One day I'm sitting at this bar when a blind man walks in with his seeing-eye dog. The dog leads the man straight to the bar and the man pulls up a chair. All of a sudden, the blind man yanks the dog up by the leash and starts spinning him around and around over his head.
Last December marked the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, the last significant engagement of ground forces in Europe in World War II.
Don Cuco Mexican Restaurant in Newhall will host a fundraiser from Feb. 8 to 11 to benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The restaurant will donate 25 percent of sales to relief efforts. The restaurant is located at 24130 Lyons Avenue in Newhall. For more information, contact Gus Salazar or Jose Mendez at (661) 254-4874.
Spots are still available for community leaders and parents interested in participating in the SCV Education Foundation's Principal for a Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 19.
Temple Beth Ami's Relay for Life Team will host a panel discussion about the BRCA gene mutation at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
More than 150 youngsters participated in the Y-Guides Pinewood Derby Race, sponsored by the SCV YMCA, on Sunday at Saugus High School.
Hart district board members on Wednesday will consider approving a proposed Hebrew-language charter school amid concerns the academy would focus on religion.
Starting in the early 1820s, Stephen Austin led a group of 300 Americans into the land we know as Texas. At the time, the land was owned by Mexico.
The Signal's editorial on health care reform ("The people have spoken: Pay attention," Jan. 24) lists some of the low-hanging fruit which might find favor in Congress on both sides of the aisle.
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Regarding "Hebrew school put on hold" (The Signal, Jan. 21):
Lanny Davis, a former Clinton Administration staff lawyer and admitted liberal, gave his take on health insurance reform.
It is repeatedly said the Republicans have been shut out, and everyone ignores the fact that they have been the party of "no," from the beginning; saying they want the president to fail, which means our country.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.