Last month, I had the opportunity to lead a congressional fact-finding mission to America's detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and spend some time with the men and women of the military serving there.
Dates to Watch Aug. 15 John Dean, whose key testimony before Congress as counsel to President Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal riveted the nation, will speak 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 24901 Orchard Village Road, Valencia. The Democratic Alliance for Action is sponsor of this event, which is free to the public. For updates, visit www.daa.org or call (661) 309-4DAA ((661) 309-4322). Aug. 16 The ...
The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several dogs for adoption:
Canyon Country residents Kathy Keysor Smith and Bob Kellar were married June 13 at a private residence in Sand Canyon.
The SCV Youth Project Sweet Charity Cake Auction and Competition was held at the College of the Canyons Culinary Institute on Town Center Drive on Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the youth and family outreach services of the organization. For full coverage of the event, see Thursday's About Town section in The Signal.
Joseph and Jill Abejon of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Abejon to Stephen Susdorf of Newhall.
The Santa Clarita Valley is providing 16 exchange students from China the chance to learn about the many facets of American culture.
Saugus High School graduate Shannon Sirk was awarded a Ph.D. in Molecular and Medical Pharmacology from the University of California, Los Angeles on June 11. Recognized as a National Merit Scholar while at Saugus High, she graduated as the number one student in her class in 1997 and entered Occidental College on a Presidential Scholarship.
Cassandra Rochelle Neilson, of Stevenson Ranch was named to the President's List of Mercer University's Tift College of Education for the Spring 2009 semester.
Ava A. Schultz, a recent graduate from Valencia of the Virginia Military Institute, who majored in International Studies, was named to the Dean's List for the second semester of academic year 2008-2009.
After a recent Google search, I came to realize there was a response in your fine paper by Jim McElvain, of Saugus, ("Of winners, losers and American sports," The Signal, Dec. 18, 2008) to my request for more coverage of local youth soccer games by The Mighty Signal ("Boston will boost revenue," The Signal, Dec. 17, 2008).
On the subject of universal health care, the Obama administration and its friends in Congress are talking out of both sides of their mouths.
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:
The Castaic Lake Water Agency joined 26 other state water contractors in a lawsuit filed against federal agencies - including the United States Department of Commerce, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Marine Fisheries - challenging the amount of water pumped from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
The California Highway Patrol swore in the largest graduating class in its history during a ceremony in West Sacramento on Friday, deeming 183 new officers ready to hit the highways.
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.