The city of Santa Clarita saved nearly $200,000 in the last fiscal quarter through the use of the competitive process in purchasing.
Logan Henson says racing in his blood. He is a third-generation stock car driver whose grandfather raced at Saugus Speedway. His uncle won a track championship at Mesa Marin Raceway in Bakersfield and his dad was a crew chief for Jim Robinson in the old NASCAR Winston West Series. Henson is the one behind the wheel these days, his dad long since retired from leading pit crews and race teams, his uncle's best racing days ...
With pets crammed whisker-to-whisker in shelters due to a record number of home foreclosures, state Assemblyman Cameron Smyth introduced a new bill that should offer some relief.
Gov. Schwarzenegger is wrong to push for higher taxes on alcohol. Increasing alcohol taxes costs jobs and disproportionately hurts those who are least able to pay them. According to the Tax Foundation, individuals earning less than $20,000 per year face federal alcohol tax burdens that are more than 18 times higher than individuals making in excess of $200,000. Not only are sin taxes on wine, beer and spirits regressive, they also contribute to job loss: ...
Thank you, Senator Boxer and Congressman McKeon, for your vision and leadership in introducing "The Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act" last year, and for shepherding it so swiftly through Congress, that all it now needs is a passage in the House and the signature of the president.
Major League Soccer team Chivas USA and the Ventura Fusion of the Premier Development League play an exhibition game at College of the Canyons' Cougar Stadium Sunday, March 1.
Today, as in any recession, there is one thing you can count on and that is "change." As companies tighten their belts, reorganize and merge, preparing yourself for transition is crucial to your career.
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: First Word
The Santa Clarita Rose Society meets once a month at 2:30 p.m. Sundays at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall.
Rain pelted the Santa Clarita Valley Friday, dumping nearly an inch by 3:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, as locals on last-minute Valentine's Day shopping missions braved the nasty weather.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 295 votes from late afternoon Friday, Feb. 6 to late afternoon, Friday, Feb. 13, 2009. Question: "What do you think about the Hart district's voluntary drug testing program?" * Will not help curb teen drug use (103 votes) * Let's try it and see if it works (34 votes) * Voluntary no good; should be mandatory (132 votes) * ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Will there be love between Democrats and Republicans this Valentine's Day?
One way or another, Foothill League boys soccer history was going to be made Thursday afternoon at West Ranch High. As Golden Valley took on West Ranch on the last day of the regular season, the two teams were battling for the final playoff berth from the Foothill League with the winning team advancing to the postseason for the first time in either school's brief history.
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 13, 2009) - AEG announced today that for the first time the 2009 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race will be broadcast internationally.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2009 - Considered the best collection of talent to compete in a U.S. professional cycling stage race, the world-class roster of teams and cyclists* scheduled to participate in the 2009 Amgen Tour of California has been announced by race presenter AEG.
Santa Clarita City Council members have heartily endorsed the Boxer-Feinstein bill to block the proposed open-pit sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country but turned thumbs-down to a bill that would open up public spaces to use by the homeless at any time.
Two multi-car crashes involving five vehicles injured at least seven people and caused a backup on the northbound Highway 14.
OTTAWA (AP) - Colin Greening scored 7:39 into double overtime, and the Ottawa Senators rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins that cut their series deficit to 2-1 on Sunday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The president and chief executive officer of The Associated Press on Sunday called the government's secret seizure of two months of reporters' phone records "unconstitutional" and said the news cooperative had not ruled out legal action against the Justice Department.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Jason Vargas kept throwing strikes and catcher Chris Iannetta kept taking his walks - a winning formula for the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Ramiro Pena got a fierce wakeup call with the bases loaded and the scored tied in the eighth inning.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) - A powerful storm system rumbled through the Plains and upper Midwest on Sunday, spawning tornadoes that damaged homes and buildings near Oklahoma City and put the Tulsa area on high-alert.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Always close to the front but never first at the end, Tejay van Garderen would often wear himself out wondering if he could swap the white jersey that goes to the best young rider for the yellow one that goes to the winner.
BOSTON (AP) - With a bullet still in his body, the police officer who survived a showdown with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects said Sunday he's determined to return to duty.
Officials with the County Coroner's office have identified the Canyon Country man shot and killed Thursday as 53-year-old Juan Mejia.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The latest high-stakes court hearing for O.J. Simpson in the glitzy capital of big gambles has come to a close with the former football star's defense team feeling confident that their client is closer to getting out of prison.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country thanks to a tip supplied by a citizen, a sheriff's spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.