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 Feb. 26, 1979, Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise.
Junior high students can receive hands-on career training this summer at College of the Canyons' Junior High Summer Institute, which has upped the number of classes it's offering.
Welcome to Maru's Market Menu. Market menus are constructed around the season's ripest, freshest produce found at local farms and farmers' markets.
Lately, I have been listening to my friends, clients, and family members lately talking about the situations we all find ourselves in.
UPDATE Thursday 5:30 p.m.: College of the Canyons Hockey Suffers Loss in National Tournament Rochester, NY - The College of the Canyons hockey team finally met its match Thursday, as the Cougars were defeated 7-2 by Grand Valley State University in the second round of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division-III National Championships. College of the Canyons will now move to the tournament's consolation bracket where they await the loser of the match-up between ...
They called it the "Newhall Incident." It was the worst massacre of police officers in the 80-year history of the California Highway Patrol, and possibly the worst in American history. It changed police procedure forever thereafter -- improved police training on how to approach a suspect, better weaponry, bullet proof vests -- saving the lives of many police officers in the line of duty.
The Cowboy Festival has won over even the most skeptical city slicker since it began calling Santa Clarita home 16 years ago. From art, music and movie enthusiasts to pint-sized buckaroos, seasoned history buffs and good old-fashioned western folks, the 2009 Cowboy Festival is sure to rope in even more lifelong fans with new attractions set to debut throughout the Festival from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26.
Rio Norte Junior High School will send its Rio Norte Drum Line to its first competition in Aliso Viejo on March 14.
Looking for something fun, educational and FREE for the kids Friday night? The Santa Clarita Symphony has your ticket!
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- As thousands demonstrated outside Thursday, California Supreme Court justices weighed whether the electorate's decision to ban same-sex marriage was a denial of fundamental rights or within what one justice called the people's "very broad powers" to amend the state constitution.
SACRAMENTO -- Castaic Middle School is one of seven California schools redesignated as model middle schools in the Schools to WatchTM-Taking Center Stage (STW-TCS) program, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele announced today the appointment of California Republican Party (CRP) Chairman Ron Nehring to be the chair of the State Party Chairmen Committee.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for local adults to volunteer at the 2009 Cowboy Festival, taking place across the city from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for local teens to volunteer at the city's upcoming 2009 Cowboy Festival.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2009 (PRNewswire) -- Legendary punk rock icon, actor, author, TV host and self-described "graying foreign correspondent" Henry Rollins returns to the station where he got his start in radio, hosting a KCRW music show that will feature "a great mix of all kinds from all over from all time."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's still February, but California gas prices are springing forward.
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who protected Americans at great personal risk during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, said Friday if "Argo" wins the Oscar for best picture there would be something wrong with director Ben Affleck if he didn't mention Canada.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, federal and state officials said Friday, prompting calls for an investigation from a key senator.
SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state judge rejected a lawsuit Friday aimed at undoing a deal to build a new professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle - a key part of plans to bring the NBA back to town.
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
Today in the SCV
I love history. I plan to purchase the Blu-Ray of the recent film "Lincoln" and rewatch certain key scenes 100 times in a row, unapologetically.
In Santa Clarita, the arts influence our community's quality of life. Without even realizing it, the arts act as an economic driver - creating and supporting jobs, generating revenue and serving as a cornerstone of the tourism industry.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.