On Monday, Feb. 23, Saugus High was fortunate to receive 180 gift bags from CVS Pharmacy to recognize everything the teaching staff has done for Saugus' students.
Well, Hollywood once again celebrated itself at the Academy Awards the other night. How wonderful that people pretending to be someone else while reading words written for them by someone else can exhibit such self-adoration. And they almost made it through the night without spewing their political views with a forum afforded only to them and to very few others. Sean Penn once again tried to marginalize those whose opinions differ from his by accusing ...
Journalism, investigative or otherwise, is near-dead. Its primary tool is the English language, yet (journalists) reinforce the abuse of the language by failing to hold "spin doctors" accountable for altering the actual definition of words. Not coincidentally, these occurrences involve protecting those who do not genuinely accept responsibility for their actions. The short list: Athletes forced to acknowledge use of illegal substances have "made a mistake." Athletes and entertainers caught with weapons or drugs or ...
I've read several kooky assertions in the Opinion section of The Signal lately. Here are three:
County supervisors took aim at "puppy mills" Tuesday, agreeing to review regulations on dog kennels and breeding facilities in Los Angeles County.
The Arthritis Foundation will hold an Arthritis Walk Kick-Off Dinner and Program starting at 4 p.m. Thursday at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Valencia High School sophomore Lars Morgan practices with the school's lacrosse team at Valencia Heritage Park Tuesday afternoon.
Dates to watch March 7 Certified sommelier instructor DiMaggio Washington will host wine tasting classes at TPC Valencia. Lunch is provided, class runs 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $84/per class. March 7, Wines of Italy, Part 1. March 21, Italy, Part 2. April 11, Wines of Spain, Part 1. April 25, Wines of Spain, Part 2. TPC 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia. (661) 288-1995. Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll. ...
Graduating seniors in the Santa Clarita Valley who have spent at least seven years in local schools have until March 30 to apply for scholarships offered by the SCV chapter of the Association of California School Administrators.
SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Both houses of the state Legislature passed resolutions Monday endorsing the legal effort to overturn California's same-sex marriage ban, just days before the issue goes to the state Supreme Court. The resolutions passed along party lines, 18-14 in the Senate and 45-27 in the Assembly, with several members absent in both chambers.
Do you believe in miracles? For the College of the Canyons hockey team the answer is an emphatic YES! Now the Cougars will try to make believers of the rest of the country as they vie for the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division-III title during the ACHA National Championships March 4-7 2009 in Rochester, New York. As the Pacific Coast Hockey Association's (PCHA) only community college team, Canyons recently registered an improbable 8-1 playoff ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- To reduce animal cruelty and high taxpayer costs associated with the over-breeding of pets at facilities commonly referred to as "puppy mills," the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to investigate the need for more comprehensive laws to prevent irresponsible breeding in Los Angeles County. "Many of these kennels endanger the health and welfare of these animals by housing them in overcrowded ...
The next Valley Industrial Association luncheon previews the proposed Vista Canyon development in Canyon Country, an example of the kind of work-live balance the VIA seeks for employees and employers in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tonight's meeting of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission has been canceled. The next scheduled meeting is March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd. in Santa Clarita. For more information call (661) 259-CITY.
Dogs large to small, from Great Danes to Chihuahuas, jumped through hoops, ran through tunnels and weaved through line-up poles in a dog agility class.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother's Day, police said Thursday afternoon.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama called on Congress Thursday to "fully fund" his administration's budget request for embassy security. The request came as Obama seeks to get ahead of the controversy over his administration's response to the attack last September in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - Officials say at least six people were killed when a spring tornado outbreak devastated parts of North Texas, destroying or damaging dozens of homes and injuring dozens of people.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded in New Orleans was taken into custody Wednesday night, police said.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Preliminary testing released Wednesday by regional air quality officials found that smoke from the beach bonfires that dot the Southern California coastline pollutes the air in nearby neighborhoods and on the beaches themselves.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Sheriff's deputies and K-9 teams continue to search a San Jose neighborhood for a man a sheriff's spokesman is describing as a "person of interest" after a 1-year-old boy and a 40-year-old woman were stabbed to death in a home in an unincorporated part of the city.
California accounted for nearly one-third of the nation's solar installations last year, according to a national trade association.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Greinke pitched 5 1-3 strong innings in his first start since April 11 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 88-84 on Wednesday night.
MIAMI (AP) - Knowing his team needed him at his best, Dwyane Wade retreated to the Miami Heatlocker room after the third quarter for some quick treatment on his aching right knee.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the vandals who defaced HOA complex structures with racist slogans and anti-Semitic symbols at a Saugus HOA.
More than a dozen law enforcement units from three sheriff's stations, including the Santa Clarita Valley's, were sent to the Frazier Park fire late Wednesday afternoon to evacuate the area near the Los Angeles-Kern County line as a massive brush fire moved south toward Los Angeles County, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
Some owners of about 10 businesses in a strip mall near the Valencia Industrial Center complained Wednesday that county road workers who showed up unexpectedly were blocking customers and cutting into their revenue.
Homicide detectives today were investigating the gunshot slaying of a man in Acton, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.