As another Thanksgiving weekend draws to a close, we take this opportunity to reflect. The news of doom and gloom in the economy has put many people on edge, and if California's climbing unemployment rate is an indicator, then rightly so.
A benefit concert for the family of Jimmy Carl Black, original drummer for Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention, will be staged from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Thousand Trails Campground, 4700 Crown Valley Road in Acton.
Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association members are collecting donations to assist recent wildfire victims with their immediate needs.
For the last two weeks I spent some time watching and re-watching YouTube videos of reaction to Barack Obama's presidential victory, particularly international reaction.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 261 votes from Friday afternoon, Nov. 21 to Saturday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2008. Question: "How will you spend Thanksgiving?" * With family (189 votes) * With friends (27 votes) * With a stranger (7 votes) * On the road (7 votes) * Alone again, naturally (nor not) (31 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader ...
Public libraries exemplify all that is good in America. As Walter Cronkite said, "Whatever the cost of funding our libraries, it is cheap compared to the cost of an ignorant nation."
If there is one blot on the otherwise pristine visage commending Santa Clarita, argument would say that Newhall is it.
A small lesson in political code speak: When an elected official states, "We must come together in a bipartisan way to solve this problem rather than dwelling on the causes," that individual really mean, "Please pretend my political party did not screw things up so badly."
In the romantic comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," Peter, a down-on-his-self-esteem, in-need-of-better-direction musical composer is struggling to get over Sarah, the sexy and exciting actress-girlfriend who dumped him for another guy.
What an amazing few weeks we have just witnessed in American history. We have seen conservative Republicans bring us socialism for the 21st century.
Back in the days when women were burning their bras and demanded equal pay for equal work, I was a feminist.
Today Street Art Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Old Town Newhall. Watch artists create masterpieces on Main Street in downtown Newhall. Live entertainment, arts and crafts, hands-on crafts. For more information, visit www.streetartfest.com. Today-Oct.26 Lombardi Ranch Pumpkin Festival brings the fall harvest to life each weekend in October at Lombardi Ranch, a local family owned and operated farm. Lombardi Ranch offers fresh produce and pumpkins in numerous shapes and sizes. Band ...
Is it possible the best football in the valley is coming from Santa Clarita Christian School? Albeit eight-man football, the dominance displayed in Saturday night's 50-0 rout of Cate School (1-2) at Harry Welch Stadium only adds to the argument. The Cardinals' defense only allowed 70 yards of offense and three first downs in the shutout, recording seven tackles for loss, three sacks - one by senior Joe Grayem for a loss of eight yards, ...
Chris Winslow Chris Winslow, a 1997 graduate of Valencia High School has been selected for the Fall 2008 MIS Fellowship at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. Caitlin Carpenter Caitlin Carpenter, a senior at William S. Hart High School in Newhall, has been named as a 2009 National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalist. Semifinalists will compete for 8,200 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $35 million, that will be offered in the spring. Gregory M. Kurzhais ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A final piece of safety hardware - a bearded, spindly legged troll - has been installed in the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Falls by fans at stadiums in San Francisco and Indianapolis during NFL season openers have left one man dead and two other people injured, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Two scientists who illuminated how brain cells communicate, three researchers who developed implants that let deaf people hear and philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates have won prestigious Lasker Awards for medical research and contributions to public health.
MOSCOW (AP) - In a surprise move, Russia promised Monday to push its ally Syria to place its chemical weapons under international control and then dismantle them quickly to avert U.S. strikes.
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.