The camp, held from April 6 to 9, was organized by 16-year-old Taylor Kozak, an offensive linebacker for the Canyon High School Cowboys.
It's easy to be beaten down by the constant trumpeting of how bad the economy is, and it's just as easy to feel overwhelmed by opportunities. There seems to be no middle ground.
Everybody agrees defense wins championships in softball. But what about having the ability to hit the ball so hard that the other team doesn't even have a chance to play any defense?
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
On March 12, Hart High School Show Choirs' advanced groups, Sound Vibes and Hartbreakers, traveled to Orlando, Fla. to compete against the top choirs from across the country. Two other groups - Sweethearts and Hart and Soul - took their annual trip at the end of March to Disneyland for two nights and performed for the first time at California Adventure.
From written to spoken word, Hannah Langley has no problem expressing herself.
Three local high school students were awarded scholarships today for their performances in the Literature to Life essay contest, sponsored by the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
I would like to mention that the best pro-gun organizations to join and support are the John Birch Society, at jbs.org, Gun Owners of America or Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership. All these groups are on the Internet.
With the sixth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq just passed, please remind your readers that the debate about the U.S.-Iraq policy should not just be whether U.S. troops should stay or leave.
Captains organizing teams for the American Cancer Society's "SCV Relay For Life" and those interested in forming a walking team for the 24-hour event this spring are invited to a team captain meeting 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at North Park Elementary School, 23335 Sunset Hills Dr., Valencia.
Businesses interested in supporting the American Cancer Society's 2009 SCV Relay For Life with an ad in the official program have until Friday, April 24, to order their ad and send in ad copy.
SCV Blue Star Mothers Chapter #91 hosts a "Casino Night" fundraiser at the Newhall American Legion Hall on Saturday. April 18 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To honor the sacrifice and patriotism of the Japanese-American soldiers who served in the United States Armed Forces during World War II, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Antonovich to send a five-signature letter to the United States Postmaster General in support of a Japanese-American World War II commemorative stamp.
"Despite President Franklin Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066, relegating their families, friends and colleagues to internment camps, more than 20,000 Japanese Americans served our country proudly during World War II," Antonovich said.
Gathered around a television set at the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, a group of College of the Canyons students watched as President Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States.
"We stood together and sang 'The Star-Spangled Banner,'" remembers Diane Raines, a nursing student who was on the trip. "I have never felt more proud to be an American."
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles-area transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people are estimated to ride the county's trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.
NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.
Reports say the Santa Clarita Valley can expect a chance of rain into this morning.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.