What do you call a year like Canyon had in 2008-09? Up and down? A struggle? A growth year? It would definitely be a growth year if some of the youth grows up in a big way in 2009-10. There are candidates. In basketball, Brooke Lemar and Brandon Perry could lead their teams to brighter days. In track and field, a pair of sophomores-to-be in Tiffini Stone and Taylor Thomas, as well as some more ...
Brian Charles' story in Tuesday's Signal (June 16) mentioning a "revenue neutral" payment of perhaps $3 million annually, perhaps in perpetuity - in exchange for westside unincorporated communities being allowed to have some measure of local government - leaves me outraged.
Recently, the Legislature completed the traditional "House of Origin" deadline, during which literally hundreds of bills are voted on over a five-day period.
When you keep hitting "bumps" in the road, eventually you'll get to a point where you have to ask, "Is it the road's fault or the driver's?"
It seems like just yesterday you wiped away my tears. Late at night I called your name, and you came to chase away my fears. We're both growing and changing now, and as the minutes, hours and days go away. I couldn't be more grateful that God sent me your way. You're the best man I have ever met, so genuine, funny, smart but best of all you care. When I look at you Daddy ...
The past few days since the Lakers won the NBA championship, I have witnessed, on television, the antics of a few hundred morons who act like bottom feeders.
Frank Ferry certainly has an interesting take on low voter turnout. When asked about the poor turnout during his last election, Frank states, "It's not necessarily a bad thing when people don't vote," adding that low numbers may tend to show residents are content with city government. While most people would probably attribute low turnout to apathy, Frank thinks it is due to contentment with the status quo. Most educators would encourage people to vote, ...
Since no one ever spends serious money doing actual statistically sound polls around a Santa Clarita City Council election, the entire process since city formation stands fraught with apocryphal tales that achieve mythic status.
Drive out Highway 126 from Castaic Junction to the Pacific Ocean and take a good look at the orange and lemon groves, strawberry patches, flower factories, palm forests and avocado jungles that line the Santa Clara River. All told, that's a $700 million industry annually.
Jazz & Blues Concert Series The Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series on Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway adjacent to the Hyatt Valencia returns 7 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 28. Music, food and beverage and activities for kids. Admission is free. 24500 Town Center Dr., Valencia. U-pick cherries at Rhodes Orchard Fun for the entire family, U-pick sweet Bing and Rainier Cherries are now ready for picking, through the month of June, ...
Sophie Johnson Sophie Johnson, a sophomore in American University's School of International Service, majoring in International Studies, was named to the fall's 2008 Dean's List. Johnson is a resident of Castaic. To earn Dean's List at American University a student must obtain a 3.5 grade point average or better on their semester courses. McKenzie Carpenter Milliken University student McKenzie Carpenter of Valencia, was recently inducted into the Milliken chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi national ...
Chuck and Lisa Summers of Castaic are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Summers to Matt Jacobs of Anaheim.
The game of golf has its obstacle courses, but Tyler Cordova, 6, of Valencia, knows how to play his way through the course of life.
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Wednesday A wine and hors d'oeuvres fundraiser at Salt Creek Grille, Town Center Drive, Valencia to benefit afterschool performing arts programs at the SCV Boys & Girls Club. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $35 plus tax and gratituty. Reservations required: (661) 222-9999. Saturday The Repertory East Playhouse will host its largest benefit of the year, Summer Evening with the REP: An Affair to Remember, on Saturday June 27, at the home of Jill Jackson, formerly ...
NEW YORK (AP) - A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Think "inspiration." Think "spiritually beautiful." Think "melodically breathtaking."
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.
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
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.