Snowboarder Marisa Watkins of Valencia won two medals at the Special Olympics Winter World Games in Boise, Idaho this week, including a gold.
Captains who have organized teams for the American Cancer Society's SCV Relay For Life or those interested in forming a walking team for the 24-hour event this spring are invited to a team captain meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Northpark Elementary School.
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofits and service organizations have until Feb. 14 to nominate their outstanding volunteers to be honored at the 2009 Women in Service Celebration sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV.
A group of honor students from La Mesa Junior High is collecting food donations until Thursday evening at two supermarkets in Canyon Country.
IRS/AARP-trained volunteer tax return preparers will be available to complete and file income taxes for seniors at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Recently, e-mails have been rapidly circulating throughout the Santa Clarita Valley area containing a publicly created flier with unsubstantiated information about a maroon colored van possibly casing Santa Clarita neighborhoods.
SACRAMENTO - Today Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, announced the launch of his new website, which can be found at www.assembly.ca.gov/smyth.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
After a hard day's work I'm finally back home, collapsed into a favorite chair next to our 22-year-old Valencia company-built favorite fireplace. A restful reprieve after battling gale force recession headwinds all day.
As I approached the Hart District Office Feb. 4, my chest tightened with the kind of anxious excitement that comes with entering an unfamiliar place and not knowing what to expect.
Vino 100 hosts two exclusive screenings of the highly acclaimed movie, "Bottle Shock," to coincide with the film's national DVD release, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, at 28112 Newhall Ranch Road in Valencia. Lannette Pabon, one of several screenwriters credited for the film, will sign DVDs at Thursday's showing. "Bottle Shock" tells the story of the historic 1976 wine-tasting contest known as the "Judgment of Paris," where, for the first time, American vintners managed to defeat the French in a blind tasting to crown the ultimate Cabernet and Chardonnay. Screening is limited to 20 ...
To me, art is life. My mom was an art teacher when she was in South Korea and I always watched her teaching her students. She also taught me how to draw and paint, from the time I was 8 years old.
I can't help but wonder: Is The Signal trying to portray a worthy newspaper or a National Enquirer?
The current administration and Congress are striving to implement elements of fiscal and monetary policies that will turn around our economy.
Hold that thought.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.
Robert Burton wants to ban motorcycles from public streets because of the many accidents and even fatalities involving motorcycles, and because he saw a rider riding on the back wheel only, and because motorcycle riders cost our state many dollars in hospital bills.
On a recent bus trip to a remote area of Mexico, we were asked to buy basic school supplies for a remote village school.
The blue/red strobe lights flashed against the sides of the seemingly quiet single family home in upscale Valencia.
While codes aren't going to change for Santa Clarita business owners making tenant improvements at their place of business, the process doesn't have to be fraught with headaches, according to officials with the city's Building & Safety division.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
As far as Tuesdays go, The Masters's College baseball team had a pretty good one.
No one knows exactly which eight teams will make their way to Oklahoma City for the 2014 NCAA Women's College World Series.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
The following crimes were reported in the Saugus area over the past week:
There is a trend I have noticed among people who seek help in marriage and couples' counseling. Both partners usually have the best of intentions. Both usually want to save the relationship and make it better. But often people end up in marriage counseling because they are engaging in five selfish behaviors which prevent good communication and understanding for each other to take place.
Since 1937, the Tax Foundation has provided analysis and policy about federal, state and local taxes. A not-for-profit think tank based in Washington, D.C., the Tax Foundation promotes increased awareness of tax policies and the tax burdens on U.S. taxpayers.
As I unpacked my kids from the car for a fun afternoon at the park, I bathed them in sunblock and let them go. They ran, giggled and played in the afternoon sun as I chased them. My experience was the same as millions of mothers across the world. My kids called to me, showed me their tricks, and became very dirty very fast. I found myself looking around at the other mothers, their beautifully dressed and clean children then back to my messy, giggling brood. I became distracted from the great fun we were having. I had lost focus ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are hoping the public will help them identify an ATM thief with the release Tuesday of ATM photos taken of the suspect, a sheriff's spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of California's largest utilities is poised to cut hundreds of jobs.