As I drove down Valencia Boulevard on Veteran's Day, I was appalled to see that neither in front of our Sheriff's Station and library nor opposite it in front of City Hall were there any flags raised.
Last month I had a policy/procedurial question for all the school districts in Santa Clarita. I e-mailed all the elected school board members in Newhall, Saugus, Hart and Sulphur Springs, the superintendents in Newhall and Saugus and called the superintendent in Hart. (I forgot to contact the superintendent of Sulphur Springs).
Dear President Barack Obama, I am here at my house writing to you. I am 8 years old. I go to meetings and canvassing with my mother. When I go canvassing, I am so surprised how many people don't know about your health care plan. I have seen so many people in pain, dying without health care on the news and with my mom at her table for health care at the mall. I hear ...
The SCV Interfaith Council sponsors its 20th Annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 19 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 24443 W. McBean Parkway in Valencia (between Rockwell Canyon and Singing Hills).
The 661Arts group will meet on Thursday, Nov. 19 from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Boulevard, Santa Clarita.
WASHINGTON - Sarah Palin's new book reprises familiar claims from the 2008 presidential campaign that haven't become any truer over time.
As people scramble to find new sources of income, a small company in the big state of Texas might be able to offer a new revenue stream for individuals and small businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - "Sacramento needs to solve its fiscal crisis by cutting its bloated bureaucracy and uncontrolled spending -- not abandoning young people in the fragile state of transitioning from foster youth to adult," Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said in the wake of the State of California's decision to eliminate stipends and other vital support for emancipated foster youth.
The city of Santa Clarita recently launched VoteSantaClarita.com, a new Web site designed to keep community members informed about the 2010 Santa Clarita City Council elections slated for April 13, 2010.
LOS ANGELES - TreePeople announces the return of its popular Holiday Tree Dedication program. Through TreePeople's "Gift of Life" Tree Dedication program, holiday shoppers can order a gift that will last for generations and benefit the environment.
A sex offender arrested last week for allegedly failing to check in with authorities for three years and violating his parole is due in Santa Clarita court today.
Why did President Barack Obama win the Nobel Peace Prize? Maybe it's this administration's approach to fighting nuclear proliferation and climate change and improving relations with other countries especially in the Middle East and our own hemisphere. The world sees that America holds the keys to solving the three greatest threats we face on this planet: extreme poverty, extreme ideology and extreme climate change. The world senses that America, with a civilized adult administration and ...
First Place I am thankful for my parents because they gave me my life. And even though we are low on money, we know that if we stick together, we can make it through. I am still thankful for my life because we have a house and we have money for our lunch. I am happy to have my life because I know that I can trust my family. I really love my sister and ...
Santa Clarita residents will have the opportunity to select three City Council members early next year. If our last election is any indication, we may be doomed to empower some of the wrong officials once again.
Expansive bubbles were blown, objects were flung through the air with wild abandon, tables were cluttered with all manner and colors of goop and substances - and it was all done in the name of science, under the watchful eyes of school officials.
PARIS (AP) - The world's largest solar-powered boat has docked on the banks of the Seine River, its final port of call after a three-month voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to study how the Gulf Stream and climate change could influence each other.
1. OBAMA: NO ONE DISPUTES CHEMICAL ARMS USE IN SYRIA
AMSTERDAM (AP) - A painting that sat for six decades in a Norwegian industrialist's attic after he was told it was a fake Van Gogh was pronounced the real thing Monday, making it the first full-size canvas by the tortured Dutch artist to be discovered since 1928.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
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.