A tribute to teachers
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 1,369 votes from mid-afternoon Friday, March 6 to late evening Friday, March 13, 2009.
Joey Sindelar shot an 8-under-par 64 to take the opening round lead in the AT&T Champions Classic at sun splashed Valencia Country Club. One shot back is Tom Purtzer, winner of the 2003 and 2007 AT&T Champions Classic here.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District mailed notices of potential layoffs to 95 certificated employees this week, fulfilling a legal obligation to notify employees whose jobs could be affected by a possible "reduction in force" due to the current State budget crisis.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will be out in force, saving lives by enforcing California's seatbelt laws. The increased effort is part of the on-going "Click it or Ticket" campaign.
Santa Clarita's Youth Sports Program will host basketball playoffs at Hart High School on Saturday, May 14 from 2 p.m to 7 p.m.
I have seen four films inspired by the same 13th-century folk ballad: Ingmar Bergman's "The Virgin Spring" (1960), Wes Craven's "The Last House on the Left" (1972), David DeFalco's "Chaos" (2005) and now Dennis Iliadis' remake of the 1972 film, also titled "The Last House on the Left."
The SCV Senior Center will again make haircuts available on Fridays as of April 3.
Before the sneak preview of "Race to Witch Mountain," they had a little quiz show and gave away T-shirts. One question: "Who plays Jack Bruno?" Half the audience roared, "The Rock!" Not one lonely vote for Dwayne Johnson.
Growing up on the East Coast, we remember when the world of wine revolved largely around Europe, particularly France and Italy. These Old World wines, as they are known, produced most of the world's notable wines.
"Treasure Island," the timeless tale of adventure, mutiny and friendship, is told in this high-energy Canyon Theatre Guild production through witty lyrics, sparkling dialogue and humorous songs.
How funny is Tony award winning author Ken Ludwig's latest in a trilogy of broad comedies (the first two being "Lend Me a Tenor" and "Moon Over Buffalo!")?
Editor's note: The following is an exchange of SCV Sheriff's Station news releases and e-mails between members of a motorcycle group and the station Captain Anthony La Berge.
The city of Santa Clarita is moving forward with another significant investment in Old Town Newhall - the beginning of a new "streetscape" for two blocks of Main Street. Construction officially begins on Monday, March 16 and will include two blocks of street improvements from 6th Street to 8th Street. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed this summer.
Streetscaping is best described as a beautification project that includes pedestrian-friendly sidewalks, streetlighting, street furniture and landscaping. To support the landscaping portion of the project, it is necessary to replace and improve the water and drainage system that ...
I certainly agree that we must compel employers to use the E-Verify system.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
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.