Members of the 5th New York Civil War Volunteer Infantry pose in their costumes during Placerita Junior High School's Civil War Day. Actors demonstrated techniques in marching, firing their weapons and hand-to-hand combat with bayonet and rifle hilts. Some were dressed in the uniform of the Zouaves infantry unit. Two women introduced students to the role of women in the Civil War, showing how the American Red Cross distributed care packages to soldiers and how women sent many important items that the army did not supply. Women even disguised themselves as men and fought in the war.
I am a student at Rio Norte Junior High School, and that's a very lucky thing for a drummer like me because Rio Norte is one of the very few junior high schools that has a drum line program.
Legacy Christian Academy students won first place in the elementary and middle school divisions during the first Santa Clarita Valley Private School League Golf Tournament held at Vista Valencia Golf Course on May 18.
Kids are affected by cancer too, and the students at Newhall Elementary School responded generously to the American Cancer Society's SCV Relay For Life by creating their own mini-relay the week before the community event.
The following essays were written and submitted by fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary school.
Next Tuesday is Election Day.
You probably don't think twice about insuring your home, car and other personal assets. But what about the income that allows you to purchase those assets?
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry has coined a new phrase: developmental terrorism.
As the spring sports come to an end, high schools in the Santa Clarita Valley have named Athletes of the Year for the 2009-2010 seasons.
The Santa Clarita City Council last week created a scholarship to honor parks commissioner Ed Redd, who died earlier this year.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
The Santa Clarita Valley has a long history of honoring America's war dead on Memorial Day. Local events planned today include:
When I was a kid, my family lived in many exotic locations around the world. My dad worked for the United Nations as a hydrogeologist. Essentially, he found water for people and figured out how to get it to them.
Regardless of your feelings about marriage or your party affiliation, the Office of Attorney General is supposed to protect the rights of the people and uphold the laws of the state.
Once again, Santa Clarita residents and businesses are being asked to pay the price for a lack of imagination by county, state and local water and sanitation leaders.
PARIS (AP) - President Francois Hollande has visited France's first lady for the first time since she was hospitalized late last week after a gossip magazine reported he was having an affair with an actress.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday called for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court's permission before accessing the records.
GLENDORA (AP) - Firefighters were chasing early-morning flare-ups Friday in a damaging wildfire that was largely tamed but kept thousands of people from their homes in the foothill suburbs northeast of Los Angeles.
I am one of those folks who signed up for the Affordable Care Act. It was my first time on the open health care market, since I always had health care provided from employment, either mine or my spouse's.
Regarding The Signal's Jan. 6 front-page article, "Burglaries on the rise in SCV this past year," I would like to point out that all is not necessarily as it appears.
I honestly don't believe that Democrats and Republicans will ever sit down and compromise on anything. The simple act of governing for all of the people seems to be impossible.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.
Recently, the community of Santa Clarita has been buzzing over potential billboard removals and the possibility of sign ordinance changes. It began when the Metro Group, who owns the land on which the billboards in question reside, approached the city with a proposal to remove every billboard in the Metro (railroad) right-of-way, within the Soledad Canyon Road and Railroad Avenue corridors, in the center of the city. This amounts to the permanent removal of 118 billboards on 62 structures along the Metro right-of-way in exchange for a change to the current sign ordinance that would allow them to build three ...
The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.
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.