Corky Cooper's letter in The Signal ("Health care needs public option," July 30, 2009) prompts me to try to clarify some serious misunderstandings.
When the Myers family moved to the SCV in 1996, a short-lived movement arose to make the Castaic Union School District a kindergarten-through-12th-grade unified school district by withdrawing the Castaic Unified School District students from the Hart district, where most of the CUSD students fed into then-two-year-old Valencia High School.
The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley is in dire straits.
Last month, I had the opportunity to lead a congressional fact-finding mission to America's detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and spend some time with the men and women of the military serving there.
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The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several dogs for adoption:
Canyon Country residents Kathy Keysor Smith and Bob Kellar were married June 13 at a private residence in Sand Canyon.
Joseph and Jill Abejon of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Abejon to Stephen Susdorf of Newhall.
The Santa Clarita Valley is providing 16 exchange students from China the chance to learn about the many facets of American culture.
Saugus High School graduate Shannon Sirk was awarded a Ph.D. in Molecular and Medical Pharmacology from the University of California, Los Angeles on June 11. Recognized as a National Merit Scholar while at Saugus High, she graduated as the number one student in her class in 1997 and entered Occidental College on a Presidential Scholarship.
Cassandra Rochelle Neilson, of Stevenson Ranch was named to the President's List of Mercer University's Tift College of Education for the Spring 2009 semester.
Ava A. Schultz, a recent graduate from Valencia of the Virginia Military Institute, who majored in International Studies, was named to the Dean's List for the second semester of academic year 2008-2009.
After a recent Google search, I came to realize there was a response in your fine paper by Jim McElvain, of Saugus, ("Of winners, losers and American sports," The Signal, Dec. 18, 2008) to my request for more coverage of local youth soccer games by The Mighty Signal ("Boston will boost revenue," The Signal, Dec. 17, 2008).
On the subject of universal health care, the Obama administration and its friends in Congress are talking out of both sides of their mouths.
The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.
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.