Carmen, who's blind from cataracts, is looking for a special person to live with the rest of her life. She's a 9-year-old Lhasa Apso in good physical health. Carmen loves to go on walks and has a slight amount of shadow vision. It would be best for Carmen to be in a quiet home with no other animals or young children.
Editor's note: Third of four parts on new tax laws. Taxpayers and tax preparers will find significant changes when they fill out 2008 tax returns. Some of the changes are outlined below. For other parts of the series, visit www.the-signal.com
I can't believe John Castagna was called a know-nothing just because Paul Sibek doesn't agree with his opinions. We are all still allowed our own opinions in this country.
In today's world, e-mail has become the preferred method of communication, not only between friends and family, but also between businesspeople, educators, administrators, lawyers and other professionals.
It is said that we get the government we deserve. I think that is definitely the case right here in the SCV.
You and your family are invited to come and celebrate the city's 60 miles of paseos and off-street trails by participating in "Hit the Trail" with Mayor Frank Ferry and the Santa Clarita City Council.
Californians who suffered losses from the November wildfires have until Tuesday to apply for federal and state disaster assistance.
There's a cozy café in our neighborhood that has become our favorite dinner spot. It serves good California-French food, the wait staff is friendly and professional, and it isn't expensive. As if we needed another reason to like this place, it's got a very friendly corkage policy.
Frustrated local government officials braced themselves in reaction to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's gloomy State of the State address Thursday, but planned on making changes that would have the least impact on services.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) today is praising passage of S.22, the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, which includes McKeon's Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Mountains Wild Heritage Act and Mammoth Lake Community Water District language.
"I am pleased the Senate has recognized the need to set aside 470,000 acres of pristine wilderness in the 25th Congressional District," McKeon said. "This action ensures that these lands will be preserved for the use and enjoyment of future generations.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday called California's massive deficit a "rock upon our chest" and said the state can address no other policy issues until the fiscal crisis is resolved.
Brian Charles, inauguration-bound staff writer with The Signal newspaper and The-Signal.com, visited the KHTS AM 1220 studios in Canyon Country Wednesday.
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:
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.
Pitching has never been the issue for the Saugus Centurions.
Hart girls swim has put decades-long locks on the Foothill League and has dominated its rivalry with Valencia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The title character of "Jessie" heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar.