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones as part of a public safety campaign focused on work zone safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"
CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.