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.
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.