Tuesday, Feb. 22
Trinity Classical Academy took advantage of its size advantage Friday night at The Master's College to defeat the Academy of Careers and Exploration 56-45 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VIA playoffs.
It has been five years since the Santa Clarita Christian boys soccer team last made the postseason.
I remember when I first bought a home in a development that had a homeowners association. I was a little leery of the possible restrictions, having grown up where our neighbors didn't mind if we shot rabbits and squirrels on our front lawn.
Michael Fields is the new director of the California State Summer School for the Arts, a yearly program held at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. Fields was appointed to the role following the death of longtime director Robert Jaffe.
Online registration for summer session at California State University, Northridge begins March 28.
Manuel Denault waits for the clock to strike 10:30 every weekday morning.
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Beginning this July, the city of Santa Clarita will assume responsibility for management of our three local libraries: Newhall, Canyon Country and Valencia.
NorthPark Community Church members traveled to Ensenada, Mexico, to help families in need for the last three years.
Wayne Muhaffey, of Canyon Country, was the Santa Clarita Valley's grand-prize winner in the national Pigskin Pick 'Em football contest, staged by Upickem.com and sponsored locally by The Signal, Caston's TV and Appliance, and the Auto Spa Car Wash. Muhaffey (left) picked up his prize, a 42" LCD flat-screen HDTV, at Caston's in Newhall this week from Rick Caston (right), son of owner Jerry Caston.
Caption of the Week: "Ca ... ca ... ca ... ca ... can you hear me now?"
Tickets are now on sale for Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church's first Casino Night slated for 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 26.
Pastor Mike Scott of Living Grace Christian Fellowship will launch a four-week sermon series about marriage and love on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.
IVANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif. (AP) - Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. health agency is urging Ebola-affected countries to start screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from Islamic militants, a military spokesman in Baghdad said, as fighting was reported to be underway for the rest of the strategic complex.
GLENDORA (AP) - A wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of 200 people from a campground and recreational areas.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away. Some are young parents carrying infants. Others, college students. Retirees. Professionals taking a break from their jobs.
Beginning Sept. 2, the Los Angeles County public library system is restoring service hours at branches where they were cut in 2009-2010, officials announced.
As divorce rates remain high and marriage rates low, some suggest rethinking the institution and proposing trial runs, which would allow spouses to end their marriage without a divorce after two years if they aren't satisfied.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone's second start with Minnesota fell apart in a hurry.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers were trying to avoid getting swept in a three-game series for the first time this season. Dan Haren was attempting to win three consecutive starts for the first time in over a year.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including blood-stained sheets and mattresses.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in riot gear used armored vehicles to disperse defiant protesters who refused to leave a St. Louis suburb where a black, unarmed teen had been shot by a white police officer a week earlier.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against a man accused of posing as a Transportation Security Administration agent and privately screening two women at the San Francisco International Airport.
CANTON, N.Y. (AP) - Two young Amish sisters were sexually abused after their abduction from a roadside farm stand in northern New York, a prosecutor said Saturday.