Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry: "Wow" is all I can say to the dribble you placed in the paper ("Ferry: Stop 'developmental terrorism,'" June 1). Give those of us who actually care about the development in our immediate communities the respect that we know what we are talking about. With all due respect, I live adjacent to the Smiser property and know a hell of a lot more about that property that you or ...
Hart, Valencia Among 'America's Best High Schools' Hart and Valencia high schools are among the 1600 high schools across the country to be saluted by Newsweek Magazine as "America's Best High Schools" this year. The criteria for nomination is based on the percentage of students who take and pass college-level Advanced Placement classes, which allow students to earn college credit while still in high school. More than 550 Hart High students took just over 1,000 ...
The city of Santa Clarita will submit a grant application for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant offered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, in the amount of $42,879, and is inviting public comments on the proposal.
Goodwill Southern California will open a new location at 24840 Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch 91381, on Friday, June 25, at 8:30 a.m.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. has hired an award-winning economic development director from Arizona to become the first executive director of the newly established organization.
Mike Hoder of Valencia won a new laptop in College of the Canyons' "40 Ways to Change Your Life" contest, which began last fall and ended in May.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Landon Donovan's decisive goal for the U.S. national team at the World Cup today has triggered hugs and tears of joy in bars, restaurants and offices from coast to coast.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama ousted Gen. Stanley McChrystal as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Wednesday, saying that his scathing published remarks about administration officials undermine civilian control of the military and erode the needed trust on the president's war team.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
The Small Business Development Center is participating in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative Program with an informational workshop Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
A local Panera Bread will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday to benefit the Providence Medical Center Bloodmobile. Those who donate blood will receive a free French baguette. Blood donated will be distributed to Providence Medical Centers of St. Joseph in Burbank, Holy Cross in Mission Hills, Tarzana and the Little Company of Mary in Torrance and San Pedro. Panera Bread is located at The Plaza at Golden Valley, ...
Nearly 11 percent of Santa Clarita residents smoke cigarettes according to a report released by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Tuesday. Overall about 14 percent of county residents smoke, a rate that has remained steady since 2002, according to the report. Public Health officials predict that about 13,600 city residents smoke regularly. Quartz Hill and Lancaster have the highest smoking rates in the county at nearly 22 percent each. The report ...
Dates to watch June 25 Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament with dinner and auction to benefit Valencia High School girls basketball team, $85-advance, $100-at door, $40 dinner/auction only, optional Sit n' Play Tournament available as well, 6-11 p.m., Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tournament Road, Valencia. Info: (661) 296-2568. June 26 The Repertory East Playhouse will host its "Cheeseburger in Paradise" benefit at the home of Bill and Jill Friedman with barbecue from RSVP Catering, open ...
We, the great U.S., are a provider of relief and support to any country in need because of any natural disaster (floods, fires, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc.) that they may have suffered. That has recently come back to bite us in the rear end.
It's been forever since I've written a politically pointed entry. Lately, I've preferred human interest to political fireworks, seeing that one can only poke fun at tea partiers and Sarah Palin types so much before sounding like a repetitive tin bell.
NEW YORK (AP) - Two scientists who illuminated how brain cells communicate, three researchers who developed implants that let deaf people hear and philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates have won prestigious Lasker Awards for medical research and contributions to public health.
MOSCOW (AP) - In a surprise move, Russia promised Monday to push its ally Syria to place its chemical weapons under international control and then dismantle them quickly to avert U.S. strikes.
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.