Jax Malcolm, 6, won the best-dressed cowboy and cowgirl contest wearing a cowboy vest he made from a paper bag at William S. Hart Park's "Saddles and Spurs: Cowboy Life" event held at the Ranch House Museum on Saturday.
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:
Gary Horton's June 3 commentary ("Just move along folks..") attempts to tell readers how truly perfect socialist societies are.
A night sky, a cauldron for symbolic burning of student fears and presentations of original student work highlighted Saugus High School's 13th annual public reading and arts festival, hosted by the school's literary magazine class.
What do you call a year like Canyon had in 2008-09? Up and down? A struggle? A growth year? It would definitely be a growth year if some of the youth grows up in a big way in 2009-10. There are candidates. In basketball, Brooke Lemar and Brandon Perry could lead their teams to brighter days. In track and field, a pair of sophomores-to-be in Tiffini Stone and Taylor Thomas, as well as some more ...
Brian Charles' story in Tuesday's Signal (June 16) mentioning a "revenue neutral" payment of perhaps $3 million annually, perhaps in perpetuity - in exchange for westside unincorporated communities being allowed to have some measure of local government - leaves me outraged.
Recently, the Legislature completed the traditional "House of Origin" deadline, during which literally hundreds of bills are voted on over a five-day period.
When you keep hitting "bumps" in the road, eventually you'll get to a point where you have to ask, "Is it the road's fault or the driver's?"
It seems like just yesterday you wiped away my tears. Late at night I called your name, and you came to chase away my fears. We're both growing and changing now, and as the minutes, hours and days go away. I couldn't be more grateful that God sent me your way. You're the best man I have ever met, so genuine, funny, smart but best of all you care. When I look at you Daddy ...
The past few days since the Lakers won the NBA championship, I have witnessed, on television, the antics of a few hundred morons who act like bottom feeders.
Frank Ferry certainly has an interesting take on low voter turnout. When asked about the poor turnout during his last election, Frank states, "It's not necessarily a bad thing when people don't vote," adding that low numbers may tend to show residents are content with city government. While most people would probably attribute low turnout to apathy, Frank thinks it is due to contentment with the status quo. Most educators would encourage people to vote, ...
Since no one ever spends serious money doing actual statistically sound polls around a Santa Clarita City Council election, the entire process since city formation stands fraught with apocryphal tales that achieve mythic status.
Drive out Highway 126 from Castaic Junction to the Pacific Ocean and take a good look at the orange and lemon groves, strawberry patches, flower factories, palm forests and avocado jungles that line the Santa Clara River. All told, that's a $700 million industry annually.
Jazz & Blues Concert Series The Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series on Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway adjacent to the Hyatt Valencia returns 7 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 28. Music, food and beverage and activities for kids. Admission is free. 24500 Town Center Dr., Valencia. U-pick cherries at Rhodes Orchard Fun for the entire family, U-pick sweet Bing and Rainier Cherries are now ready for picking, through the month of June, ...
Sophie Johnson Sophie Johnson, a sophomore in American University's School of International Service, majoring in International Studies, was named to the fall's 2008 Dean's List. Johnson is a resident of Castaic. To earn Dean's List at American University a student must obtain a 3.5 grade point average or better on their semester courses. McKenzie Carpenter Milliken University student McKenzie Carpenter of Valencia, was recently inducted into the Milliken chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi national ...
Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartener tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Maryland, a 6-year-old boy pretends his fingers are a gun during a playground game of cops and robbers. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while "simulating the sound of gunfire," as one school official put it.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius told a packed courtroom Tuesday that he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. The prosecutor called it premeditated murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
"Marriage" is shorthand for a specific legal arrangement between a man and a woman, just as "corporation" or "limited partnership" is a specific legal arrangement between shareholders, business partners, etc.
Webster's dictionary has several different definitions for the word socialism. The one conservative fear and loathe the most is:
oy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.