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 also provides tips when the party is held elsewhere, and what to consider with your teenager.
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.
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?
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.
For some of us, saying "yes' to too many things is one of the biggest contributors to our stress. Do you say yes to people when you know you should say no? I know I have in the past and sometimes still do.
Students at the Canyon Country campus of College of the Canyons could be studying in a new technology center by the end of the 2010 spring semester, a college official said Wednesday.
On April 1, the federal sales tax on a pack of cigarettes jumped from 39 cents to $1.01, and the only part of it that makes any sense is the date on which this tax went into effect.
Americans are under assault - not from without but from within.
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:
Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 90 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from the first week of the April 1949 Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise.
There's oil in 'dem hills
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.