The 20th annual SCV Wine Classic will get under way tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Main Gallery at California Institute of the Arts, 24700 McBean Parkway in Valencia.
I am a junior honors student at Valencia High School. While I was trying to figure out what I was going to do with my summer, I came across an exciting opportunity for an overseas experience that is likely to change my life.
I read Sharon Cotal's article in The Signal on Memorial Day ("Sorry, this school is in a no-hugging zone," May 26) and the more I read it, the more exasperated I became! I know the verdict is not in yet for Pinetree Elementary School, but it is totally absurd that an elementary school principal would even think young children should not be allowed to "hug, high-five, shake hands or just be close" to their classmates.
If there's a silver lining to be found in the rising gas prices that make travel to exotic locations cost prohibitive, perhaps it is in the discovery or rediscovery of the hidden potential in our own backyards.
Grace Praise plans symphony orchestra performance today The Grace Praise Symphony Orchestra of Grace Baptist Church will host a performance, titled "The Killer B's," today from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the church's Worship Center. Admission is free. Guests will hear various compositions, including Barnum and Bailey's favorites and God Bless America, and will enjoy a feature appearance by the Saugus High School percussion section. The event will also include an "instrumental petting zoo" ...
Cross my palm with debit cards - not silver! While the financial gurus are wringing their hands over the rise in credit card debt, consumers are going their merry way with their debit cards. The use of debit cards has increased more than 50 percent in just seven years, and banks see profit in the trend. They're cranking up the frequent flier and other rewards to encourage debit card use.
'Dog Whisperer' visiting Valencia Bistro today Dog behavior specialist Cesar Millan will appear for a book signing at Off Broadway Bistro today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Millan is the host of "The Dog Whisperer" on the National Geographic Channel, and is also known for his Dog Psychology Center. Off Broadway Bistro is located at 23928 Summerhill Lane in Valencia. E-waste recycling planned at school A free e-waste recycling service will be provided to ...
If you have ever attended or watched a City Council meeting, you undoubtedly have observed a cast of "usual suspects" who appear when the council is voting on a proposed development. This group opposes virtually every development. Over the last couple of years something has changed. Before I go any further, let me say the purpose of this op-ed piece is to not talk about the merits of each issue raised - those issues each ...
I just wanted to comment on the Kierkegaard quote run in "The Still Small Editorial" on May 16: "To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily; to not dare is to lose one's self entirely." I was hoping to put the quote within the context from which the author spoke. Though our current culture of thought probably interprets the above quote as taking a worldly risk (like pursuing a business venture or perhaps leaving one's ...
The College of the Canyons Center for Applied Competitive Technologies has won the 2007-2008 Exemplary Innovation Award by the California Community College's Economic and Workforce Development program.
It has been more than a month since Jeffrey Gilbert and the members of his men's group at First Presbyterian Church of Newhall have returned from building a home in Tijuana for a poor family, but Gilbert still can't find the words to describe his experience. "Fun isn't quite the right word," the Canyon Country resident said. "But I can't think of the correct word. It felt right and good doing it."
Many thanks to some special people and businesses. On May 21, Nora Ortiz and co-workers at the Hyatt Valencia hosted a group of special education students from Valencia High School on a tour and shared career information.
A 19-year-old man was injured after swerving to avoid hitting a vehicle that turned in front of him during rush hour Wednesday morning.
Three people in a white Dodge sedan were arrested after they allegedly hit two other vehicles on Interstate 5 Wednesday afternoon. The vehicle collided with two other vehicles in the fast lane.
College of the Canyons Superintendent-President Dianne Van Hook has a new title - Chancellor of the Santa Clarita Community College District.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.
Last August Santa Clarita Valley entrepreneurs, Alex and Benjamin Haslam, ages 11 and 9, decided to parlay a favorite activity into their own business distributing flyers door to door for local businesses.
From the Nov. 25 SCV Signal:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jordan Adams scored 22 points and Kyle Anderson added 21 to lead No. 18 UCLA to an 89-76 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Martin Jones made 26 saves and stopped all nine shootout attempts to win his NHL debut, and Dwight King scored the only shootout goal Tuesday night in the Los Angeles Kings' 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.
Children who died this year will be remembered and honored during a mass candle-lighting event hosted by the Santa Clarita Chapter of The Compassionate Friends on Sunday in Canyon Country Park.