California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) has named McGrath, Wiley Canyon, Pico Canyon, Stevenson Ranch, Valencia Valley and Oak Hills elementary schools 2009 Honor Roll Schools.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) and Republican Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) have introduced a resolution, H. Res. 952, allowing Congressional Medal of Honor recipients to properly display the United States flag on their property at all times.
As the culmination to a semester-long assignment, this month a group of College of the Canyons architecture and interior design students will present sustainable design projects for a new regional transit center.
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:
From bittersweet and semisweet to white and dark, chocolate is by far one of the most popular baking ingredients, and for good reason. These festive recipes from America's Dairy Farmers use several different types of chocolate. Look for a good-quality chocolate with a higher percentage of cocoa – it will deliver the best flavor and melt better.
When it's time to decorate the Christmas tree, I love having helpers. And to keep all my holiday helpers happy, I like to bake up some treats we can enjoy while decorating.
In response to a Dec. 4 letter by Berta Gonzales-Harper ("Do we really need more like Boydston?"), I would like to set the record straight.
As the year comes to a close, it is fitting to ask why some businesses have survived and others went by the wayside; why some businesses have done well during this downturn and others have struggled.
In a matter of eight hours, a local high school of 374 students collected 1,500 pounds of clothing for the Santa Clarita Valley's needy.
The Human Rights Watch Student Task Force chapters at Canyon and Valencia high schools have been busy celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
Regarding an article about the Senior Center's Adult Day care ("SCV Senior Center program in distress," Nov. 30):
Dates To Watch Saturday Historic homes will be decorated for the holiday season and open to the public for viewing, noon to 5 p.m., Heritage Junction, William S. Hart Park, Newhall Avenue, Newhall. Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society open house. Info: (661) 254-1275. Third annual holiday scaling of The Beast to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, 7:30 a.m., where Newhall Ave. dead ends, just east of Highway 14. Sponsored by Santa Clarita Runners ...
Mom was a good, exemplary parent. A product of the Depression, she came from humble roots, never got ahead of herself and always made sure there was food on the table, a roof overhead and that the bills were paid precisely on time.
Santa Clarita Valley residents can expect frosty weather and more storms this week, weather officials said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After days of secret talks, Senate Democrats tentatively agreed Tuesday night to drop a government-run insurance option from sweeping health care legislation, several officials said, a concession to party moderates whose votes are critical to passage of President Barack Obama's top domestic priority. In its place, officials said Democrats had tentatively settled on a private insurance arrangement to be supervised by the federal agency that oversees the system through which lawmakers purchase ...
KEN Last weekend West Ranch High School participated in the 10th annual Student Television Network Convention (STN), a broadcast and filmmaking competition, held at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown LA. Although met with harsh time constraints and the competition of over 150 other schools from across the nation, the West Ranch Television crew placed extremely well, taking home 5 awards. Congratulations to Christopher Konecnik, Sydney Malcolm, and Edan Morag for Second Place Commentary; Karina Corona ...
As an American, no matter Republican or Democrat, a trip to the Presidential Inauguration is the thrill of a lifetime.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Corey Perry is following Ryan Getzlaf's lead yet again, sticking the Anaheim Ducks for the long term.
Recently my wife unearthed some old Signal newspapers, one of which contained a letter to the editor I had written. The Signal printed that letter on May 17, 1996.
Maybe you remember when you were a kid and you poured a giant glass of orange juice, and your mother said something like this: "Take it easy! Orange juice is expensive, and you're drinking it like it's water!"
Compulsion against peaceful citizens is immoral. Likewise, extracting taxes for activities that benefit some citizens, but not others, is also immoral.
The tours of the White House have been canceled by the President. How dare he do such a thing?
Rock Club meeting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A longtime Northern California politician pleaded guilty Monday to a dozen charges that he used campaign donations and taxpayer funds to fuel what he described as a gambling addiction.