Captains who have organized teams for the American Cancer Society's SCV Relay For Life or those interested in forming a walking team for the 24-hour event this spring are invited to a team captain meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Northpark Elementary School.
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofits and service organizations have until Feb. 14 to nominate their outstanding volunteers to be honored at the 2009 Women in Service Celebration sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV.
A group of honor students from La Mesa Junior High is collecting food donations until Thursday evening at two supermarkets in Canyon Country.
IRS/AARP-trained volunteer tax return preparers will be available to complete and file income taxes for seniors at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Recently, e-mails have been rapidly circulating throughout the Santa Clarita Valley area containing a publicly created flier with unsubstantiated information about a maroon colored van possibly casing Santa Clarita neighborhoods.
SACRAMENTO - Today Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, announced the launch of his new website, which can be found at www.assembly.ca.gov/smyth.
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:
After a hard day's work I'm finally back home, collapsed into a favorite chair next to our 22-year-old Valencia company-built favorite fireplace. A restful reprieve after battling gale force recession headwinds all day.
As I approached the Hart District Office Feb. 4, my chest tightened with the kind of anxious excitement that comes with entering an unfamiliar place and not knowing what to expect.
Vino 100 hosts two exclusive screenings of the highly acclaimed movie, "Bottle Shock," to coincide with the film's national DVD release, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, at 28112 Newhall Ranch Road in Valencia. Lannette Pabon, one of several screenwriters credited for the film, will sign DVDs at Thursday's showing. "Bottle Shock" tells the story of the historic 1976 wine-tasting contest known as the "Judgment of Paris," where, for the first time, American ...
To me, art is life. My mom was an art teacher when she was in South Korea and I always watched her teaching her students. She also taught me how to draw and paint, from the time I was 8 years old.
I can't help but wonder: Is The Signal trying to portray a worthy newspaper or a National Enquirer?
The current administration and Congress are striving to implement elements of fiscal and monetary policies that will turn around our economy.
Hold that thought. The Saugus girls basketball team was hoping to win the Foothill League title on its home floor Tuesday, but Canyon had other ideas. The Cowboys (6-19, 5-4) rolled into Saugus and put the defensive clamps on the first-place Centurions (14-11, 7-2) while using an attacking offense to take out the Foothill League leaders 60-53 Tuesday night. With Valencia's 72-39 victory over Golden Valley Tuesday, the two teams are now tied for the ...
Despite the Canyon boys basketball team being 1-7 in the Foothill League heading into Tuesday's game against Saugus, the Cowboys' head coach had one goal for his team.
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.