While the sunset promised by Assistance League of Santa Clarita Valley for their inaugural Sunset in the Vineyard wine tasting was scorched by recent wildfires, they still managed, quite nicely, to provide a beautiful backdrop to a very different kind of tasting. You were unable to purchase any of the wines served there, and most were not available for purchase, just yet, anywhere.
Air Force Airman Spencer C. Hampton of Castaic has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Navy Seaman Recruit Keith P. Droz, son of Susan L. and Ralph D. Droz of Newhall, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Navy Seaman Recruit Michael E. Ratliff, nephew of Anita Harris of Canyon Country, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Lafayette College's ideal size and strong neuroscience program continually attract the best minds, like sophomore Jackie Kikuchi of Los Angeles, pictured with biology and neuroscience professor Elaine Reynolds, a 2007 graduate of Canyon High School in Canyon Country.
I would like to congratulate the Saugus High School girls cross country team on their magnificent state title win for a third year in a row.
The various letters to the editor accusing Tim Myers, who writes the column "Myers' Musings," of a liberal bent provide a tremendous source of glee for myself and my four siblings.
Regarding the imminent banking collapse disaster: It seems to me that Congress needs to me more proactive, rather than reactive, on a solution to the problem of the banking disaster.
The government has put the taxpayers on the hook for a trillion dollars. We are paying for the big shot Wall Street corporate managers who have misappropriated, misused, poorly managed and probably stolen from their stockholders. When the CEO of a failing corporation takes a $50 million bonus, something is wrong. One of the big hangups Congress has now is how much the CEOs of these "bailout" corporations are supposed to be paid. I run ...
REP presents 'Of Mice and Men' The Repertory East Playhouse continues its Main Stage Series with John Steinbeck's classic, "Of Mice and Men" through Oct. 18. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $17/adults, $15/children. Advanced reservations are highly recommended. (661) 288-0000, www.repeastplayhouse.org. Theatre project begins classes The SCV Theatre Project has launched "The Studio" in Santa Clarita and North Hollywood with a professional training program in acting, voice, movement and ...
I just wanted to say a sincere "thank you" to all the California Representatives who voted against the $700 billion Bush golden parachute of American taxpayer money to the super rich CEO class on Wall Street.
I am an educator. My intent in founding Monticello Preparatory School has been to provide an alternative quality education for the students and families of a community that I have come to admire and love.
Providing a wide variety of avenues for residents to communicate with their city has long been a hallmark of Santa Clarita.
Prep Football Notre Dame 52, Saugus 28 Great offense was not enough to slow down Notre Dame Prep Friday night as Saugus fell for the second week in a row. Despite outstanding performances by senior quarterback Desi Rodriguez and senior running back Ryan Zirbel, the Centurions fell 52-28 on the road against one of the toughest teams in the Southern Section. Rodriguez completed 15-of-26 passes for 149 yards and a touchdown and rushed 27 times ...
SANTA MARIA -- It started out like just another day at the office for the workman-like College of the Canyons football team as the Cougars methodically hammered away at Allan Hancock College to take a commanding, four-touchdown halftime lead.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's stock price topped $800 for the first time Tuesday amid renewed confidence in the company's ability to reap steadily higher profits from its dominance of Internet search and prominence in the increasingly important mobile device market.
Two major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
Somebody hacked Burger King's Twitter account on Monday, posting obscene messages and changing its profile picture to a McDonald's logo.
Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartener tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Maryland, a 6-year-old boy pretends his fingers are a gun during a playground game of cops and robbers. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while "simulating the sound of gunfire," as one school official put it.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius told a packed courtroom Tuesday that he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. The prosecutor called it premeditated murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
"Marriage" is shorthand for a specific legal arrangement between a man and a woman, just as "corporation" or "limited partnership" is a specific legal arrangement between shareholders, business partners, etc.
Webster's dictionary has several different definitions for the word socialism. The one conservative fear and loathe the most is:
oy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.