Manlastas steps down West Ranch girls head basketball coach Ron Manalastas has resigned from the Wildcats program. Manalastas relinquished his role at the helm of the girls team last week. "We are grateful for the 15 years of coaching that he provided to students in the William S. Hart Union High School District and we wish him well," said West Ranch Athletic Director Dody Garcia. Last season, the Wildcats finished with a 1-9 record in ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce extended the deadline for Operation Chamber Membership to Oct. 31. Existing members who sign up new members become eligible for an array of prizes.
Text-message realty in SCV Elite Professionals Real Estate Services, Inc. is offering property information through text messaging. The real estate brokerage is the first to do so in Santa Clarita. Property descriptions, photos and soon video, are sent directly to buyers' cell phones. Try it by texting "MLS 4424" to 99134. The service is free to the house shopper (aside from possible carrier text messaging fees). The company is proud this service can benefit the ...
As we all should be aware by now, the state of California finally has a budget for the 2008-2009 fiscal year. But have you had a chance to get into the details of how the state was able to raise revenues to cover its persistent budget deficit?
Have you noticed that whenever Obama's pastor, wife, terrorist friends, corrupt cronies or other assorted glimpses into his personal life are mentioned, Obama tries to change the subject by suggesting that these references are distractions or snippets and/or efforts to tarnish his otherwise impeccable character with gestures of "guilt by association"?
Alzheimer's Disease is an extremely debilitating disease that affects both the individual and his family.
Why I, as a Christian, will vote "no" on Proposition 8: I am very aware of the stance the Bible takes on homosexuality, both in the New and the Old testaments. I know that in Deuteronomy same-sex couplings are termed "an abomination," and that Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed for deviant sexual practices such as homosexuality. Paul too upholds this disdain for homosexuals in Romans.
The night before last, some intolerant liberal went around stealing the pro-Prop. 8 yard signs and a McCain yard sign in our neighborhood. This is trespassing and stealing, which is against the law. Whoever did this is a fearful, intolerant coward. The Obama sign was left standing.
The Internal Revenue Service is looking for Los Angeles County taxpayers who are missing 8,832 economic stimulus checks totaling $5,367,272 and 4,700 regular refund checks totaling $4,775,918 that were returned by the U.S. Postal Service due to mailing address errors.
It's that time of the year again - property tax time. If you purchased your home in the last three to four years, chances are your home's value has dropped lower than your purchase price. Before you write that check for taxes, it is essential for you to look at the assessed value on your property tax bill, and find out if your home is still worth that - the value your property tax is ...
Hundreds of local women who have no health insurance or have coverage that doesn't include routine health screenings are expected to take advantage of the seventh annual Healthy Woman's Day sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley and Samuel Dixon Family Health Center. This year's screening is scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club in Canyon Country.
The William S. Hart High School's award-winning marching band and colorguard, Hart Regiment, won the "Tournament Grand Champion" title at the Artistry in Motion Field Show Tournament held Oct. 11 at Riverside Community College.
Measure R: MTA Sales Tax - Before we formed the city of Santa Clarita in 1987, our unincorporated valley was sending millions more each year to downtown Los Angeles than we were getting back in services. That's what Measure R does. It taxes you an extra half-cent whenever you go to the store, and spends a disproportionate share of the revenue on politicians' pet transportation projects in downtown Los Angeles. Proponents like to say, "everybody ...
Editor's Note: As development becomes an increasingly charged topic in the Santa Clarita Valley, The Signal presents an in-depth 11-part series on plans for growth in the SCV.
Fingers are being pointed everywhere in the case of Jeremiah Lasater, the 14-year-old Vasquez High School freshmen who committed suicide in a boys' bathroom Monday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is losing key employees at the Department of Water Resources because it can't pay afford to pay them enough.
Flair Cleaners, a family owned business with a location in Valencia, has launched its third annual Flair Care Package Drive in conjunction with the USO of Greater Los Angeles for care packages to be sent to troops.
Princess Cruises held an event Thursday to honor veterans and note the company's selection as a commemorative partner in the nationwide effort to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War this year.
The Santa Clarita and San Fernando charter of Habitat for Humanity will join in the 2013 Women Empowerment Build this Saturday, which will focus on female veterans and those who have experienced loss during wartime.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday that a recent series of controversial topics, such as the inquiry into a terrorist attack on a U.S. embassy in Libya and the investigation into why the Internal Revenue Service applied additional scrutiny to conservative groups, are dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government allowed "a small but significant number" of terrorists into America's witness protection program and then failed to provide the names of some of them for a watch list that's used to keep dangerous people off airline flights, the Justice Department's inspector general says.
Two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 near Hasley Canyon Road were closed for almost three hours Thursday afternoon after two big rigs collided, blocking traffic and scattering debris in the area, a California Highway Patrol official said.
CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio man was found guilty Thursday of fatally shooting a man who authorities say identified his assailant by blinking his eyes while paralyzed and hooked up to a ventilator.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it became the newest in the nation to join the madness over Powerball, which saw its jackpot soar Thursday to $550 million.
FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (AP) - Cooler temperatures and lighter winds gave hundreds of firefighters a slight reprieve Thursday from a 3,500-acre wildfire that has blackened rugged terrain in the Los Padres National Forest.
(SACRAMENTO) Assemblymember Steve Fox (D-Palmdale) today announced that Assembly Bills (AB) 588 and 631 were approved by the State Assembly with broad bipartisan support. The bills address protection of student athletes and enhance core education for children in juvenile court schools. Both measures passed by a margin of 70-0, and now advance to the Senate.
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - Habitat for Humanity spent years in a North Texas suburb, helping build many of the 110 homes in the low-income area. But its work was largely undone during an outbreak of 12 tornadoes Wednesday night that killed six people and injured dozens.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A student was being questioned Thursday in connection with threatening phone calls that prompted the closure of two Los Angeles-area colleges.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - Police say a young mountain lion that was trapped in an aqueduct near downtown Santa Cruz has been tranquilized.
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