Gone are the days when people sat around a radio, curled up in their pajamas in the family living room to partake in a new adventure. For students at Old Orchard Elementary School in Valencia, this classic experience was not lost on them.
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. The following is from the second week of the April 1999 Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise.
The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley will present the third annual "An Evening of Magic" fundraiser on Saturday, April 18. The local International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 280 will offer three hours of magical entertainment for the entire family.
Not long ago, my son went to a birthday party. Seems innocent, huh? Well, it seems they went horseback riding. He came back having the time of his life and insisted we take him out sometime soon, like, maybe Sunday.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation presents the inaugural William S. Hart Park "Art 'n the Park & Craft Fair" 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 at the park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
Public Allies Los Angeles is seeking dedicated young people and capacity-building 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to partner in a 10-month leadership development and nonprofit apprenticeship program.
A Sylmar man had more than just car trouble Monday afternoon when Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies stopped to help him in the 31500 block of Castaic Road in Castaic.
It's 7:30 in the morning, and I have been sitting behind the keyboard for well over an hour trying to find the words to express the loss that has happened to all of us at The Loose Goose.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct high-occupancy vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange.
The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of a 23-year-old Valencia man whose body was found Tuesday morning in his home.
For seniors concerned about Los Angeles County's soaring population and the future availability of county services for seniors, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a Los Angeles County senior stakeholder meeting 1 p.m. Friday.
In February, Congress enacted the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which includes a new $2,500 college tax credit for 2009, 2010 and possibly beyond. Your family may have not qualified for earlier college tax credits, but it just might for this one.
It's spring, and flowers aren't the only things in bloom. Solar panels and new ideas about how to make or save energy are blossoming everywhere.
In response to Carole Lutness' "Is government really the problem?" column (March 31): The colonists revolted against England over taxes that were lower than the burden we have been paying. Effective April 1, we saw another tax increase. With a tax burden more than 50 percent of each dollar we earn, it should be obvious that the welfare state doesn't work. Americans are the most generous people in the world when it comes to private ...
As the central and eastern portions of the U.S. freeze on through the coldest and longest winter in recorded history, our school children and the public at large continue to be barraged with inaccurate (at best) and completely falsified (at worst) propaganda about how the planet is warming and carbon dioxide (the yin to oxygen's yang) is the primary culprit.
SAN RAFAEL (AP) - Serial murder suspect Joseph Naso delivered an hours-long personal history Monday replete with childhood photos, as he launched his defense, denied the decades-old slayings of four women and claimed he is not the "monster" prosecutors have made him out to be.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama defended top secret National Security Agency spying programs as legal in a lengthy interview Monday, and called them transparent - even though they are authorized in secret.
MARIPOSA (AP) - A wind-whipped wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park in the Sierra foothills forced the evacuation of at least 150 houses Monday and was threatening more, state fire officials said.
Dear U.S. Citizen,
Two weeks have gone by since Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old computer tech working as an NSA contractor, leaked information about classified government information to the press, effectively exposing top secret programs designed to combat terrorism and save American lives.
If my parents told me once, they told me at least one hundred times, "Don't talk to anyone about their religious or political beliefs." They meant, of course, that those topics are likely to generate tension and angry conflict. As such, they were not the stuff of polite social conversation. Notwithstanding the fact that I find religion and politics to be the two most interesting of all conversational topics, a third caution should be added ...
I have lived in Santa Clarita since 1963, paying my taxes, gas bills, etc. myself. I and many others are on Social Security.
The Senate Armed Services Committee is investigating an alarming Pentagon survey which revealed over 26,000 sexual assaults in our military ranks last year.
By Signal Staff
BOSTON (AP) - Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night and got enough help from the Bruins' offense to do it without another exhausting overtime.
A man charged with murder in an Acton shooting has yet to be arraigned and no prosecutor has been assigned to the case a month after his arrest, a court official said Monday.
The issue of censured school board member Stephen Winkler's legal residency is expected be debated at the Saugus Union School District meeting Tuesday night. Some expect the board to fire him by declaring his seat vacant.
A pair of College of the Canyons freshmen, Tim White and Anthony Fowler, are headed to the U.S. Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week in Des Moines, Iowa.
The scholarship offers continue to pile up for Hart High football playes.