Regarding the letter Joe Phipps wrote to The Signal ("Be an American, learn English," Nov. 13) about how immigrants should learn to speak English, I am in agreement.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Nov. 20-26, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Eighth-graders at Rio Norte Junior High School gathered Thursday for the school's seventh annual Turkey Bowl flag football game.
First and foremost, I'd like to congratulate the new governing board members of the Castaic Union School District, Victor Torres and Susan Christopher, as well as the incumbent Laura Pearson. I do so in the hopes we can start to heal the divisions of the campaign and the contest through which we've just passed.
"Something there is that doesn't love a wall" In his poem "Mending Wall," Robert Frost makes an implied plea for people to tear down any fences between them for the sake of better understanding and cooperation. Good advice. Yet, there are those who will purposely close themselves off or try to keep others away. The Berlin Wall was perhaps the best modern example of an ill-conceived wall and this month marked the 20th anniversary of ...
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently drafted proposed regulations calling for a voluntary "retail food warning program."
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The holidays are upon us once again and a host of fantastic opportunities perfectly suited to the season are available to all of Santa Clarita in downtown Newhall.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon plans to hand deliver holiday cards from Santa Clarita Valley school children to troops serving overseas.
See "Related Content" for The Signal's coverage of Thanksgiving-related happenings.
Dianna Gonzalez is cheered on by her schoolmates as she finishes in 11th place for the 7th-grade girls during the Turkey Trot food drive at Sierra Vista Junior High School in Canyon Country on Tuesday.
All roads running through the Angeles National Forest, including Angeles Forest Highway, will reopen Monday after being closed for nearly three months due to the Station Fire.
The Santa Clarita Valley saw a spike in home sales between September and October, according to information released Wednesday.
On Nov. 7, a majority of the House of Representatives made history by passing HR3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act.
Federal health officials reported Wednesday that there is no evidence the swine flu vaccine is causing any serious side effects - their first report on the safety of the new vaccine.
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.