Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of July 31 - Aug. 7, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Raising awareness about the importance of breastfeeding is a priority for Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's Lactation Services team. In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, 2009, activities scheduled by the lactation team will draw attention to the theme "Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response-Are You Ready?"
Recently when I got home, we were experiencing a brownout in my neighborhood. If you've never had one, it is a weird experience.
The start of another school year means parents will be looking for ways to set their children up for success in the classroom, including making sure kids are getting healthy fuel for their bodies and minds. With approximately 84 percent of kids trading lunch items with their friends at school, it's important parents fill their children's lunchboxes with items that are both nutritious and enticing.
Victory Tabernacle will host a drawing and present one boy and girl with a backpack filled with school supplies during their 2:45 p.m. Sunday service.
NorthPark Community Church is hosting the Willow Creek Leadership Summit Conference for business, church or any other leaders from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday. The theme is "Lead Where You Are." Leaders will join together via satellite in over 140 locations across North America. It's an opportunity to hear nationally recognized speakers such as Bill Hybels, Tony Blair, David Gergen, Carly Fiorina, Henry Cloud, Bono and more either in person or via satellite. Price to attend the conference is $100 for the two days or $50 for one day.
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Soon ratepayers throughout the Santa Clarita Valley will experience a rise in water rates. This is due mainly to an increase in water rates from Castaic Lake Water Agency, the agency that imports state water from Northern California.
Saugus Union School District has named Cynthia Kirk, a kindergarten teacher at Tesoro del Valle Elementary School, the district's 2009-10 teacher of the year.
Redevelopment agencies and public transportation programs in California should be made self-funding or be eliminated to ease the budget crisis.
Santa Clarita Valley businesses and bikers are teaming up to raise money Sunday for a 4-year-old Bakersfield boy who suffered the loss of an eye after an alleged attack from his father.
High spirits and strong hopes were shared Sunday when more than 170 guests gathered for the American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley Unit's inaugural tribute gala, "Imagine ... La Bella Vida."
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The National Alliance for Mental Health is one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States, with self-help, support, and advocacy groups in every state.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
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.