The Last Appeal
How many cans, cartons and plastic containers does it take to fill a 45-gallon garbage barrel?
The city of Santa Clarita is well known for its wide array of outdoor activities and opportunities, including thousands of acres of beautiful, open space, as well as 20 city parks and numerous top-of-the-line recreational facilities together encompassing more than 260 acres.
Regarding "Obama gets the GOP where it hurts," (April 21):
Regarding Michelle Sathe's story "More people driving at 55 and over," (July 5): Your article regarding senior drivers is so timely for me and my family because it has been the subject matter in our family since the beginning of May, when I had a temporary physical setback.
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.
San Antonio - Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree will launch "Back to School Brigade, a program to collect new school supplies for children of military families from Sunday, July 11 to Monday, August 2.
When leaving one employer for another, the potential of new opportunities can be exciting. However, the process of possibly relocating, leaving colleagues and the choices you need to make about what to do with your retirement funds may also make these transitions challenging for some.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host its monthly business luncheon on Tuesday, July 20 at 11:45 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club.
Cleveland (AP) - Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson thanked LeBron James for his contributions to the city at a news conference today. Jackson said the superstar's decision to leave the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat "is not going to make or break Cleveland."
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The Santa Clarita Valley Disaster Coalition, in cooperation with the Santa Clarita Child & Family Center, will cover the cost of counseling for up to six counseling sessions with counselors from the Child & Family Center to witnesses of the July 4 Valencia Boulevard traffic accident and fatality.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A San Fernando Valley man could face the death penalty for sexually assaulting and beating to death his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter.
The writers of "The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged)" bring you "The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)," a hilarious jaunt through the pages of the Bible. Now playing at the SCV Space, the Upstart Crows production of "The Bible" stars Tamarah Ashton-Coombs, Hannah Lively and Beth Ann Sweezer.
The 81 Series returns to the Repertory East Playhouse tonight with the critically acclaimed "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," written by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The play is described as "Set in a time-bending, darkly comic world between heaven and hell, 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot' reexamines the plight and fate of the New Testament's most infamous and unexplained sinner."
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his porn star ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
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.