Narrow, winding roads and inexperienced teenage drivers. An extreme fire zone. Roads so slender a school bus can't squeeze by fire trucks racing in. Did we mention the unknown landslide complexes? This is the Romero Canyon site where the William S. Hart Union High School District board chose to put a school.
I was excused from my Tuesday night class to do some independent study. My professor agreed and assigned a homework project to report on my experience. Rather than an oral report, I chose the creative-writing option.
Picture yourself on a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Regarding "Seniors blast Medicare," (July 9): The headline is very misleading. Most seniors are very happy with Medicare, but they might not be happy with their secondary insurance provider. This provider is one they picked from a large selection.
Firefighters experienced a hotter weekend than most Saturday morning when they responded to a brush fire near Gorman.
Emmanuel Garcia, garbed in a cap and gown, wrapped his arms around his beaming mother as she said how proud she was of him.
Whether you are borrowing money to finance a home purchase or deciding where to invest your savings, interest rates can be a key factor in your financial transactions.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
With Friday's scattered showers, thunderstorms and humidity near 50 percent in parts of the Santa Clarita Valley, some local residents are wondering if they're in Florida.
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Now is the time for Arizona to cross-complain against the federal government to pay for all the state service costs caused by the government's failure to enforce its own laws. It would appear that the government must have to allege that they are responsible for enforcement of all immigration laws and rules, and therefore would be admitting responsibility for costs of not enforcing its own rules.
Regarding "Parade was a disappointment," (July 9): As a member of the Fourth of July parade committee, I appreciate the letter sent in about how disappointed the writer was with this year's parade.
Desert Streams Church will supply 1,000 backpacks to local children in need on Aug. 7 at the Newhall Community Center.
What started as a casual but far-fetched idea between friends in the Santa Clarita Triathlon Club has now become something more.
Getting your child's first pet is a momentous occasion. Even if your toddler grew up with the family cat or dog, having his very own pet is a rite of passage. So how can your family make the best decision for a mini addition while considering the safety and responsibility of every member of the household?
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer.
With housing prices remaining steady, interest rates low and contractors back in full swing, this is a prime time for home remodeling.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has indicated that Michael Jackson's mother should pay the promoter of her son's ill-fated comeback concerts more than $800,000 in costs associated with her failed negligent hiring lawsuit.
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HORLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's acting president urged the United Nations on Monday to send peacekeeping troops to eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian gunmen kept up their rampage of storming and occupying local government offices, police stations and a small airport.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial on Monday alleged numerous inconsistencies in the athlete's account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, seeking to show that the athlete is lying when he says he shot her by mistake.
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) - Police in Utah are questioning a mother and family members about the killings of seven babies whose bodies were found stuffed in cardboard boxes in a garage.
If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of false leads in the effort to find the jet. Here are the most prominent moments in which hopes of solving the tragic aviation mystery were dashed:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After a rough start to the season, Mike Conley was thinking of winning some games, not making the playoffs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.
As the school year begins to wind down, the three remaining competing athletic teams at The Master's College all face a gauntlet of competitions that hold major postseason implications. Over the weekend, TMC baseball swept conference opponent Arizona Christian University, while members of both the men's and women's track teams qualified for the NAIA's Track and Field National Championships.
A half-acre of "heavy brush" in the Santa Clara River wash near the corner of Valencia Boulevard and Cinema Drive prompted swift action from county firefighters, who knocked the fire down in less than 20 minutes, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
PHOENIX (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez homered for the fourth consecutive game and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.