I believe I attended my last State of the City meeting in 2004. These luncheons constituted an opportunity for local elected officials to "speechify" concerning the many predictable accomplishments of the year, from new roads to shiny new recreation facilities.
"The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion." - Edmund Burke It's the cold and flu and Obamamania season. Since November, I've contracted two of the three maladies. I've had a dry, hacking cough that won't go away, and drat if I haven't felt weaker than a kitten left in the dryer. But I've yet to catch Obamamania. I don't gurgle like Homer Simpson over a box of donuts when I hear ...
All school districts should adopt some policies from businesses such as Hertz. Hertz stated that all employees not directly related to customer service and direct contact with customers will be subject to a layoff. In turn, all districts need to first lay off people who do not directly work with children. Currently, many districts pay for many consultants, administrators and bureaucrats who also have many assistants. Districts also need to eliminate waste. When you donate ...
Attention all SCV seniors: Do you want to feel needed, to feel loved and appreciated? Follow my example and join the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's Read With Me program. Your whole world will begin to light up from exposure to the hearts of these little ones. All this lovin' for a mere two or more hours per week volunteer service to the community. These are the people who will be taking our place on ...
With so many businesses going bust, workers losing their jobs and families losing their homes, it's dumbfounding to think Congress would give so much as a passing glance at legislation that would shutter even more small businesses and kill even more American jobs.
A motor home burned in a Canyon Country parking lot and one man was killed Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Black Business Committee will host its third-annual Black History Month Celebration Networking Mixer 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 at El Torito Mexican Grill at <span class="yshortcuts" style="border-bottom: 1px dashed #0066cc; background: transparent ...
25Score is back in operation after experiencing technical difficulties through a tough move, Office Manager Jayne Patafio said.
Hunger Defense Fund has merged into its parent charity, Help the Children.
Friday Be transported to a "Romantic Evening in Paris" at the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Sweetheart Gala from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia. The 2009 sweetheart couple is Dale and Tamara Donohoe. The evening includes dinner and dancing with "Crush" an eight-piece band. Sponsorships available, individual tickets $150 each. Info: Andrea Hilton, (661) 253-8082 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Feb. 21 The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date ...
24 Hour Theatre returns to REP The Repertory East Playhouse will host 24 Hour Theatre at 8 p.m. today. 24 Hour Theatre is a show consisting of six 10-minute comedic plays. The theme will be "Love is ... " Tickets are $10 with an RSVP or $15 at the door. Advanced reservations recommended. The Repertory Easy Playhouse is located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall. Info: (661) 547-1173, www.24hourtheatre.com. Travel Club meets at ...
The Saugus High School Competition Cheer Team took second place in a USA Regional competition held Jan. 24 in Agoura Hills. The team's score qualified them for Nationals, which will be held in Anaheim at the end of March.
Michael and Lorry Wildemuth of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Brian Wildemuth to Mary Banner of Valencia.
The newly founded Santa Clarita Valley Single Mothers Group celebrated its first year with a holiday party held at a private clubhouse in December. The event attracted 50 single mothers and their children.
He was only 17 when his life was snuffed out in a small plane crash 2,500 miles from his family and friends. That in and of itself, is a tragic enough ending for a young life, but this was no ordinary kid.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
"Marriage" is shorthand for a specific legal arrangement between a man and a woman, just as "corporation" or "limited partnership" is a specific legal arrangement between shareholders, business partners, etc.
Webster's dictionary has several different definitions for the word socialism. The one conservative fear and loathe the most is:
oy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.