The 26th annual Silver Rose Debutante Ball is less than two months away, capping a busy social year for the 2010-11 class of eight debutantes.
If rock stars carried business cards, what would they say? Imagine - "Jimmy Page, Guitar God." "Eddie Vedder - Moody Singer for Hire." "Charlie Watts, Watching Mick Jagger's Rear End for 40 Years."
I recently had lunch with a retired school counselor who worked at one of the high schools in the Santa Clarita Valley. Talk to a school counselor, and you will have a whirlwind of topics to talk about.
Two years ago, Japanese supermarkets couldn't keep bananas on the shelves after a man revealed the secret of his weight-loss success on a leading social network. Now a healthier version of his diet is catching on in America, thanks to the fruit and nutrition experts at Dole.
Linda Fleischmann will be joining Amerifund Lending Group as an independent mortgage loan officer Jan. 30.
Six Santa Clarita Sculptors
It is such a shame that Paul Henry Sibek did not heed the touching call of President Barack Obama to his followers to be more civil in their political discourse.
On Jan. 6, I read in The Signal and quote a statement attributed to Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita: "We're going to pass a rule to bring to the floor a bill to repeal Obamacare - the health care bill ..."
LOS ANGELES - The 42nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Los Angeles-based Manzanar Committee, is scheduled for noon on Saturday, April 30, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on US Highway 395 in California's Owens Valley, between the towns of Lone Pine and Independence, approximately 230 miles north of Los Angeles.
The award-winning VIDA Program, or Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives, is now accepting registrants between the ages of 12 and 17.
A 60-year-old woman was arrested Saturday at William S. Hart Park after she brandished a knife and shouted racial slurs at a security officer who told her to move her car from a no-parking zone.
Properties in the Santa Clarita Valley from becoming nests for crime, the city and the Sheriff's Business Alliance are offering two free seminars on crime prevention for local landlords.
Liberals, including politicians and the lapdog media, suddenly have a lot to say about the infamous "target" map that Sarah Palin profiled as part of Republican geographic political strategy to win districts, while the same liberals ignore the Democrats' red target map of 2004.
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BEIRUT (AP) - Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.
BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) - Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example: the Russian Direct Investment Fund, a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund that's escaped sanctions in spite of international efforts to punish Russia for its incursions in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
GRANADA HILLS - The Dan Kelley era at Golden Valley High School didn't get off to a good start; it got off to a great start, as the new-look Grizzlies began his coaching tenure with a 45-17 victory over Granada Hills Charter High School at John Elway Stadium on Friday night.
The Saugus football team proved it can put up points in a hurry during its season opener against Simi Valley.
CHINO HILLS - Hart fans certainly expected to see quarterback Brady White break school records this season.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.