Karlan English feels a special connection to guide dogs. "I get to love these dogs and be a part of their lives," said English, a 17-year-old senior at Saugus High School and the youngest member of a family who raises guide dogs for the visually impaired. "They have become a big part of me, and I consider myself really lucky." English and his family have raised guide dogs in Saugus for more than 20 years ...
On Feb. 23, students from the Virtual Enterprise Regional Occupational Program class held at Golden Valley High School participated in an all-day trade fair that took place in Long Beach, Calif.
Find the right fit for your skills and get reduce stress During a focus group conducted for the book, "The Millionaire Mind," one of the participants took a long time to introduce himself to the other 10 people around the room. Dan, he called himself, said his first job was with a corporation selling calculators and electronic watches to large retailers. He took the job right after graduating from a top business school with a ...
The Castaic Area Town Council and Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards ceremony Saturday honoring members of the business sector and community at large.
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So - after enjoying a peaceful night's sleep in your virtually crimeless neighborhood, you drive your big SUV down our wide, landscaped roads, dropping kids off at our well-managed public schools, continuing your way down Caltrans-maintained highways to your job building widgets for the latest government fighter plane or public project. Listening to Rush Limbaugh in the morning, you consider how superior your anti-government, conventional-wisdom conservatism is. But maybe you're having some doubts. Congressman McKeon ...
Can any of us imagine - right here in Santa Clarita - a mom and her children sleeping in their car? It may sound unbelievable, but they are coming to Single Mothers Outreach for help. In the last two weeks, I have talked with seven families that were homeless or about to become homeless.
I finally was able to read the (AT&T Champions Classic golf tournament) articles from the week in your paper online, and see the photos of (my husband) Dan's win ("Lasting impression: Forsman wins AT&T Champions Classic," March 16).
For the last 30 years, government has allowed the wealth of a few to grow dramatically at the expense of the entire middle and lower class as well as the country's infrastructure.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Talking tougher by the hour, livid Democrats confronted beleaguered insurance giant AIG with an ultimatum Tuesday: Give back $165 million in post-bailout bonuses or watch Congress tax it away with emergency legislation. Republicans declared the Democrats were hardly blameless, accusing them of standing by while the bonus deal was cemented and suggesting that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner could and should have done more. While the White House expressed confidence in Geithner, it ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Jaycees are pleased to announce that two of its members have been recognized as Outstanding Young Californians for 2009.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - On Oct. 7, 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law, H.R. 6893 which addresses the needs of thousands of children in foster and kinship care. The law promotes permanent families through relative guardianship and adoptions as well as giving States the option of using federal Title IV-E funds to provide foster care, legal guardianship and adoption assistance to youth up to 21 years of age.
JoAnna Levinson, R.N., M.S., Los Angeles County Public Health Nurse and Community Liaison will visit on Wednesday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the lobby near the front door, bringing interactive education and public health awareness in a fun and fascinating fashion.
In April, the college's theatre department will present the Tony award-winning revival "A Doll's House" in the Black Box theatre at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
SANTA ANA, Calif. - To combat the rising trend of childhood obesity in Southern California schools, more than 100,000 fourth and fifth grade students and parents from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura County schools and after-school programs will participate in the "KID HEALTHY -- Steps to Healthy Living" campaign.
I know there are couples who enjoy cooking together and make it look like a well-rehearsed ballet. They savor the aroma of their secret recipe for wild salmon over lemon couscous, stir each other's soups and sample each other's sauces.
I used to live in Santa Clarita. I moved to the Bay Area about nine years ago but still check in on The Signal occasionally.
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
Most people understand the basic economic principle of supply and demand and incorporate it into their daily decisions. They may not do it consciously, but economic decisions are made every day by each and every one of us.