First Place I think we can all be good citizens by picking up litter. The less trash that's lying around, the cleaner our own city is. No one wants to live in a trash heap. We can also be good citizens at home by taking care of other peoples' things. If someone asks you to hold their ice cream cone, don't eat it! Things like these can help you be a good citizen. Matthew Deegan ...
Made any resolutions this year? Stop smoking. Lose weight. Exercise - How's that going for you?
Local kids at the Huckleberry Creative Learning Center in Newhall spent last Monday making robots as part of the robotics class taught by Eric Rettke.
The Signal ran a story last weekend regarding remarks I made at a rally in our city on Jan. 16 ("Kellar's war with words," Jan. 24).
Bank of Santa Clarita saw a 21 percent growth in deposits last year and a 3 percent growth in its loan portfolio, the commercial bank reported.
A group of local friends from Valencia spent Jan. 16 raising $150 for the American Red Cross to help the victims of last Tuesday's 7.0 earthquake in Haiti.
Members of the Student Task Forces at Canyon Country High School and Valencia High School will host a Haiti relief project, "Dollars for Haiti," from Jan. 26-29.
Nashville, Tenn./ Indianapolis, Ind. - Soles4Souls (giveshoes.org) and Finish Line (finishline.com) have joined forces to bring shoes to victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Wizards guard Javaris Crittenton has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge - 10 days after teammate Gilbert Arenas pleaded guilty to a felony gun charge.
SCV Green invites all who love the Santa Clarita Valley's open spaces and wildlands to an evening wine-and-chocolate reception and silent art auction on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at a Victorian home in Newhall's Happy Valley neighborhood, 24820 Fourl Road, Newhall 91321.
In anticipation of Valentine's Day, the Santa Clarita Valley Junior Chamber International (SCV Jaycees) is hosting its Valentine's boutique Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Courtyard Marriott, 28523 Westinghouse Place, Valencia 91355.
Generous Santa Clarita citizens braved bad weather Thursday night Jan. 21 and came out to Old Town Newhall's Art Walk to view and purchase art donated by local Santa Clarita Valley artists for Haiti's Three Angels Children's Relief.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon will host his first Women's Conference from 8:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 at the College of the Canyons cafeteria.
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Sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested a Saugus restaurant employee who pulled a knife on his relative and co-worker, said Lt. Robert Lewis.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.