Being from "Awesometown," our cub scout team named their team "Team Awesome" for the Annual Cub Scout Cup held today in the Valley Trails facility in Castaic, reported Scout mother April Coletto, of Saugus. Their shirts display, "Team Awesome" and their ranking of BEAR. Left to right, Danny Shannon, Matthew Coletto, Jake Andrews, Peter Walsh, Joshua Riddle and Zack Andrews.
Michael D. Sloat
As registered nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital prepared for an April 28 protest of hospital administration's redesign of patient care into a "team nursing," approach, Newhall Memorial administrators scrapped their plan and settled with the nurses.
In 1926, when Dwight D. Eisenhower graduated first in his class from the Command and General Staff School at Fort Leavenworth, his friend George S. Patton wrote him a note of congratulations. The note was sincere and thought-provoking, telling Eisenhower, "Victory in the next war will depend on execution not plans."
Hidden within a crowded shopping center in Old Town Newhall is a new approach to fashion.
Santa Clarita Valley Safe Rides honored teen volunteers with a recognition dinner recently for their service keeping more than 1,000 potentially drunken drivers of the streets during the past school year.
Friday, April 29
Grace Baptist Church held its annual Free Garage Sale on April 16, giving needy families a chance to take home furniture and home supplies.
St. Stephen's Easter services
Spring is in the air, and the budding plants and trees may remind us that this is the season of new beginnings and possibilities.
Nick Levin, Valencia Acura sales consultant, was recently honored by the Acura division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. for achieving the Gold Master membership level in the Council of Sales Excellence program. The honor is awarded to Acura sales consultants who consistently exhibit sales excellence and professionalism.
Santa Clarita Street Fair
April: Spider mites
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.