More than 70 local teachers will receive pink slips this year, as local school districts struggle with millions of dollars in lost funding from the state.
The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.
In the April 28 edition of The Signal ("Legislator calls for Arizona boycott"), state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg stated we have a moral obligation to send Arizona a message regarding the recent passage of certain legislation in that state.
I found Lois Eisenberg's account of her visit to the local court ("Court jesters," May 3) informative.
Leadership is the primary responsibility of those who own businesses. It starts by leading from the front, not hiding in an office where the owner cannot be seen and is seldom heard.
There are so many ways to prepare potatoes that it's no surprise spuds remain a family favorite. People most often think of potatoes as the ultimate side dish; however, it's time to move potatoes to the center of the plate! Prepared mashed potatoes, such as Idahoan mashed potatoes, can help add a little extra flavor, crunch or creaminess to a variety of recipes.
One West Ranch High School senior recently learned that pillow fights aren't just for sleepovers.
Canyon High School's National Honor Society chapter is hosting a dance marathon to raise money for LETMESAIL, an organization that works to provide therapeutic, social, recreational and educational opportunities for differently-abled individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Eighteen students in the William S. Hart Union High School District's Regional Occupational Program came away from the annual ROP awards ceremony with medals attesting to their excellent academic achievement and positive attitudes in the career-oriented ROP classes in which they are enrolled.
Plum Canyon Elementary, Arroyo Seco and Saugus High School are collaborating in a Restaurant Dine Out fundraising event in support of the Jeff Laird Memorial Fund on Wednesday, May 12 at participating restaurants.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host its free monthly Job Fair on Friday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.
The Repertory East Playhouse proudly presents the musical-comedy The Wedding Singer as part of its 2010 Main Stage season, sponsored by Friedman and Thompson and Co.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Foundation will host its annual luncheon to thank the more than 170 volunteers who devote time and effort to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and the community on Saturday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stevenson Ranch Macaroni Grill restaurant.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.