Spots are still available for community leaders and parents interested in participating in the SCV Education Foundation's Principal for a Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 19.
Temple Beth Ami's Relay for Life Team will host a panel discussion about the BRCA gene mutation at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
More than 150 youngsters participated in the Y-Guides Pinewood Derby Race, sponsored by the SCV YMCA, on Sunday at Saugus High School.
Hart district board members on Wednesday will consider approving a proposed Hebrew-language charter school amid concerns the academy would focus on religion.
Starting in the early 1820s, Stephen Austin led a group of 300 Americans into the land we know as Texas. At the time, the land was owned by Mexico.
The Signal's editorial on health care reform ("The people have spoken: Pay attention," Jan. 24) lists some of the low-hanging fruit which might find favor in Congress on both sides of the aisle.
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:
Regarding "Hebrew school put on hold" (The Signal, Jan. 21):
Lanny Davis, a former Clinton Administration staff lawyer and admitted liberal, gave his take on health insurance reform.
It is repeatedly said the Republicans have been shut out, and everyone ignores the fact that they have been the party of "no," from the beginning; saying they want the president to fail, which means our country.
One of the important changes happening in 2010 in pension planning is the ability for higher-income individuals to convert traditional IRAs into Roth IRAs.
Valencia High School's Color Guard Team has earned a spot to compete in the Winter Guard International World Championship, to be held in Dayton, Ohio this April.
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-LA) announced it will honor its first "Man of the Year" award recipient on March 19 at the 24th Annual Leadership and Legacy Awards Luncheon in Los Angeles. Peter Griffith, Vice Chair of Ernst & Young, LLP, who will be named the organization's first-ever male honoree, is being recognized for his support of women in leadership, both in management and in the board room.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday as the World Health Organization announced dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed decades ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is threatening to veto a spending bill drafted by House Republicans to deal with the influx of Central American minors at the U.S. border.