The mobile solutions van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 334 votes from late afternoon Friday, Nov. 13 to late afternoon Friday, Nov. 20, 2009.
The Tesoro del Valle Elementary PTA will host a 'Turkey Trot' run on Nov. 24 for the 250 students who participate in the school's Turbo Tigers running club.
Valencia-based artist Felicia Tausig will be featured in the upcoming December Artist Reception at OutWEST in Old Town Newhall on Thursday, Dec. 17.
Founder and president of Power Media Group Inc. (PMG) Patricia Gracia is no stranger to success and public recognition by her peers and government officials, but those achievements have not come easy to her.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to attend the grand opening celebration for the Phase IV expansion of the city's Sports Complex.
Ceremonies open Golden Valley Auditorium Hors d'oeuvres by the school's culinary arts program, a jazz trio, ribbon cutting and performances by the choirs, bands and theater arts program wowed audiences at the recent dedication ceremony for the performing arts center at Golden Valley High School. Principal Sal Frias extolled the facility's value to the school and accepted proclamations from elected officials. Performing groups are already taking full advantage of the long-awaited theater. Academy of the ...
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Nov. 14-20, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Even though we're traditionalist when it comes to Thanksgiving - your basic turkey and all the fixings, pumpkin pie, and a good red wine with dinner, usually a Pinot Noir or Beaujolais Nouveau - we're the first to tell you there's ample opportunity to explore new tastes to complement old favorites on this special day.
The 1950s Hollywood tradition was that an alien spaceship landed on Earth and was surrounded fearfully by military troops. "Planet 51" is true to the tradition, but this time the ship comes from Earth, and it lands on a planet inhabited by little green men. It's still the 1950s, however.
The redemption-minded sports flick "The Blind Side" serves its inspiration straight-up with no twist.
The characters in this movie should be arrested for loitering with intent to moan. Never have teenagers been in greater need of a jump-start. Granted, some of them are more than 100 years old, but still: Their charisma is by Madame Tussaud.
Capelli Salon owner Sabina Fetter held an event to raise money for pancreatic cancer research, the disease her mother has been diagnosed with, in front of her business in Newhall on Thursday during the Third Thursday Art Walk.
The package must have been a surprise delivery. When employees at Power Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Valencia opened up an unusual package delivered in the mail Thursday, they found something they apparently didn't order. It was a kilo of marijuana. The package was addressed to a business previously located at the building on Creekside Road just west of Valencia Boulevard, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Robert Lewis. That business had left about two years ...
Thanksgiving was first observed by European settlers in the United States as a harvest festival and a religious observance. In its earliest forms it was a day of fasting.
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.