Sheriff's Deputies on Friday evening detained and later released two teenage boys near Souplantation at the Westfield Valencia Town Center. The youths are among others who call themselves "Juggalos," fans of Insane Clown Posse, a hip-hop group whose members are known for painting their faces in clown makeup.
Kindergarten enrollment for the Saugus Union School District starts Monday and runs through March 5 at all elementary school sites.
New office hours for the College of the Canyons Admissions and Records office went into effect Friday. The Valencia campus Admissions and Records office will be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor theme park will host its annual job fair for potential employees today and Sunday.
Who: Grace Baptist Church What: Joy of Living Bible Study for women; an interdenominational, in-depth study of God's word in an informal, small-group setting. Join a 28-week study of the Book of Genesis. Child care available for ages 5 and under. When: 9:30-11:15 a.m. every Wednesday Where: Grace Baptist Church at 22833 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus Contact: Fran Padgett at (661) 254-1039
Who: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church What: Fourth annual Pysanky making class. Pysanky are Ukrainian Easter eggs using the wax and dye method. Mothers passed on the ancient tradition to daughters a few weeks before Easter. Class is open to all. Bring a dozen or half-dozen raw, room-temperature eggs. Utensils and tools for applying wax will be provided. Charge of $2 per person. When: 12:30-3 p.m. March 21 Where: Spurling Hall at St. Stephen's at 24901 ...
Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 91 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from the Feb. 27, 1980, Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise. Apathy reigns
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The Castaic Union School District has scheduled four furlough days as a way to save money against a growing budget hole, district leaders said Friday.
Who: Temple Beth Ami What: "Cyber-safety - Protect Your child From 21st Century Pitfalls and Predators." This event is open to the general public but will be limited to the first 40 adults. There is a suggested donation of $5 per couple. When: 9-10:30 a.m. Sunday Where: 23023 Hilse Lane, Santa Clarita Contact: (661) 255-6410
The resale market stalled in January, with just 137 single-family homes closing escrow. That's down almost 7 percent from last year. "A tight inventory has plagued Santa Clarita for months," said Andrew Walter, president of the Southland Regional Association of Realtor's Santa Clarita Valley Division. At the current sales pace, inventory represents a four-month supply, the report stated. A four- or five-month supply represents a balanced market; a year ago, the supply fell within that ...
Who: NewLife Assembly of God What: Grief share group for the loss of any loved one When: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights Where: 27053 Honby Ave., Canyon Country Contact: Diane Walker at (661) 916-2033
Who: The Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist) What: Pastor Stan Fix will present "Praying for Ourselves" - the beginning of a four-week series titled, "The Meaning of Prayer, Connecting With God's Area Code." Fellowship and coffee will follow the service. All are welcome. When: 10 a.m. Sunday Where: 19246 Avenue of the Oaks, Newhall Contact: (661) 251-1311
Who: Higher Vision Church What: New location, and it is now offering three services. The church also has youth, high school and college groups. When: 6 p.m. Saturday, 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday Where: 28080 Hasley Canyon Road, #118, in Valencia Contact: (661) 295-6642 or visit www.highervisionchurch.com
Who: The Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist) What: Pastor Stan Fix will present "Praying for Ourselves" - the beginning of a four- week series titled, "The Meaning of Prayer, Connecting With God's Area Code." Fellowship and coffee will follow the service. All are welcome. When: 10 a.m. Sunday Where: 19246 Avenue of the Oaks, Newhall Contact: (661) 251-1311
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.