Is a college education what every child needs? Where will our qualified plumbers, electricians, roofers, carpenters, auto mechanics, independent contractors plus other trade workers be educated? Why does our government only speak about grants for education that focuses on academics, but ignores the trades which are in great demand? I believe we need more trade schools that will award degrees in specific fields on which consumers can rely. I, for one, would like ...
The expression, "Happy New Year" is something we've all said and heard over the past couple of months.
A Ventura man traveling along Interstate 5 died Friday night, after his vehicle collided with a Mercedes-Benz just south of Gavin Canyon near Calgrove Boulevard, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
The decision by the United States Supreme Court in the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission case has created a huge stir among Democrats and campaign finance reform advocates across the nation.
James Madison, the Constitution's principal architect, believed "The freedoms of speech and of the press are among the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained except by despotic governments."
Back in the late 1990s when two of our children attended Helmers Elementary School in Valencia's Northbridge tract, a group of activist parents along with the administration decided the school needed a uniform policy.
Real leaders know that when good people come together with a good idea and a good plan to make it work, the right thing to do is support it and help bring it to fruition.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
If you'll pardon the expression, 2010 has the potential to be a watershed year for California's water supply.
Few have recognized that the recent flap over Bob Kellar's "proud racist" remark is not about illegal immigration or bilingual education.
I would like to take this time to thank Bob Kellar for what he believes in - America and one flag.
Americans have long fought against corporate abuses. The East India Co. lobbied for a tea monopoly, putting Boston shops out of business, and by 1773 Massachusetts colonials had enough. Angry patriots snuck onto a ship and dumped $1 million worth of East India's tea into the harbor, an act of defiance enshrined as the Boston Tea Party. Thomas Jefferson dreamed of crushing "moneyed corporations, which ... bid defiance to the laws of our country," ...
The College of the Canyons men's basketball team lost to Bakersfield College 82-75 on Saturday, missing its chance to take second place in the Western State Conference, South Division. In a fast-paced and physical game, Bakersfield got the better of the Cougars, using fullcourt pressure to cause 32 turnovers by COC.
Winter Shelter Valentines' Tea will be hosted by Harrison Katz, a candidate for City Council, at the Tea Gardens, 26111 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Two seatings, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. $39 per person, plus tax and gratutity. The event benefits the SCV Emergency Winter Shelter. Celebrate with the sounds of guitarist and songwriter Melissa Kaye. Call for reservations (661) 255-9832.
Gymnastics Unlimited co-owner Lisa Eichman has been named head coach of the Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley gymnastics team, which has started practice in preparation for competitions to be held this spring and summer.
Bridgeport Elementary School celebrated Patriot Day on 9-11-2013 with a morning Character Counts assembly.
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.