Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 90 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from the Feb. 26, 1979, Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise.
Junior high students can receive hands-on career training this summer at College of the Canyons' Junior High Summer Institute, which has upped the number of classes it's offering.
Welcome to Maru's Market Menu. Market menus are constructed around the season's ripest, freshest produce found at local farms and farmers' markets.
Lately, I have been listening to my friends, clients, and family members lately talking about the situations we all find ourselves in.
UPDATE Thursday 5:30 p.m.: College of the Canyons Hockey Suffers Loss in National Tournament Rochester, NY - The College of the Canyons hockey team finally met its match Thursday, as the Cougars were defeated 7-2 by Grand Valley State University in the second round of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division-III National Championships. College of the Canyons will now move to the tournament's consolation bracket where they await the loser of the match-up between ...
They called it the "Newhall Incident." It was the worst massacre of police officers in the 80-year history of the California Highway Patrol, and possibly the worst in American history. It changed police procedure forever thereafter -- improved police training on how to approach a suspect, better weaponry, bullet proof vests -- saving the lives of many police officers in the line of duty.
The Cowboy Festival has won over even the most skeptical city slicker since it began calling Santa Clarita home 16 years ago. From art, music and movie enthusiasts to pint-sized buckaroos, seasoned history buffs and good old-fashioned western folks, the 2009 Cowboy Festival is sure to rope in even more lifelong fans with new attractions set to debut throughout the Festival from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26.
Rio Norte Junior High School will send its Rio Norte Drum Line to its first competition in Aliso Viejo on March 14.
Looking for something fun, educational and FREE for the kids Friday night? The Santa Clarita Symphony has your ticket!
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- As thousands demonstrated outside Thursday, California Supreme Court justices weighed whether the electorate's decision to ban same-sex marriage was a denial of fundamental rights or within what one justice called the people's "very broad powers" to amend the state constitution.
SACRAMENTO -- Castaic Middle School is one of seven California schools redesignated as model middle schools in the Schools to WatchTM-Taking Center Stage (STW-TCS) program, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele announced today the appointment of California Republican Party (CRP) Chairman Ron Nehring to be the chair of the State Party Chairmen Committee.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for local adults to volunteer at the 2009 Cowboy Festival, taking place across the city from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for local teens to volunteer at the city's upcoming 2009 Cowboy Festival.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2009 (PRNewswire) -- Legendary punk rock icon, actor, author, TV host and self-described "graying foreign correspondent" Henry Rollins returns to the station where he got his start in radio, hosting a KCRW music show that will feature "a great mix of all kinds from all over from all time."
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest on Thursday - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring America at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism, President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed clearer guidelines for the use of deadly drone strikes, including more control by the U.S. military, while leaving key details of the controversial program secret.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Groups of youths have burnt down a restaurant, torched more than 30 cars and injured three police in a fourth night of riots in suburbs of the Swedish capital that started following a fatal police shooting.
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a case in which a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.
DUARTE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a woman in a Los Angeles suburb found a bear cub sitting on her kitchen counter.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Chechen immigrant shot to death in Florida after an altercation with an FBI agent implicated himself in a triple slaying that officials believe may have been connected to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest man to reach the top of Mount Everest, a Nepali official and Miura's Tokyo-based support team said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen since 2009. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama in which he plans to pledge more transparency to Congress in his counterterrorism policy.
In 2008, Santa Clarita was named the most business- friendly city in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.
Forget the political "blame game." The biggest game in town now is the credibility game - a high-stakes exercise that will end with America's political middle deciding who is trustworthy and who isn't. Some key players:
If you listen loud enough you can almost hear the siren song of the Republican Party spread its dulcet tones across Washington. It's scandal season boys and girls, and for the GOP it's Mardi Gras, Christmas and The Spanish Inquisition all in one!