One thing's for sure: Rio Norte Junior High School student Paige Vasseur knows how to spell "perseverance."
Michele Buttelman's opinion piece about the demise of local and regional newspapers (The Signal, Sunday, March 22) was a good wake-up call to the importance of supporting The Signal. I would give up my subscription to the L.A. Times long before giving up
Students who are also single parents may purchase a refurbished laptop computer at a deep discount through a partnership between Single Mothers Outreach and TechSoup.
Since January 2008, 30 percent of the single parents who have joined the nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley-based Single Mothers Outreach support organization have also enrolled in college or trade school.
For those who'd like to get a jump on celebrating Earth Day later this month, Earth Hour tonight provides an early opportunity.
The Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station is teaming up with the Domestic Violence Center of SCV to knock down domestic violence at Valencia Lanes on Sunday.
The city of Santa Clarita unveiled its new $1.5 million, 40-000-square-foot skate park Friday, drawing hundreds of anxious kids who couldn't wait to put wheels to concrete.
Hasley Canyon Dental Group will host a free barbecue for the community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday outside its office at 29655
Puzzle Zoo and Picture People are teaming up to give a special gift today and Sunday.
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:
Mountasia Family Fun Center on Golden Triangle Road in Santa Clarita received two major awards at the annual convention of the International Association of the Leisure and Entertainment Industry held last week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Now that all the debate about whether we're in a recession or not is over, it's time to keep business afloat.
In Steven Sturgeon's "A letter to Hart teachers" (Letters, March 15), he wrote: "The board encourages [teachers] to look past the current budget uncertainties and consider what [they] bring to the Hart District next year after we have defined our financial directions."
A profitable dividend that makes good sense is teaching our kids to be financially responsible, and to integrate character traits such as integrity and responsibility in their daily lifestyle.
Gary Horton's column in The Signal ("Honestly, we're socialists in the SCV," March 18) is the best example I have seen yet as to why socialism is one of the worst things that can be allowed to happen.
"One man's junk is another man's treasure."
The following criminal incidents reported during the past week included: vehicle burglaries, theft from unlocked vehicles, grand theft and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Canyon Country West: Zone 7 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine is deploying troops in a "large-scale anti-terrorist operation" to resist attacks by armed pro-Russian forces, Ukraine's President Oleksandr Turchynov said on Sunday in a televised address.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Prosecutor Gerrie Nel fired another tough question at murder suspect Oscar Pistorius.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people and also sipping tea passed to him from the crowd.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.
RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) - Federal investigators could not corroborate on Saturday a driver's claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a freeway median, sideswiped her car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people in a fiery wreck.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The world's top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston officials have announced improved public safety measures for the final two miles of the Boston Marathon on April 21, a year after two explosions near the finish line killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.
HONOLULU (AP) - U.S. officials say there is no threat of a tsunami to the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii or Alaska after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean near the Solomon Islands.
Poetry stands as an essence of youth, an integral part of a mind unfettered by the mental calluses called experience.