On Saturday, Dec. 4, the city and SCV Education Foundation hosted the annual Literacy & Arts Festival at Newhall Park. As part of the event, The Signal hosted the Reporter for a Day program where local kids took on assignments at the festival, interviewed authors and educators and wrote news stories about the festival. The following are the news stories written by The Signal's Reporters for a Day at the festival. –Tammy Marashlian, Signal Assistant City Editor and Reporter for a Day coordinator.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for president.
Board of Supervisors meeting
Since today is my birthday and December marks 47 years of representing others in their insurance needs and retirement planning, I felt I should touch on three areas of the security needs and future planning for most Americans.
Senior Lunch Menu
The Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry will soon be getting a holiday boost from 60 students at Sierra Vista Junior High School.
I was a guest on Joe Messina's "The Real Side" radio show Monday, and as usual, it was very interesting. This wasn't the first time we entertained one another, either, but don't tell his lovely wife, Tammy. Oh, that's right. She was there, too.
The city of Waukegan is best known as the birthplace of Jack Benny, a legendary vaudevillian and comic from a much earlier time.
I just wanted to write a letter to urge you to inform our city about our public schools.
Move over, Vermont. There's a new entry to glorious fall foliage.
I am profoundly saddened by the news that the Betty Ferguson Foundation is closing its doors, but thrilled that I had the opportunity to be part of BFF/Mes Amies for many years.
On Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host an important event aimed at ensuring safety for local transit riders with disabilities.
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) - A teen gunman armed with a rifle shot and killed a student Tuesday and injured a teacher before he likely killed himself at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students.
Derek Fisher was never the best player, certainly not the tallest or quickest.
SACRAMENTO – With the economic recovery expanding, California's highways, seaports, and railroads are again teeming with freight being transported across the state and on to the rest of the nation. Caltrans has invested billions of dollars in projects aimed at improving freight movement and reducing its environmental impacts, and this summer it will ask the public to weigh-in on the future of freight movement in California.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A truck driver's lack of sleep is being blamed for the highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian in New Jersey.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four Social Security judges defended their work Tuesday amid accusations they rubber-stamped claims for disability benefits, approving billions of dollars in payments from the cash-strapped program.
When Anzalee and Kristain Rhodes look back at their daughter's first year of life, they won't be examining blurry, red-eyed camera phone photos. They'll have crisp, finely detailed professional shots of a baby growing up before their eyes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo a day before the June 1 swap, a top Democratic lawmaker said Tuesday. He said American officials didn't learn the pickup location Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl until an hour ahead of time.
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona border officials will indefinitely continue to process hundreds of Central American children immigrants caught crossing the border illegally from Mexico into Texas.
Just when you think Fox News and the right-wing scandal machine can sink no further, they wallow in a new level of filth that just boggles the mind.
Gary Horton's June 4 column "Embracing a fire that still burns us today" is his most articulate column yet, and is so right on!
The entire liberal edifice rests upon the premise that the unrestrained free market doesn't work in meeting certain essential societal needs.
It was just so exciting to read how the White House and EPA will save the planet despite those nasty and ridiculous global warming and climate change deniers.
CINCINNATI (AP) - With two swings, Scott Van Slyke went from backup outfielder to star of the game.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are close to finishing off the New York Rangers in a big hurry.