Berry season means colors, tastes and aromas that are sure to please. With a variety of gorgeous fresh fruits at your fingertips, why not whip up a fabulous fruit pie or tart to surprise family or share with friends? From family dinners to spur-of-the-moment picnics, pies are easy to make and easy for family and friends to appreciate.
First up, the important stuff.
If the Santa Clarita City Council votes to direct the building of a water-treatment plant to handle chlorides, will it also direct to put on the ballot a measure to rescind the soft-water conditioners ban?
We wondered why The Signal continues to print W.E. Gutman's column, especially his diatribes with anti-Catholic messages. It is one thing to be a self-proclaimed atheist; it is another to be a bigot.
The 2009-10 school year will be remembered as the year of budget cuts and impending teacher layoffs. For my daughter, it will be remembered as the year that her middle-school graduation was canceled. With so many great educators losing their jobs, it seems petty to complain, so I won't.
This is just to let Anne Marie Whalley ("Healthy families," June 10) know there are two farmers markets in Santa Clarita - every Sunday morning in the College of the Canyons parking lot and every Thursday from 3-7 p.m. in downtown Newhall.
Music has always had a way of uniting people. If you've ever been to a concert, then you have seen the automatic connection fans often have to each other.
The Canyon and Valencia high school chapters of the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force wrapped up its last advocacy event of the year with the "Human Rights for All Children" essay, art and video contest, which concluded in February. William S. Hart Union High School District students were given the option to base their entries on one of three different prompts related to children's rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Bowman teacher Jose Rosales and substitute teacher Nate James saw a need at Bowman High School, and took the initiative to make a basketball dream come true for Bowman students.
Discount tickets to Hurricane Harbor
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patrol car and a Mercedes Benz collided in Stevenson Ranch early Tuesday, sending a local deputy and a Garden Grove teen to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is hsoting a one-day lobbying trip to Sacramento on Thursday to meet with legislators regarding both education and enterprise zones. The trip costs $50. Attendees are responsible for their own travel costs.
Half the calendar year is almost behind us, and within the next few weeks many businesses will be assessing their progress to date. What usually happens is a measurement of what was planned to be accomplished with what has been done thus far - typically evaluating sales, client base, orders and shipments, expenses and profits.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
There's darkness in my neighborhood and I'm wondering if anyone else has noticed. I don't understand it, but Wiley Canyon Road from Lyons Avenue to Old Orchard is dark, dark, dark. Except for light at intersection, the street is cloaked in black at night.
Cam Noltemeyer of SCOPE says the Disney Golden Oak Ranch expansion will "compound traffic problems in the area."
The column in the Jan. 8 issue of the paper (Gary Horton, "There goes retirement security") must have been written by "Horton Hears a Who."
Sunday was a warm night for "Frozen" co-director and former CalArts student Chris Buck, who took home a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film.
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.