The following essays were written and submitted by students at Helmers Elementary School.
Youngsters from the Saugus Union School District recently took the podium to address topics like pop culture, politics and social issues as part of the district's Toastmasters Speech Contest on April 22.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Hornets majority owner George Shinn has reached a deal to sell his shares of the team to minority owner Gary Chouest, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Crowds sampled food and drinks from different vendors during the Child & Family Center's Taste of the Town event held at Mann BioMedical Park in Valencia on Sunday. The event, which is now in its 22nd year, raises funds for the Child & Family Center. The event featured many of Santa Clarita's favorite restaurants, who have been participating in the event for years - or every year, as some of the vendors have been. Attendees also had the opportunity to sample a variety of microbrews and wines, along with indulging in a coffee bar and cigar lounge. Five-time Grammy-nominated band Ambrosia ...
A splendid quality of the aging heart and mind: they are never too old to be shared.
My dad really wasn't much of a dad. I can count the number of "good" times with him on one hand. Heavy drinking tends to take away those good times and replace them with bitter memories.
I needed to be entertained, and what better place to go than the court in Santa Clarita? On April 15, at about 1 p.m., I went to be a spectator and watch the court in action.
My comments are directed to two letters to the editor, Feb. 17, written by Richard Kratz ("Kellar damaging city's image") and Lois Eisenberg ("Two sides to every story").
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A Saugus man was killed in a collision at the intersection of Plum Canyon Road and Santa Catarina Road in Saugus on Saturday evening, according to officials.
The Santa Clarita Valley's annual Fourth of July parade steps off promptly at 9 a.m. this year, and participants are invited to sign up now for the long-standing valley tradition that dates back to 1932.
Founded in 1927, Los Angeles Baptist College made the Santa Clarita Valley home in the early 1960s, when it purchased the former Happy Jack's Dude Ranch in Placerita Canyon.
he Senior Center, Soroptomists and the SCV Youth Center were the big winners at the second annual "Dancing with Our Stars" extravaganza. It was an amazing evening full of stars and they were not all in the sky.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.