There's a phrase Kevin Sarkissian often tells his high school runners as they prepare for marathons and races.
Child psychologists, counselors and school staff helped Newhall Elementary School students this week cope with the death of a sixth-grader, officials said Friday.
The California Department of Transportation will close a handful of lanes on Interstate 5 and Highway 14 from Sunday through Friday as part of $161-million project to add carpool lanes and relieve congestion, officials said Friday.
Emergency medical technicians treat and transport a man who drove a pickup truck that overturned on Newhall Avenue and Meadowridge Drive in Newhall early Friday afternoon. Two people were temporarily trapped in the truck after it drove up an embankment and flipped over onto Newhall Avenue on Friday, authorities said. The driver was transported by ambulance to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, but the extent of both passengers' injuries was not immediately available, authorities from the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Deputies and paramedics arrived at the crash site between Judah Lane and Meadow Drive at about 1 p ...
A Los Angeles County Fire Department search and rescue team will travel to northern Japan to rescue and recover victims of the magnitude 8.9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, officials announced Friday.
The California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports is accepting nominations for the 2011 Spotlight Awards presented by the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation.
The Tseng College at California State University, Northridge is holding a free information session on March 30 for its certificate program in mediation and conflict resolution.
A new express Metrolink service that launches in May will give local commuters a quicker way to travel between the Santa Clarita Valley and downtown Los Angeles, county officials said Friday.
Caption of the Week: "I sure hope we can find the pearls they say are down here." This was submitted by Qwik-e reader Mitch Krayton for the photo above of the Aqua Maids synchronized swim team's legs sticking out of the water, which ran in The Signal on Monday.
Margery Link always felt a desire to comfort the ill and help in times of need. She realized her gift of compassion as a child when her mother was hospitalized with polio.
Rabbi Andrew Sacks, director of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel and of the Religious Affairs Bureau of the Masorti Movement, will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at Congregation Beth Shalom.
Pasta dinner fundraiser
With the effects of the recession ongoing, many shoppers are still feeling the pinch of the old penny. Consumers are looking for ways to save money without sacrificing quality. Those who once spent their paychecks at leisure are now finding themselves in a shopping rut.
Tuesday, March 15
Both the West Ranch and Valencia baseball teams chose not to participate in the Valley Invitational Baseball League this summer.
The signals I pick up on the economy continue to show a mixed bag. One week I think things are getting better; the next week I see signs of impending doom.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nigeria's military, just 85 kilometers (53 miles) from the northeastern state capital of Maiduguri, a civil defense spokesman and a human rights advocate said Saturday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A YouTube video that shows Kacy Catanzaro, a 5-foot, 100-pound gymnast, breezing through an obstacle course where others twice her size often fail has garnered more than 6 million views since she competed in the "American Ninja Warriors" TV show.
As a special Sheriff's Department's unit continues to investigate a Twitter account that posted nude photos of teenagers, including Santa Clarita Valley teens, several local high school students said they have no idea who created the account.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dwayne Johnson says he considers New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie "a buddy" despite making Christie take down an online video that featured the Hollywood star.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Big Baby is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A U.S. drone fired several missiles at a sprawling compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 11 militants, two Pakistani intelligence officials said.
PHOENIX (AP) - Showtime Shoni had quite the All-Star debut.
MADRID (AP) - Spanish police have arrested one of Colombia's most-wanted criminals, a 40-year-old man nicknamed the Rat who is one of leaders of a ruthless drug cartel linked to 400 murders and the shipment of largest amounts of cocaine to Europe and the United States.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli bulldozers on Saturday demolished more than a dozen tunnels the military said were being used by Hamas gunmen to sneak beneath the southern border of the Jewish state and carry out attacks on its soldiers and civilians.
FRESNO, California (AP) - While police in the Northern California city of Stockton searched Saturday for an accomplice in a bank robbery that led to a police chase and deadly shootout, investigators said Saturday they suspect the same men carried out other area bank heists, including one at the same branch hit this week.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida jury has slammed the nation's No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
THOUSAND OAKS (AP) - The city of Thousand Oaks has lost some of its namesake trees, and community activists are determined to see it doesn't happen again.