In reaction to heated complaints from one family, two Castaic homeowners association board members said there are plenty of parking spaces for residents in garages and driveways so the need for handicapped parking on private streets is unnecessary.
Girl Scout Troop 7392 will collect food, diapers, toothbrushes and soap for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Melody Oaks Ranch will host a Natural Horse Care information clinic at 9 a.m. Saturday. The event was originally scheduled for Nov. 16 but was postponed due to wildfires. Topics include natural horsemanship, equine acupuncture, holistic veterinary care, equine dentistry, micro-organisms for horse and ranch, mustang rescue and equine marketing, barefoot trims, and cranio-sacral techniques with a special demonstration of a champion Paso Fino stallion. For more information call (661) 284-7778 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. ...
The Friends of Hart Park and Museum will host a holiday concert honoring the 144th birthday of William S. Hart in the William S. Hart Museum 7 p.m. Saturday.
My wife and I recently heard that our 5-year-old son should expect to lose teeth soon. "The going rates," my wife said, "are $5 for the first tooth that falls out and $2 for each tooth following." "Since when does the Tooth Fairy pay more than a dollar per tooth?" I asked. "It's not like the Tooth Fairy's operating expenses have increased over the years. Flying is fuel-free. And the Tooth Fairy isn't affected by ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. Signal online visitors cast a total of 396 votes from early Monday afternoon, Sept. 29 through mid-afternoon Friday, Oct. 3, 2008.
Works by internationally known sculptor Brad Howe are on display at the College of the Canyons Art Gallery through Oct. 23. "Brad Howe is a tremendously talented artist creating monumental sculpture, mobiles, floor pieces and wall-mounted artwork fabricated from stainless steel, steel, aluminum and painted with highly colorful enamels," said Larry Hurst, gallery director. "I have seldom met an artist with his enthusiasm and willingness to extend himself. He will be showing existing work as well as ...
For the record, I started Fitness Edge Boot Camp almost five years ago. Until then, I had never found any exercise regimen that I could stick to. This program was the key for me, and when Fitness Edge Boot Camp founder Cheryl Broughton asked me to help her develop the mental focus portion of the program and teach it, I jumped at the chance.
John McCain was the clear winner of the recent presidential debate. He was articulate, specific, and willing to actually answer the questions!
The issues raised in two recent Signal columns (Sept. 18 and 26) are important ones. Perhaps a clear and accurate definition of "inclusionary" housing would help. Inclusionary housing is a local requirement for market-rate (for-profit) housing developers to provide some percentage of affordable housing as part of their development.
So, what is your 510(k) or IRA worth? 90 percent of its value from last month? 60 percent? I never wanted to retire, anyway. The thought of wasting my time on hobbies, enjoying grandchildren, trips on cruise ships, rebuilding classic cars and going to baseball games is abhorrent. I'd rather be working.
Two seasoned advertising executives who will play a key role in increasing the newspaper's success and presence joined The Signal this week, Publisher Ian Lamont announced Thursday.
Who should have grandma's dining room table or diamond ring? How should family photos be distributed?
With Valencia's top two singles players battling the flu, Valencia struggled for a while but held on to beat Hart on Thursday, 11-7.
Varsity girls volleyball Saugus 3, Canyon 0 Saugus won its Foothill League opener on Thursday, defeating Canyon decisively in a straight-set victory. The Centurions beat the Cowboys, 25-9, 25-12, 25-15. "We made it a point to come out strong," Saugus head coach Zach Ambrose said. Katie Estes finished with 20 kills, nine digs and two blocks. Estes came up just short of her season-high of 24 kills. Jaclyn Clark finished with 13 kills and eight ...
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.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain began to glaze most of the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday, with officials urging people to stay off the roads, as North Texas and other states shook off the early remnants of the powerful storm.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings.