Coast Guard Seaman Alan J. Gadaire, son of Georgia J. and stepson of Kenneth D. Nelson of Castaic, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J.
One thing's for sure: Rio Norte Junior High School student Paige Vasseur knows how to spell "perseverance."
Michele Buttelman's opinion piece about the demise of local and regional newspapers (The Signal, Sunday, March 22) was a good wake-up call to the importance of supporting The Signal. I would give up my subscription to the L.A. Times long before giving up
Students who are also single parents may purchase a refurbished laptop computer at a deep discount through a partnership between Single Mothers Outreach and TechSoup.
Since January 2008, 30 percent of the single parents who have joined the nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley-based Single Mothers Outreach support organization have also enrolled in college or trade school.
For those who'd like to get a jump on celebrating Earth Day later this month, Earth Hour tonight provides an early opportunity.
The Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station is teaming up with the Domestic Violence Center of SCV to knock down domestic violence at Valencia Lanes on Sunday.
The city of Santa Clarita unveiled its new $1.5 million, 40-000-square-foot skate park Friday, drawing hundreds of anxious kids who couldn't wait to put wheels to concrete.
Hasley Canyon Dental Group will host a free barbecue for the community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday outside its office at 29655
Puzzle Zoo and Picture People are teaming up to give a special gift today and Sunday.
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:
Mountasia Family Fun Center on Golden Triangle Road in Santa Clarita received two major awards at the annual convention of the International Association of the Leisure and Entertainment Industry held last week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Now that all the debate about whether we're in a recession or not is over, it's time to keep business afloat.
In Steven Sturgeon's "A letter to Hart teachers" (Letters, March 15), he wrote: "The board encourages [teachers] to look past the current budget uncertainties and consider what [they] bring to the Hart District next year after we have defined our financial directions."
A profitable dividend that makes good sense is teaching our kids to be financially responsible, and to integrate character traits such as integrity and responsibility in their daily lifestyle.
Gary Horton's column in The Signal ("Honestly, we're socialists in the SCV," March 18) is the best example I have seen yet as to why socialism is one of the worst things that can be allowed to happen.
One weekend at the end of March, gathering inside the school gym, a group of students did something that they had never done before.
The fifteen 4th, 5th and 6th grade NAC representatives, Nutrition Advisory Council, at Peachland Elementary School eagerly applied, and were elected by classmates, to be part of the council at the beginning of the school year for a variety of reasons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third straight game and Matt Kemp also went deep, leading Paul Maholm and the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 30 saves to shut out San Jose for the fourth time in his career in the postseason and the Los Angeles Kings staved off elimination for a second straight game by beating the Sharks 3-0 on Saturday night in Game 5 of their first-round series.
From the start, this season was about two teams: West Ranch and Saugus.
NEW YORK (AP) - When Mike Trout homered on the seventh pitch of the afternoon, the Los Angeles Angels looked ready to mash the Yankees once more time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It seemed like a modest proposal, or so thought Bailey Loverin, a literature major at the University of California, Santa Barbara: What if professors were prodded to give students a written or oral heads-up before covering graphic material that could cause flashbacks in those who had been sexually assaulted, survived war or suffered other traumas?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.
Inside the long-awaited package, six pages of government paperwork dryly affirmed Carol Tapanila's anxious request. But when Tapanila slipped the contents from the brown envelope, she saw there was something more.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There were bowling pins, bathrobes, white Russians, and even The Dude himself.
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A documentary film production company has found buried in a New Mexico landfill hundreds of the Atari "E.T." game cartridges that some call the worst video game ever made.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Five NATO troops died in a British helicopter crash Saturday in southern Afghanistan, authorities said, the single deadliest day this year for foreign forces as they prepare to withdraw from the country.