Last summer, administrators at the William S. Hart Union High School District predicted their budget shortfall through June 30, 2011, would be $6 million.
Mira Tijerin, of San Diego, was pronounced dead early Saturday at a collision scene after she lost control of her Nissan pick-up and rolled 300 feet down an embankment off northbound Interstate-5 about 30 minutes north of Santa Clarita.
Children went from ride to ride-hollering on the mini-roller coaster Alligator Alley, scanning the scenery from the ferris wheel-like Zipper or lifting their hands on the electronic swings Saturday at a Valencia carnival. They played games like Ring A Duck and Turtle Creek with stuffed animal prizes.
Arlien Hopwood had no idea she was dying 16 years ago. "I went out running one day and after a few house lengths, I just couldn't run anymore," she said. After first being diagnosed with asthma, Hopwood was eventually diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, which causes the airways of the lungs to narrow and gets progressively worse over time. The same disease claimed the lives of her mother and grandmother. "Everything was a struggle, ...
As the state prepares to tax us into the poorhouse and the feds grow the size of government instead of the economy, it is little wonder most people are overlooking the biggest crisis to hit California in a generation.
Enjoyed very much the commentary by Bill Kennedy published Jan. 23. As I was growing up I seem to remember after each presidential election there was a return to work by both parties, in a bipartisan manner, to get back to running the country as they were elected to do. I've tried to figure out when things changed and - after an election - the losing party immediately started tearing down and disparaging the victorious ...
A recent disclosure by the Associated Press states that banks that received federal funds are requesting visas for workers from out of this country to fill the positions of laid-off American workers.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and Sen. George Runner are conveniently exempt from the state furloughs.
On Feb. 5, a letter entitled "People Should Not Have to Live This Way in Santa Clarita" appeared in The Signal.
Saturday The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date will be held Saturday. The dinner will benefit the Respite Adult Day Care program offered by the SCV Senior Center. Info: (661) 288-0186, (661) 259-0033, ext. 227. Certified sommelier instructor, DiMaggio Washington, will host wine tasting classes at TPC Valencia. Lunch is provided, class runs 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $84 / per class. Feb.21, France, Part 2. March 7, Wines of Italy, Part 1. March 21, Italy, ...
I don't want to sound like an alarmist, but it's important that I am precise and clear about my view of the Democrats' American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Health and Wellness lectures Free and open to the public, the lectures take place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Activity Rooms 1 and 2. Info: (661) 255-1588, email@example.com. Wednesday - Parkinson's Support Group Facilitator Joan Osborne discusses "Parkinson's Disease." Feb. 25 - Providence Holy Cross Medical Center presents Family Medicine and Primary Care Physician Dr. Naeemah Ghafur in an open forum "Ask the Doctor" ...
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The stars will be coming out - literally and figuratively - on Saturday, as the SCV Senior Center Foundation hosts the 2009 Celebrity Waiter Dinner to benefit the Adult Day Care Respite Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
The tension mounts as we try to weave our way through a crowd thick with people standing shoulder-to-shoulder and moving into the stands with the speed of cold molasses. It must have taken us nearly 20 minutes just to get from the door to the area 40 feet away where we can hear the ring steward call out, "Enter in catalog order, please."
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The mayor of Kansas City says search crews have found a body in the rubble of a Kansas City restaurant destroyed by an explosion.
NEW YORK (AP) - The scene: Tehran's Mehrabad airport, January 1980. Six U.S. diplomats, disguised as a fake sci-fi film crew, are about to fly to freedom with their CIA escorts. But suddenly there's a moment of panic in what had been a smooth trip through the airport.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive amounts of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets, the Obama administration is eyeing fines and other trade actions it may take against Beijing or any other country guilty of cyberespionage.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A gas explosion that sparked a massive, block-engulfing blaze in an upscale Kansas City shopping district injured 14 people, a city official said Tuesday evening, adding it is believed that an accident by a utility contractor may have caused the blast.
Parents, prospective students and interested community members are invited to attend one of two open house events at Emblem Academy tonight.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
It's sometime in the late 1980s and our family and friends are piled inside our Ford cruiser van heading off to a family ski trip to Lake Tahoe - or to a Boy Scout boating trip at Lake Mead - or some other fun teen-friendly vacation destination.
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