With all the problems facing our country today, none is greater than our dependence on foreign oil. This is an economic problem with far-reaching and potentially disastrous consequences.
To the Saugus Union District School Board:
Placerita Junior High School took home first place during the High Desert Dance Classic in the Dancing Feet Youth Ballroom program held at Antelope Valley College on March 12.
Students in Legacy Christian Academy's fifth-grade advanced math class participated in "The Entrepreneurs Project" earlier this month.
During the holidays, food supplies are plentiful at the Santa Clarita Food Pantry but in the spring, the pantry's cupboards usually can't keep up with the demand for food supplies for SCV's needy population. To help remedy this problem, Charles Helmers Elementary students and their families donated and gathered more than 3,000 items of food and toiletry supplies to help the SCV Food Pantry earlier this month.
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A fundraiser for the first Castaic Relay For Life will take place at Telly's Drive-In in Castaic on Saturday. The Castaic Relay For Life Committee meets at 8:30 a.m. and a band will start at 12:30 p.m.
McGrath Elementary School of the Newhall School District is one of 209 California public schools selected for the 2010-11 Title I Academic Achievement Award, the state announced Wednesday.
Several years ago, in celebration of 35 years of the California Environmental Quality Act, the Planning and Conservation League published a report entitled "Everyday Heroes Protect the Air We Breathe, the Water We Drink and the Natural Areas We Prize."
Sweets on a stick are the perfect treat. There's a pop for all seasons, all reasons. For parties, desserts, everyday and special occasions, pops are tops.
Washington, D.C. (March 30) -- In honor of "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day," Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following video and statement:
I am writing to you today to ask how we can get the banners put up around town to honor those who selflessly serve our country.
Sometimes a charity event can change your whole perspective on giving back.
Whatever you have planned for Thursday, we ask you to set aside some time shortly after noon to honor a local fallen hero.
I envy fellow Signal columnist Steve Lunetta because he has an uncle, and I do not.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example: the Russian Direct Investment Fund, a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund that's escaped sanctions in spite of international efforts to punish Russia for its incursions in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
GRANADA HILLS - The Dan Kelley era at Golden Valley High School didn't get off to a good start; it got off to a great start, as the new-look Grizzlies began his coaching tenure with a 45-17 victory over Granada Hills Charter High School at John Elway Stadium on Friday night.
The Saugus football team proved it can put up points in a hurry during its season opener against Simi Valley.
CHINO HILLS - Hart fans certainly expected to see quarterback Brady White break school records this season.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.
In observance of Labor Day, public school and public services such as U.S. mail and government and court offices will be shut down Monday.
Editor's note: The following story corrects an earlier version posted Aug. 23 that incorrectly said what the 'ice bucket challenge' money would be used for. All proceeds from the ice bucket challenge for Cary Dermer went to the ALS Association.
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) - The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight.