SACRAMENTO -- Today, the California State Auditor announced that nearly 31,000 Californians applied to be members of the first-ever Citizens Redistricting Commission. The application period closed on Feb. 16 at 5 p.m.
AOC Named One of America's Best Academy of the Canyons is one of four early and middle college high schools in the state of California to earn a bronze ranking in "U.S. News & World Report" ranking of the top high schools in America. The ranking represents the top 10 percent of high schools in America, based on college readiness index scores. Bronze medals were awarded to only 1189 high schools, out of nearly 22,000 ...
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn lived up to expectations and won the Olympic downhill Wednesday, and childhood rival and American teammate Julia Mancuso took a surprise silver medal.
The city of Santa Clarita will host Freedom Child: The Civil Rights Children's 1963 'Bombingham' on Sunday, Feb. 21 as part of the city's A Season of Diversity program. The event, held at 2 p.m. at the Valencia Library, will feature an informative performance highlighting the Civil Rights Movement.
Vision Builders Group is nearing completion of Real Life Church, a new 42,000 square feet "green" worship facility in Valencia that features a 1,200 seat sanctuary with semi-circular wrap-around stadium seating, an outdoor amphitheater, a coffee house, a state-of-the art children's facility and administrative offices.
Four Newhall teens ages 13-15 are in deep trouble with the law and their parents after local detectives arrested them on charges related to 377 related vandalism incidents over an 11-month period, which caused property damage estimated at more than $150,000, according to a report released this morning by the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and students at Saugus High School will conduct the "Every 15 Minutes" traffic safety program at the school on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 18-19.
While beginning-of-the-year donations to the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry have slowed down, the demand to help hungry Santa Clarita Valley individuals and families has not.
Gary and Myrna Condie have been selected as this year's winners of the College of the Canyons Foundation's Silver Spur Award. The two will be honored at the Silver Spur Award dinner March 6. This year marks the award's 20th anniversary.
Dates to Watch Thursday The Marvin Silver Adult Educational program presents a talk with newspaper columnist Dennis McCarthy, 7 p.m., Temple Beth Ami, 23023 Hilse Lane, Santa Clarita. $7 adults/students free. Info: (661) 255-6410. Fridays St. Clare Catholic Church 32nd annual Lenten Fish Fry. Takeout meals are available. Children and seniors eat for $7.50; adult dinners are $8.50 ,4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 19-March 26. St. Clare Catholic Church, 19606 Calla Way, ...
Saugus High School's arts program has won $5,000 as part of the Got Milk? White Gold Milkdonkulous giveaway.
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The Castaic Lake Water Agency board members tabled a motion to support the largest water bond act in California history last week, saying they are waiting for other agencies to first take the plunge.
Valencia High School's Colorguard team has earned a spot to compete in the Winter Guard International World Championship, to be held in Ohio this April.
Here are some numbers for this column. Remember them, because we're going to use them. Early 50s. Thirteen thousand dollars a year. Seven years. Three-hundred-fifty-dollar MRI. Every day we hear more noise and static about health care reform. The rightful are frightful of death panels and government bureaucrats "getting between them and their doctor." Lefties feel the pain of 50 million Americans (and growing every day) who have no health insurance and are just frightful. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
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.