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.
The City of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department recognized a local hero Tuesday night at the City Council meeting.
The Junior Statesmen Foundation announces new high school scholarships being offered by The Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation of San Francisco. High school students in Santa Clarita Valley in L.A. County are encouraged to apply. Recipients will have the opportunity to attend Junior Statesmen Summer School at Yale, Princeton, Stanford or Georgetown universities or Symposia held in San Francisco and Los Angeles. (PRWEB) February 26, 2009 -- High school students in Santa Clarita Valley in Los ...
Local residents interested in serving on the Measure SA Citizens Oversight Committee for the William S. Hart Union High School District have until Monday, March 2, to submit their applications.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America threw open its ranks Thursday to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders - a fiercely contested compromise that some warned could fracture the organization and lead to mass defections of members and donors.
Randal G. Winter, owner of Santa Clarita-based Randal G. Winter Construction Inc., has been selected as one of 50 remodeling company owners in the United States with "exceptionally high standards."
I believe that abortion should be deemed illegal in all 50 states. Aborting an unborn child should be considered as murder. Murder is defined as; the crime of unlawfully killing a person especially with malice aforethought. What makes killing an unborn baby different from killing an adult? When does a fetus' life begin?
At last week's regular meeting, the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously to endorse the Soledad Canyon Settlement Act introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer. This legislation defines a process by which the sale of excess federal land near Victorville would be sold to compensate Cemex for sand and gravel mining rights in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Perhaps there is hope that change will come sooner rather than later with regard to Americans at last expressing due and civil outrage. "Where is the outrage" is a question that has never been more appropriate than under the administration of President Barack Obama.
The growing scandals enveloping the Obama administration are becoming a series of shiny baubles being dangled before the right and the left alike.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Joe Blanton got some backing from the Angels' bats and bullpen, and finally got his first win of the season.
Editor's note: This is the second 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.
PHOENIX (AP) - Jurors who spent five months determining Jodi Arias' fate couldn't decide whether she should get life in prison or die for murdering her boyfriend, sending prosecutors back to the drawing board to rehash the shocking case of sex, lies and violence to another 12 people.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital invites the community to give the gift of life by donating blood during its summer blood drive on Thursday, May 30, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the HMNMH/COC Clinical Education Center on the hospital's campus at 23845 McBean Parkway,Valencia. Refreshments will be provided.
GENEVA (AP) - International efforts to combat a new pneumonia-like virus that has now killed 22 people are being slowed by unclear rules and competition for the potentially profitable rights to disease samples, the head of the World Health Organization warned Thursday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state's largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies from millions of Californians who are expected to purchase coverage through the state's new health exchange, officials announced Thursday.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest on Thursday - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.