Pictures from around the Santa Clarita Valley as it celebrates the Fourth of July with its annual parade.
Just a few short weeks ago, my youngest child graduated from Valencia High School. As can be expected, it was a defining moment - so much so that it caused me to ponder the time spent as a parent involved in the William S. Hart Union High School District. After 15 years - and the blood, sweat and tears of seeing three children through junior and senior high schools - the overall experience is best ...
A long time ago, at every beach there was a lighthouse. The lighthouse's purpose was to guide the sailors. When a storm was darkening the skies and the sailors could not find their way in the middle of the ocean, the lighthouse was their salvation.
Many families are struggling with high health care costs. Health care premiums get more expensive each year, rising six times faster than wages since 2000.
The argument is made that nobody is perfect and that the Democrats are just as immoral as Republicans. There are Democratic sex scandals to be sure, but Democrats didn't build a franchise on holier-than-thou moral rectitude. The Republicans did.
Regarding Gina Momary's Letter to the Editor, "Bridgeport still a deadly place for ducks" (Opinion, July 1), I, too, sat and ate my dinner at California Pizza Kitchen as I watched a family of geese get run over by cars last week.
Jennifer Shelton of Santa Clarita and Jim Shelton of Glendale are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Rose Shelton, to Matthew David Paul of Santa Cruz.
Kathy Ryan and John Hartman, of Castaic, were married April 8 at the Higher Vision Church in Castaic.
Army Pvt. Cody W. Graham has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
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:
Here we go again. Another potential Castaic high school site bit the dust recently as Hart district Superintendent Jaime Castellanos surrendered to the futility of trying to convince Newhall Land executives and Valencia Commerce Center property owners to change their minds. The landowners aren't about to allow a bunch of dirty, rotten high school students - or the apparently similar ilk of tattoo artists and scantily clad waitresses - to tarnish their pristine business park. ...
Today An old-fashioned ice cream social will be held 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 5 at the Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Enjoy memorable tunes by the Men of Harmony, sing-alongs, magic and lively piano songs. $10 adults, $50 children $20 for the entire family. Info: Bill (661) 424-9009 or TuneIn@svcMenoHarmony.com. July 13 SCV Senior Foundation Golf Showdown. The SCV Senior foundation will host its inaugural golf tournament fundraiser Monday, July 13 ...
Jazz & Blues Concert Series The Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series on Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway adjacent to the Hyatt Valencia returns 7 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 28. Music, food and beverage and activities for kids. Admission is free. 24500 Town Center Dr., Valencia. Sierra Hillbillies dance classes The Sierra Hillbillies Square and Round Dance Club is continuing its square dancing classes for beginners at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Couples ...
Army National Guard Pvt. Philip D. Griffin has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
As part of a nationwide summer reading program known as SummerSlam Reading Jam, the Valencia Library will award a poster featuring World Wrestling Entertainment Superstars Rey Mysterio, Evan Bourne, Beth Phoenix and Eve to the first 25 youngsters ages 10 to 18 who check out two books.
The Chorale wishes you "Bon Apetit!" at this concert featuring a menu of songs about food. Let's begin the feast with "The Seasonings" by P.D.Q. Bach, the forgotten child of the maestro discovered by Professor Peter Schickele: "By the Leeks of Babylon, E-i, e-i-o!"
ack by very popular demand, Soroptomist International of Santa Clarita Valley will host the Second annual "Gentlemen for A Cause" fundraiser on June 8 at the Westridge Clubhouse in Valencia.
A former leader of a large Fortune 500 company was quoted in an interview that "People who do things make mistakes. The biggest mistake is doing nothing."
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings are now the team bemoaning a late penalty while the San Jose Sharks celebrate a dramatic win.
We're down to two sports still competing for The Master's College.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - It's all about the odds.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.
DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) - An emergency official says about 50 to 60 people were injured after a car drove into a group of hikers at a parade in a small Virginia town.
Although we honor their memory and sacrifice every day, the month of May brings a special time each year when the law enforcement community comes together with family members, friends, dignitaries, community leaders , elected officials, and the community to recognize and remember our fallen heroes in special memorial ceremonies locally and throughout the Nation.
MODESTO (AP) - Officials say 17 bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies.
REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) - Redlands police are looking for a man who pulled over a school bus, flashed a badge and told the driver he was a police officer.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods - from cars to televisions - are going on sale.
With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - There are no reports of damage or injuries after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California.