I believe that this article ("Tossed paper causes incident at Canyon," published April 1) is way overblown.
Brian Charles' front page article (April 1) regarding the "tossed paper controversy" at Canyon High School raises more questions than the incident itself.
In a front page article on April 1, ("Tossed paper causes incident at Canyon") Signal Staff Writer Brian Charles has wrongly convicted teacher Michael Motherspaw by grossly misrepresenting a Canyon High classroom incident without researching or representing the facts.
Regarding the "Tossed paper causes incident at Canyon" story in The Signal April 1: This is just one more example of the parenting-induced and encouraged hypersensitivity to even the least of the "slings and arrows of outrageous fortune."
Editor's note: The following letter was addressed to Signal Publisher Ian Lamont. I am sending this correspondence to you in order to express my grave concerns regarding the story that was printed by The Signal on April 1, 2009. The article to which I am referring was composed by Signal Staff Writer Brian Charles regarding the incident between a Canyon High School teacher and a student. Let me initiate this letter by stating that ...
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Sequoia Students Visit School's Namesakes Sequoia Charter School junior high students embraced their namesake and took a trip to the Sequoia National Forest. Most of the students in the class had never seen a mighty Sequoia and did not have an understanding of the majesty of its size. Following the trip, the students engaged in a study of forest life and completed an English essay analyzing the imagery of the Sequoia tree and how it ...
"Dancing with Our Stars," a Santa Clarita ballroom dance competition inspired by the TV show "Dancing with the Stars," is set for Saturday, April 18 at the Hyatt Valencia.
Sheriff's deputies who stopped to help a motorist with a smoking car soon found themselves arresting the driver, a Sylmar man, for possession of methamphetamines.
You can tell a great deal about a wine store from the labels it carries. Some stores strive to carry big name brands that consumers easily recognize, while others embrace the challenge of stocking their racks with lesser-known labels. In a store devoted exclusively to wine and wine accessories, you are more likely to discover lesser-known boutique wines that don't enjoy the benefit of large marketing budgets and advertising dollars to promote them. Instead, these ...
The most charitable thing we can say about the otherwise insufferable "Observe and Report" is that it shows Seth Rogen has some range.
"Hannah Montana: The Movie" just shouldn't be analyzed from an adult perspective - which, frankly, is irrelevant. The big-screen version of the Disney TV series is not made for us - it's made for girls aged 6-14 and no one else - and so we must consider how they're going to respond to it. Now, this will come as no surprise at all: They're gonna love it. And it makes sense, really. If you were ...
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The article "Deputies arrest accused tagger" (April 2) revealed the arrest of a 16-year-old tagging suspect in Canyon Country at 4 a.m. He was released to his parents. Where were they in the first place?
Steve Lunetta, loved your "Torn over teachers" column (March 30). I read The Signal daily but rarely respond. I want to thank your for such a well-informed commentary. I was also a victim of a layoff, in my 60s, (and) can't possibly absorb additional tax increases.
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.