Elena Kagan, the president's nominee for the Supreme Court, has the least amount of experience of any nominee in the last three decades. Her judicial experience is zero, as is her real-world experience, having spent most of her career in academia or working as a Democratic Party insider.
I am increasingly dismayed at the failure of the school districts to solve the problem of where our Castaic children will attend high school.
David Scott Klajic David Scott Klajic, son of Louis Klajic of Santa Clarita and former Santa Clarita Mayor Jill Klajic of Oakdale, has completed his doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is now a resident at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Klajic graduated from Canyon High School in 1989. He attended Sky Blue Mesa and Santa Clarita Christian Elementary Schools. He received his master's from The Master's College in Santa Clarita. After a decade ...
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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.
It's official. Winter's over and with its departure comes the ushering in of great weather and fun spring fashion.
Cheryl Laymon, executive director of the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, was recently installed as the new Exalted Ruler of Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 in Canyon Country.
Pasquale and Eleanor (Dixon) DeFusco celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on May 6. The couple were married on May 6, 1939, in Providence, Rhode Island. Pasquale joined the United States Navy during World War II and attended deep-sea diving school at New York City's Pier 88 where he learned to perform underwater repairs to Navy ships both at sea and in dock. Following his discharge from the Navy, Pasquale started his own construction business, DeFusco ...
Heather Warren, of Santa Clarita, and Casey Lemasters, of Canyon Country, were wed in a double ring ceremony on March 6 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Canyon Country.
There's one thing you can safely say about the Santa Clarita Valley: When tragedy strikes, we are quick to come to the aid of our fellow residents.
A few weeks back at a meeting of the William S. Hart Union School District board, I overheard this observation about the Castaic high school site selection process: "Gee, those people in Castaic really, really want a high school for their kids." There was a pause for effect. "They just don't want it in Castaic." It's sad but true, I'm afraid. And even sadder, the joke is us.
The Valencia boys volleyball team saw its season ended by a determined Claremont team 25-22, 14-25, 25-23, 25-22 in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs on Saturday night at Valencia High School. It is the second straight year that the Vikings suffered a playoff loss at home.
Los Angeles, CA - The Arthritis Foundation's Pacific Region office has announced that the Let's Move Together Arthritis Walk for the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys will take place on Sunday, May 16 at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.
TEMECULA, Calif. -- July 9, 10 and 11, 2010, the 7th annual Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival, located in the Southern California Wine Country City of Temecula, has announced a change of venue from Main St. in Old Town, to the new Home of the Chuck Niles Memorial Jazz Library and the Temecula Valley Cultural Arts & Music Center at 27455 Tierra Alta Way.
Bright and early this morning, hundreds of runners and walkers took to the cross-country course along the hills and tree-lined trails of Central Park in what turned out to be the most successful Fight It! 5k to date. A total of 378 runners, walkers, children, and canine companions participated in the 5k and 1k, all in benefit of the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund (BMCF).
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.
Last August Santa Clarita Valley entrepreneurs, Alex and Benjamin Haslam, ages 11 and 9, decided to parlay a favorite activity into their own business distributing flyers door to door for local businesses.
From the Nov. 25 SCV Signal:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jordan Adams scored 22 points and Kyle Anderson added 21 to lead No. 18 UCLA to an 89-76 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Martin Jones made 26 saves and stopped all nine shootout attempts to win his NHL debut, and Dwight King scored the only shootout goal Tuesday night in the Los Angeles Kings' 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.
Children who died this year will be remembered and honored during a mass candle-lighting event hosted by the Santa Clarita Chapter of The Compassionate Friends on Sunday in Canyon Country Park.