When PB&J sandwiches just don't make the grade anymore, it's time to think outside the loaf. Nationally recognized nutritionist Elizabeth Somer and Mission Foods have created some nutritious and affordable school recipes that put some fun - and flavor - back into the lunchbox.
Driving down Harbor Boulevard in Ventura last Sunday, Carrie and I saw a sight that brings a wry smile to our lips every time we think of it.
Many say this election year is shaping up to make incumbents an "endangered species." This sentiment is not hard to understand.
I am appalled at the action taken by the Santa Clarita City Council on Aug. 24, after four hours of public comments urging the city to think about withdrawing from the county library system, form a committee and let the public have a voice.
BuybuyBABY, retailer specializing in children's furniture, clothing, accessories, toys, books, DVDs and more, has leased approximately 24,000 square feet in the River Oaks shopping center on Magic Mountain and McBean parkways. The retailer will open up next to the new Sprouts Farmers Market.
A massive 10-foot-by-10-foot carrot cake will help celebrate Stonefire Grill's 10th anniversary Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spokeswoman Melissa Mason said the restaurant is expecting up to 3,000 people to attend.
You can see from one end of the store to the other in the new Sprouts Farmers Market, which opens at 7 a.m. today in the River Oaks shopping center in Valencia.
The cartoon character Pogo was quoted, "Having lost sight of the objective, we redoubled our efforts."
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.
Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today praised U.S. troops and diplomats for their efforts to increase security and stability in Iraq.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Michael Vick will start Philadelphia's final preseason game because the Eagles are resting their starters.
Authorities raided a house used to grow marijuana in a residential neighborhood in Valencia on Tuesday morning.
Former coworkers and family members are holding a memorial service for Sheriff's Deputy Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian, killed nine years ago today in a Stevenson Ranch shootout. The memorial will be held around noon at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, where Kuredjian is buried. Kevyn Major Howard, founder of Fueled by the Fallen (www.fueledbythefallen.com), will be there with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's memorial cruiser, inscribed with the names of fallen lawmen. Forest Lawn is located at 6300 Forest Lawn Drive. For more information contact Sheriff's Deputy Mike Ascolese at (818) 374-2511.
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.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics.
MIAMI (AP) - Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that creates the world's third-largest fast-food company and could accelerate the international expansion of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy has suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week.
Santa Clarita's emergency preparedness czar says Sunday's Napa earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale is a reminder to residents that the Santa Clarita Valley could be hit any time with a devastating earthquake or fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black."
ANAHEIM (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Jim Ventress, retired Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley leader for 37 years, received a commendation letter from President Barack Obama on Monday during a surprise ceremony at Santa Clarita City Hall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kerry Washington, Julia Roberts and Matthew McConaughey were among the final A-listers who showed up at the Emmy Awards red carpet Monday, each met by a phalanx of screaming fans and reporters.
Santa Clarita Central Park is bigger and better than ever after the completion of Phase III of the Park's Master Plan. Today, the Santa Clarita City Council and Castaic Lake Water Agency's Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the project.
BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. (AP) - Thousands of Burning Man enthusiasts are on the outside looking in after a rare batch of heavy rain forced organizers to temporarily close entry to the counterculture event in the desert 90 miles north of Reno.