In his letter to the editor ("Kerchner simply uneducated," The Signal, Oct. 7), Dan Nordenstrom makes an excellent case for hiring a contractor.
Suzan Solomon, one of five candidates running for three open seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District, has received the endorsement of County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Deputies arrested two men suspected of committing graffiti in Canyon Country Saturday, authorities said.
Playing without starters Collin Keoshian and Ryan Espinosa proved costly for the Santa Clarita Christian football team, which lost to Windward 48-0 at Canyon High School on Saturday night after the mercy rule came into effect in the third quarter.
By all appearances, this is a normal semester at College of the Canyons. Walk across either the Valencia or the Canyon Country campus and you'll be caught up in the hustle and bustle of students hurrying to classes.
A short review: Several months ago, when the incumbent City Council members effectively decided to run on a slate-type parliamentary ticket, they built the impregnable fortress of incumbency approximately 12 feet higher.
College of the Canyons is one of the finest resources in our community. In order to accomplish its mission, it must have the very best board members our community can provide. The college board should not only be used as a simple "stepping stone" for higher elective office or as a "long-term ego trip."
Dear Castaic voters:
Breast Cancer awareness month
As America's obesity rates soar to an all-time high, it's no wonder that television's weight-loss reality shows completely captivate their audiences.
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 Sunday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2009. There are 81 days left in the year.
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Paramedics transported a 3-year-old child to the hospital Saturday after the child was hit by a car in Saugus, authorities said.
Valencia continued its perfect season with a 35-14 victory over Loyola at Los Angeles Valley College Saturday night.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
ANAHEIM (AP) - After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.