Last month, I had the opportunity to lead a congressional fact-finding mission to America's detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and spend some time with the men and women of the military serving there.
Dates to Watch Aug. 15 John Dean, whose key testimony before Congress as counsel to President Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal riveted the nation, will speak 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 24901 Orchard Village Road, Valencia. The Democratic Alliance for Action is sponsor of this event, which is free to the public. For updates, visit www.daa.org or call (661) 309-4DAA ((661) 309-4322). Aug. 16 The ...
The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several dogs for adoption:
Canyon Country residents Kathy Keysor Smith and Bob Kellar were married June 13 at a private residence in Sand Canyon.
The SCV Youth Project Sweet Charity Cake Auction and Competition was held at the College of the Canyons Culinary Institute on Town Center Drive on Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the youth and family outreach services of the organization. For full coverage of the event, see Thursday's About Town section in The Signal.
Joseph and Jill Abejon of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Abejon to Stephen Susdorf of Newhall.
The Santa Clarita Valley is providing 16 exchange students from China the chance to learn about the many facets of American culture.
Saugus High School graduate Shannon Sirk was awarded a Ph.D. in Molecular and Medical Pharmacology from the University of California, Los Angeles on June 11. Recognized as a National Merit Scholar while at Saugus High, she graduated as the number one student in her class in 1997 and entered Occidental College on a Presidential Scholarship.
Cassandra Rochelle Neilson, of Stevenson Ranch was named to the President's List of Mercer University's Tift College of Education for the Spring 2009 semester.
Ava A. Schultz, a recent graduate from Valencia of the Virginia Military Institute, who majored in International Studies, was named to the Dean's List for the second semester of academic year 2008-2009.
After a recent Google search, I came to realize there was a response in your fine paper by Jim McElvain, of Saugus, ("Of winners, losers and American sports," The Signal, Dec. 18, 2008) to my request for more coverage of local youth soccer games by The Mighty Signal ("Boston will boost revenue," The Signal, Dec. 17, 2008).
On the subject of universal health care, the Obama administration and its friends in Congress are talking out of both sides of their mouths.
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:
The Castaic Lake Water Agency joined 26 other state water contractors in a lawsuit filed against federal agencies - including the United States Department of Commerce, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Marine Fisheries - challenging the amount of water pumped from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
The California Highway Patrol swore in the largest graduating class in its history during a ceremony in West Sacramento on Friday, deeming 183 new officers ready to hit the highways.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Having health insurance used to hinge on where you worked and what your medical history said. Soon that won't matter, with open-access markets for subsidized coverage coming Oct. 1 under President Barack Obama's overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
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.