I just opened up my Sunday Signal and saw "At the old ball game" (Feb. 22.) I myself was a volunteer at Canyon Country Little League. Two things I read were fantastic and made my morning.
"Today we started fractions. After we went to child care. I played outside. After they called me in for writing club, I met Mr. Charles. He talked about how to be a writer. He talked about his life. My favorite part was him talking about the inauguration. He showed us pictures. We all told our stories. I think it was the best day ever!"
The Saugus Action Committee (SAC) continues to meet regularly and work on issues of importance to residents of Saugus.
Students at Valencia High School will have the opportunity to compare their own lives to those of families living in refugee camps around the world when the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force brings Camp Darfur to the Valencia campus on Monday, March 9.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. ─ Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is showing great leadership in calling for more comprehensive laws to prevent irresponsible dog breeding in Los Angeles County, according to one of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations.
"We applaud Supervisor Antonovich for his motion which will be heard by the Board of Supervisors this coming Tuesday. If this motion is embraced, it will create an opportunity to make sweeping changes and prevent tax payers from bearing the cost of irresponsible breeding," said Elizabeth Oreck, LA Programs Manager for Best Friends Animal Society.
Opportunities are still available to volunteer for the 2009 AT&T Champions Classic golf tournament, held at the Valencia Country Club on March 9-15.
AT&T Champions Classic (March 9 - 15)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - With American taxpayers on the hook to spend nearly $100 billion in "economic recovery" dollars on federal education programs -- on top of the roughly $60 billion already spent each year -- congressional Republicans are calling on the Obama Administration to cooperate with vigorous congressional oversight to protect both students and taxpayers.
SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- John A. Torres, special agent in charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Los Angeles Field Division, issued a statement today cautioning college students planning on traveling to Mexico for spring break.
Volunteers in the Santa Clarita Valley and across the nation are being recruited to get outdoors and help track the effects of climate on seasonal changes in plant and animal behavior.
Local arts organizations host a screening of the new award-winning film "Who Does She Think She is?" on Saturday, March 28 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Emanuel Healing Arts, home of Goddess Fitness, located at 26635 Valley Center Dr., Suites 102 and 103, Santa Clarita 91351.
Wearing a black T-shirt that read, "No War!" Patty Carmody, 77, stands on a Valencia street corner thinking about her granddaughter.
It was sometime around noon on a Friday when 24-year-old James Dean hopped in his new Porsche 550 Spyder and headed north on the four-lane highway through the Santa Clarita Valley.
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:
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill to deal with the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border has won a temporary reprieve in the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site to recover remains still baking in midsummer heat in farm fields - deepening frustration for victims' relatives and the governments whose citizens died.
JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza health officials say 15 people have been killed and more than 150 wounded by an Israeli airstrike in a crowded shopping area.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.
NEW YORK (AP) - Think you're in control? Think again.
There is no doubt that the legalization of marijuana is gaining favor throughout the country, and I have to say that I am for it - but with some very strong reservations.
I have been agonizing over our water shortage issues for some time now, and am worried at the impact of having neighbor snitching against water using neighbors, and the hard feelings it may cause.
I am old enough to remember a time when political arguments revolved around policy differences, and the solutions to the major issues of the day were often hammered out in smoke-filled back rooms.
Over the past year, eager fans of Porto's Bakery & Café have spread rumors that the family-owned Glendale eatery is opening at every spot in which a restaurant operation closes in Santa Clarita.
A real estate investment trust announced Tuesday that it has acquired an industrial park on Avenue Kearny in Santa Clarita for $11.5 million.
A Town Center Drive bookstore has moved and changed its name to The Open Book, said the owner of the retail store.
A joint federal-state task force announced a sweep Wednesday to shut down foreclosure relief schemes that duped thousands of Southern California home owners who were already struggling to keep their homes.