Regarding a recent article in The Signal ("Schools turn to parents," Oct. 4), another very astute and profound article by Tammy Marashlian.
After Santa Clarita incorporated as a city in 1987, the new City Council's first job was to create a general plan.
I am very concerned about how some banks charge for checks, especially when you are a senior person. Some of these banks give you free checking, but a few do not do this. I think this is nice when you can get checks free; it helps seniors.
The California Reinvestment Coalition applauds Bank of America's decision to halt foreclosure sales in all 50 states.
LOS ANGELES -- KCET announced today that it will become the largest independent public television station in the United States effective Jan. 1, 2011.
Another suspected drug dealer is behind bars thanks to the proactive efforts of special assignment deputies focusing specifically on drug and gang intervention and suppression efforts in Santa Clarita.
College of the Canyons will hold its 21st annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday and Sunday Nov. 6-7. As in years past, the event will be held at the Valencia campus' parking lot 8, located adjacent to Cougar Stadium, off Valencia Boulevard.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
Hart High School Completes Modernization Project
On Wednesday, Oct. 6, the city of Santa Clarita utilized a new communications service provider, Nixle Community Information Service, to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - The Board of Supervisors approved $2.5 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Justice to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for its forensic DNA backlog reduction program, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
$1.5 million will be used to improve the Department's DNA Program by reducing forensic DNA backlog, improving the capacity for DNA analysis and crime lab infrastructure.
A benefit concert featuring popular '80s artists performing the biggest hits of their era, including Boys Don't Cry, Terri Nunn & Berlin, The Motels and Roy Hay from Culture Club, opens at the Fred Kavli Theatre in the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on Friday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
The Valley Industrial Association of Santa Clarita Valley will host its monthly business luncheon at Valencia Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 11:45 a.m.
Valencia High School Choir has been accepted to perform in Europe.
A little bitty tear rolled down her very pretty cheek
Now that the 2014 season is officially over at both the high school and college levels, let's take a look at the highlights and a predictions for the 2015 season.
Outgoing Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley CPO Jim Ventress reflects on his 29 years of service to the club at the organization's annual benefit auction Saturday night. The event's theme was "When in Rome" where many people attending dressed up in costumes of ancient Rome. Photo by Kristine Alfaro/For The Signal
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is seeking information on two cases of possible child annoyance that have occurred recent weeks.
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.