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Local community college students enrolled in construction, construction management, architecture or computer aided design/CADD programs have until Nov. 10 to apply for a scholarship through Klassen Corporation. The winners of the five scholarships, worth $1,000 each, will be announced on Dec. 2.
Submissions of original artwork for the city's 2011 holiday-card contest will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday. The holiday-card theme is "Peace on Earth." Selected artwork will be displayed at in the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. The winning submission will be included on the city of Santa Clarita's 2011 holiday card.
An inmate at the Pitchess Detention Center-North County Facility was apprehended by deputies Tuesday shortly after trying to escape.
The right had its bottom-up populist movement and, regardless of if you like them, the tea-party crowd has made an impact on Washington. Now it's the left's turn.
My family and I have been residents of Santa Clarita for more than 30 years. We live in Bridgeport and our business PMB Sales, LLC is also based here in the SCV.
They force us to pay higher college tuitions, cut classes and lay off professors; now they have so much of our tax dollars, they just can't seem to figure out what to do with it.
The Sulphur Springs District Teachers Association's Executive Council has endorsed incumbents Shelley Weinstein and Denis DeFigueiredo to the Sulphur Springs District School board race Nov. 8, the association said Monday.
The Newhall Elementary Parent-Teacher Association held its inaugural Tri-A-Thon on Sept. 23, and students collected $10,000 worth of pledges for completing the three "R's" of reading, running and 'rithmetic.
Northlake Hills Elementary School broke the national record for the most pints of blood collected at an American Red Cross blood drive in September.
The Signal is again starting up its Zone for Kids essay page. The first essay question will be: "What costume will you be wearing for Halloween?" Send in your essays ASAP! Essay submissions should be between 50 and 200 words. Please include your full name, school and grade and drop essays off at The Signal's offices or send them by mail to: Kids Zone, 24000 Creekside Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355. You can also email essays to Escape Editor Jim Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you email, please include "Kids Zone" in the header. Essays will be published ...
I met with a client last week to review the findings of an assessment that my company performed on its human resources practices.
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Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary in Newhall is extending an open invitation to the community to join in its Day of the Dead Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 30.
Devon Marie Murth's future seemed to be unfolding on many fronts, but all of those prospects came to an end last weekend in a single-vehicle crash that claimed her life.
Paul and Barbara Condon tend to the succulent plants hanging in pots in a portion of their vertical garden complete with fountain and irrigation system, extending the length of 30-foot stucco wall at the back of the home in Newhall, thus making creative use of limited space for planting with difficult lighting which extends to a 10X30 foot, common area along a walkway leading to their back patio. Their garden is one of nine gardens available for viewing on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. as part of the Memorial Garden Tour to benefit the Cole William Larsen ...
Author Gregory Orfalea will be discussing his book "Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California" on Saturday, May 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
After some uncertainty Friday, Santa Clarita city officials announced the billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk by 5:30 p.m. Monday.
If time is a measure of love, work has to be at the top of the list. But should it?
The Bank of Santa Clarita's net earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were $248,000, representing a growth of 6 percent over the amount netted in the same period of 2013, the bank reported this week.
Marriage is one of those remarkable institutions that a vast number of people want to be a part of at some time in their life. The majority of people who marry don't begin their marriage thinking of its demise, yet divorce is all too common.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local artists to explore the world of public art from a business perspective with a free Panel Discussion on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street. No RSVP is required to attend.
A bill that would strike the traditional definition of marriage from California law was approved by the state Senate this week after the U.S. and state supreme courts allowed same-sex unions to resume last year.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Jack's back.
Has Twitter taken its last 140 character-long breath?
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in two years, the strongest evidence to date that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.
Celebrate Bike Safety Month this May with the City of Santa Clarita's FREE Hit the Trail community bike ride, presented by Total Financial Solutions, on Saturday, May 10. The family-friendly ride and rally will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at Bridgeport Park.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Franchesca Moreno's work as a student teacher didn't end when the kids went home for the day.