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 ...
The city of Santa Clarita submitted an application to the state Bicycle Transportation Account to request $390,564 in funding for the city's proposed bicycle vdeo detection project.
College of the Canyons' nursing program will host a graduation and pinning ceremony at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons (PAC).
Update: Due to bad weather, the reception has been postponed. However, the art piece is on display at Macy's on the Valencia Boulevard side of the mall.
Two men accused of being involved in an auto-theft ring in Canyon Country earlier were sentenced today after they accepted plea deals from prosecutors in October, officials said. A third defendant is scheduled to face trial, officials added.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The launch of NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, aboard a Delta II rocket is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 11, between 9:09 a.m. and 9:23 a.m. EST from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Rock N' Ride in the New Year at Six Flags Magic Mountain (Dec. 31) Along with Six Flags' amazing array of extreme coasters and thrilling rides, the Valencia theme park is adding a host of fun New Year's Eve activities. The "safe and sober" celebration will include music, dancing, a special countdown display on the park's iconic Sky Tower and much more. The park will be open New Year's Eve from 10:30 a.m. to 12 ...
Now is the time for teams to register to participate in the American Cancer Society's SCV Relay For Life, scheduled for May 22-23, 2010 at Central Park.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
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.