Saturday, April 24: The Birds and the Bees - Backyard Chickens, Home Beekeeping 1-3 p.m. Learn the basics in setting up a chicken coop, raising young chickens through to laying age from John Lyons. Diseases, feeding and breed selections will also be covered. Get the low down on beekeeping in an urban backyard, from setting up a beehive, installing bees, through to harvesting your first batch of honey. $20.
Tickets for the 2010 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival this weekend are still on sale, and going fast.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Buck McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) has been recognized by the Congressional Management Foundation for having one of the best websites in Congress.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 292 votes from late afternoon Friday, April 16 to afternoon Friday, April 23, 2010.
LOS ANGELES - L.A. County firefighters will perform brush clearance inspections of more than 39,000 wildland-area homes beginning May 1 in an effort to save lives and property from wildfire.
Hubbadaddy's Studios hosts its After-School Rock session-ending concert at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 25 at Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall.
Baskin-Robbins hosts its fourth annual 31 Cent Scoop Night celebration on Wednesday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at all Southern California Baskin-Robbins locations.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps, and connectors of the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) and the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will conduct a D.U.I. checkpoint from 7 tonight to 3 Saturday morning.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will set up a DUI checkpoint starting at 7 tonight and ending at 3 a.m. Saturday.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To ensure a balanced and equitable 30/10 plan, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) voted to support the initiative as amended by MTA Directors Michael D. Antonovich, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Gloria Molina and John Fasana to support the priorities outlined in the unanimously approved MTA Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).
Moscow (AP) -- Police say two-time Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion Natalia Lavrova of Russia was killed in a car accident today.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - On "School Bus Driver Day," the California Highway Patrol (CHP) takes the opportunity to thank the dedicated school bus drivers for their commitment to safely transport the state's schoolchildren.
The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley is seeking volunteers to help answer its 24-hour hotline that provides emergency help for domestic violence-related callers.
The Valley Industrial Association has added the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force small business procurement offices to the 2010 VIA B2B Industry Show on Thursday, May 20.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.