More than 70 local teachers will receive pink slips this year, as local school districts struggle with millions of dollars in lost funding from the state.
The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.
In the April 28 edition of The Signal ("Legislator calls for Arizona boycott"), state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg stated we have a moral obligation to send Arizona a message regarding the recent passage of certain legislation in that state.
I found Lois Eisenberg's account of her visit to the local court ("Court jesters," May 3) informative.
Leadership is the primary responsibility of those who own businesses. It starts by leading from the front, not hiding in an office where the owner cannot be seen and is seldom heard.
There are so many ways to prepare potatoes that it's no surprise spuds remain a family favorite. People most often think of potatoes as the ultimate side dish; however, it's time to move potatoes to the center of the plate! Prepared mashed potatoes, such as Idahoan mashed potatoes, can help add a little extra flavor, crunch or creaminess to a variety of recipes.
One West Ranch High School senior recently learned that pillow fights aren't just for sleepovers.
Canyon High School's National Honor Society chapter is hosting a dance marathon to raise money for LETMESAIL, an organization that works to provide therapeutic, social, recreational and educational opportunities for differently-abled individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Eighteen students in the William S. Hart Union High School District's Regional Occupational Program came away from the annual ROP awards ceremony with medals attesting to their excellent academic achievement and positive attitudes in the career-oriented ROP classes in which they are enrolled.
Plum Canyon Elementary, Arroyo Seco and Saugus High School are collaborating in a Restaurant Dine Out fundraising event in support of the Jeff Laird Memorial Fund on Wednesday, May 12 at participating restaurants.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host its free monthly Job Fair on Friday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.
The Repertory East Playhouse proudly presents the musical-comedy The Wedding Singer as part of its 2010 Main Stage season, sponsored by Friedman and Thompson and Co.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Foundation will host its annual luncheon to thank the more than 170 volunteers who devote time and effort to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and the community on Saturday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stevenson Ranch Macaroni Grill restaurant.
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.