SACRAMENTO - Today, Senate Bill 685, authored by State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) which could have saved California $7,177,442 per year by suspending salaries of specific State Boards and Commissioners who make more than $100,000 for one or two meetings per month, failed in the Senate Government Organization Committee 5 to 5.
As part of "National Volunteer Week," April 19 through April 25, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station recognized all the committed volunteers who devoted their time throughout the year towards making the Santa Clarita Valley a better and safer place to live.
Although no confirmed clusters of swine flu have been identified in the Santa Clarita Valley or even the Los Angeles region as of today, the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District has released a list of precautions that students and families can take to avoid catching or spreading the swine flu in particular and any virus in general.
Volunteers often help bridge the budgetary gaps Santa Clarita schools face but with this year's prolonged recession, volunteering has never been more needed.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will be filled with harmonies May 1 when five choirs perform at the second annual Community College Choir Festival.
Thousands of students, faculty and administrators throughout California will celebrate "Early College Awareness Week" May 4-10 by joining political and business leaders to promote the value of higher education for all students and to build bridges between young people and higher education, regardless of the challenges students may face.
Community members turned up early to beat the crowds at the city and Sheriff's Second Annual "Safe & Secure" collection event held at the College of the Canyons campus on Saturday, April 25.
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About six months ago a grass-roots effort started with a few folks at the city of Santa Clarita and various Santa Clarita Valley business owners, business organizations and media outlets. The basic idea was a good one: Help to promote shopping locally to boost the economic well-being of Santa Clarita.
Rachel Scott's plan was to start a chain reaction of kindness. Unfortunately she was not able to fulfill her life plan, because she was the first person to be killed in the Columbine shooting.
Every once in a while, someone's act of kindness and compassion gives us hope about the world in which we live.
The Santa Clarita Stars Showteam received the highest honor of Top Scoring Overall Routine during the STARS West Regional Dance competition April 17 and 18 at Valencia High School.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.