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Robert DiPrimio, president and general manager of the Valencia Water Company, will be leaving the water retailer next month for a job with a San Gabriel Valley utility, it was reported Wednesday.
A summary of events Wednesday, July 14, Day 85 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast killed 11 workers. Since then, oil has been pouring into the Gulf from a blown-out undersea well.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The locals are famous for saying that if it's "nae rain and nae wind then it's nae golf."
There was rain. And there was wind.
The Career Center at College of the Canyons hosted CareerCampSCV for more than 100 people at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center on Saturday, July 10.
College of the Canyons will begin selling single-event tickets for the 2010-2011 "COC Presents Series" season on Saturday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. Ticket sales will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and will continue during regular box-office hours, which are Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Headlining acts for the 2010-11 season include Michael Bolton, War, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and One Night of Queen.
Sheriff's deputies arrested three Sacramento men this week who allegedly tried to get people in Stevenson Ranch to donate money for what they said claimed an anti-gang youth group - but turned out to be their own gasoline fund.
"So, what's the bottom line?" Arnie resolutely and warmly asked. Behind him in a wooden casket lay his beloved wife, Candi. Before him, hundreds of friends overflowed the sanctuary into the cemetery courtyard.
Enriching an already impressive crop of NCAA Division I softball recruits from the Santa Clarita Valley over the last few years, Karlie Habitz verbally committed to Penn State last week.
The shelves at most bookstores are crammed with interesting books. Unfortunately, most business owners don't have the time to read everything they would like to. Some don't read anything at all, particularly when it comes to books on business.
A Valencia father was reunited with his missing son Tuesday morning after some restaurant employees spotted the teen wandering near Castaic Road and matched his face with a picture in The Signal.
I am just heartsick over the fact that our government intends to bring a lawsuit against Arizona. It is mind-blowing. Usually, I get angry. But this is unforgivable.
OK, I get it. They are trying to hold us hostage ,and make us pay $210 million to build a reverse-osmosis system so Ventura County farmers can have clean water downstream.
After the full-page ad in the July 4 edition of The Signal stating how "ideal" the Romero Canyon high school site will be, let's have a reality check.
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The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook today for a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the Santa Clarita Valley and elsewhere around Southern California.
SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state's new Active Transportation Program – the nation's largest.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
Melissa Thurm started a religious blog in October to share her thoughts about her faith. But when she noticed her mounting obsession with checking for page views and new comments, Thurm realized it was taking a hit on her self-esteem.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.
Parents, don't be too insulted when your child starts lying to you at a very young age. It's actually a sign of intelligence. Children who lie are shown to have a higher IQ and become more successful later in life, according to Dr. Kang Lee, director of the Institute of Child Study at Toronto University.