Golden Oak Elementary School recently held two awards ceremonies to honor the school's Accelerated Readers.
First Place My favorite holiday that I celebrate is Hanukkah. A Jewish game we play during Hanukkah is dreidel. Everyone playing gets into a circle and puts gelt (chocolate) in the middle. Then we take something that looks like an upside triangle, called a dreidel, and spin it. On each side of the dreidel are four Hebrew letters: "shin," "gimmel," "nun" and "hay." When a spin lands on "shin," one piece of gelt must be ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Well on the way to winning passage before Christmas after clearing its biggest hurdle in the wee hours of the morning, the Senate's health care bill will make a "tremendous difference for families, for seniors, for businesses and for the country as a whole," President Barack Obama said Monday. Senate Democratic leaders basked in the victory for the landmark legislation that will insure 30 million more Americans. They looked ahead to the ...
College of the Canyons will close Wednesday for the winter break. A few offices remained open Monday and will remain open Tuesday for limited hours. Visit canyons.edu for a list. The college's switchboard will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday and reopen Monday morning, Jan. 4.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who allegedly stole items from a Stevenson Ranch Wal-Mart and are still searching for a second suspected thief, officials said.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Monday is Winter Solstice. The good news is the hours of daylight are going to start getting longer.
A resident's tip and extensive investigation led to the arrest Thursday of one of the two men suspected in the Nov. 11, 2009 attack on a Santa Clarita Valley deputy sheriff following a traffic stop at 21048 Golden Triangle Road in Canyon Country.
SANTA ANA, Calif. - The Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (C.A.L.M.) Act was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives Dec. 16, and SRS Labs (NASDAQ:SRSL), the industry leader in surround sound, audio and voice technologies, announced its strong support.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA) announced today that it has won a significant victory in maintaining adequate water supplies for the Santa Clarita Valley.
More than 400 people received a holiday dinner Friday evening, which was sponsored by Hart High School's Associated Student Body for homeless students from the school and needy families from the nearby area.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to welcome the New Year with a splash at the 4th annual Glacier Slide Polar Bear Swim, held at 9 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2010 at the city's Aquatic Center Waterslide Pool.
Monday noon update: A Golden Valley High School basketball player is hospitalized in critical condition after a Friday night car crash, officials said. Erik Gould, 17, was one of three teens seriously injured in a crash on Soledad Canyon Road just east of Sand Canyon Road. Gould is in critical condition at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's intensive care unit, said hospital spokeswoman Laura Young. The names and conditions of the other two crash victims ...
The California Supreme Court denied the final appeal of the Las Lomas development on Dec. 17, 2009, upholding the lower court's ruling in favor of the city of Los Angeles.
In her letter to the editor ("Cameron Smyth is only kind to a few," Nov. 3), Kristin Ingram-Worthman castigated Cameron Smyth for not taking more money from Those Who Have No Name (let me guess, "the rich," perhaps?) and giving it to "poor kids without health care ... schools ... the elderly and disabled who ... have no dental or eye care."
Regarding "Turn the global warming tide" (The Signal, Dec. 17), here are some problems for you "climate change" enthusiasts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings.
Local residents in the north Valencia housing communities near the Paul Walker crash site are bracing for heavy traffic today as a memorial for Paul Walker and Roger Rodas gets underway from noon- 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California health exchange says it's been giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their permission or knowledge in an effort to hit deadlines for coverage.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A magnitude-4.5 earthquake in central Oklahoma shook residents Saturday, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state, and was followed by two smaller temblors later in the day.
Please let Meghan Blair know how much I applaud and support her for discussing the stigma of depression and Bipolar conditions in Our Community on Dec. 1, 2013.
Bullying is an increasing problem that affects the lives of students every day. This can happen anywhere from school to the online growing social media. When a person is bullied it affects their everyday life.
Cal Poly went big - 32 students strong - at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in technology, the conference challenged attendees to "Think Big, Drive Forward."
The Stevenson Ranch Neighborhood Watch group met Nov. 19 with members of the community and several law enforcement experts including Tim West, retired lieutenant for the Beverly Hills Police Department and resident of Stevenson Ranch.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cavaliers coach Mike Brown delivered a simple message for Kyrie Irving after the All-Star point guard had the first scoreless game of his career Friday night: forget about it.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - UCLA appeared on its way toward another victory before the Bruins' prolific offense dried up.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.