WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 -- On October 22, the top of the Empire State Building will be bathed in yellow light as part of Lights On Afterschool, the only national rally for afterschool programs. This is the third year that the Empire State Building will be lit up for the event, which is organized by the Afterschool Alliance. But this year, for the first time, city officials in Los Angeles will light the historic Lindbergh Beacon ...
Santa Clarita Valley home sales jumped slightly in August, with an increase of 3.5 percent from the same time in 2008.
Yom Kippur is the day of atonement in the Jewish faith. Jews started fasting from sunset Sunday until nightfall Monday. This holiest day in the Jewish religion is a serious day of repentance but also a day to relieve a burden and start afresh for a new Jewish year.
On Sept. 10, Rancho Pico Junior High School held a ceremony that deserves great honor - recognition that we are a California Distinguished School!
Canyon Vista students David Peraza and Nicholas Encinas sign a "Message for Peace" poster during Canyon Vista's celebration of International Peace Day on Sept. 21.
In its nearly 40-year history, the PTA Reflections Program has encouraged millions of students across the country, in preschool through grade 12, to explore their artistic talents.
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:
I would strongly encourage Buck McKeon and the Republican strategy groups to stop misleading citizens so citizens can learn what is unmistakably affecting their lives the most: health care.
Just about everyone should agree that our health care system is broken and American families and businesses urgently need a solution.
With the advent of constant cell phone use and texting it seems that nice table manners have gone by the wayside. We are all now so anxious to have our say, talking with one's mouth full now appears to be acceptable.
On Saturday, Sept. 12, roughly 60,000 aggrieved conservatives converged on Washington, D.C., to participate in the "grass roots" but Glenn Beck-inspired anti-Obama rally.
I have become increasingly alarmed and angry with the level of disrespect I see toward our President.
I would like to thank the volunteers who do such an excellent job of delivering food to the seniors here in the Santa Clarita Valley.
First place This is going to be a fun year at school. Every year all the fifth-grade students get to have a fun time at the lake. Also each year we have a read-a-thon. We earn different prizes depending on how many minutes we read. Another thing I love is the performances every year. In fifth-grade, you get to sing songs about all the 50 states. My favorite of all is the Halloween Parade! Every ...
The fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley "Light the Night® Walk" to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's battle against cancer is set for Saturday, Oct. 17 at Bridgeport Park in Valencia starting with check-in at 4:30 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.