SACRAMENTO - The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is benefiting from federal funds to help save lives by nipping drinking and driving in the bud. More than $1 million in grant funds is used to fund California's Designated Driver Program through August 2010. "There's no excuse for operating a motor vehicle after you've been drinking," CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow said. "Not only is it against the law, you're putting your life and the lives of fellow ...
Need more frights this October? The Signal's Halloween 411 keeps you covered on all places that go bump in the night around the Santa Clarita Valley. Check our Related Content to discover what the SCV has to offer this Halloween season. We'll update the list of stories through All Hallow's Eve, so visit often!
All People Access Community Services will host their performance of the play "Grease" at 4 p.m. on Nov. 15 at LARC Ranch, located at 29890 Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus.
Four local high school bands will compete in one of the nation's most prominent marching band championships today at College of the Canyons' Cougar Stadium.
Harvest party Who: NewLife Assembly of God What: Free Harvest Party, a safe, fun place for kids and their families with games, candy, food and door prizes When: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday Oct. 31 Where: 27053 Honby Avenue, Canyon Country Contact: (661) 251-2770 or visit www.nlagonline.org Way Out West Fest Who: The Church On The Way Santa Clarita What: Way Out West Fest where kids can receive treats as they visit ...
A mom is dying. A child is sneaking out and taking drugs. A husband wants a fast car and a younger wife.
The World War I armistice between the Allies and Germany went into effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918 marking the end of the war to end all wars.
A 23-year-old Santa Clarita man died in a crash on the northbound Highway 14 freeway Friday, authorities said.
I am writing this to raise awareness of a situation that is going on right under our noses that most of us are too blind to see.
Graveyards pop up in city, homeowners outraged Dozens of new graveyards have been showing up in the area all month and homeowners are screaming, "Not in my backyard." Several of these NIMBYists said they moved to the Santa Clarita Valley to get away from things like overdevelopment, overcrowding and graveyards. "Where did this cemetery come from?" asked one of my neighbors when he saw my Halloween gravestones. "Not in my back yard," he said. The ...
Saugus beat Golden Valley 42-26 at Canyon High School on Friday night, but the 26 points scored by the Grizzlies were more than they have scored the entire season. "This is big for our program," said Golden Valley head coach Andy Campbell. "We know we can compete. The kids are starting to figure it out."
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who propelled the debate over gay marriage but struggled to find a popular message outside the San Francisco Bay area, dropped his bid for California governor on Friday. A statement issued by his campaign said he was unable to devote the time needed to run an effective campaign, citing "a young family and responsibilities at City Hall."
"This is it," Michael Jackson told his fans in London, announcing his forthcoming concert tour. "This is the final curtain call." The curtain fell sooner than expected. What is left is this extraordinary documentary, nothing at all like what I was expecting to see. Here is not a sick and drugged man forcing himself through grueling rehearsals, but a spirit embodied by music. Michael Jackson was something else.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, is worth more than the government paid for it but far less than the former owner claimed, according to a commission report released Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.