Chad Smith of Santa Clarita was named a finalist during the third round of qualifying auditions of Karaoke Magazine's SongBurst 2009, a karaoke-style competition being held at and sponsored by the Orange County Market Place in Costa Mesa. He competed with 35 other singers during the qualifier held Saturday, Feb. 28 and will now compete for the top spot and cash awards during the finals on Saturday, March 21, also held at the weekend swap ...
If it's true that the world is a stage and all of its people are the players, then Mike Ott, 32, and Jason Tippet, 22, of Valencia, are its directors.
It had Jon Stewart (or Jay Leno, for you retiring baby boomers) written all over it: A Saugus High School senior who graduated early and joined the Marines was told he can't go through his high school graduation ceremony in his dress blues - in Santa Clarita! Say it ain't so. Surely that sort of thing can't happen in this red-white-and-blue enclave where every Fourth of July parade draws huge crowds and every partisan office ...
When the Depression of the 1930s gripped our country's economy, FDR's "New Deal" brought forth funding for nationwide infrastructure projects that has yet to be repeated.
As the water equivalent of a recession deepens, we at the Castaic Lake Water Agency are looking ahead into 2009 and expecting we'll dip into our reserves.
Laura Elizabeth Barker, of Saugus, and Jeffrey Wayne Newlen II, of Saugus, were married in a double-ring ceremony Nov. 29 at the McDonald's residence in Valencia.
Stanley Garrett, of Valencia, and Joan Giovanni, of Tempe, Ariz., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Therese Garrett to Robert "Rob" Davis.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Christopher M. Crone, son of Anne M. Sandon, of Castaic, and Patrick M. Crone, of Castaic, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training and was meritoriously promoted to his current rank of Navy Seaman Apprentice at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
March 13 The Brittany Foundation will host a "Comedy for Canines" fundraiser at 8 p.m. March 13 at JR's Comedy Club in Valencia. Tickets are $20. Info: Michelle Sathe, (661) 242-1812, email@example.com. March 14 The Knights of Columbus will sponsor the 29th annual 5K run at 9 a.m. at the west end of Pico Canyon Road in Mentryville. Entry forms are available in the Runners Lane show store on Bouquet Canyon Road in ...
The more I learn about the president's fast-tracked economic stimulus plan, the more outraged I become.
Mr. McKeon: I write this as I finish reading the article in this morning's Signal ("Dems chide McKeon," Feb. 26) about your opposition to the Obama stimulus package.
The so-called stimulus legislation passed by Congress is only stimulating rashness, rushing and riskiness!
To William Bratton: I was watching the news recently and saw an ad that really caught my attention. I saw you endorsing the current L.A. mayor for re-election.
What's wrong with this picture? On the front page of the sports section this morning (Feb. 26) we read that West Ranch and Golden Valley high schools cannot announce the hiring of new football coaches because the Hart district could be facing cuts of nearly $35 million over the next two years.
Who's behind Wal-Mart scam? I just read your article about the Wal-Mart scam (Feb. 24). While I agree that the survey is probably a scam, I believe that Wal-Mart needs to check out this scam and figure out who is doing it. After all, the supposed survey can be traced back to the source if they try hard enough.
KEN Last weekend West Ranch High School participated in the 10th annual Student Television Network Convention (STN), a broadcast and filmmaking competition, held at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown LA. Although met with harsh time constraints and the competition of over 150 other schools from across the nation, the West Ranch Television crew placed extremely well, taking home 5 awards. Congratulations to Christopher Konecnik, Sydney Malcolm, and Edan Morag for Second Place Commentary; Karina Corona ...
As an American, no matter Republican or Democrat, a trip to the Presidential Inauguration is the thrill of a lifetime.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Corey Perry is following Ryan Getzlaf's lead yet again, sticking the Anaheim Ducks for the long term.
Recently my wife unearthed some old Signal newspapers, one of which contained a letter to the editor I had written. The Signal printed that letter on May 17, 1996.
Maybe you remember when you were a kid and you poured a giant glass of orange juice, and your mother said something like this: "Take it easy! Orange juice is expensive, and you're drinking it like it's water!"
Compulsion against peaceful citizens is immoral. Likewise, extracting taxes for activities that benefit some citizens, but not others, is also immoral.
The tours of the White House have been canceled by the President. How dare he do such a thing?
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A longtime Northern California politician pleaded guilty Monday to a dozen charges that he used campaign donations and taxpayer funds to fuel what he described as a gambling addiction.