For the fourth time in as many years, College of the Canyons has been honored for providing access to service-learning educational opportunities with inclusion on the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. Administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service, inclusion on the annual Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning and civic engagement. COC is one ...
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission is looking to hand out $50,000 in grant money to some deserving artists.
The Repertory East Playhouse continues its 2010 season with "On Golden Pond" by Ernest Thompson. "This is wonderful and touching story that truly transcends all generations. I am very excited to finally have a love story on our stage," said Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston.
Mr. Bussell's letter ("The end of America?" March 10) blaming essentially the Democratic Party and the unions for California and the nation's economic woes trending toward bankruptcy is nothing more then a disguised Republican talking point to distract from the issues.
I love my country, but we have some major problems that need to be fixed. I am so ticked off that we keep making laws, and then do not enforce them. Remember last January when the government spent lots of money to educate people that they could no longer speak while holding their cell phone and driving? Have you noticed how many people are talking on their cell phone while driving? Either enforce the law ...
Once upon a time, the key to a safe deposit box was all loved ones needed to unlock the secrets of a life recently ended. Today many aspects of our lives, both financial and personal, are lived in places accessible only by a password.
It has often been said that for any significant political undertaking of any stripe, you must have the support of the American people to get it accomplished.
I am not surprised our local politicians (with the exception of City Councilman Bob Kellar) claim they can't do anything about illegal immigration because, as they often say, "it's a federal problem."
Guess what? It is time to start thinking about tax time again. Yes, along with springtime thaws comes that less welcomed season: tax season.
Mean Girls: Helping Daughters Survive Who: Rancho Pico Junior High School What: This workshop shows parents how to help their daughters survive cliques, gossip, boyfriends and the "mean girl" culture. Case conferencing is included to allow parents to discuss their specific situations. When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Rancho Pico Junior High School Library, 26250 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, 91381 Contact: (661) 362-3531 Daybreak Toastmasters Who: Toastmasters What: Toastmasters members learn to speak to groups and work ...
Young Life is at work with young people in the Santa Clarita Valley - being available to students, providing fun, safe and comfortable gatherings, offering students the right to be heard and communicating God's love in terms students can understand.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is now accepting scholarship applications from local area women majoring in business related studies for the Jane M. Klausman Scholarship for Women in Business.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of March 5 - March 11, 2010, featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
The 661Arts Art Attack Sub Committee is putting a call out for volunteers this weekend. They will be doing their first Art Attack in the community on Saturday at noon. It will only take 13 minutes of volunteer's time. If interested, and available from 11:50 a.m. to 12:03 p.m. this Saturday, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAN FRANCISCO - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today acted to implement a plan to increase the amount of Direct Access transactions within the service territories of California's major investor-owned electric utilities (IOUs), Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric Company.
There are many ways that employers can go about looking for employees to fill their job openings. However, not all approaches are created equal. When looking for new employees, there are three best approaches, if you want a good return on your investment of time and money, and not all of them have a related cost. Here they are in no particular order:
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"
Fair Oaks Ranch Community School students will walk to raise funds for their school's enrichment program Friday during a walk-a-thon on the Canyon Country campus.
Here we go again - "1,093 vehicles screened Friday night" (The Signal, Sept. 1).
It was a sad day when the Greenhouse Cafe closed. It was a great place for our group Newcomers and Friends to enjoy lunch and play games. All of the employees were cordial and we became friends.
Recently I watched as our president stood at the podium on the patio of the White House and announced his decision to seek congressional approval before unleashing military action against Syria.
It's an honor to be selected to attend either of the week-long summer leadership sessions held at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis or the United States Military Academy at West Point. But being selected for both is nearly unheard of.
The new requirements for No Child Left Behind waivers from the Department of Education have some bad news for America's teachers.
Republicans have largely squandered an August that should have been spent preparing the American people for a showdown with Democrats over the president's health care law.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.