Rock superstars have donated autographed musical memorabilia to a special e-Bay auction to benefit a sheriff's deputy stationed in Santa Clarita Superior Court, and battling leukemia.
A community campaign is now uniting two William S. Hart Union High School District schools in order to stop the use of child soldiers. Valencia High School is now joining Canyon High School's Human Rights Watch Student Task Force by forming their own Human Rights Club. Both schools have been collecting Red Hands, which symbolize the fight against the use of child soldiers.
La Mesa Junior High School is noticing an increase in the both student attendance and grades due to the success of the Library Homework Club. The club gives students the opportunity to be helped by teachers and parents after school in a variety of subjects.
Two schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District have been nominated for recognition as California Distinguished Schools for the 2009-10 year. The schools, Rancho Pico Junior High School and Academy of the Canyons, the Hart District's middle college high school, were selected among some 500 California Schools.
An early IRS sampling of tax returns shows about 15 percent have errors involving the recovery rebate credit that is related to last year's economic stimulus payment. Taxpayers can eliminate errors and avoid delays in their federal income tax refund when claiming the recovery rebate credit. Facts about the stimulus Some individuals who did not get the economic stimulus payment, and a smaller number of those who did, may be eligible for the recovery rebate ...
SCV School and Business Alliance and their title sponsor, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation host Discovering Careers 2009 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 at College of the Canyons.
Ms. Gajewski is to be congratulated for her story "The cowboy life through song" (The Signal, Feb. 9).
The Central Valley in California grows most of the country's fruits and vegetables in normal times, but it is currently in a severe drought and farmers are abandoning their farms. Farmers in Fresno County will only plant half the acreage of lettuce grown in 2005.
As tough times abound in this economy, many of our Santa Clarita Valley bankers are hearing this familiar question: "How can I start saving if most of my money goes toward bills?"
As a doctor, I am particularly concerned about the health of our community and how it affects the health of the individuals who live here, especially our children and seniors.
"All they want to do is work!" Such was the statement from The Signal's Feb. 7 article "55 identity-theft suspects booked," quoting a family member of one picked up for identity theft. But the hooker, the drug dealer - they just want to work also. The problem is that what they do is illegal. I don't care if the people arrested earlier this month were Mexican, Asian, Italian, South American or whatever. The point is ...
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I am an eighth-grade student at La Mesa. I enjoy being in the band. There are money issues going on. I am hoping the other schools can also have a band program. It is nice to have that class.
The big casinos that the American Indians own do not take care of their own people. Many Indians who live on reservations are struggling to survive. Many live in shacks with no running water or even heat to keep them warm.
The City of Santa Clarita recently recognized Captain Anthony La Berge and the personnel of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station for their efforts in reducing the overall crime rate for the City of Santa Clarita by nearly 15% in 2008.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James made a layup as time expired in overtime, and the Miami Heat found a way to beat the Indiana Pacers 103-102 in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - C.J. Wilson and the Los Angeles Angels celebrated Arte Moreno's 10 years as owner by cruising to another easy victory over the slumping Seattle Mariners.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly has been sharply critical of his slumping team.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
EAST AURORA, N.Y. (AP) - Toy maker Fisher-Price said Wednesday it's moving or eliminating roughly 100 jobs from its operations in the state as part of restructuring by parent company Mattel Inc.
LAKELAND, Minn. (AP) - When high school student Zach Sobiech learned he didn't have much longer to live, his mother suggested he write letters to tell his loved ones goodbye. Instead, the Minnesota teenager turned to writing music - and his farewell song, "Clouds," became a YouTube sensation that has attracted more than 4 million views.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A volunteer searcher who broke his back while looking for a teenager who was lost in Orange County wilderness wants restitution if the teen is convicted on drug charges.
In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.
NEW YORK (AP) - In running for mayor, Anthony Weiner is seeking to get past the tawdry-tweeter punch line that has dogged him since his congressional career imploded two years ago. And while he's facing an uphill sprint, his campaign could help his long-term prospects even if he loses, some experts say.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to stay away from their homes.
PHOENIX (AP) - Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial told the judge Wednesday they are unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether the convicted murderer should be sentenced to life in prison or death for killing her one-time boyfriend, prompting the judge to send them back to the deliberation room to work through their differences.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wendy Greuel is thanking supporters who tried to make her Los Angeles' first woman mayor.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Coroner's officials have identified a man found dead at the University of California, Los Angeles, campus after an apparent fall from a building.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Republican has won a hotly contested state Senate contest in the southern San Joaquin Valley, with his top Democratic rival conceding Wednesday that the race will not go to a runoff.
NORWALK - Caltrans and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) began construction today on a $302 million project on the Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) that will ease traffic congestion for 230,000 motorists daily - and provide jobs for Southern California.