One thing's for sure: Rio Norte Junior High School student Paige Vasseur knows how to spell "perseverance."
Michele Buttelman's opinion piece about the demise of local and regional newspapers (The Signal, Sunday, March 22) was a good wake-up call to the importance of supporting The Signal. I would give up my subscription to the L.A. Times long before giving up
Students who are also single parents may purchase a refurbished laptop computer at a deep discount through a partnership between Single Mothers Outreach and TechSoup. Since January 2008, 30 percent of the single parents who have joined the nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley-based Single Mothers Outreach support organization have also enrolled in college or trade school.
For those who'd like to get a jump on celebrating Earth Day later this month, Earth Hour tonight provides an early opportunity.
The Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station is teaming up with the Domestic Violence Center of SCV to knock down domestic violence at Valencia Lanes on Sunday.
The city of Santa Clarita unveiled its new $1.5 million, 40-000-square-foot skate park Friday, drawing hundreds of anxious kids who couldn't wait to put wheels to concrete.
Hasley Canyon Dental Group will host a free barbecue for the community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday outside its office at 29655
Puzzle Zoo and Picture People are teaming up to give a special gift today and Sunday. Guests can have their pictures taken for free with Iron Man at Picture People, located in the Westfield Valencia Town Center. Picture sizes are available in 8 x 10 or 10 x 13. Guests can take their free pictures and present them at Puzzle Zoo, just two doors down from Picture People, for 15-percent off their entire purchase.
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Mountasia Family Fun Center on Golden Triangle Road in Santa Clarita received two major awards at the annual convention of the International Association of the Leisure and Entertainment Industry held last week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Now that all the debate about whether we're in a recession or not is over, it's time to keep business afloat.
In Steven Sturgeon's "A letter to Hart teachers" (Letters, March 15), he wrote: "The board encourages [teachers] to look past the current budget uncertainties and consider what [they] bring to the Hart District next year after we have defined our financial directions."
A profitable dividend that makes good sense is teaching our kids to be financially responsible, and to integrate character traits such as integrity and responsibility in their daily lifestyle.
Gary Horton's column in The Signal ("Honestly, we're socialists in the SCV," March 18) is the best example I have seen yet as to why socialism is one of the worst things that can be allowed to happen.
"One man's junk is another man's treasure." In the recycling business, that saying couldn't be truer. To Gerri McCorkle, Jan Fear and Corinn Miklosovic - members of the volunteer group the GRANDS - the axiom symbolizes a novel way to spruce up the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. Members of the GRANDS, an acronym that stands for "Giving Respect and Nurturing to Deserving Seniors," are planning a special e-waste recycling event Sunday from 9 a.m. ...
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
MONTREAL (AP) - Rookie Martin Jones is already making Los Angeles Kings' history.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 31 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 114-108 Tuesday night, keeping Los Angeles winless with Kobe Bryant back in the lineup.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force