Hundreds of teachers, administrators and parents dressed in pink lined Santa Clarita Valley intersections Friday to protest pink slips issued to teachers across the state - and the impact they say those layoffs will have on children's futures.
I've got all my kids here, so it's going to be a totally different night than it's been the last couple of nights.
A little bit disappointing. Fred played well enough to shoot two or three under probably, just the putter.
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Editor's note: Tim Haddock has an extensive motor sports background and is a former staff writer at The Signal.
When we read what the Lord says to us in Proverbs 2, "My son, if you receive my words, and treasure my commands within you, so that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; yes, if you cry out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding, if you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures; then you will understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God."
When American Jewish University held its 11th annual Prejudice Awareness Summit on Feb. 25, Valencia resident Sarah Rensin was one of the facilitators for almost 200 students attending from middle schools from all over the Los Angeles area.
A tribute to teachers
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Joey Sindelar shot an 8-under-par 64 to take the opening round lead in the AT&T Champions Classic at sun splashed Valencia Country Club. One shot back is Tom Purtzer, winner of the 2003 and 2007 AT&T Champions Classic here.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District mailed notices of potential layoffs to 95 certificated employees this week, fulfilling a legal obligation to notify employees whose jobs could be affected by a possible "reduction in force" due to the current State budget crisis.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will be out in force, saving lives by enforcing California's seatbelt laws. The increased effort is part of the on-going "Click it or Ticket" campaign.
Santa Clarita's Youth Sports Program will host basketball playoffs at Hart High School on Saturday, May 14 from 2 p.m to 7 p.m.
I have seen four films inspired by the same 13th-century folk ballad: Ingmar Bergman's "The Virgin Spring" (1960), Wes Craven's "The Last House on the Left" (1972), David DeFalco's "Chaos" (2005) and now Dennis Iliadis' remake of the 1972 film, also titled "The Last House on the Left."
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.
When the Hart Indians girls soccer team last won a CIF-Southern Section championship, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Davis was still months from being born.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.
Environmental groups have again sued over the proposed Newhall Ranch development, alleging this week the federal agencies that approved permits for the planned community did so in violation of federal environmental protective legislation.
Moutainview Elementary School sixth-graders of the group named Creeptastic Monsters performed their original hip hop dance on stage for their fellow sixth-graders as the culmination of the F.A.M.E. (Fabulous Arts at Mountainview Elementary) class on Friday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A 19-year-old man was charged Friday with shooting his parents to death and trying to kill two of his siblings inside their luxury Southern California home in a complex case that took investigators weeks to unravel.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate inched up slightly in January to 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in December, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.
An assault with a deadly weapon occurred between Bouquet Canyon Road and Valencia Boulevard on 5:00 pm. The suspect, a male transient, was seen swinging a metal club at an electrical box then began swinging the club at bunch of cyclists. The suspect was arrested shortly after and transported to the Santa Clarita Station for booking. No one was hurt during this incident.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even in an election year that appears favorable for national Republicans, California Democrats are confident they will retain their iron grip on state leadership and possibly enrich their share of House seats in Washington.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Former presidential candidates and a few new potential White House contenders known for their focus on social values are trying out their speeches, as early auditions for the next Republican presidential contest rolled on Friday at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists.