My life took a terrifying turn Nov. 28. My husband and I had just returned home from visiting family for the Thanksgiving holiday. I was seven months pregnant, feeling tired and wanted to rest when we got home. I had begun to have swelling in my legs and feet and felt as if I sat with my feet up it would get better. My husband and I had been invited to a friend's birthday party ...
First Place Christmas time is the time for peace and love, for Jesus and family. I celebrate Christmas by putting up a Christmas tree with my family and decorating it with ornaments. One of the traditional ornaments my family and I put up is a "pickle." A "pickle" is a glass ornament that we put up every year and on the night of Christmas, Santa comes and hides it on the tree. When we wake ...
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: Today is Tuesday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2009. There are 16 days left in the year.
The Plum Canyon Elementary School PTA hosted the Reflections art contest in November with 28 winners out of 203 entries. The school had winners in five of the six categories, as there were no entries in musical composition.
Single Mothers Outreach is currently looking for contributions to assist in their effort to establish a Technology and Career Development Center.
The city of Santa Clarita was recognized at a special luncheon hosted last week by the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association for its Magic Mountain/Interstate 5 Expansion Project, naming it the 'project of the year.'
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, lifted off over the Pacific Ocean this morning on its way to map the entire sky in infrared light.
I hear some folks decry "greedy" health insurance companies, whose profit lines average 6 percent (which, by the way, is less than farm and construction machinery, Tupperware, the railroads, Hershey sweets, Yum food brands, most other forms of insurance and Yahoo, just to name a few).
Thank you "Letters to the Editor" at The Signal for publishing my letter "Look at the change" (Nov. 28).
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:
Snow Safety Regardless of how you decide to enjoy the slopes - downhill or cross-country skiing, snowboarding, even toboggans and inner tubes - there's an element of risk. These practical and safety tips from the National Ski Areas Association may help you avoid potentially painful problems. Before You Leave Home Get in shape. Don't try to ski/board yourself into shape. You'll enjoy skiing and boarding more if you're physically fit. Obtain proper equipment. Be sure ...
Heavy rain tapered off, skies cleared sporadically and residents took stock of damage Sunday as a winter storm headed out of Southern California, allowing evacuated homeowners back to their houses.
Former Santa Clarita Valley resident Neshia Brathwaite Farhangi performs her latest comedy bits at the Starting Gate in Los Alamitos on Tuesday, Dec. 15, starting at 8 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The biggest disaster threat to families across our nation every day isn't floods, wildfires
Once again in 2010, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will have IRS/AARP-trained volunteers to complete and file income taxes for seniors at no charge.
QUNU, South Africa (AP) - His flag-draped casket resting on a carpet of animal skins, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the green, rolling hills of the eastern hamlet where he began his extraordinary journey - one that led him from prison to the presidency, a global symbol of endurance and reconciliation in the fight against South Africa's racist rule.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - California regulators fail to collect half the fines levied on assisted living homes for failing to properly care for elderly residents and, when they do, payments often arrive late, a newspaper reported Sunday.
For the second year in a row, the Santa Clarita City Council adjusted its budget upward at mid-fiscal year, increasing estimated revenue for 2013-14 by nearly $30 million.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a 30-year-old woman was among four people killed in Compton after a car fleeing from deputies rammed another vehicle, flipped and burst into flames.
More than 300 kids under the care of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services cheered as each chose a toy during a weekend Christmas party at the Boys and Girls Club in Canyon Country.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The latest scion of one of America's most powerful political dynasties is trying to convince voters he's something other than what his famous surname suggests.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Undaunted hobbits trumped princess power at the multiplex.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A weekend storm that dumped a foot or more of snow in parts of the Northeast made ski area operators and snow removal workers happy, but travelers were still dealing with slippery roads and flight cancellations Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Several hundred red-suited Santas have braved the blustery snow for New York City's annual SantaCon pub crawl.
LONDON (AP) - Peter O'Toole, the charismatic actor who achieved instant stardom as Lawrence of Arabia and was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, has died, his agent said Sunday. He was 81.
PALMDALE (AP) - Authorities say two people were killed after a Los Angeles County Sheriff's patrol car collided with an SUV at a Palmdale street intersection.
KIEN VANG, Vietnam (AP) - Along the winding muddy waters of the Mekong Delta where he once patrolled for communist insurgents on a naval gunboat, Secretary of State John Kerry turned his sights Sunday on a new enemy: climate change.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A sprawling weekend snowstorm dumped almost a foot of the white stuff in central Pennsylvania as it heads into New England, where strong winds and heavy snow are forecast.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico high school teacher has been disciplined after a parent says the man told his black son that Santa Claus is white.
HONOLULU (AP) - After a 70-year-old Hawaii man survived a flight that crash-landed in Hawaii waters, he swam about a half-mile in 6-foot waves to Molokai's rugged shoreline, thinking the eight others aboard the small commercial plane were fine bobbing in their life vests, awaiting rescue.