The 18-year-old Marine from Stevenson Ranch marched off to war, bristling with hopefulness and promise.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Are you ready to bear your arms this summer? It's the season for tank tops, revealing dresses and bathing suits, so you surely don't want to worry about arm flab.
When the warm summer months roll around, our dogs are just as eager as we are to get outside and enjoy the season.
Mark Jones, of Canyon Country, was named the Santa Clarita Valley's 10th "Biggest Winner" in the competition sponsored by Dr. Roger De Sesa, the founder of Proactive Health Systems and creator of the SCV's "Biggest Winner" program.
Everyone has goals. Yours and mine are probably different in many ways, but it's also likely we have some in common.
Local graduating high school senior, Alexandria T. Villanueva will receive a $2,000 college scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (RMHCSC.org) as part of its four annual scholarship programs.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- As forecasts predict temperatures into the upper 90's and over 100 in many areas of the state next week, Cal/OSHA urges employers to observe the precautions specified in the heat illness prevention regulation.
The culmination of nearly a decade of hard work has attracted growing widespread attention, particularly among long established names in media and industry, to Latina Patricia Gracia, founder and president of advertising agency Power Media Group (powermediagroup.com).
PASADENA, Calif. -- Rocks examined by NASA's Spirit Mars Rover hold evidence of a wet, non-acidic ancient environment that may have been favorable for life. Confirming this mineral clue took four years of analysis by several scientists.
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Soldiers working as chaplain assistants, equal opportunity professionals and other key military specialties geared toward assisting troops in their times of need are getting certified to not only engage potential victims of suicide, but also train others to be the first line of defense against severe mental distress.
The Los Angeles County Sanitation District provided answers to several questions proposed by the Santa Clarita City Council and community members regarding a proposed rate increase for Santa Clarita Valley residents.
Celebrate the 4th of July early with a trip to the spectacular fireworks show at the legendary Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, July 3, 2010. The city of Santa Clarita is inviting patrons to sign up for this excursion that includes transportation by bus and reserved seats at the Hollywood Bowl. The cost for the trip is $55 per person for residents, $70 per person for non-residents, and $60 per person for non-resident seniors (55+).
U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today in response to Israel's recent bombing of a Turkish flotilla:
NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig won't reverse an umpire's admitted blown call that cost Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game.
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.