Canyon High School students were treated to inspirational speeches from Hart district Superintendent Jaime Castellanos and Canyon senior Justin Wilson on Thursday as part of the school's Overcome, Believe & Achieve speaking series.
For two decades, residents worried that a proposed massive mining operation would cover the Santa Clarita Valley's streets and highways with traffic and fill the air with pollution.
Reading Patricia Skinner Sulpizio's column ("Shame on you, Mr. McKeon," The Signal, Feb. 23) left me wondering if she and I had even attended the same event on Feb. 13 at College of the Canyons, since her column described an experience so disparate from my own.
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Families across the country are dusting off their stoves and rediscovering the art of home cooking. In fact, the Food Channel recently released its Food Trends list and home cooking ranked No. 11, which is not surprising in today's tough economic climate.
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LOS ANGELES -- Junior Blind of America, a nonprofit dedicated to helping children and adults who are blind, visually impaired or multi-disabled achieve independence, today announced that legendary singer songwriter Stevie Wonder has joined the organization's Board of Directors.
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) introduced a bill, "The Soledad Canyon High Desert, California Public Lands Conservation and Management Act of 2010," today to the U.S. Senate.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods is closer to competing again.
Sheriff's detectives have asked for the public's assistance in hunting down a burglary suspect.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, announced today that the California State Assembly will recognize Linda White, President and CEO of the Simi Valley Boys and Girls Club, "Woman of the Year" for the 38th Assembly District.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is now open for business at its new location on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus in the new Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.
Motorists are advised that beginning Tuesday March 2, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will implement a series of freeway closures for the I-5 freeway both southbound and northbound near Hasley Canyon Road in the community of Castaic.
The Castaic Animal Shelter will host an adoption event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday as a way to celebrate the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control's decision to extend shelter hours so that they are open seven days a week. The Found Animals Foundation will donate $10 towards every adoption.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"
CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles-area transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people are estimated to ride the county's trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.
NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.
Reports say the Santa Clarita Valley can expect a chance of rain into this morning.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.