When my younger sister entered Davis County High School, she set a goal to attend junior and senior prom all four years. For her freshman and sophomore years, this required some elaborate tactics, since attendance required an invitation from a junior or senior boy - there was a chronic short supply in our rural and isolated burg.
I read with interest the article in The Signal about the so called "grassroots" group Citizens for Castaic ("Castaic group raises concerns," May 9), which opposes the construction of a Castaic High School in Romero Canyon.
The Republicans don't want to abolish the tax breaks for the oil companies. They want to drill for oil in our coastal areas.
The "SCV Helping Hand Fund" administered by The Signal has given out thousands of dollars since it was established in March.
Three hundred agents from the Keller Williams VIP Properties office in Valencia came together Thursday for the company's RED Day event to make a difference with three local charities. There was an American Red Cross blood drive, a canned goods collection to benefit the SCV Senior Center, and a clothing drive to benefit Single Mothers Outreach. RED Day (Renew, Energize and Donate) is an initiative dedicated to celebrating Keller Williams Realty's year-round commitment to improving the community. Each year, on the second Thursday in May, tens of thousands of associates from across the United States and Canada participate ...
Rev up your engines and check out the exclusive trailer debut and full-site takeover for Cars 2 currently up on iTunes Movie Trailers.
ROP Students Gain Valuable Insight at Workshop
Get ready for the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands to once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. This will be the 13th year that the Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues will feature regional, national and international entertainers in a quaint street party setting while offering interactive activities for adults and children.
California Superstores Automotive Group recently opened a new Kia dealership at 23901 Creekside Road under the leadership of Executive General Manager Dave Maxwell.
The Santa Clarita Blue Heat FC is kicking off its second season of competition by partnering with the SCV Food Pantry to collect food donations from the community at all home games as well as participating at other food donation events throughout the Santa Clarita Valley during their upcoming season.
It doesn't take a musical ear or the ability to read music to let God's message ring through, members of the Santa Clarita United Methodist Church's handbell choir say.
I live near Discovery Park, and each time I ride my bike through it, I keep asking myself, "Why does this so-called 'park' exist?"
The Los Angeles Unified School District police officer charged with staging a shooting hoax in January that launched a massive manhunt was arraigned today on a six-count grand-jury indictment unsealed Friday, the District Attorney's Office said.
A Santa Clarita man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of fraud, grand theft, auto theft and forgery after Simi Valley police searched his Canyon Country home and a Ruether Avenue residence at the end of an extensive investigation, according to a Simi Valley Police Department report.
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.
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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.