The following essays were written and submitted by students at Valencia Valley Elementary school.
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 STARS Showteam received the highest honor of top scoring overall routine for "Heads Will Roll" as part of the STARS National Dance Program's West Regional Dance Competition on April 16 and 17 in Fountain Valley, Calif.
Regarding "Group reignites hospital fight," (May 4): Well, once again, our mommies and daddies, er, SCOPE, have decided that expanding our hospital will cause those of us in Stevenson Ranch to have an ocean view.
The Census Bureau reports that in the last two years, almost 1 million more people have moved out of California than have moved into it, leaving in favor of dustbowls like Nevada, Arizona and Texas. Why?
Some Americans are jubilant from the exhaustive health-care reform fight. The media paints the haters as very bitter, angry and fearful of the future penalties so they are filing suits in the Supreme Court.
Light the Night Walk, a charity walk and fundraiser hosted yearly by The Leukemia & Lymphona Society, is looking for those interested in organizing Friends and Family Walk Teams and Corporate Light The Night Walk Teams, selling paper balloon icons in retail stores, providing in-kind donations and sponsorships.
School Resource Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating an incident of vandalism on the campus of Golden Valley High School on Thursday morning, May 6.
School officials alerted an on-campus deputy to a threatening message written on a bathroom wall. Deputies launched an investigation and additional resources were immediately brought into the school.
The Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society will host an open pro jam session on Sunday, May 16 at Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society will host its Blues Festival at Mountain View Park on Saturday, May 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) - Golfer Tiger Woods says there is "no connection" between the neck pain that forced him to withdraw from The Players Championship and his Nov. 27 car accident.
Woods says during a news conference Monday that his neck started bothering him in the weeks leading up to the Masters, his first competition in five months. Woods says he feels pain in the right side of his neck.
From chart-topping pop, R&B and rock classics, to traditional Broadway, opera and mariachi to dance and acrobatics to family matinees and evening cabaret - plus a special opening night performance by Grammy Award-winning vocalist Michael Bolton - the 2010-2011 season at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will include something for everyone.
The cross-valley connector opened just before the City Council election.
In regards to the article "Mother shares son's heroin death to make others aware" (The Signal, April 29), I take exception to some of this woman's thoughts.
Regarding "Legislator calls for Arizona boycott" (The Signal, April 28):
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.