On Saturday, Dec. 4, the city and SCV Education Foundation hosted the annual Literacy & Arts Festival at Newhall Park. As part of the event, The Signal hosted the Reporter for a Day program where local kids took on assignments at the festival, interviewed authors and educators and wrote news stories about the festival. The following are the news stories written by The Signal's Reporters for a Day at the festival. –Tammy Marashlian, Signal Assistant City Editor and Reporter for a Day coordinator.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for president.
Board of Supervisors meeting
Since today is my birthday and December marks 47 years of representing others in their insurance needs and retirement planning, I felt I should touch on three areas of the security needs and future planning for most Americans.
Senior Lunch Menu
The Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry will soon be getting a holiday boost from 60 students at Sierra Vista Junior High School.
I was a guest on Joe Messina's "The Real Side" radio show Monday, and as usual, it was very interesting. This wasn't the first time we entertained one another, either, but don't tell his lovely wife, Tammy. Oh, that's right. She was there, too.
The city of Waukegan is best known as the birthplace of Jack Benny, a legendary vaudevillian and comic from a much earlier time.
I just wanted to write a letter to urge you to inform our city about our public schools.
Move over, Vermont. There's a new entry to glorious fall foliage.
I am profoundly saddened by the news that the Betty Ferguson Foundation is closing its doors, but thrilled that I had the opportunity to be part of BFF/Mes Amies for many years.
On Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host an important event aimed at ensuring safety for local transit riders with disabilities.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
OS ANGELES (AP) - A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now being readied for sale as condominiums – their original intended use.
Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective.
So I'm in the shower when the phone rings. It may be my sister calling about our dying mother, so I wrap a towel around me and rush to the phone.
Regarding Gary Horton's provocative piece on old thinking about water rationing (Aug. 20, "Water rationing is old thinking"), I think Gary Horton is right on the mark.
While it is comforting to know that Isis will fail, it is alarming to realize that the world may be too slow in stamping out this regrettable regime.
With just over two months until the mid-term elections in November, it's time to talk about voting choices. No, I won't be endorsing candidates, issues, or parties. What I will do is suggest some strategies for getting factual information and making wise choices before you enter the voting booth.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.