Dear Friends, Family and Parole Officer Detective Bartell: This can't be 20 years I've been sending out the Xmas letter. But I checked 'cause 20 years ago November I was birthing Bobby Dale behind the Antelope Valley Grange. I can't believe I'm nearly 34. I can't say 2008's been a kind year to our Antelope Valley kin, but we've relished some small moral victories. As you may already have seen from the windows of Walmart, ...
This year, worries over the economy have slowed us all down a bit. For many, there's that nagging concern about whether we will have a job next year or just how slow our business will get.
Is there no end to the self-righteous, judgmental, mean-spirited things the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley find the need to do to and say about their fellow residents?
Shame, shame on you, Dave Bossert. You have made Stevenson Ranch a laughingstock of the valley.
When I heard recently about a 34-year-old man who was killed by throngs of people pushing to get into a Walmart store in New York, I wondered, "What is this world coming to?"
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials know the winter holidays are a time for celebration, which means more cooking, home decorating, entertaining and an increased risk of fire.
Wednesday's forecast called for gusty winds, heavy rain and hail that put travelers on alert but did not deter Santa Claus as he made his rounds through the Santa Clarita Valley on Christmas Eve.
Santa Clarita City Hall Closed on Christmas. Open on Friday. College of the Canyons Closed through Jan. 5. On Jan. 2, essential offices such as admissions, assessment, bookstore, and a few other offices will be open for limited hours. Specific hours for individual offices are posted at: www.canyons.edu/Offices/PIO/hours.html. U.S. Postal Service No deliveries on Christmas and New Year's Day The Federal Emergency Management Agency Telephone registration service for the California wildfires disasters will ...
Six Flags Magic Mountain is cleaning up, shaping up and it's not for sale. It's no secret locals recently viewed the theme park as more of a menace than a destination for family fun. "My son tells me that I can't go there because that's where all the gangs hang out," said Susan Reynolds, a senior partner at Newmarket careers in Santa Clarita. But Reynolds was one in a room full of local business executives ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. Signal online visitors cast a total of 449 votes from late afternoon Monday, Oct. 13 through late morning Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008.
So says Warren Buffet, the billion dollar investor, who is now buying US stocks. He said "A simple rule dictates my buying: Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful".
Imagine being able to lose weight and feed the hungry at the same time. For six weeks, members who participated in the Weight Watchers "Lose for Good" campaign did just that. For every pound lost, many members of the Newhall branch donated an equal amount to the SCV Food Pantry. "It's very hard when you're trying to lose weight to physically see it," said Leah Pollack of Santa Clarita. "To see the physical representation by ...
Single Mothers Outreach seeks participants Single Mothers Outreach is looking for local groups and families interested in adopting single parent families for the holiday season as part of its annual Adopt-a-Family Holiday Program. Families selected to be adopted are student-parents carrying at least six units in school, parents who are actively participating in Single Mothers Outreach like skills-oriented growth programs or new clients in 2008. Almost 130 families qualify. Families and organizations interested in helping ...
For many years, water agencies used polluted water from wells contaminated with ammonium perchlorate to calculate the water supply for new development in Santa Clarita. After a successful lawsuit by the Sierra Club and the Friends of the Santa Clara River, Castaic Lake Water Agency had to disclose the quantity of polluted water and when it would be cleaned up. Of course, future projections do not always pan out. Development has proceeded, but the clean-up ...
There's been a lot of talk lately about Measure SA by prominent community figures and influential groups, but many voters haven't heard any opinions of students.
A Los Angeles Police Department officer who lives in Castaic is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday on a child molestation charge, according to an LAPD spokesman and court documents.
A child was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital following an incident at a community pool today, officials said.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Antonio Banderas will play the charismatic miner known as "Super Mario," who in 2010 became the public face of 33 Chilean miners trapped deep underground for 69 days.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A van carrying church members returning from a California gathering careened off of a southern Illinois freeway and overturned several times Monday, killing five people and sending six others to hospitals, authorities said.
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complimented Jim Morrison's gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock's most enduring songs, has died. He was 74.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seth MacFarlane is too busy to host the Oscars in 2014.
FRESNO (AP) - Authorities say a central California homeowner killed a robbery suspect with a samurai sword during a home invasion.
A Canyon Country man accused of killing his father Thursday was to be arraigned in court Monday morning on the felony charge of murder, court papers show.
A motorcyclist was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Monday morning following a traffic collision in Valencia, an emergency response official said.
FRAZIER PARK (AP) - A fire that broke last week near Frazier Park has closed a state park and already has cost more than $6 million to fight.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - When Lindsay Carter heard on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, she gathered her belongings and fled. When she returned, there was little left.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
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ATLANTA (AP) - President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college and use it to improve people's lives.