It was community college football's version of an all-out war as College of the Canyons and El Camino College squared off in the Southern California Playoff Semifinals. COC quarterback Brad McClellan turned in a career game while surviving a half-dozen bone-jarring sacks, Ricky Drake delivered three clutch field goals and Hayo Carpenter caught nearly everything throw in the 661 area code as the Cougars upended the Warriors 36-27 Saturday night at Cougar Stadium.
Concert for Stephen Sorenson A special fundraising event for Stephen Sorenson will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at Hart High School Auditorium. Suggested donation at the door: $20. Info: (661) 644-1253, www.concertforstephen.com. ChristmasSing at Master's College The Master's College will host "Come ChristmasSing 2008: the Splendor of Christmas" Tuesday through Saturday in Bross Gymnasium, 21726 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Matinee begins at 2 ...
"No satirist shall be left behind." - The Dubyuh In a move characterized as "bizarre" and "startling" by world economic gurus, outgoing Secretary of the Treasury Henry "Pat" Paulson announced yet another bailout yesterday. The Federal government will be earmarking some $250 billion toward bailing out John Boston. This marks the first time a private citizen will be the recipient of funds heretofore reserved for bloated mega multinational corporations and outdated Detroit automakers. "The rules ...
Once upon a time, there was a factory where they made things that explode. It was on a 996-acre piece of property in the center of our valley, and people who lived here became accustomed to the sounds of explosions as factory workers tested their wares - military flares, fireworks, munitions and the like. The Bermite munitions manufacturing plant - later to be known as Whittaker-Bermite - was a key player in the Santa Clarita ...
As another Thanksgiving weekend draws to a close, we take this opportunity to reflect. The news of doom and gloom in the economy has put many people on edge, and if California's climbing unemployment rate is an indicator, then rightly so.
A benefit concert for the family of Jimmy Carl Black, original drummer for Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention, will be staged from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Thousand Trails Campground, 4700 Crown Valley Road in Acton.
Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association members are collecting donations to assist recent wildfire victims with their immediate needs.
For the last two weeks I spent some time watching and re-watching YouTube videos of reaction to Barack Obama's presidential victory, particularly international reaction.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 261 votes from Friday afternoon, Nov. 21 to Saturday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2008. Question: "How will you spend Thanksgiving?" * With family (189 votes) * With friends (27 votes) * With a stranger (7 votes) * On the road (7 votes) * Alone again, naturally (nor not) (31 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader ...
Public libraries exemplify all that is good in America. As Walter Cronkite said, "Whatever the cost of funding our libraries, it is cheap compared to the cost of an ignorant nation."
If there is one blot on the otherwise pristine visage commending Santa Clarita, argument would say that Newhall is it.
A small lesson in political code speak: When an elected official states, "We must come together in a bipartisan way to solve this problem rather than dwelling on the causes," that individual really mean, "Please pretend my political party did not screw things up so badly."
In the romantic comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," Peter, a down-on-his-self-esteem, in-need-of-better-direction musical composer is struggling to get over Sarah, the sexy and exciting actress-girlfriend who dumped him for another guy.
What an amazing few weeks we have just witnessed in American history. We have seen conservative Republicans bring us socialism for the 21st century.
Back in the days when women were burning their bras and demanded equal pay for equal work, I was a feminist.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without a top. It's cutting hair without a license.
HONOLULU (AP) - A kayak fisherman died Monday after a shark attack off Maui, local officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer during an attack at Los Angeles International Airport last month is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A 14-year-old student flashed a pellet gun inside an Ohio high school, setting off a lockdown and short standoff Monday in a hallway before he was taken into custody and charged, police and a witness said.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or brake trouble was still unclear, he said.
SANTA CLARITA - The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker and his friends were killed Saturday was traveling alone at a high rate of speed Saturday when it crashed in a fiery collision with two trees and a lamp post that left the car as little more than rubble, sheriff's officials said today.
NEW YORK (AP) - Investigators mined the data recorders Monday and sought to question the engineer and conductor for clues to why a commuter train jumped the tracks along a sharp curve, killing four passengers.
With the celebration of Thanksgiving and the nature of the holiday season thankfully there were only two reported Part-1 crimes. The first was a theft from a boat in the 22300 block of Festividad Drive between November 20th and November 25th. Someone cut the cover of the victim's boat and stole over $1,900 worth of equipment.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's the day of the online deal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On game days in Thermal, where date farms and desert surroundings evoke the Middle East and nearby communities have names like Mecca and Oasis, fans cheer a high school team known as the Arabs.
BOSTON (AP) - Doctors are reporting an epidemic - of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
Local artists will display their artwork for the second time this year during "Art in the Alley" Saturday in downtown Newhall.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.
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