Graduating from high school is really the beginning of a new phase of your life. As you become more independent, you become more in control of your life, you get to make more decisions. I hope you have a good personality, stamina and ability to adapt, a sense of humor, intellectual curiosity and parents who will support your adventures as you navigate through life. God has got your back. And sometimes you find out what ...
Bob Ferguson narrows his focus Sunday as he takes the putt on the putting course at the Tournament Players Club Golf course in Valencia. The 2009 Golf Classic was held to help the Michael Hoefflin Foundation support children with pediatric cancer.
One of the founding principles in America is equality under the law. No one, not even our leaders, are above the law.
Heather L. Jordan received the B.S.C and B.A. degrees June 4 from Washington and Lee University.
Dayna Smith of Valencia, California, is listed on the spring semester dean's list at the University of Portland. Smith is a junior and majoring in business. Students need at least a 3.5 grade point average to make the dean's list.
Rachel O'Connor, of Santa Clarita, received a Bachelor's Degree during the 2009 Commencement Ceremonies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, held Sunday May 17.
Picture Perfect Window Coverings held its first annual Art Contest on May 12. Art students from Artworks Studio and Picasso's Playmates participated in the contest for a nominal entry fee. Picture Perfect donated half of the proceeds to the Circle of Hope, a nonprofit charity supporting women and men with breast cancer.
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Assemblyman Cameron Smyth used to tell a self-deprecating story concerning his first (unsuccessful) effort to run for a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council.
The passing of Wayne King, known to many as Tiny, owner of the submarine shop on Camp Plenty in Canyon Country, is so saddening.
While spending $5.2 million to urge local residents to "Think Santa Clarita Valley" when shopping ("Council says 'Think SCV,'" April 29), I hope the City Council also urges local business to do their part in being competitive.
Last summer, we were immediately able to save more than $150 a month in air-conditioning bills instantly and affordably.
Michael Jackson's music eased my pain more than anything else on earth. When my mom and dad got divorced I was 8, and right at that time "I Want You Back" was released. I played it all the time to help me through the pain. At 18, when my teenage love Marco died, I listened to Michael Jackson songs and decided to move to California because that's where Michael Jackson was. I wanted to meet ...
Jade Sekeres, a student at Valencia High School, has been selected to attend the 2009 Congressional Student Leadership Conference on Medicine & Healthcare, sponsored by LeadAmerica. The CSLC is a college-accredited invitational leadership program for academically talented and promising young leaders from across the United States and internationally. Jade Sekeres will join other exceptional high school students with records of academic achievement and extracurricular or community involvement who are inverted to participate. The CSLC on ...
It is with great dismay that I open my Signal every day (except Sunday) to find that you continue to omit the latest episode of Doonesbury from your comics page.
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
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I love history. I plan to purchase the Blu-Ray of the recent film "Lincoln" and rewatch certain key scenes 100 times in a row, unapologetically.
In Santa Clarita, the arts influence our community's quality of life. Without even realizing it, the arts act as an economic driver - creating and supporting jobs, generating revenue and serving as a cornerstone of the tourism industry.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.