The Help Group, the nation's largest and most comprehensive nonprofit of its kind serving children with autism and other special needs, recently launched its annual California public awareness and education campaign in recognition of National Autism Awareness Month.
April 12 through April 18, 2009 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Public service and safety entities from all over the united states are participating in this recognition week in an effort to outwardly show appreciation for all the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers.
To improve accessibility and safety at Castaic Lake, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that the Board of Supervisors approved a request for the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for a $100,000 grant for the installation of a 18'x95' boat launch and 30'x40' storage shed adjacent to the Boating Instruction Safety Center at Castaic Lake.
The committee planning the 2009 American Cancer Society SCV "Relay for Life" meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Residence Inn in Stevenson Ranch.
A dinner to honor outstanding Regional Occupational Program (ROP) students is set for Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Rio Norte Junior High School, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia 91355.
I have been fortunate to participate in drum line at Rio Norte Junior High School since it began last year.
When 1932 Olympic medalist Babe Didrikson Zaharias "visited" Rosedell Elementary School in Saugus last month, she left behind a cadre of students wowed by her performance, her history, and this person-to-person method of teaching.
Congratulations to all the Canyon High School athletes who competed in the recent Santa Barbara Easter relays held at La Playa Stadium on the campus of Santa Barbara City College.
Editor's note: Late-breaking news Monday revealed that CalFire had changed its mind and rescinded its letter demanding payment from Carousel Ranch.
Reading the newspaper may be diminishing among those younger than 30, but our three newspapers are an integral source of news for my husband and me.
A rebuff to William Creitz's Letter to the Editor, "Americans are under Assault" (April 3).
Today I stopped and watched the kids at the new skate park at the Sports Complex off Golden Valley Road. There were a lot of kids and all seemed to be having a great time. Only a very few were wearing any safety gear.
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:
SACRAMENTO -- The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has begun its transitional, nine-month "Comprehensive Approach to Reducing Speed" (CARS) project on roadways throughout the state.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.