Castaic Middle School sixth-grade students participated in a "wax museum" project in which 115 students chose their personal hero to research and give and oral presentation on. Other students walked around and activated the wax "figures" who would then share their presentation.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Dear Brian Charles: Great job on reporting the Town Hall meeting ("Town hall meeting draws ire," The Signal, Sept. 27).
I have lived in Newhall for nine years. I love the neighborhood, culture and location. However, I have become increasingly irritated with the lack of respect certain neighbors display for our community.
Since 2008, the U.S. economy has been buffeted with one crisis after the other. The enormous debts, both public and private, and the abnormally high energy prices shook the foundations of the national economy. Large banks and insurance companies were collapsing or on the verge of collapse. The government's corrective action was provided by Public Law 110-343, or TARP (Troubled Assets Relief Program), a.k.a. "bailout," allowing the Treasury to purchase non-liquid, difficult-to-value assets from banks ...
Once, while we were on vacation in Walt Disney World, my son showed us all the true power of intention.
With the explosion of Al Gore's Internet and the digital world, everyone has the ability to become a "do-it-yourself-er" even in areas of business or law traditionally reserved for the educated professional.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - As California's motorcycle population continues to multiply, more motorcyclists are being trained than ever before through the California Motorcyclist Safety Program (CMSP).
Duncan Toys is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a world tour and the launch of its crew van from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.
LOS ANGELES (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- More than 300,000 women from across the U.S. have signed up for the Love/Avon Army of Women, creating a nationwide movement to eradicate breast cancer.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Technology Advisory Program is headed to Santa Clarita on Oct. 14 to bring the latest and greatest advances in online marketing technology to regional small businesses.
LOS ANGELES (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Today, a year after the Clean Truck Programs (CTP) launched at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, more than 2,000 polluting trucks are off the road and more than 5,500 clean trucks are in operation.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Automobile Club of Southern California invite residents to attend the 2009 Teen Driving Safety Fair, in recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week, on Saturday, Oct. 17.
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting community members to participate in Rideshare Week 2009.
The city of Santa Clarita took top honors last week at the national City-County Communications and Marketing Association's (3CMA) Annual Conference.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.