The students in my Tuesday second period United States History class entered the classroom with one eye on their cell phones and one eye on the whiteboard to gaze at the subject for the day.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, along with the city of Santa Clarita and Concerts in the Park, will host a National Night Out Against Crime at Central Park tonight from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
As a small-business owner, there may be times when you need to access short-term working capital to keep your business thriving. A business line of credit may offer the convenience of accessing cash without having to apply for a loan each time you need it.
The city is set to hold informational meetings for FirstHOME, its first-time homebuyer program, on Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sept. 1 from noon to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The meetings will be in the Century Room at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
Ronald D. Morgan, a certified-public accountant with Sterb, Kory, Sreden and Morgan in Stevenson Ranch, has been credentialed as a personal-finance specialist by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The PFS credential, held by several thousand CPAs nationwide, was established in 1987. CPAs who earn the PFS credential must be re-certified every three years.
While Saturn dealerships are being phased out, Parkway Motorcars has been named an official Saturn authorized service provider. Authorization entails Saturn-specific training for a dealership's service staff and stocking of Saturn parts. Saturn owners can take their vehicles to Parkway's Creekside Road GM dealership, Parkway Buick, Cadillac, GMC, Hummer.
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.
In celebration of Scott Pilgrim's graphic novel conclusion and movie release, Brave New World Comics will host "Scott Pilgrim's Battle of the Bands" at American Legion Hall on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita has launched an online calendar to provide Santa Clarita business owners with up to date information on trainings, seminars, networking opportunities and special events available.
As part of a charge to end homelessness in the Santa Clarita Valley, a local nonprofit organization is challenging local residents to spend the night in a cardboard box with the hope of raising money to help those in need.
The closing night of the 12th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series is tomorrow, Aug. 27, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Town Center Drive at the corner of McBean Parkway, outside the Hyatt Valencia hotel in Valencia.
Austin, Texas (AP) - Lance Armstrong's attorney has lashed out at a report that a former teammate of the seven-time Tour de France champion told investigators Armstrong knew of widespread performance-enhancing drug use on the U.S. Postal Service team.
If the mismatched-buddy cop movie seems egregiously overdone, the idea of a parody of that genre would seem especially needless - which is what makes "The Other Guys" such a wonderful surprise.
Zac Efron and the rest of the crew behind "Charlie St. Cloud" want their movie to be weepy, soulful, inspirational, cathartic, ethereal, life-affirming and who knows what else on the New Age emotional barometer.
On April 8, citizens of Santa Clarita will have the opportunity to elect GLORIA MERCADO FORTINE to our City Council. I have known Gloria and members of her family for more than 40 years. In my opinion, she is the exact type of person our City needs at this time!
Editor's note: The following letter was directed to Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.