A number of local offices will be closed Friday to observe the Fourth of July. n City Hall and all city offices will be closed, though the activity, aquatics and community centers will remain open.
A teenager was taken to a local hospital with apparently minor injuries after a van hit him on his bike Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
Two teenagers in Stevenson Ranch were arrested in a drug bust Wednesday, authorities said. Christopher Vest, 19, and a juvenile were arrested after investigators served a search warrant, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Mark Hershey. Investigators found a small amount of heroin, worth hundreds of dollars, along with scales and other items used in drug dealing, he said. The two are also suspected in unspecified robberies, Hershey said. The incident remains under investigation.
Students interested in jumpstarting their college careers and entering the workforce can enroll in the College of the Canyons LAUNCH program beginning July 6.
An old-fashioned ice cream social will be held 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall.
I am concerned that our state's priorities are messed up. I see and read all the things that have been cut because our state is in crisis.
It's ridiculous for grown men and women to say: "I want to be able to choose from hundreds of cereals at the supermarket, thousands of movies from Netflix, millions of songs on iTunes - but I want a 'single-payer, universal' government to choose for me when it comes to my health care."
Our nation's efforts to stop global warming were in the news this week with the passage of historical legislation.
In response to the editorial column by Senator George Runner ("Do as I say, not as I do," The Signal, June 28):
The recently opened California Pizza Kitchen at Bridgeport Marketplace in Valencia welcomed Brownie Troop 6282 to a special tour of the facility.
First Word "It seems that between the economy and the loss of our quality of life, Santa Claritans are finally fed up with the costs of all this new growth." - Cam Noltemeyer, Environmentally Speaking Today is Thursday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2009. There are 182 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that "these United Colonies are, and of ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Two and a half million dollars in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) funds have been approved for roadway resurfacing projects in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County near Acton, Agua Dulce and Palmdale, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On June 30, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the new Ranking Member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, joined local leaders and defense experts to praise the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (H.R. 2647), which was approved by the House last week.
The Delgado Brothers, who mix Latin, blues, rock and funk sounds with New Orleans R&B, will headline the next show in the 11th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert series on Friday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The SCV Senior Foundation will host the Golf Summer Showdown fundraiser at the TPC, 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia, on Monday, July 13.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.