Communications skills are essential to establishing and maintaining positive relationships in every area of life. That's the premise behind the fourth in a series of LifeForward workshops for local women sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $60,000 in grants to three California organizations working with communities to tackle environmental justice challenges.
Matthew Rubin, an eighth-grade science teacher at Castaic Middle School, has been named 2009 State Middle-Grades Educator of the Year by the California League of Middle Schools.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation hosts its Family Swap Meet on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
UCLA regional support group the Santa Clarita Bruins is offering $500 scholarships to high school seniors and College of the Canyons students accepted to UCLA.
With a series of local wine tasting events already dedicated to wine aficionados across the Santa Clarita Valley, next month the College of the Canyons Foundation Library Associates will present a unique beer-tasting experience as the latest installment of the "In Good Taste" series.
A trip to a Board of Supervisors meeting in downtown Los Angeles is never a pleasant experience for the public. It means a day off work, a long drive in traffic, usually about an hour and a half from Santa Clarita and a hefty parking fee. A long wait faces the intrepid traveler before the agenda item is heard. Then finally, the resident is granted the opportunity to speak to a supervisor who is not listening because he is having a conversation at the dais with someone else.
In the Sunday, March 22 edition of The Signal, columnist Michele E. Buttelman expressed despair at the closing of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
I would like to expand the observations of the red-light cameras that ticket people at intersections, by observing the historical characteristic of government to always get bigger and more intrusive - never smaller.
Naming the correct beneficiary of an IRA allows the possibility of tax-deferred growth for decades and can turn even a modest IRA into millions of dollars for your spouse, children, grandchildren or other beneficiaries. Below, I will discuss the basic options available when choosing an IRA beneficiary.
Four men were behind bars Wednesday in a string of recent residential burglaries, including one in which a garage door was kicked open and a TV, computers and a video game system stolen.
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:
"The real heroes are the single moms who courageously get up every morning and put their own needs aside in favor of their families." - DaAnne Smith, exectuive director of Single Mothers Outreach. (Click here for story)
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has voted to set aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness - from California's Sierra Nevada mountains to the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia.
The legislation, which opponents, mostly Republicans, called a "land grab" that would block energy development on vast swaths of federal land, is on its way to President Barack Obama for his likely signature.
The city of Santa Clarita will host its new skate park's public Grand Opening on Friday at 3:30 p.m., but 30 local kids will get to surf the concrete turf early.
Four suspected burglars are behind bars today after Deputies Vaziri and Marino, assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station / City of Santa Clarita's Community Interaction Team (CIT), spotted a vehicle matching the description given in a residential burglary yesterday.
The same vehicle, a black Mercedes Sport Utility Vehicle, had been spotted by neighbors at the scene of other residential burglaries in the Santa Clarita Valley over the past several weeks and deputies have been searching for it.
Getting your child's first pet is a momentous occasion. Even if your toddler grew up with the family cat or dog, having his very own pet is a rite of passage. So how can your family make the best decision for a mini addition while considering the safety and responsibility of every member of the household?
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer.
With housing prices remaining steady, interest rates low and contractors back in full swing, this is a prime time for home remodeling.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has indicated that Michael Jackson's mother should pay the promoter of her son's ill-fated comeback concerts more than $800,000 in costs associated with her failed negligent hiring lawsuit.
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HORLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's acting president urged the United Nations on Monday to send peacekeeping troops to eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian gunmen kept up their rampage of storming and occupying local government offices, police stations and a small airport.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial on Monday alleged numerous inconsistencies in the athlete's account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, seeking to show that the athlete is lying when he says he shot her by mistake.
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) - Police in Utah are questioning a mother and family members about the killings of seven babies whose bodies were found stuffed in cardboard boxes in a garage.
If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of false leads in the effort to find the jet. Here are the most prominent moments in which hopes of solving the tragic aviation mystery were dashed:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After a rough start to the season, Mike Conley was thinking of winning some games, not making the playoffs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.
As the school year begins to wind down, the three remaining competing athletic teams at The Master's College all face a gauntlet of competitions that hold major postseason implications. Over the weekend, TMC baseball swept conference opponent Arizona Christian University, while members of both the men's and women's track teams qualified for the NAIA's Track and Field National Championships.
A half-acre of "heavy brush" in the Santa Clara River wash near the corner of Valencia Boulevard and Cinema Drive prompted swift action from county firefighters, who knocked the fire down in less than 20 minutes, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
PHOENIX (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez homered for the fourth consecutive game and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.