Karlan English feels a special connection to guide dogs.
On Feb. 23, students from the Virtual Enterprise Regional Occupational Program class held at Golden Valley High School participated in an all-day trade fair that took place in Long Beach, Calif.
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The Castaic Area Town Council and Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards ceremony Saturday honoring members of the business sector and community at large.
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:
So - after enjoying a peaceful night's sleep in your virtually crimeless neighborhood, you drive your big SUV down our wide, landscaped roads, dropping kids off at our well-managed public schools, continuing your way down Caltrans-maintained highways to your job building widgets for the latest government fighter plane or public project. Listening to Rush Limbaugh in the morning, you consider how superior your anti-government, conventional-wisdom conservatism is. But maybe you're having some doubts.
Can any of us imagine - right here in Santa Clarita - a mom and her children sleeping in their car? It may sound unbelievable, but they are coming to Single Mothers Outreach for help. In the last two weeks, I have talked with seven families that were homeless or about to become homeless.
I finally was able to read the (AT&T Champions Classic golf tournament) articles from the week in your paper online, and see the photos of (my husband) Dan's win ("Lasting impression: Forsman wins AT&T Champions Classic," March 16).
For the last 30 years, government has allowed the wealth of a few to grow dramatically at the expense of the entire middle and lower class as well as the country's infrastructure.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Talking tougher by the hour, livid Democrats confronted beleaguered insurance giant AIG with an ultimatum Tuesday: Give back $165 million in post-bailout bonuses or watch Congress tax it away with emergency legislation.
Republicans declared the Democrats were hardly blameless, accusing them of standing by while the bonus deal was cemented and suggesting that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner could and should have done more. While the White House expressed confidence in Geithner, it was clearly placing the responsibility for how the matter was handled on his shoulders.
The Santa Clarita Valley Jaycees are pleased to announce that two of its members have been recognized as Outstanding Young Californians for 2009.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - On Oct. 7, 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law, H.R. 6893 which addresses the needs of thousands of children in foster and kinship care. The law promotes permanent families through relative guardianship and adoptions as well as giving States the option of using federal Title IV-E funds to provide foster care, legal guardianship and adoption assistance to youth up to 21 years of age.
JoAnna Levinson, R.N., M.S., Los Angeles County Public Health Nurse and Community Liaison will visit on Wednesday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the lobby near the front door, bringing interactive education and public health awareness in a fun and fascinating fashion.
In April, the college's theatre department will present the Tony award-winning revival "A Doll's House" in the Black Box theatre at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
SANTA ANA, Calif. - To combat the rising trend of childhood obesity in Southern California schools, more than 100,000 fourth and fifth grade students and parents from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura County schools and after-school programs will participate in the "KID HEALTHY -- Steps to Healthy Living" campaign.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
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.