Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 90 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from the first week of the April 1949 Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise. There's oil in 'dem hills
College of the Canyons administrators, Board of Trustees members and Michael Hoefflin Foundation members deliver donated gifts to children suffering from cancer Saturday, April 4 from 9:30 a.m. until deliveries are completed.
The College of the Canyons Foundation invites wine connoisseurs from across the Santa Clarita valley to partake in an evening of great wine, gourmet food and good company at the 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Wine Classic, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 30, in the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) main gallery.
Residents looking to keep up with all things city-related can visit the new Public Meeting Page on the city's Web site.
Sulphur Springs Elementary hosts its annual Mustang Milestone celebration ceremonies to honor the academic achievements of students on Friday, May 29, fourth grade; Monday, June 1, sixth grade; Tuesday, June 2, first grade; Wednesday, June 3, third grade; Thursday, June 4, fifth grade; Monday, June 8, second grade; and Tuesday, June 9, Kindergarten. All ceremonies start in the school's gymnasium at 8:15 p.m. For more information, call Alan Reinstein, assistant principal, at (661) 252-2725.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined the opposition against state ballot measure Proposition 1A, citing its adverse effect on the state's record-high budget deficits and unemployment rate.
Golden Valley High School will present a celebrity basketball game on May 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to benefit the nonprofit Actors for Autism and the Golden Valley High School Grizzlies basketball program. One person who attends the game will win a pair of signed basketball shoes worn in an Olympic event by WNBA player and Olympian Delisha Milton-Jones.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are still looking for a man who robbed a Canyon Country liquor store at gunpoint Tuesday and fled with the clerk's wallet and money from the register, a sheriff's official said.
Talks between California Nurses Association negotiators and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital officials continue in an attempt to settle a compensation dispute between the two sides, hospital spokeswoman Laura Young said Wednesday.
April 15 is just around the corner and millions are frantically getting their tax returns completed and in the mail. Here are some last minute details to consider.
In 1999, Castaic Lake Water Agency bought Santa Clarita Water Company in a deal that, for the most part, occurred behind closed doors. Unbeknownst to the public, they filed for condemnation, paid $63 million in cash to the Bonelli family, apparently without a board vote on the matter, and bought a company that they could not legally own. They used public tax dollars to pay four times more than the appraised value of the water ...
As a resident of Santa Clarita Valley for more than 15 years and someone who has to deal with identity theft on a regular basis due to my job, it makes me sick that once again our government has bowed down the Mexican government ("Mexican consulate forces deal in ID theft case," March 20).
Isn't it remarkable that those who support the majority in our Congress today continue to disparage the "eight Bush years" as the only precursor to the economic problems of today?
To find proof that no one can control the scorched-earth developers, one needs only to look at the flattened hilltop next to Mountasia Family Fun Center off Soledad Canyon Road in the Centre Pointe development.
Jacob T. Anderson
St. Stephen's Episcopal church will hold the fifth annual Pysanky making class 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 10 in Spurling Hall.
It seems like spring in the Santa Clarita Valley! The calendar officially still says winter, but this past week has been very "spring-like." There was some awesome kite-flying weather with the sunshine and the wind (a little too much wind on some days!) and it was easy to ditch the heavy jackets in favor of short sleeves and shorts.
Living with Children
Dave H. Stein
Our failure in chief gave us his annual blurred vision of America again Tuesday night.
We all know what happens when the fox guards the chicken coop - or do we?
Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2013. There are 317 days left in the year.
Reading aloud went to the dogs Saturday at the Newhall Library.
Officials from the California Highway Patrol shut down one lane of traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Saturday to retrieve a vehicle that went off the freeway Friday night, an officer said.