A woman of vision will become a vision of honor when Dianne Van Hook is recognized as the Betty Ferguson Foundation's Woman of Honor for 2009 on Saturday. The ninth Woman of Honor Dinner will be held at the Tournament Players' Club in Valencia and will gather community leaders, family and friends to recognize Van Hook, who serves as chancellor of the Santa Clarita Community
Fresh off its CIF-Southern Section Division I 8-Man football title in 2008, Santa Clarita Christian School picked up right where it left off with a 61-28 win over Christian Life Academy at Canyon High School Saturday night.
The Cardinals (1-0) were led by their offensive jack-of-all-trades Collin Keoshian, who punched in three rushing touchdowns, reached the end zone twice on scoring receptions and returned an interception for a touchdown.
Senior Center lectures/clinics
Regarding the news story "3,900 stimulus checks went to prison inmates" (The Signal, Aug. 27):
Dale Carnegie, one of the most inspirational speakers of all time, once said, "Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
A short review: In the first part of this series we explored the absolutely astounding news that the city of Santa Clarita received a bond upgrade during these times of incredible financial and fiscal turmoil.
I don't think I've ever seen anything as stupid as the new bike lanes on Rockwell Canyon Road by College of the Canyons.
Santa Clarita Valley resident Merry Graham whipped up her Chile Chocolate Lime Shooters to capture first place in a contest sponsored by Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza.
Kyoko Tomita of Saugus is pleased to announce the engagement of daughter Momoko Montgomery to Alexander Dekok of Valencia.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
Daphne is an eight-month old purebred red-nosed pit bull. She was brought to the Castaic Shelter when she got out of the garage and chased another dog, so she needs a very responsible, diligent owner.
Investigators are seeking the identity of a woman who was hit and killed Friday night after she allegedly attempted to cross Soledad Canyon Road against a red light, according to sheriff's officials.
It's time for a new and proper bumper sticker.
I just wanted to say thank you to Ken Pulskamp and Andrew Yi for taking the time to meet with the Valencia homeowners in regard to the restriping issue on Decoro Drive.
Please, let's be intelligent and informed citizens. Strengthening Medicare and preserving our health benefits are goals of health care reform.
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.