He thought he was buying a personal training package for his wife Stella. That's why Jim Pilarski bid $1,200 on the live auction item at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley fundraiser in June.
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An open letter to all local high school track coaches: I am one of many folks who enjoyed the trails at Towsley Canyon. In recent years it has become quite the local attraction for hikers and joggers. This includes several local high school cross-country teams. It has been recently observed that in an effort to run the trails in a designated time frame, runners have run off-trail to cut their individual times. This "rogue trail ...
The Canyon Theatre Guild's production of "Miracle on 34th Street" during the month of December is sure to bring back fond memories of the well-loved movie and is a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays.
The Santa Clarita Homeless Shelter is hosting their annual community dance and fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 29, from
Betty Ferguson Foundation hosts its annual holiday fundraiser boutique at 25510 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite 104, Valencia, CA 91351
Every year, Santa Clarita Chapter of Pet Assistance Foundation of California holds two "Pet Photos with Santa" events. The first was this past Saturday. The second is this Saturday, December 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Canyon Country, at the "Pet Stop" store located at the corner of Sand Canyon and Soledad Canyon roads, in the "Vons" Shopping Center, across the parking lot from the Von's store.
Meadows Elementary School is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The community is welcome to stop by and donate blood. The school is located at 25577 Fedala Road and the school phone number is (661) 291-4050.
The city's monthly job fair will be from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at the Santa Clarita Worksource Center at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite 25. People interested in attending should dress professionally,, and bring copies of their resumes. There will be no access to computers or copiers at the fair. Go to scworksource.com for more information. Employers that want to participate should call (661) 424-1062.
Prosecutors chose Tuesday not to file charges against a Newhall woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend with a fold-up knife, officials said.
On this Thanksgiving holiday, I want to take the opportunity to publicly thank Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, one of the unsung heroines of Santa Clarita.
Did you receive a Community Assessment Survey for the former Whittaker-Bermite site from the Department of Toxic Substances Control?
Two stories last week emblematize the death of the mainstream media. First, at the beginning of October, it was announced that Sarah Palin's book would be printed in mid-November. The next day, it was ranked number one in sales on both Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble's Web site. The Associated Press assigned 11 reporters to "fact-check" its 432 pages. Anyone care to hazard a guess how many reporters were assigned to fact-check President Barack Obama's ...
Isn't it refreshing Lynn Vakay ("To whom should Americans give thanks?" Nov. 20) saw fit to use Thanksgiving as an opportunity to push her political and religious propaganda while simultaneously launching a preemptive strike against the Obama White House?
Outraged does not describe my reaction to this article ("Dog allegedly shot, young girl present," Nov. 29). I have read many articles in the paper that have upset me, but none of them to the level that would prompt me to write to you.
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.
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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.