Nationwide, the Salvation Army spends $6 million "dumping trash donations."
In response to "Voter preparation is vital" by Tammy Messina, Nov. 11:
In response to "Thinking outside the gift box" by Tammy Marashlian, Nov. 4:
The Hart High School dance team invites the community to its annual showcase to support the local chapter of Help the Children, a nonprofit organization that provides food and social services to families in need.
More than 350 students from six local junior high schools and Castaic Middle School participated in the annual Youth Summit in October to develop leadership skills, encourage positive contributions to their schools and the community and build self-esteem.
"We're back!" Those are the words of Hyunseung Shon, one of the three drum majors of West Ranch High School's award-winning marching band.
More than 5,000 students, parents and music enthusiasts filled the College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium on Nov. 5 to be part of the 28th annual Hart High Rampage Marching and Color Guard Field Show competition.
The Vista Canyon development will bring several road improvements to Canyon Country, among them a connection between sections of Lost Canyon Road that will allow southern access to two schools.
The Southland Regional Association of Realtors - Santa Clarita Valley Division installed its 2012 officers at the Valencia Country Club on Friday.
About six months ago, when I began writing this column, I had one goal in mind: to inform and protect you, the reader.
Signal Business Editor Jana Adkins was presented with the 2011 President's Media Award by the Santa Clarita Valley Division of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors on Friday.
Around the SCV
Congressional spending is down $227 million so far this year because of cutbacks imposed by the current Congress, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Monday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others critically injured and another man dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars" easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film "Edge of Tomorrow."
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is wading head-first into Mideast peace-making, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.
The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Some of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and two members of his entourage were in critical condition Sunday, a day after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a deadly chain-reaction pileup.
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.
Although a family tale assures a different story, I was born in central Cuba in 1954.
Mom says Dad is magic
As I sit at my desk wondering what to write and what category I fall into, I can't help to think of what it really means to be a dad.
My father was my hero and I am so very proud to tell everyone that.
Have you have ever had an extraordinary moment of any kind that really struck you because of the coincidence or surprise that it presented, or perhaps an unusually realistic dream you experienced, or even an instinct – that little voice in your head – that you listened to and it paid off?
I was 17 and living 120 miles west of London when the Invasion of Europe began.