Members of the 5th New York Civil War Volunteer Infantry pose in their costumes during Placerita Junior High School's Civil War Day. Actors demonstrated techniques in marching, firing their weapons and hand-to-hand combat with bayonet and rifle hilts. Some were dressed in the uniform of the Zouaves infantry unit. Two women introduced students to the role of women in the Civil War, showing how the American Red Cross distributed care packages to soldiers and how women sent many important items that the army did not supply. Women even disguised themselves as men and fought in the war.
I am a student at Rio Norte Junior High School, and that's a very lucky thing for a drummer like me because Rio Norte is one of the very few junior high schools that has a drum line program.
Legacy Christian Academy students won first place in the elementary and middle school divisions during the first Santa Clarita Valley Private School League Golf Tournament held at Vista Valencia Golf Course on May 18.
Kids are affected by cancer too, and the students at Newhall Elementary School responded generously to the American Cancer Society's SCV Relay For Life by creating their own mini-relay the week before the community event.
The following essays were written and submitted by fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary school.
Next Tuesday is Election Day.
You probably don't think twice about insuring your home, car and other personal assets. But what about the income that allows you to purchase those assets?
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry has coined a new phrase: developmental terrorism.
As the spring sports come to an end, high schools in the Santa Clarita Valley have named Athletes of the Year for the 2009-2010 seasons.
The Santa Clarita City Council last week created a scholarship to honor parks commissioner Ed Redd, who died earlier this year.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
The Santa Clarita Valley has a long history of honoring America's war dead on Memorial Day. Local events planned today include:
When I was a kid, my family lived in many exotic locations around the world. My dad worked for the United Nations as a hydrogeologist. Essentially, he found water for people and figured out how to get it to them.
Regardless of your feelings about marriage or your party affiliation, the Office of Attorney General is supposed to protect the rights of the people and uphold the laws of the state.
Once again, Santa Clarita residents and businesses are being asked to pay the price for a lack of imagination by county, state and local water and sanitation leaders.
NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp.'s executive ranks have suffered their first casualty since hackers stole credit card numbers and other personal data of millions of the retailer's shoppers last year.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is coming under increasing criticism that he simply doesn't get it on sex abuse.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making a swing through the Silicon Valley where he met with high-tech leaders and signed a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
PARIS (AP) - Pro-Russian citizens in Ukraine's Crimea region must be willing to replace armed forces with international observers if the new government allows a vote for more autonomy, Ukraine's foreign minister said Wednesday ahead of a possible meeting with Moscow's top diplomat.
The Hart High girls soccer team advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division II championship with Tuesday's 1-0 victory over West Torrance, and now they know where and when that title game will be.
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NEW YORK (AP) - A prosecutor at the New York trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law says he used the "murderous power of his words" to rally others against America after the Sept. 11 attacks.
There were eight Part 1 Crimes in Zone 2 this past week.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to support the defenses of U.S. allies in Europe in response to Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
LONDON (AP) - Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories - half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles City Council has moved to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in workplaces and public areas.