Katie Watson, 14, of Canyon Country, has been accepted and will attend the Interlochen Arts Camp in northern Michigan, the world's premier summer arts program for aspiring artists grades 3 through 12.
Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to re-read portions of the best-selling biography of Abraham Lincoln, "Team of Rivals," by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) have introduced legislation to rename Peak 12,240 in Mono County "Mt. Andrea Lawrence," in memory of the late Andrea Lawrence - a conservationist, three-time Olympian and member of the Mono County Board of Supervisors.
Sierra Vista Junior High School will host its annual Showcase Product Day on May 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The California Appliance Rebate program is officially underway. The program, which launched on Earth Day, April 22, offers rebates to assist California residents in swapping out old energy inefficient home appliances for new, ENERGY STAR-qualified items.
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Funeral services for sheriff's Deputy Cameron Glover will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355.
I was born to Irish Catholic parents and raised on Notre Dame football. So much so, that our family Thanksgiving celebration alternates between NorCal and SoCal. When the Fighting Irish play the University of Southern California at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Thanksgiving is hosted by one of us who resides in Southern California.
Since 2002, I have been working with the Santa Clarita Community Development Corp. to serve the needs of the homeless in our city.
In 2008, the College of the Canyons football team compiled a 12-1 record and battled to within 10 seconds of a trip to the state title game.
Planet Earth is our home, and therefore also our responsibility. For as long as I can remember, people have discussed and debated ways to make it a healthier, cleaner and greener place for us all. To help spread the message throughout the community, Arroyo Seco's eighth -grade Team Viper organized a "Going Green" symposium.
In hockey circles, Southern California is not exactly known as a hotbed of talent compared to other areas in the United States.
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 following essays were written and submitted by students at Helmers Elementary School.
Youngsters from the Saugus Union School District recently took the podium to address topics like pop culture, politics and social issues as part of the district's Toastmasters Speech Contest on April 22.
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) - Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into what they were doing on the flight.
A new pastor has been appointed to Our Lady of Perpetual Help church in Newhall, replacing Pastor Richard Martini, who was transferred to Carpinteria in November, a church staffer said.
SACRAMENTO - State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California's cash balance, receipts and disbursements in February 2014. Revenues for the month totaled $5.6 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15 Governor's Budget by $968.9 million, or 20.9 percent.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.
OKUMA, Japan (AP) - The radioactive water that has accumulated at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant remains the biggest problem hampering the cleanup process three years after the disaster.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) - A very strong earthquake that struck offshore rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damage.
NEW YORK (AP) - The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resuming Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The judge in the case against an Army general believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be tried on sex assault charges is considering new evidence that a top lawyer at the Pentagon may have unlawfully interfered in a decision on whether to accept a plea agreement that was ultimately rejected.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal according to the pathologist who performed her autopsy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
KELLER, Texas (AP) - The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw about a week ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist as the Los Angeles Kings won their seventh straight with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.