They force us to pay higher college tuitions, cut classes and lay off professors; now they have so much of our tax dollars, they just can't seem to figure out what to do with it.
The Sulphur Springs District Teachers Association's Executive Council has endorsed incumbents Shelley Weinstein and Denis DeFigueiredo to the Sulphur Springs District School board race Nov. 8, the association said Monday.
The Newhall Elementary Parent-Teacher Association held its inaugural Tri-A-Thon on Sept. 23, and students collected $10,000 worth of pledges for completing the three "R's" of reading, running and 'rithmetic.
Northlake Hills Elementary School broke the national record for the most pints of blood collected at an American Red Cross blood drive in September.
The Signal is again starting up its Zone for Kids essay page. The first essay question will be: "What costume will you be wearing for Halloween?" Send in your essays ASAP! Essay submissions should be between 50 and 200 words. Please include your full name, school and grade and drop essays off at The Signal's offices or send them by mail to: Kids Zone, 24000 Creekside Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355. You can also email essays to Escape Editor Jim Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you email, please include "Kids Zone" in the header. Essays will be published ...
I met with a client last week to review the findings of an assessment that my company performed on its human resources practices.
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Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary in Newhall is extending an open invitation to the community to join in its Day of the Dead Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 30.
Devon Marie Murth's future seemed to be unfolding on many fronts, but all of those prospects came to an end last weekend in a single-vehicle crash that claimed her life.
Hart High School's award-winning marching band and color guard, Hart Regiment, will host its 28th annual Hart Rampage Marching Band Field Show Tournament on Nov. 5 at College of the Canyons.
Explore the historic Antelope Valley Indian Museum as darkness falls outside during the first-ever "Night at the Indian Museum" fundraising event on October 14th and 28th from 6 pm - 9 pm.
Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp spoke to seniors at the Fountain Glen community in Valencia on Thursday as part of The Signal's ongoing community outreach program.
I find it interesting how the media reported the new Bank of America ATM fee of $5 per month. Although I am against them doing this, I also recognize the true instigator of the charge.
It is a truly sad day when this writer must endorse the actions of Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer. As most of you know, Babs has introduced a bill into the U.S. Senate, S. 759, which will effectively stop Cemex from building a mine in our pristine valley.
The Stevenson Ranch Homeowners Association has scheduled its next meeting for 5:45 p.m. Oct. 18 at the international House of Pancakes, 24737 Pico Canyon Road. The meeting is scheduled to last one hour. For more information, visit www.stevensonranch91381.com.
We live in a global world with a global economy. Never did that concept become so clear to me than on the Trade and Investment Mission to China led by Supervisor Antonovich earlier this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams forced the tiebreaking goal underneath Alex Stalock with 8:04 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Monday night, rallying all the way back from an 0-3 series deficit to force a decisive Game 7.
It's not entirely uncommon for a club swimmer to see their high school team as something secondary; a break from the grind of a club season, but ultimately just that - a break.
The 10th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast is scheduled Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel, with Christian comedian Brad Stine as the featured speaker.
Simi Valley podiatrist Lee Rogers, a candidate in this year's race to represent California's 25th Congressional District, is suing the hospital that contracted his services, claiming a doctor there bad-mouthed him, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Signal.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Trainers at Sea World's marine parks began wearing inflatable safety vests Monday whenever they work near killer whales, yet another safety measure implemented after the 2010 death of a trainer who was dragged into a pool by an orca.
A vehicle slammed through a Canyon Country restaurant Monday after the driver mistook the accelerator for the brake, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Advertisers are backing away from the Los Angeles Clippers after racist comments attributed to the NBA team's owner.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - A federal transportation safety official arrived Monday in Northern California to investigate a collision between two small planes that sent one crashing into San Francisco Bay.
It's kind of sad watching Paul Walker, who died tragically late last year in a car crash in Valencia, in this weekend's new action thriller "Brick Mansions" because you know you won't have much good to say about the film when it's over.
Disney may paint with all the colors of the wind, but it won't use the word "God."
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Toyota said Monday that it will move its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas.
LONDON (AP) - George Clooney -Hollywood's most eligible bachelor - is getting hitched, according to a London law firm.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma.