I recently had lunch with a retired school counselor who worked at one of the high schools in the Santa Clarita Valley. Talk to a school counselor, and you will have a whirlwind of topics to talk about.
Two years ago, Japanese supermarkets couldn't keep bananas on the shelves after a man revealed the secret of his weight-loss success on a leading social network. Now a healthier version of his diet is catching on in America, thanks to the fruit and nutrition experts at Dole.
Linda Fleischmann will be joining Amerifund Lending Group as an independent mortgage loan officer Jan. 30.
Six Santa Clarita Sculptors
It is such a shame that Paul Henry Sibek did not heed the touching call of President Barack Obama to his followers to be more civil in their political discourse.
On Jan. 6, I read in The Signal and quote a statement attributed to Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita: "We're going to pass a rule to bring to the floor a bill to repeal Obamacare - the health care bill ..."
LOS ANGELES - The 42nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Los Angeles-based Manzanar Committee, is scheduled for noon on Saturday, April 30, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on US Highway 395 in California's Owens Valley, between the towns of Lone Pine and Independence, approximately 230 miles north of Los Angeles.
The award-winning VIDA Program, or Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives, is now accepting registrants between the ages of 12 and 17.
A 60-year-old woman was arrested Saturday at William S. Hart Park after she brandished a knife and shouted racial slurs at a security officer who told her to move her car from a no-parking zone.
Properties in the Santa Clarita Valley from becoming nests for crime, the city and the Sheriff's Business Alliance are offering two free seminars on crime prevention for local landlords.
Liberals, including politicians and the lapdog media, suddenly have a lot to say about the infamous "target" map that Sarah Palin profiled as part of Republican geographic political strategy to win districts, while the same liberals ignore the Democrats' red target map of 2004.
Planning a trip out of town?
After nearly five years of selling cookbooks and kitchen gadgets in Newhall, retailer Cookbooks Plus has announced it is closing.
The following essays were submitted by fifth-grade students from Live Oak Elementary School.
Meb Keflezighi of San Diego won the men's race in the Boston Marathon Monday, giving the city its long-hoped-for American champion a year after the bombings.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) - With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they dug through snow with their hands and ice axes in hopes of finding their friends alive.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say they have issued 28 citations for public consumption of marijuana and arrested one person accused of attempting to distribute the drug so far this weekend as revelers celebrate the traditional pot holiday of April 20.
TORONTO (AP) - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man suspected of making threatening statements about a shooting and forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building was being held Saturday for a mental health evaluation, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.