Surely, when Diane Fiero said that "the goal is always to put the best instructor in front of the class and its students," she wasn't implying that part-timers lost their jobs (and full-timers didn't) because part-timer instructors are inferior in the classroom ("COC cuts fewer than expected," The Signal, Sept. 14).
Watching the recent 2009 U.S. Open tennis matches was truly a "love match." For the moment took away the woes of our troubled society.
After reading Tim Myers' commentary in Sunday's Signal several times ("Credit is due: the revenue side," The Signal, Sept. 6), I was still trying to understand the point he was attempting to make.
The city of Santa Clarita should be commended for their about-face on the striping of Decoro to add bicycle lanes. The residents showed up in force at a community meeting and voiced their collective frustrations to the city's leaders. Surprisingly, they listened.
Robin Shane photographs a mural, on the underside of a bridge, depicting the history of the area and the Oak of the Golden Dream, where California gold was discovered in 1842.
Congregation Beth Shalom located at 21430 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita Contact: Candice Walters at (661) 254-2411 or firstname.lastname@example.org Erev Rosh Hashana: 8:30 a.m. today at LDS Church located at 24443 McBean Parkway, Valencia Torah service: 9:30 a.m. today at LDS Church Evening service: 6:45 p.m. today at Congregation Beth Shalom Second-day morning service: 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Congregation Beth Shalom Second-day family/youth service: 10 a.m. Sunday at Congregation Beth Shalom Tashlich: 2 p.m. ...
The Santa Clarita Baby Network is offering quarterly seminars to expectant families. This quarter's seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at Gymboree of Valencia and will feature Dr. Horowitz of Discovery Pediatrics. The seminar, available to all families in the Santa Clarita Valley, will highlight two main topics, "Sick Season for New Babies - When to Call The Doctor?" and "Important Information on Swine Flu and Babies." Dr. Horowitz will also hold a ...
District Approves Two-Year Contract for Teachers The Hart District has reached agreement with the Hart District Teachers Association on a new two-year contract which helps to close the district's budgetary shortfall. The contract raises class size, increases counselor/student ratio, shortens the 2010-11 school year by removing a non-instructional day, and introduces a tiered cost sharing structure for health benefits. The contract helps bring the district's spending in line with massive cuts in state funding and ...
LOS ANGELES -- The historic Angeles Forest Station Fire devastated more than 160,500 acres of forest lands, including the heart of Los Angeles' upper watershed and the headwaters of the Los Angeles River. TreePeople's California Wildfire Restoration Initiative, a private/public partnership, is already receiving requests from volunteers to replant the fire-damaged mountains, despite the dangers of civilians entering the mountains too soon after the fires.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 150 votes from late afternoon Friday, Sept. 11 to late afternoon Friday, Sept. 18, 2009.
Two known criminal street gang members are behind bars facing serious felony criminal charges after an alert resident took action.
SANTA CLARITA - The College of the Canyons Alumni and Friends, COC Foundation and COC athletics are 'calling all Cougars' to take part in the college's 40th Anniversary Homecoming Extravaganza Saturday, Oct. 3, at Cougar Stadium. The evening features a fun-filled lineup of activities - including a barbeque dinner in the Cougar Den, live entertainment, a special 40th Anniversary program, children's activities, raffle prizes and spectator give-aways from the Cougar mascot. Homecoming festivities will be ...
George Velarde, head of the Physical Education Department at Sierra Vista Junior High School, has been awarded a Gold Medal by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness in a Sports Spotlight Award ceremony in Sacramento this week.
The city of Santa Clarita Sheriff's Business Alliance Program will host a free lunch and learn workshop on retail fraud and theft prevention on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Boulevard, Santa Clarita.
The City of Santa Clarita invites local non-profit organizations to apply for the City's Community Services Grant Program, designed to assist community-based, non-profit organizations with providing services to, or directly benefitting, Santa Clarita residents.
It was a sad day when the Greenhouse Cafe closed. It was a great place for our group Newcomers and Friends to enjoy lunch and play games. All of the employees were cordial and we became friends.
Recently I watched as our president stood at the podium on the patio of the White House and announced his decision to seek congressional approval before unleashing military action against Syria.
It's an honor to be selected to attend either of the week-long summer leadership sessions held at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis or the United States Military Academy at West Point. But being selected for both is nearly unheard of.
The new requirements for No Child Left Behind waivers from the Department of Education have some bad news for America's teachers.
Republicans have largely squandered an August that should have been spent preparing the American people for a showdown with Democrats over the president's health care law.
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.