Teacher Receives Governor's Gold Medal
Educators in Santa Clarita Valley School District have a chance to win up to $10,000 for themselves and a matching $10,000 for their school in Horace Mann Educators Corporation's (NYSE: HMN) "Win$Win" Sweepstakes.
LOS ANGELES -- Eight stars from the four major broadcast networks - ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC - join together in new public service announcement that encourages viewers to tune in to an unprecedented week of television, Oct. 19 -25, as part of EIF's iParticipate national initiative to promote service and volunteering.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Los Angeles County residents, businesses and visitors are enjoying improved service thanks to a new Verizon wireless cell site. The site expands 3G wireless coverage northeast of Santa Clarita along Bouquet Canyon Road. The increase in network coverage and capacity means more calls, emails, text and picture messages for locals, plus expanded wireless access to the web.
Students at Saugus High School will be invited to learn more about the unseen war in northern Uganda and its effect on children of that country when the school screens "Invisible Children: Rough Cut" on Monday, Oct. 12.
The Friends of William S. Hart Park & Museum and the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation present the 16th annual "American Indian Pow Wow and Native American Craft Fair" Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Finding the perfect partner isn't always easy but when it happens, it can be magical. We're not talking about the next season of the "Bachelor" or "Bachelorette." Rather, we're talking about the explosion of flavors and the senses when food is properly paired with wine and perfection achieved.
We'll have to take their word for it (that "Love Happens").
Why bother to remake "Fame" if you don't have a clue about why the 1980 movie was special? Why take a touching experience and make it into a shallow exercise? Why begin with an R-rated look at plausible kids with real problems and tame it into a PG-rated after-school special? Why cast actors who are sometimes too old and experienced to play seniors, let alone freshmen?
This Halloween theatergoers can experience the thrill of "Phantom" at the Canyon Theatre Guild's playhouse in Old Town Newhall.
Comedian Paul Ogata, winner of the 2007 San Francisco International Comedy Competition, will headline "Comedy for Canines," a fundraiser to benefit The Brittany Foundation, at Valencia's JR's Comedy Club on Friday, Oct. 2.
College of the Canyons officials have received notice from some local residents that solicitors, representing themselves as COC students, have been going door-to-door in Santa Clarita Valley neighborhoods allegedly selling magazine subscriptions and claiming that sales will help them defray the high cost of college textbooks.
Friends of Hart Park and Museum will host their 16th annual Hart of the West Pow Wow from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The Pow Wow will feature dancers, drummers and numerous displays of arts and crafts at William S. Hart Park at 24151 Newhall Avenue.
Newhall California Highway Patrol officers will be on the lookout for drunk drivers tonight.
Members of the SCV Sheriff's Department enter the Tony Alamo Christian Church after gunshots were reported near the compound Thursday afternoon. Officers checked the building but did not find any suspects or injured persons. The surrounding areas were also investigated but turned out inconclusive.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.