The results for the 2009 California Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) test were released today by the state Department of Education, and local school districts are showing strong growth over the past year.
A passion for skating met cool competition when the California Girls synchro ice skating team of Valencia competed in the Ice Skating Institute World Recreational Team Championship skating competition in San Jose.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
I want to thank Nancy Gauthier for her thoughtful and well-reasoned Letter to the Editor praising Gary Horton ("Thank you, Gary Horton," The Signal, Aug. 4).
Don't our citizens realize that our health care is rationed now? It is rationed by the insurance companies.
Two men are behind bars after several Saugus area residents found their homes had been entered while they were sleeping and personal property stolen.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to reports of a baseball bat assault and stabbing Saturday night in the 15400 block of Sierra Highway, unincorporated Los Angeles County - Canyon Country.
Where do you like to shop? Where's your favorite place to play? Who provides the best services?
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee will host a Town Hall meeting 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2 in the Disney Modular Theater at California Institute of the Arts located at 24700 McBean Parkway in Valencia.
In April, seven College of the Canyons students sat down to take the Land Surveyor In Training (LSIT) exam, a very rigorous test administered by the state and is part of the process to becoming a state licensed surveyor.
The city of Santa Clarita is offering two fall child development classes designed to help prepare community kids for preschool and kindergarten.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone breakfast program on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at City Hall's first floor Century Room.
College of the Canyons will host the second annual "Non-Profit Fair" on Wednesday, Sept. 16, which will have more than 25 non-profit groups and organizations to reach out to students and community members and explain how they can help further their non-profit causes.
Continually exploring new and innovative ways to enhance the academic experience associated with the college's science and engineering programs, the College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering Technologies (MSET) division is currently looking to establish partnerships with individuals interested in advancing technology-based education in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Mardi Gras is coming to the Santa Clarita Valley Aug. 22 as the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Foundation hosts "A Hot August Night," the 18th annual benefit dinner and auction at the Mann Biomedical Park to raise funds for the Senior Center's Home Delivered Meals program.
PARIS (AP) - Interpol knew about stolen passports that two passengers used to board an ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight bound for China, but no country checked the police agency's vast database on stolen documents beforehand, it said Sunday. Interpol said it hopes authorities will "learn from the tragedy."
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed not to relinquish "a single centimeter" of his country's territory.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - A stage at a Southern California high school collapsed during a performance, sending 25 students to the hospital with mainly minor injuries, authorities said.
Our non-profit organization, the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association (SCYSA) Wildcats, with the insight of Coach John Torres launched our inaugural Boys U-9 Developmental Lacrosse program recently.
Santa Clarita-based Troop Real Estate, Inc. Realtor, Becky Sill, is preparing to train a team of Track athletes for the Special Olympics World Games planned for 2015.
Saugus resident, Alex Rogeo, a 23-year old female drag racer and business owner is trying to make her dream of national level NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) racing come true.
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Is there any mainstream religion that does not forbid homosexuality?
On April 8, citizens of Santa Clarita will have the opportunity to elect GLORIA MERCADO FORTINE to our City Council. I have known Gloria and members of her family for more than 40 years. In my opinion, she is the exact type of person our City needs at this time!
Editor's note: The following letter was directed to Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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