In all the debate over what should be done to resolve the crisis in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, it's important the end result is an ecosystem solution that protects a variety of species - including people.
Lisa and Gregg Bleifer of Santa Clarita, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lee Bleifer, to Jason Michael Apperson, son of Doris and Michael Apperson, also of Santa Clarita.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
Dr. Amy Wagner, Canyon Country pediatrician, won it all at the Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley's first annual Fiesta Poker Texas Hold'em tournament Saturday night, June 6 at the Westridge Horizon Clubhouse.
Sophie Johnson, a junior in American University's Kogod School of Business majoring in business, language, and culture studies, was named to the spring 2009 Dean's List.
Air Force Airman Tommy G. Callaway graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Miss Emily Van Houdt, daughter of Robert and Christina Van Houdt of Valencia, has been selected the twenty-ninth annual California's homecoming queen.
Ron Ippolito, of Canyon Country, still remembers where he was the day men first landed on the moon.
So you say you want a Castaic high school?
Barry Golob and Theresa Kolb of Saugus are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Golob, to Jeffrey Nickolas Gallegly of North Carolina.
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College of the Canyons will raise the cost of one-day parking passes from $1 to $2, effective Aug. 3, to help fund the college's new free bus program for students, which will launch in the fall.
"In an arrangement that has been reached with the City of Santa Clarita, College of the Canyons students will be able to ride any city bus-anywhere, anytime-for the first three weeks of the Fall 2009 semester, free of charge," said Michael Wilding, vice president of student services.
Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department/city of Santa Clarita's Community Interaction Team (CIT) conducted a parole search and compliance operation in Santa Clarita Wednesday.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's COBRA Team are investigating a shooting incident early Friday morning in the 23700 block of Valle Del Oro in Newhall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.
Reports say the Santa Clarita Valley can expect a chance of rain into this morning.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
ANAHEIM (AP) - After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.