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In a twist of literary irony, some ages-old, small, independent bookstores that once feared a premature retirement by the colossal growth of chain bookstores are still in business - while the superstores are engaged in a battle of survival.
What is happening in Wisconsin will affect everyone in the country, including Santa Clarita citizens. The Wisconsin governor received massive donations from the Koch and Bradley brothers. These incredibly wealthy oligarchs want to eliminate any opposition to their plan of destroying unions and the Democratic Party.
Packed with numerous projects in various stages of the construction process, 2011 is set to be a busy year for the city of Santa Clarita.
Pity the beginning gardener who dares to read about composting. (Please dare to read on, in this case, even if you are a beginner.)
We at The Signal are proud and humbled by the annual outpouring of help from local churches, volunteers and organizations for the homeless in our community.
California's Arbor Day is nearly here, and the best way to observe the holiday is to plant trees.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
I don't know about you, but the wife (she loves it when I refer to her this way) and I are embarrassingly addicted to NCIS.
A person whose car plummeted 1,000 feet off Lake Hughes Road about five miles east of Interstate 5 has been airlifted to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, authorities said.
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On Sunday, March 13, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will host a tour of the site of the St. Francis Dam disaster in San Francisquito Canyon. The dam break is the second-worst natural disaster in the state of California: The failure of the St. Francis Dam, on March 12, 1928, killed more than 450 people, leveled farms and homesteads, destroyed property and livestock, and changed the way dam safety was addressed forever.
We are frequently asked, "What is going on in the world of wine?" or "What are the newest trends in wine?" Now that we're in the first quarter of the year, we have looked at how 2010 clocked in and what we can expect in 2011. We'll tell you that we're cautiously optimistic that 2011 will ring in better times, deliver more bang-for-the-buck, and offer wine lovers a greater selection of affordably-priced wines.
Detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department handed prosecutors their report into a school police officer and Valencia resident, whose alleged shooting hoax in January sparked a manhunt in the San Fernando Valley, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman confirmed Thursday.
Once the pink frills and princess themes are outgrown, how can you make a teen girl's birthday special? Much of her enjoyment comes as she plans her party herself, down to the littlest details, so ask your daughter how she wants to celebrate and get her involved. My oldest daughter loves planning her birthdays. She even likes to bake and decorate her own cake with gobs of colors, swirls and sprinkles.
With August being over half way done, many people are making their way back to places of learning. For those that are heading back to school in the near future, here are three family movies to help you soak up the last few days of summer.
There's no doubt body art has become increasingly popular over the years - but just because something is popular doesn't mean it's not dangerous. Within a few minutes you could become the proud owner of a great looking tattoo and a lifetime of health issues.
The boss may be more likely to grant a request from dad to work from home so he can care for kids than a similar request from mom, according to new research that refers to the bias as the "fatherhood bonus."
There is a war going on right now, and it pits anti-family forces against parents.
Parenting takes on a new level of stress as "mommy bloggers" take over the Internet and Facebook becomes stocked with perfect pictures of parents with their children at the park.
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As part of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station continued outreach efforts aimed at keeping the public informed about crime and crime rates in our community, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station wants to raise awareness about a number of rental and real estate scams that are becoming more prevalent in the Santa Clarita Valley.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to continue to confront Islamic State militants despite the beheading of an American journalist in Iraq, standing firm in the face of the militants' threats to kill another hostage unless the U.S. military changes course.
Truth be told, we're both perplexed about which Emmy nominees will carry trophies home from Monday's ceremony.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian security forces sealed off a seaside slum in the capital Wednesday in the latest effort to stop the spread of Ebola, setting off protests by angry residents.
HARVEY, Ill. (AP) - About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a standoff that lasted more than 20 hours.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A Ukrainian official says government troops have taken control of a large part of Luhansk - a besieged rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine - after days of street battles.
OAKHURST (AP) - Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.