School is out and summer is in full swing for students eager to enjoy the fun and sun of summer activities. While most teens and preteens have mapped out the daily routine of their entire summer break, the preschool set and their parents need a bit of assistance and in planning the schedules. The city of Santa Clarita offers countless activities for the little ones all summer long.
Dr. Edward Pechter, a noted Santa Clarita Valley plastic surgeon and philanthropist, died this week in his home, just days before he was scheduled to travel abroad with his longtime companion and friend.
By now, if you were going to receive a tax refund, you probably already have the check in your hands. Hopefully, you have not spent all of it just yet.
For The Signal
I just came back from France, and as usual, I have enjoyed reading The Signal this morning.
Acting with bold, decisive leadership, relatively amazing swiftness and unquestionable integrity, President Obama has been able to secure an agreement with BP that will make more than $20 billion available to those American citizens being directly victimized by the corporate negligence of BP in and around the Gulf of Mexico.
Thanks to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and The Signal for the publication ("Sneaky symptoms of stroke," April 2) of the signs and symptoms of stroke. The front-page banner with the symptoms pictured may save one from a serious stroke.
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 city of Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone breakfast workshop on Wednesday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Transit Maintenance Facility.
Sue Reynolds, a senior partner with NewMarket Careers, will host a free workshop on Saturday, June 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the community room at Valencia Library.
Dance the night away with SMO!
Friends and family of Deputy Timothy White will host a memorial softball game Sunday in honor of the deceased husband and father.
Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 91 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from 1988's June 14 through June 16 issues of The Signal.
What are you stressed out about today?
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding was expected Thursday in Southern California as the coast felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the Mexican coast.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
NEW YORK (AP) - Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Boss is getting into the picture book business.
GENEVA (AP) - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are known now, the World Health Organization said Thursday as the United States announced plans to test an experimental Ebola vaccine.
"I just don't get it!" Being on the receiving end of many of my Uncle Earl's tirades, I am now familiar with the lead-in to one of his standard diatribes.
The state's emergency drought regulations (watering-day restrictions and more) happened before local water agencies could adequately inform customers of which regulations apply to them.
British Intelligence has identified the killer of American journalist James Foley. Known as "Jihad John," the man who appeared on the video with Foley appeared to have a British accent, and after looking at voice prints of possible sympathizers a match was made.
PHOENIX (AP) - Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
A 45-year-old "walk-on" soccer coach at West Ranch High School was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, Hart district officials confirmed Wednesday.
On August 17, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to a residence located within the unincorporated area of Santa Clarita (Westridge / Valencia). The victim reported she was contacted by her credit card company regarding a suspicious transaction. Deputies began the investigation and contacted station detectives.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.
College of the Canyons graduate Jessie Warme has been named a recipient of the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship, joining a select group of just 10 community college students from across the nation to receive this prestigious award.