With all the problems facing our country today, none is greater than our dependence on foreign oil. This is an economic problem with far-reaching and potentially disastrous consequences.
To the Saugus Union District School Board:
Placerita Junior High School took home first place during the High Desert Dance Classic in the Dancing Feet Youth Ballroom program held at Antelope Valley College on March 12.
Students in Legacy Christian Academy's fifth-grade advanced math class participated in "The Entrepreneurs Project" earlier this month.
During the holidays, food supplies are plentiful at the Santa Clarita Food Pantry but in the spring, the pantry's cupboards usually can't keep up with the demand for food supplies for SCV's needy population. To help remedy this problem, Charles Helmers Elementary students and their families donated and gathered more than 3,000 items of food and toiletry supplies to help the SCV Food Pantry earlier this month.
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A fundraiser for the first Castaic Relay For Life will take place at Telly's Drive-In in Castaic on Saturday. The Castaic Relay For Life Committee meets at 8:30 a.m. and a band will start at 12:30 p.m.
McGrath Elementary School of the Newhall School District is one of 209 California public schools selected for the 2010-11 Title I Academic Achievement Award, the state announced Wednesday.
Several years ago, in celebration of 35 years of the California Environmental Quality Act, the Planning and Conservation League published a report entitled "Everyday Heroes Protect the Air We Breathe, the Water We Drink and the Natural Areas We Prize."
Sweets on a stick are the perfect treat. There's a pop for all seasons, all reasons. For parties, desserts, everyday and special occasions, pops are tops.
Washington, D.C. (March 30) -- In honor of "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day," Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following video and statement:
I am writing to you today to ask how we can get the banners put up around town to honor those who selflessly serve our country.
Sometimes a charity event can change your whole perspective on giving back.
Whatever you have planned for Thursday, we ask you to set aside some time shortly after noon to honor a local fallen hero.
I envy fellow Signal columnist Steve Lunetta because he has an uncle, and I do not.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Saturday for two men who fatally shot a mother of three outside her home as she returned home with her husband from his birthday celebration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authorities said.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome's bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
TEMPLETON, Calif. (AP) - A spokesman for the San Luis Obisbo County sheriff's office says two people have died in a plane crash at a private airstrip in the town of Templeton.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly among them.
NEW YORK (AP) - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions to determine whether justice was served.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou (MY'-uh AN'-juh-loh) as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A publicist for comedian-actor Tracy Morgan says the "30 Rock" star remains in critical condition after a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.