Buyers took advantage of low prices and interest rates boosting sales of single-family homes in the Santa Clarita Valley 10.1 percent in 2008, the first increase in annual sales after three consecutive years of declines.
Santa Clarita welcomes the AT&T Champions Classic, March 9-15, 2009. The tournament takes place at the beautiful Valencia Country Club and includes a highly sought after Pro-Am, pairing some of the top professional golfers with Santa Clarita business partners, community leaders, and golf enthusiasts, in addition to professional play from Friday through Sunday. Tickets for the tournament are on sale now for Friday March 13 - Sunday March 15 when players compete for a piece ...
Some of the most talented student musicians in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will be in the spotlight during the annual Hart District Honor Band Concert Saturday, March 7, at Hart Auditorium. Each honor band is composed of approximately 85 students chosen by audition from the top student musicians at each local junior high and high school.
At 8:00 AM on Saturday, May 16, hundreds of runners and walkers will follow the cross-country course along the hills and tree-lined trails of Central Park in Saugus.
How do schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District fare on standardized tests and how do local test results compare to schools in Los Angeles County and the state of California?
In these difficult economic times, the Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley Foundation is offering non-profit organizations a chance to receive much-needed funds. Organizations that improve the status of women of any age are encouraged to apply for a possible $3,000 grant in time for the March 14 deadline.
Tickets are still available for the City of Santa Clarita's excursion to see a live musical production of "Grease" on Saturday, March 14 at the Pantages Theater. Transportation is included in the ticket price and guests attending the event are asked to arrive at City Hall by 11:45 a.m. for departure and will return to the same location around 6:00 p.m. Tickets, $60 per person for residents and $75 for non-residents, are available until March 6 at 5 p.m.
Santa Clarita's Transit Division is inviting residents to participate in an online commuter parking survey at www.santaclaritatransit.com where a direct link to the survey is available. The City is interested to learn local commuters' parking habits and hear their opinions on what is efficient and detrimental to the current parking system, as well as ideas on what can be done to improve it.
Offering more than the typical summer camp experience, the popular Junior High Summer Institute (JSI) at College of the Canyons is back and better than ever, with new curriculum tracks and activities that are sure to provide students with a fun and engaging atmosphere all summer long.
To prioritize rail safety and infrastructure upgrades, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) approved a motion by Directors Michael D. Antonovich, Don Knabe, Ara Najarian, Richard Katz, and Antonio Villaraigosa, securing "Measure R 3%" commuter rail funds to employ safety enhancing positive train control technology for Metrolink trains in Los Angeles County.
To reduce animal cruelty and high taxpayer costs associated with the over-breeding of dogs at facilities commonly referred to as "puppy mills," Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich wants more comprehensive laws to prevent irresponsible dog breeding in Los Angeles County.
The Yes I Can students of the William S. Hart Union High School District throw a fundraiser at Mountasia Family Fun Center from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 341 votes from mid-afternoon Friday, Feb. 20 to late afternoon Friday, Feb. 27, 2009.
Ordering wine in a restaurant doesn't have to be a scary, intimidating experience. That's what we always tell people who say they dread the moment it's time to order wine. If you get a little pang of anxiety when you're handed the wine list, here a few suggestions that might help smooth the way. |
Former CHP officers Ernie Tripke and Ron Nelson have been friends for longer than many of us have been alive. Through three-decade long careers with the Highway Patrol, and a similar amount of time in retirement from the force, the two men have remained close friends and frequent companions.
VALLEJO (AP) - A suspected bank robber released from jail earlier this month is back in custody again after being arrested in Vallejo, officials said.
DENVER (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper signed bills Wednesday that place new restrictions on firearms and signaled a change for Democrats who traditionally shied away from gun control debate in Colorado - a state with a moderate streak and pioneer tradition of gun ownership and self-reliance.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tea party favorite Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday that the nation's illegal immigrants should be able to become citizens eventually, but amid a furor from conservative activists on the explosive issue he quickly sought to make clear that, while they would not be sent home, they couldn't get in line in front of anyone else.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members and their families grapple with the sacrifices of combat.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - After a week marked by acts of simplicity and openness, Pope Francis finally let his words do the talking as he officially began his stewardship of the Catholic Church on Tuesday.
Two weeks ago we reviewed Miami 8&11 from Padilla Cigars. Today it's Luck of the Irish, as the 888 Claro is green.
NEW YORK (AP) - A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
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I know there are couples who enjoy cooking together and make it look like a well-rehearsed ballet. They savor the aroma of their secret recipe for wild salmon over lemon couscous, stir each other's soups and sample each other's sauces.
I used to live in Santa Clarita. I moved to the Bay Area about nine years ago but still check in on The Signal occasionally.
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Most people understand the basic economic principle of supply and demand and incorporate it into their daily decisions. They may not do it consciously, but economic decisions are made every day by each and every one of us.