Saugus High School World Language and Art classes on Sept. 11 took part in an international art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace by planting pinwheels with messages of peace on the Saugus High School quad.
The Hart High cheerleaders kicked off the 2009-2010 season with their third annual Cell Phones for Soldiers drive.
California Institute of the Arts has unleashed The Wild Beast. The Valencia art school finished construction over the summer on its $4 million shape-shifting, multi-use music pavilion, known as The Wild Beast, that will be used for concerts and classes. The pavilion is designed to meet the needs of CalArts' Herb Alpert School of Music, which has faced increased enrollment in recent years. A rolling wall allows the 3,200 square-foot structure to transform from an ...
One of the people who responded to Buck McKeon's August telephone town hall, as reported in The Signal, asked the Congressman, "Where in the Constitution does it say I have to be this compassionate and provide people these things?"
California's Republican state senators are some sorry people and so is the Governor of California for cutting funding for the Domestic Violence Centers. Where are these victims supposed to go and get help now that the DV Center here in SCV is supposed to close, along with other (centers) elsewhere in California?
Thank you, Editor, for disputing Matt Diederich's Sept. 13 Letter to the Editor ("Sulpizio a 'rabid Democrat'") and verifying my facts regarding "Dean on authoritarians" (Aug. 29).
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Albert Maslow is credited as saying, "If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."
Dates to Watch Today Speaker Susie Vanderlip will address teen and family issues including stress, per pressure, drugs, alcohol,drugs, sexuality, gants, self-harm. depression, and more, 6 - 9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia. Free. Info: (661) 250-3708. Sept. 27 The Wine Affair, sip, stroll, savor. The second annual Wine Affair hosted by Soroptimist International of Greater SCV will be held 1-5 p.m. on Town Center Drive in Valencia. ...
Marion Bruessel, I respect your opinion about minimum wage ("Espinosa all wrong," The Signal, Letters to the Editor, Aug. 23). You obviously have a kind and generous heart. I also appreciate the fact your son works for his income and manages to live within his means. Too many people are perfectly comfortable allowing the government to take care of them.
Getting creative with snack time is an activity the whole family can enjoy. And when it comes to making delicious, fun and contemporary treats, the Jellymongers have turned fun into an art form.
As a parent of three children who are or have been students at Plum Canyon Elementary, I commend the school's sixth-grade teachers and administrators.
Arrrrr! The Canyon Theatre Guild throws its annual gala fundraiser with a "Taste of Adventure" pirate theme on Friday, Oct. 2, beginning at 6 p.m. The evening will include swashbuckling pirates, beautiful wenches, food, fun and fundraising with silent and live auction items. Tickets are $40 per person. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their finest pirate apparel and be prepared to bargain with the servers for all the niceties of fine dining. Special sponsor ...
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Open Book Alliance, a coalition of librarians, legal scholars, authors, publishers and technology companies created to counter the proposed Google Book Settlement in its current form, issued the following statement on Sept. 18 in response to the Department of Justice's filing with the U.S. District Court:
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Publisher and author associations sought today to cancel a key hearing in the Google Books case to allow private negotiations with Google over digitizing books online. Consumer Watchdog warned that important issues affecting copyright law should not be negotiated behind closed doors.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado sheriff says a suspect in a Denver-area high school shooting has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - State division of emergency management spokeswoman Micki Trost says police are responding to a report of a shooting at a high school in suburban Denver.
A Canyon Country man has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his wife and sister, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced today.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is enlisting the assistance of a federal grant to help turn up the heat on impaired drivers throughout the state. More than 1,000 people in California are killed in collisions every year because of an impaired driver. To help save lives and combat driving under the influence (DUI) offenders, the CHP was awarded a federal grant by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a sweeping vote by conservative Republicans controlling the House and President Barack Obama's Democratic allies, a bipartisan budget pact is in the hands of the Senate, where it will encounter stronger but probably futile resistance from Republicans.
Closure Dates: Sunday, Dec. 15, through Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Several hundred mourners eager to pay their last respects to Nelson Mandela broke through police barriers and stormed up toward the Union Buildings shortly before the former South African President's body was moved away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The parent company of the Orange County Register plans to expand with a daily paper in Los Angeles, looking to further stretch its regional reach to nearly all of Southern California.
Southern California is in for a blustery weekend with elevated fire risk and hazards for some drivers.
DENVER (AP) - At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos' game Thursday night.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Chemical weapons were probably used in four locations in Syria this year, in addition to the confirmed attack near Damascus in August that forced the government to abandon its secret chemical stockpile, U.N. inspectors said in a report released Thursday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
On Nov. 30, Americans came together in support of their communities to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
"Opinions" about the link between abortion and breast cancer are cheap, especially when respondents can spout them in online forums, attacking others and their opinions with demeaning, snarky terms while hiding behind a "user name" or pseudonym.
I have never written or responded to a letter to the editor until now, but I cannot let Carole Lutness's "Republicans go after the poor" (Dec. 9) go without a response.