As a candidate for the Castaic Unified School District governing board, it is my observation that the district's most valuable asset is its teachers.
For the next five weeks, I will be posting "Full Speed to Port" all the way from U Penn.
Right on cue, Canyon High students trickled through the school's front gates, hurrying to beat the tardy bell to their first period classes. Mornings on campus usually mean drowsy adolescents dashing to class.
The West Ranch High School Wildcat Marching Band and Color Guard have been competing for four years, but in that time have grown from parade exhibitions to a Division 2A contender and into the Division 3A Champions and High Auxiliary for the past two years.
Friday Canyon Theatre Guild's "A Taste of Adventure" pirate-themed fundraiser, 6 p.m., $40. Entertainment, refreshments, and fun. Info: (661) 799-2702. Saturday All Corked Up hosts the International Wine Festival at College of the Canyons on Saturday, Oct. 3. Enjoy wine tasting, regional foods and a raffle, tickets: $50. Proceeds will benefit the SCV Performing Art Center's K-12 Arts Education Outreach program. Info: (661)799-7979 or www.allcorkedup.com. Oct. 4 The Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita ...
My Favorite Place art contest for kids Fastframe Valencia is hosting its first annual art contest for kids 6 - 10 based on the theme "My Favorite Place," accepting artwork through Nov.14 at 24204 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Info: (661) 291-1325. Teen Moms support group Supportive, non-judgmental environment for learning, growing, and encouragement, teaching and discussion groups, SCV Pregnancy Center. Teen moms and their babies welcome. Info: (661) 255-0082. The Lost Patrol support group Serving ...
Regarding Phil Rizzo's Sept. 23 Opinion column in The Signal, "Don't look for the word 'compassion' in the U.S. Constitution:" Oh, brother.
I feel compelled to correct misconceptions in the letter to the editor of William Creitz of Sept. 5 titled "Proposal a prescription to destroy families."
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Many best-selling books chronicle organizations that research suggests business leaders should look at if they want to improve their companies. This list includes "Built to Last," "The Breakthrough Company," and "Good to Great."
Fifty-seven percent of Americans now believe that tackling health care reform is more important than ever - up from 53 percent in August.
The city of Santa Clarita has added new features to its popular "green" Web site, greenSantaClarita.com.
Santa Clarita Animal Hospital of Santa Clarita has again received accreditation following a comprehensive evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association.
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department is taking on a powerful and controversial project as it prepares for its production of "Keely and Du" in late November.
Former City Councilman TimBen Boydston announced he is running for a seat on Santa Clarita's governing body in the April 2010 election.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cavaliers coach Mike Brown delivered a simple message for Kyrie Irving after the All-Star point guard had the first scoreless game of his career Friday night: forget about it.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - UCLA appeared on its way toward another victory before the Bruins' prolific offense dried up.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
The premise of this democracy is based on electing those representatives who will make decisions in the interests of all of the people, not just the rich, corporations, or special interests.
Mayor Kellar seems to believe that anyone who originally opposed the roundabout should have no voice on what sort of art display will be chosen or whether to "do nothing."
Redemption. That's what 2013 was for the Santa Clarita Valley as a football community.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jabari Brown scored 22 points and Jordan Clarkson added 21 to help Missouri upset No. 18 UCLA 80-71 on Saturday.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles International Airport is dealing with brown, contaminated water at its international terminal, which is undergoing renovations.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Merrill Newman was tired and looking forward to reuniting with his family, but he was all smiles Saturday after arriving at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - Newlyweds just three weeks removed from their wedding day lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - A couple married for just three weeks lured a man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.