Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Oct. 9-16, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Dates to Watch Today An afternoon of fine art and music, wine and beverages, hors d' oeuvres and desserts with the Santa Clarita Artist's Association, 1 - 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall. $30 at door. Info: www.santaclaritaartists.org or (661) 244-7689. Oct. 22 Balance Point Spa Goddess Night, In conjunction with Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will benefit Domestic Violence Center of SCV, 6 - 9 p.m., ...
It was high on the list of things for local water professionals to do in 2009: Complete construction of a treatment plant to remove perchlorate from local groundwater, thus stopping the spread of contamination caused by a former munitions manufacturing plant.
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I am shocked and very disappointed you would publish Gary Horton's column ("McKeon: SCV's Marie Antoinette of health care," Sept. 16) about Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon.
As a product of the William S. Hart School District (Hart High Class of '02), I have never recalled spending an entire class period discussing the accomplishments of Ceser Chavez, Christopher Columbus or even Martin Luther King Jr. on their respective days. This has always been taught in our textbooks, whether mentioned in a section or a whole chapter devoted to the person.
Saugus Train Station houses an area called the "Tin Room." Originally, it was used by station agents as storage for important papers as it was less susceptible to fire.
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Rarely is a decision so difficult as the one facing voters in the Santa Clarita Community College District.
A three-year-old girl died Saturday afternoon after she was ejected in a two-car collision on the northbound side of Highway 14 Freeway, said California Highway Patrol officials.
As a business owner in Santa Clarita, VP of the Iraq Star Foundation and mother of four, Micaela Bensko is increasingly aware of the need for youth to contribute not only in their local communities, but also to the troops who protect them.
Numerous elected leaders have endorsed Joe Messina for the governing board of the William S. Hart Union High School District, including state Sen. George Runner, Sen. Tony Strickland, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, Assemblywoman Audra Strickland and Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. "Joe Messina is a stand-up guy who will do the right things for our kids while protecting the taxpayers' pockets," said Sen. Strickland.
The Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff's has endorsed Mike Berger for Seat No. 1, of the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees, which governs College of the Canyons. Steve Remige, president of the association, said the deputies were pleased to support Berger's candidacy for the COC board.
The Roast House is hosting a fundraiser for the "Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Walk" team on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 6 p.m. to 10p.m.
The Student Nutrition and Wellness Advocates at College of the Canyons (SNAC) group will host its first campus-wide Eating Disorder and Body Image Prevention Program during national 'Fat Talk Free Week' Oct. 19-28.
1. OBAMA: NO ONE DISPUTES CHEMICAL ARMS USE IN SYRIA
AMSTERDAM (AP) - A painting that sat for six decades in a Norwegian industrialist's attic after he was told it was a fake Van Gogh was pronounced the real thing Monday, making it the first full-size canvas by the tortured Dutch artist to be discovered since 1928.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
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.