Just two years after unveiling its K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program, the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons and its local educational partners - the Newhall, Saugus Union and Sulphur Springs School Districts - have been invited by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to participate in the prestigious Partners In Education Institute, May 5-8, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
There are exciting things happening in Old Town Newhall! In an effort to better serve the community, the city of Santa Clarita is building a new, larger library with groundbreaking festivities slated for Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Lyons and Main streets. The new Old Town Newhall Library will offer a larger, more modernized library facility, while continuing to reflect the historic roots of the area.
You won't hear it from the true believers who write in on these pages, but Obamacare would be a disaster - and here's why.
Regarding "Our View: An innovative school plan that deserves support" (The Signal, Feb. 7):
The city of Santa Clarita should open a food pantry for the homeless veterans, instead of having them begging on the streets.
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.
Daylight-saving time starts Sunday morning as the 2 a.m. hour disappears, leaving in its wake the groans of those who would have enjoyed the extra hour of weekend rest.
"Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders."
Catholic Sisters profess vows
Couples have important decisions to make regarding how to manage their finances. Basic choices, such as opening a joint checking account, filing jointly or separately on your taxes and determining how you will invest in the stock market are a few of the decisions you are likely to face.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 527 votes from late afternoon Friday, March 5 to afternoon Friday, March 12, 2010.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District opened its "Project Prom" boutique this week, complete with dressing rooms curtained in red satin and racks of new and nearly-new gowns, tuxes and dress suits. The shoppers are among 600 carefully selected students invited to participate, who make an appointment to meet with an adult "personal shopper" who helps the student select the perfect outfit for the upcoming high school prom.
Tickets are now available for the city of Santa Clarita's Youth Sports Clipper Day, featuring the Los Angeles Clippers vs. the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center on Sunday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. A variety of ticket options are available for the event at up to $25 off the original ticket price.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a groundbreaking event for the new Old Town Newhall Library on Tuesday, March 16 at 2 p.m.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.
The Hart swim team wasn't wasting any time in moving on from last week's disappointing finishes against Valencia.