Jazz & Blues Concert Series
Army National Guard Pvt. Philip D. Griffin has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
As part of a nationwide summer reading program known as SummerSlam Reading Jam, the Valencia Library will award a poster featuring World Wrestling Entertainment Superstars Rey Mysterio, Evan Bourne, Beth Phoenix and Eve to the first 25 youngsters ages 10 to 18 who check out two books.
The College of the Canyons Foundation received a two-year $50,000 grant from the James Irvine Foundation to support an expansion in multicultural programming and outreach efforts to attract Latinos and Spanish-speaking populations in Santa Clarita by offering relevant, multicultural programming at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.
Placerita Junior High School's upcoming KidFlix and LEGO Robotics camps are now open to all students in the Santa Clarita Valley.
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"One person - one kid - can make a difference," said Lori Crawford, member of First Presbyterian Church in Newhall.
Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita recently hosted nearly 1,400 kids from kindergarten through sixth grades for its vacation Bible school, themed "SonQuest Rainforest." It was the church's biggest vacation Bible school ever, according to Pastor Mike Gaston.
When I looked at my mail Friday, June 26, I was shocked to find a piece of political "hit mail."
I was amused to read the article under "Watercooler Talk" (The Signal, June 24) about the town of Oswegatchie, in upstate New York.
In response to Frank Ray's letter on June 14, "Question of trust," he challenged anyone to prove the existence of God.
A letter I wrote regarding Proposition 8 ran in The Signal on June 23 ("Prop. 8 illegal").
The American flag is a fixture of July Fourth, and there are a few points of etiquette that go along with its display:
n Parades - The flag should be in front of the marchers. At the moment the flag passes in a parade or procession, all persons should show respect by standing at attention facing the flag with their right hand over their hearts. Persons in uniform should face the flag and render their formal salute. During a parade it is appropriate to salute only the first United States Flag. When other flags are included, the United States Flag should ...
Thirteen members of the Newhall Community Center's Karate Team competed at the 2009 IMAC World Martial Arts Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 28 and brought home the heavy metal.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a no-cost Arts and Crafts class for local youth 6-9 years of age on Fridays from 11:15 a.m. to 12 noon beginning Friday, July 17, and running through Friday, Aug. 14 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex Activities Center.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia state officials were still trying Thursday to determine the environmental impact of a train derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into the James River in downtown Lynchburg.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle, killing two inmates, injuring as many as 150 people, and creating a chaotic scene Thursday after inmates were bussed to hospitals and nearby jails when the crippled building had to be evacuated.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a thousand-acre wildfire in the foothills east of Los Angeles did not grow overnight and is now 10 percent contained.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included domestic violence, grand theft auto, petty theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Flights from airports in the Los Angeles area were grounded for more than an hour Wednesday due to a computer failure at an air traffic control facility in the region, the Federal Aviation Administration said.