Whether it's a wine store, hardware store, bookstore or lingerie store, they are all specialty stores - retailers who specialize in a particular type of merchandise - employing knowledgeable staff trained to answer questions and solve problems. Think of it this way: When you need a bra, do you go to the grocery store? Or a special wrench - would a bookstore have that item?
Next Saturday, 100 wineries will come together, with 500 wines, great food, entertainment and special guests, during Joel Fisher's first annual SCV Wine Fest. Guests will stroll the aisles sampling favorites from vineyards such as Dutcher Crossing, Sonoma; Briar Rose, Temecula; and Patel Winery, Napa.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is extending an invitation all performing arts groups in the region: Come share the stage and join them for the summer.
County law enforcement arrested more than a dozen people during a prostitution sweep in Castaic on Thursday night.
Tuesday marked the beginning of this nation's annual observance of Black History Month.
Mountainview Elementary School sixth-graders, from left, Jocob Gandara, Dakota Bucks, Felipe Dorado and Ian Zunich strike a pose at the end of their routine during an assembly held in the Saugus school's multipurpose room on Wednesday. The assembly brought together 150 sixth-graders who have been taking hip-hop dance lessons for 15 weeks. The students were taught by instructors from the Music Center in Los Angeles who visited the school each week to teach an hourlong class on the hip-hop technique of locking. The program was sponsored by the school's Parent Teacher Association.
There are few openings left for local parents and community leaders interested in shadowing a Santa Clarita Valley administrator Feb. 11 as part the SCV Education Foundation's Principal for a Day benefit.
Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor will host its annual job fair at 10 a.m. Feb. 19 and 20. Interested applicants must be 14 years old or older and must apply online at sixflagsjobs.com before attending the job fair.
Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has proposed a state budget deficit reduction of $1.7 billion by eliminating redevelopment agencies funded by tax increment financing.
Seven William S. Hart Union High School District principals and administrators recently picked up awards from the Association of California School Administrators Region 15.
A Canyon Country man was in jail Thursday after he allegedly stole a computer, cellphone and camera from a home on the 27100 block of Hidaway Avenue, authorities said.
A Canyon Country man was arrested Wednesday night for carrying a concealed knife and drugs after deputies stopped him for crossing Soledad Canyon Road illegally, authorities said.
Since the installation of red light cameras in 2004 and 2006 at seven major Santa Clarita intersections, there have been no fatal traffic accidents at those intersections, city officials said Thursday.
When The Signal asked me to write this column, they also suggested that I paste a vision of my smiling countenance alongside it. So I knew that I had to give in to The Signal's suggestion.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Jonathan Schoop singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and Caleb Joseph had two RBIs as the Baltimore Orioles beat the fading Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 Tuesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) - Matt Kemp homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored six runs in the fourth inning, thanks in large part to two overturned out calls, to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-5 on Tuesday night.
When I left work as a full-time journalist almost three years ago, I was determined to move into my new career without looking back.
August 26, 2014 (Newhall, Calif.) – This week, Newhall County Water District's 10,000 customers can expect to receive resources on California's drought directly in their homes and mailboxes. Following the adoption of its own Drought Action Plan, District officials are taking extensive education measures to ensure residents are aware of how they can help during this historic drought.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met Tuesday with lawmakers and swapped praise with Gov. Jerry Brown, but not all legislators rolled out the welcome mat at a luncheon held on the final day of his visit to California.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors on Tuesday charged a suspect in three Los Angeles-area weekend killings with murder in an earlier shooting.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Southern California coastal areas prepared Tuesday for the arrival of big and potentially damaging surf spawned by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast.
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
WASHINGTON (AP) - People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.
Jim Colorado, the famous soccer player, visited me last week. It seems while in Brazil for the World Cup, he reluctantly (quite reluctantly according to him) succumbed to the wiles of the shapely football (because in the rest of the world, soccer is called football) fan, Lola Palooza, a resident of West Covina, that hotbed of drama and intrigue.
LOS ANGELES - In observance of Labor Day, Metrolink will not operate service on Monday, Sept. 1, with the exception of two round-trip trains on the Antelope Valley Line. The special Metrolink service will run from Lancaster to Los Angeles Union Station and back.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As the country readies for Labor Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding motorists to employ lifesaving measures on the roadway. The final three-day weekend of the summer travel season is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
This fall, 16 graduates from the College of the Canyons and William S. Hart Union High School District's Upward Bound program will begin their first semester of college after completing the college preparatory program that helps empower students to graduate from high school and pursue their education at a college or university.
We have all heard time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but two new studies published in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that breakfast isn't as important as everyone says.