There's no better way to impart that Character Counts to students than to see respect, responsibility and citizenship demonstrated in the lives of everyday folk who give up life and limb to keep us safe.
The Repertory East Playhouse will return to its Main Stage Season on Friday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m. with the chilling crime drama "Sherlock Holmes and The Hound of the Baskervilles," adapted by F. Andrew Leslie, from the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
SACRAMENTO - Traffic fatalities within the jurisdiction of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) declined sharply during the most recent holiday weekend. The extended holiday weekend was a Maximum Enforcement Period, which meant every available CHP officer was out patrolling California' s roadways.
The Interscholastic Equestrian League allows junior high and high school equestrians to represent their schools in four competitions during the school year. The students compete in hunters, equitation, jumpers and dressage.
Appointments are now being accepted for Santa Clarita Valley women who are uninsured or underinsured and want to receive a free woman's health screening at the eighth annual Healthy Woman's Day sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV in conjunction with the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center.
The next 661Arts meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Canyon Theater Guild in Old Town Newhall.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) hosts its next "VIA in Action" breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 on the second floor at Poole & Shaffery, LLP, 25350 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia 91355.
The Santa Clarita Service Center of the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles will honor local volunteers who have displayed heroic of humanitarian actions Friday.
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My prior column entitled "Making a good retirement deal even better" discussed why it would be advantageous for many to convert their traditional IRAs and dormant 401Ks into Roth IRAs. To recap:
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Today is Thursday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2009. There are 112 days left in the year.
In one section of his column ("Health care reform inching toward consensus," The Signal, Aug. 23), Dr. Bruce Hector asks if we shouldn't trust Obama to make the right choices for us regarding health care.
County supervisors may offer a $20,000 reward to anyone who can help locate and convict a man police say raped a 30-year-old woman in Castaic last month, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced Wednesday.
The Station Fire is still burning in the Angeles National Forest.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Wednesday morning who led them on a chase in a car he stole from a Saugus house last week, authorities said.
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.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
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.