On July 31 ("A school board election like no other"), The Signal blamed (Hart district Superintendent Jaime) Castellanos and his staff for not having the proper financial and "oversight responsibilities as well as misleading the public into thinking a $158 million bond measure would get the job done."
Regarding the article "Drug use up in SCV schools," Oct. 11: The more people that move into the Santa Clarita Valley, the worse things get.
Philosophically, Democrats have embraced the protection of minorities. This is something that Carole Lutness ("Majority rules in a democracy," Oct. 13) seemingly has overlooked. She laments the fact a simple majority in Sacramento's legislature cannot increase taxes; it takes a two-thirds majority. She advocates a simple majority rule and then claims she speaks for all of us. She doesn't speak for me.
It was music to community members' ears when the Santa Clarita Valley Branch of the Music Teachers Association of California held their first annual Practice-A-Thon.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Oct. 9-16, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Dates to Watch Today An afternoon of fine art and music, wine and beverages, hors d' oeuvres and desserts with the Santa Clarita Artist's Association, 1 - 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall. $30 at door. Info: www.santaclaritaartists.org or (661) 244-7689. Oct. 22 Balance Point Spa Goddess Night, In conjunction with Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will benefit Domestic Violence Center of SCV, 6 - 9 p.m., ...
It was high on the list of things for local water professionals to do in 2009: Complete construction of a treatment plant to remove perchlorate from local groundwater, thus stopping the spread of contamination caused by a former munitions manufacturing plant.
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I am shocked and very disappointed you would publish Gary Horton's column ("McKeon: SCV's Marie Antoinette of health care," Sept. 16) about Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon.
As a product of the William S. Hart School District (Hart High Class of '02), I have never recalled spending an entire class period discussing the accomplishments of Ceser Chavez, Christopher Columbus or even Martin Luther King Jr. on their respective days. This has always been taught in our textbooks, whether mentioned in a section or a whole chapter devoted to the person.
Saugus Train Station houses an area called the "Tin Room." Originally, it was used by station agents as storage for important papers as it was less susceptible to fire.
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:
Rarely is a decision so difficult as the one facing voters in the Santa Clarita Community College District.
A three-year-old girl died Saturday afternoon after she was ejected in a two-car collision on the northbound side of Highway 14 Freeway, said California Highway Patrol officials.
As a business owner in Santa Clarita, VP of the Iraq Star Foundation and mother of four, Micaela Bensko is increasingly aware of the need for youth to contribute not only in their local communities, but also to the troops who protect them.
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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