First place I want to be a bald eagle because they fly fast- up to 70 miles per hour. They can soar without flapping their wings. No other animals can attack an eagle. They build their nests near mountain tops and in tall trees. Eagles are on flags and coins. That's why I want to be an eagle. Alexander Esquivel Santa Clarita Elementary Grade 2 Second place If I was an animal I would be ...
Pope Benedict XVI, while en route to Africa, defended the Catholic church's promotion of monogamy and opposition to condoms in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
A big thanks to the "New Kids on the Block" in Washington for setting aside more than 2 million acres of land as protected wilderness.
After Laurie Keller's students at Pinecrest Valencia read the book "By the Great Horn Spoon," the class decided to do a puppet show based on the story.
Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society docents led tours of the Saugus Train Station, the Kingsley House, the Edison House, a one-room schoolhouse, a tiny chapel and the Mitchell Adobe. Students dressed as children did in the past, the girls in pinafores and the boys in suspenders and caps. The field trip was the culmination of a "living history" unit, and all costs were paid for by a grant from Azusa Pacific College and the Southern California Historical Society.
Greetings! Working Together to Keep Santa Clarita Safe - Now More Than Ever! In keeping with our ongoing effort to join with the community in reporting and fighting crime, I have adopted a phrase pertaining to our continued partnership this year: "Now, More Than Ever." In 2008, we saw our crime rate in both the city and county areas drop to a four-year low, with multi-year decreases. We saw deputies being extremely proactive in keeping ...
On Saturday, April 18, California Institute of the Arts will commemorate Jules Engel's 100th birthday with a celebration of his life and work at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater) in the Walt Disney Concert Hall, 631 West 2nd St., Los Angeles 90012.
Dan Goetz, president and chief executive officer of Valencia-based UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI), has been appointed to the Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation Board of Directors.
This is a difficult year for many and the economic news doesn't seem to be getting better quickly. I want you to know that our city is doing everything we can to help our local economy, our residents and our businesses. I have assembled an inter-departmental team of city staff to track and apply for the wide variety of stimulus funds that are becoming available.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting is Wednesday, April 15 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Google's proposed settlement with authors and publishers raises antitrust concerns, Consumer Watchdog said today and the nonpartisan, nonprofit group called on the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene.
The Master's College Jazz Band hosts an evening of big band and barbeque on April 20 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Santa Clarita Valley residents who missed last weekend's Los Angeles County hazardous household waste collection event have another opportunity to dispose of hazardous waste Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., when the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station hosts its "Safe and Secure" pickup event at College of the Canyons.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's COBRA Team are investigating a shooting incident that occurred early Sunday morning near Whites Canyon Road and Pleasantdale Street, Canyon Country.
It's Opening Day for the 2009 Major League Baseball season, and Santa Clarita Valley fans are warming up for the 32nd Annual SCV Dodgers Day salute on Sunday, April 19.
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.
Princess Cruises has appointed Stuart Hawkins as senior vice president of Health, Environment, Safety, and Security Compliance.
If you question New York City's Stop and Frisk policies, you might consider the constitutionality of Santa Clarita's DUI checkpoints. What justification is there for stopping over a thousand cars when there is absolutely no reasonable cause? Just because we have a federal grant, Do we have to spend taxpayer money to cite a single DUI? Some may argue that it takes just one drunk to run over a child, but I'd ask what percentage ...
Our President Barack Obama is asking the Congress' vote. It's legitimate. If we have the proof that Syria killed children and adults with chemical weapons don't we have to intervene? I understand this time France would be our ally if we decide to save lives.
Junior and Missy's parents are driving them 12 hours away from their hometown to The University of Getting Out of My Parents' House. Sure, there are plenty of local community colleges and state schools they could have attended, but then they would have to come home every night to live with those stupid cash machines who raised them.
When I drive by the construction area of what will soon become the downtown Newhall roundabout - not to be confused with any medical-related term that shares the DNR acronym - I am reminded of the words of our illustrious Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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.