I am so pleased that the bipartisan Omnibus bill passed in the House and the Senate. We will finally have 470,000 wonderful acres of new wilderness protected in California. Locally, Pleasant View Ridge is truly a beautiful hike, and Magic Mountain is indeed magical with condors soaring overhead. The Eastern Sierra lands are a vacationer's dream so close to our home. These pristine areas are untouched and wilderness designation means that they will ...
Saugus High baseball took advantage of five Canyon High errors and held off a seventh-inning Cowboy rally to remain tied atop the Foothill League with a 10-8 victory on Friday at Canyon High School.
I like to call "referrals" the low-hanging fruit on the tree of sales because they are a reward for a job well done.
Democrats' claims that the previous administration is responsible for our economic problems led me to do some research on the subject.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 474 votes from late evening Friday, March 27 to early evening Friday, April 3, 2009. Question: "Should there be a year-round shelter for homeless people in the SCV?" * Yes (236 votes) * No (173 votes) * What homeless? (65 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader Meter poll, in which the question is: "What are ...
The city of Santa Clarita's Mayordude.com Web site invites students from kindergarten through college across the Santa Clarita Valley to submit their suggestions on what they would do if selected to serve as mayor for the day.
Michele Krantz, principal of Rancho Pico Junior High School, received a welcome phone call this week from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell officially confirming that the Stevenson Ranch school is one of 261 California middle and high schools selected as 2009 California Distinguished Schools.
In the next two decades, the senior population of Los Angeles County will double from 1.4 million to 2.8 million seniors!
Two years ago the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station launched an informational campaign to provide resources to parents, which will assist in planning, controlling and surviving a teen party. As part of this awareness campaign, the city and Sheriff's Station jointly produced a "Parent Guide to Teenage Parties and Dances" brochure that assists parents in planning and organizing the event when it is hosted at their home. The information ...
This spring the College of the Canyons Sustainable Development Committee (SDC) is working with city of Santa Clarita officials to coordinate a 'Recycled Work of Art' contest - with entered pieces set to be presented at the community wide Earth Day Festival and 20th Annual Arbor Day Celebration Saturday April 18, at Central Park.
The Hart High School dance team won first place in four regional competitions at the USA Nationals Competition Finals in March.
Looking for something fun, educational and free for the kids tonight? The Santa Clarita Symphony has your ticket!
It has become a genre all its own: the dysfunctional-family indie comedy, a staple of film festivals and art-house theaters alike. Done wrong, and these movies can seem too self-consciously quirky (and by now, "quirky" feels like a word that was created especially to describe this kind of film). Done right, and you've got a "Little Miss Sunshine" or a "Juno" on your hands. "Sunshine Cleaning" falls into the latter category - and its producers ...
It is a truth of 20-somethings that if you have a crappy summer job with other 20-somethings, the way to take your mind off work is daydreaming of sex with your workmates. You are trapped there together, eight or 10 hours a day for three months, right, so what else is there to make you dance to unheard melodies? Take James. Here he is, all set to move to New York, and his dad loses ...
Noise, noise, noise. Crunched metal and shattered glass. More noise. Revving engines. Vin Diesel's giant head. Hot chicks in tight miniskirts. Even more noise. The end. That's pretty much all there is to "Fast & Furious," essentially a remake of the 2001 hit "The Fast and the Furious" with the same cast, except it seems to exist in some parallel universe where the word "the" no longer exists. It also seems to function outside of ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In the backyard of his remote Southern California home, Bernie Jones is etching an unconventional blueprint: a construction plan to build his underground survival shelter. It won't be the typical, cramped Cold War-era bunker. It will hold 20 people.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.