Bowman High School celebrated poetry, music and artwork, from a guitar painted by recent graduate Alyssa Hyman to poetry read aloud or performed by current students at the school's 17th annual Day of the Artist and Poetry Festival on campus Friday morning. More than 70 student writers and artists performed or displayed their works, in addition to musical performances.
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: "We continue to expect economic activity to bottom out, then to turn up later this year." - Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve chairman Today is Tuesday, May 5, the 125th day of 2009. There are 240 days left in the year.
Read the propositions' fine print. Bottom line: Vote no on 1A through 1E; and yes on 1F (it just doesn't go far enough). Reading my "Official Sample Ballot," I wondered where the extra $16 billion of revenue came from in the innocently worded Proposition 1A. Sounds like a good idea, but where's the money coming from? Buried deep in the "Official Voter Information Guide" (which few read or understand) is the answer: We are increasing ...
After more than four decades, Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Penn.) announced his official affiliation with the Democratic Party after years of work as one of its greatest allies.
The other day I bumped into a man at a social event who said he read my articles in The Signal. I made the mistake of thinking that because he read my stuff, he agreed with my essential position. Wrong! I don't recall what brought it on, but the man was adamant we needed to flatten Iran, leaving it a desolate area devoid of human life.
Tickets are still available for the city of Santa Clarita's excursion to the Magic Castle in Hollywood on Saturday, May 16.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is in Washington, D.C., this week on the Board's annual legislative meeting with members of the California Congressional delegation and federal agencies.
SACRAMENTO - May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an important event that aims to increase awareness of motorcyclists at a time of the year when large numbers of riders are taking to California's streets.
The-Signal.com's development team has updated the main menu at www.the-signal.com to provide easier navigation and an improved experience for those who visit the Santa Clarita Valley's top news Web site.
"That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves."
First place My favorite book is "Marley: A Dog Like No Other." The characters in this story are John and Jenny who are married, and the kids they have - Carl and Colleen - and the crazy dog Marley. That's the characters. This is what happens in the beginning. John and Jenny decide it is time for a dog. They went to a house where someone was selling puppies and they looked at the puppies. ...
On April, 21, The Signal published an article by Bruce McFarland ("America: Love it or leave it') criticizing some local people who joined a grass roots "tea party" to express their concerns with taxation and government interference in the free market place.
I just heard that our former mayor Cameron Smyth, a Republican, just voted to have Prop 1A to be placed on the May ballot.
Wiley Canyon Elementary School organized a mock trial on April 21 as a way for the students to become acquainted with the judicial system using familiar stories as a basis for their trial. The fifth- and sixth-grade Wiley GATE (Gifted and Talented) students based their case on the trial of "Jack and the Beanstalk." Jack Jones, or in the case this year, Jackie, is on trial for breaking, entering, theft and murder.
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 Tuesday, May 5, the 125th day of 2009. There are 240 days left in the year.
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) - Vallejo police say a standoff with an armed man ended after officers entered the home and the suspect was found dead.
MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) - The fatal shooting of Colorado's top prisons official when he answered the front door at his house highlights a troubling reality for the nation's judges, prosecutors and other legal officials: At a time when attacks on them are rising, it's difficult for them to remain secure, even when they are off duty.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits - and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats rejected a call to reopen White House tours scrapped because of the tightened spending.
A former California Department of Corrections official has been named assistant sheriff in charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Custody Division.
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed this week to spend $1 million to install new signs, markers, road striping and guardrails on Angeles Forest Highway near Acton.
Many Americans may find it difficult to believe, but North Korea and its imperious leader, Kim Jong-un, have yet again hurled a threat to wipe South Korea and the United States off the face of the Earth with a nuclear strike.
Ah, the income tax preparation season is upon us.
He was getting older, he worried about losing his balance fishing on the end rocks, and his hearing was failing him. So was his short-term memory.