Red Cross honors heroes
Ava A. Schultz of Valencia received a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from the Virginia Military Institute on May 16.
Ethan Frank, a student from Santa Clarita Christian in Santa Clarita, will participate in the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program.
March 26, 2009
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:
Will the William S. Hart Union High School District ever manage to build a high school campus in Castaic without getting caught in the middle of other people's petty land wars?
HOLLYWOOD -- The Professional Drum Shop, co-owned by Jerry Keyawa of Stevenson Ranch and members of his family, celebrated its 50th anniversary with a party and concert at the Avalon Theatre in Hollywood Saturday afternoon, June 6.
The sounds of live jazz and blues will once again fill Town Center this summer as the Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series returns for its 11th year.
The "Wine in the Pines" event takes place Saturday, June 13 from noon to 4 p.m. in the village of Pine Mountain Club.
Santa Clarita residents and local business owners Yoti Telio of Santa Clarita Photographic Studio and Jen O'Sullivan of Jen O'Sullivan Boutique Wedding Photography have teamed up to create Event Pros International in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Personal finance workshop
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has posted a list of plants on the Web site www.bewaterwise.com that are fire resistant and well-suited to Southern California conditions.
Creating a budget in a tough economy may help you better understand where your money is going so you can properly manage your finances and plan for the future.
On Sunday, May 24, The Signal published a column by Willie L. Pelote offering suggestions on how to balance the budget in light of the May 19 defeat of Propositions 1A through 1D.
The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will present its fifth annual CareerCampSCV event, providing students and community members with a rewarding, educational and extremely interesting day of career-themed speakers and workshops.
Protecting Our Youth. Know Where They're At! Know What They're Doing! Staying Involved = Staying Safe.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home in coastal Maine, delivering on a vow he made five years ago even though he can no longer use his legs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.
NEW YORK (AP) - The oil market has balanced out quite nicely for OPEC in recent years. Now, upheaval in Iraq shows that balance may be more precarious than it has seemed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even before a judge's scathing ruling against California's teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire teachers already had been weakened in many states - and even removed altogether in some places.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bad weather is preventing NASA from launching a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is leading a group of drilling states working with seismology experts from energy companies, government agencies and universities across the U.S. on how best to detect and regulate human-induced earthquakes. The initiative follows Ohio's discovery in April of a probable link between the drilling practice called hydraulic fracturing and five small tremors in eastern Ohio, a first in the Northeast.
My Uncle Earl was recently invited to give the commencement speech at the Robert Oppenheimer School for Really Smart Kids, a charter school approved by the Newhall School District but located in Lancaster.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Vogt hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot against Jered Weaver, and the Oakland Athletics increased their AL West lead over the Los Angeles Angels to 3 1/2 games with a 7-1 victory Wednesday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery says she will receive an honorary diploma during her school's eighth grade graduation.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A truck driver pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the fatal New Jersey Turnpike crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan as investigators look into what role his long commute to work played in the accident.
SAO PAULO (AP) - American fans decked out in red, white and blue watched their team's lone public training session in Brazil, cheering and seeking autographs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 55-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for the stabbing death of his estranged wife as she worked at a Southern California supermarket.
NEW YORK (AP) - The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.