He's a mender of hearts, a soother of souls, a book author and a unique musician-physician whose message-laden tunes strive to end youth violence and drug use.
Elijah Canty, longtime Val Verde resident and one of the 13 members of the Val Verde Advisory Council who helped to establish the Val Verde Health Center, turned 99 on Feb. 20.
Richard Kratz raised a great question in his letter yesterday ("Kellar damaging city's image," The Signal, Feb. 17) commenting on how Bob Kellar is "damaging the city's image" with his stance on illegal immigration.
I am writing in response to Patricia Sulpizio's Democratic Voices column ("Resolve to join us in 2010," The Signal, Jan. 26), where she suggests a New Year's resolution of getting involved in politics, specifically Democratic politics.
See "Related Content" for links to articles in The Signal about the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Bob and Marilyn Searcy of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Stefanie Anne Searcy to Michael Edward Foulds.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Today is Sunday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2010. There are 306 days left in the year.
Drawing on visible parts of the body may be a hip form of expression for most teenagers today - but for Valencia resident Taylor Bouknight, 17, the act of writing the word "love" on the arm has a deeper meaning than meets the eye.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Franklin B. Sherwood graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
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The handwriting is on the wall.
Just what does it mean to call a building a "green building?"
Last Tuesday marked the 68th anniversary of a now-forgotten event, the first of two incomprehensible acts of mass murder. Both would be eclipsed by the convulsions of a world at war then trivialized by the passage of time.
President Obama's intent, announced in his State of the Union address, to overturn the current ban on homosexual activity in the military, is a dangerous shift in law and policy - at a time in which we are in the middle of two wars.
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
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.