The following essays were written and submitted by fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary school. This is the last batch of favorite-book essays.
This is the first batch of essays that The Signal has received for the summer vacation question.
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.
West Ranch's Valley Invitational Baseball League opener against Royal of Simi Valley sounded different than usual.
Sheriff's deputies arrested three people over the weekend who were allegedly doing drugs on a Canyon Country street near two cars they had stolen, one of which they had stripped, sheriff's deputies said Monday.
College of the Canyons began its summer session on Monday.
A phone call to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station from a concerned resident Saturday morning led to the arrest of three people, resulted in the recovery of drugs and stolen property, and brought closure to two recent car theft victims.
DETROIT (AP) - Armando Galarraga knows he will always be remembered as the pitcher whose perfect game was ruined by an umpire's blown call.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - As officials reported a gradual increase in the amount of oil being captured from the spewing wellhead at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, BP PLC said Monday that it plans next month to replace the cap collecting the crude with a slightly bigger device.
A team of cyclists participating in Journey of Hope, presented by KRG Capital, will arrive in Santa Clarita as a stop on their 4,000-mile cycling event across the country to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities Sunday, June 20.
WASHINGTON, June 2 -- American Rivers today released its most anticipated report of the year, America's Most Endangered Rivers(TM) of 2010. The 25th anniversary edition of the report spotlights ten rivers facing the most urgent threats, and also features key endangered river success stories from the past two decades.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Legislation that would help prevent avoidable foreclosures and deter irresponsible lender and servicer behavior passed out of the California Senate today, 21-12.
Tired of those slate mailers yet? I sure am. Most of them come from arcane organizations like "Concerned Teachers for Carmel Frappes" and "Anarchists for the American Way."
I would like to set the record straight regarding Cam Noltemeyer's column "Neighborhoods at risk due to commercial 'mansionization'" (May 27), that contained several misstatements and inaccuracies.
There is a perfect and immediate solution to end the "illegal alien" problem.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Many thousands of anti-abortion protesters from across California marched through downtown San Francisco on Saturday, calling for restrictions on a medical procedure that was legalized more than 40 years ago.
The campaigns for the Santa Clarita City Council and the 25th Congressional District are kicking into a higher gear.
In recognition of Valentine's Day – we thought there might be some great love stories out there that people might be willing to share.
While the proverbial advice to "take each day as it comes" has some validity, it also masks the dangerous assumption that the choices we make today won't have consequential carry-over tomorrow. In fact, while it is both harmful and a waste of time to worry about the unknowns of the future, it is always wise to consider what effect my decisions today will have on the options available to me later.
It was Saturday afternoon and we were anchored about three hundred yards off Santa Cruz Island in the Channel Islands, 12 miles west of Ventura, California – also known as the American Galapagos.
Two months after a congressional subcommittee determined it needs a cost estimate before considering a bill to block a mega-mine in Santa Clarita; the request to conduct the estimate hasn't been made. Residents and the city have been fighting the proposed Canyon Country mine for more than two decades – yet, ironically, not all residents are opposed. The Signal chronicled the latest update on the mine in its Jan. 19th story titled "Another Cemex stall?" [http://www.signalscv.com/section/36/article/112730/ ]
TORONTO (AP) - Jamal Crawford wondered whether he might produce another 50-point game. In the end, Terrence Ross got one instead.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Perry and Matt Beleskey scored first-period goals, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night in the NHL's first warm-weather outdoor game.
The Master's College men's basketball team lost in paint, as three Biola University post players scored in double-figures en route to an 80-66 Eagle win at The Master's College Saturday Night.
A recent campaign of beer commercials has fun with superstitious, obnoxious football fans and how their friends tolerate them if it results in their team winning.
A batch of interesting new movies has been released on DVD and Blu-ray this week, led by "Captain Phillips," which may cause you to scratch your head over why Tom Hanks was snubbed by the Oscars last week.
COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - A man carrying a shotgun opened fire at a busy shopping mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday, sending store employees and customers scrambling for cover. Police said three people died, including the person believed to be the shooter. Five people were injured.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A record 17.9 million foreign travelers passed through Los Angeles International Airport last year as the economy improved.