At Drake University my most excellent freshman English Composition professor liked to relate stories about her childhood years growing up on the Oregon coast during World War II.
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In response to George Runner's quote in the article "District leaves Milk Day up to teachers" (Oct. 14):
I love these letters from the tea-bagger/dumbing of America crowd in the valley. Screaming about things they know nothing about, buzz words and Palin talking points.
Authorities have identified the man believed to have committed suicide at Oaktree Gun Club in Newhall earlier this week.
Most wonderful time of year?
The irony in Mr. Lampton's rebuttal ("The real story behind the Kool-Aid," The Signal, Dec. 18) regarding the political term "drinking the Kool-Aid" made me chuckle.
Editor's note: In the spirit of the holidays, The Signal offers this list of chances to give to local charities. If you have an entry to add to this list, e-mail details, including contact information, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief Share program
The city of Santa Clarita offers free curbside Christmas tree recycling every year. By recycling your tree, you can help the environment and keep this valuable resource out of our landfills.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
This is an observation about a safety matter on Bouquet Canyon Road and Espuella Drive.
The holiday season is a time of generosity and peace. Family and friends gather to celebrate and reflect on another year gone by.
A Santa Clarita woman who allegedly crashed into three cars while driving drunk in a Target parking lot is scheduled to appear in court next month, officials said.
ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
When the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake struck on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, it was a very different world in terms of communications and news reporting.
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.