This rainy New Year's holiday presents a gift, an opportunity and a question.
Santa Claus came early to make the holidays bright for the Santa Clarita Valley's children in need.
Community leaders and parents interested in knowing what it's like to run a school can now sign up for the annual Principal for a Day fundraiser slated for Feb. 11.
The city of Santa Clarita has an offering for those wanting a winter-like experience New Year's Day: a "polar bear" swim.
For the first time, Bowman High School students were able to experience the "Every 15 Minutes" program, which shows teenagers the effects of drunken and reckless driving.
Using a series of creative outreach projects, a group of 26 students from Hart High School's honors anatomy and physiology class were able to raise more than $3,700 to help cancer patients.
More than 300 Golden Oak Community School students were recognized in November for meeting their reading goals as part of the school's Accelerated Reading program.
Members of the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force, a student leadership program, went to Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon's office on Dec. 9 to present student-gathered and signed petitions urging his leadership in the protection of child farm workers in the United States.
It was the anti-illegal immigration potshot heard 'round the world.
As the pumpkin pie, holiday cocktail and sugar cookie memories begin to fade, we're reminded that the time has come to set or "reset" our goals. Popular New Year's resolutions - to lose weight and/or stay fit - resurface with a bang year after year.
Congress imposed a time limitation on the IRS to assess taxes generally to three years. After three years from the due date of the tax return or the filing, whichever is later, the IRS cannot assess taxes on you.
During Christmastime, my daughter Katie loves to break out the multitude of family picture books Carrie has so fastidiously compiled. Straight on, Katie focused on an early photo of me as a 4-year old, sitting in a bright yellow pedal car on the sidewalk outside our house, surrounded by neighborhood kids. That photo was from Christmas Day, and that was one Christmas I'll never forget.
The Signal did a good job explaining what happens to our recycling when it leaves our valley in its Dec. 4 article, "Local recyclables travel the globe."
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.