The outlook for public schools in California is definitely a gloomy one, teachers and others agreed last week during an update on education in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Picture this: An elegant Tuscan atmosphere (without driving any further than the Tournament Players Club in Westridge), delicious Northern Italian cuisine, fragrant wines and beautiful music. Add to the tempting milieu a very special ceremony recognizing three oncologists who battle cancer each day with the utmost expertise and compassion for their patients.
Regarding Bruce McFarland's Opinion column, "Issues and answers: It's as simple as that" (The Signal, June 23):
Our president, Barack Obama, is trying to help the U.S. come out of an economical downturn. The president is also trying to get our troops home from Iraq and end this war. Maybe one day he will stop global warming and start us on using renewable resources like solar, water and wind power. I am glad that the people of America voted for him.
Save your local economy, three stores at a time. The 3/$50 project is a noble cause many people are not aware of. As owner of Capelli Salon in Old Town Newhall, I have chosen to participate in this program. It is sad to notice people still giving the large chain salons like Supercuts or the department store salons their hard-earned dollars in an effort to save money. All this is doing is hurting our local ...
Dear Councilman Kellar: I want to thank you and all of the Santa Clarita City Council members for your bold and courageous move to include "In God We Trust" in our city logo. On March 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation establishing a National Fast Day in which he expressed our nation's need for God's help. He eloquently appealed to the American people to "recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures ...
In this challenging economic environment, consider taking inventory of your finances by first determining your net worth - the difference between your total assets and total liabilities.
Rodolfo Saavedra, mechanic at SoCal Truck and Fleet Repair, fixes a leak under a tow truck Friday afternoon. The shop, which celebrated its grand opening Thursday, is part of United Road Towing, the nation's largest towing company.
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After 13 months of increases, the Santa Clarita Valley saw a slowdown in home sales last month, according to an area Realtors association.
The more I look at rose books and roses in the landscape, the more I see floribundas as the best all-around class of roses in so many styles and disciplines. Floribundas, which means "bloom freely," come in all sizes, shapes, bloom types and colors.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 320 votes from late afternoon Friday, June 19 to mid-afternoon Friday, June 26, 2009. Question: "What should westside Santa Clarita Valley communities do?" * Stay unincorporated (49 votes) * Annex to city of Santa Clarita (183 votes) * Incorporate as separate city (31 votes) * Secede from L.A. County (57 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current ...
Earlier today, U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25), the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, appeared on the Fox Business network to discuss the costs associated with the president's plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq.
Students interested in jumpstarting their college careers and entering the workforce can enroll in the College of the Canyons LAUNCH program beginning July 6.
Editor's note: The following is text of a letter sent June 12 to Assemblyman Cameron Smyth by Brad Berens, executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging:
Local artists will display their artwork for the second time this year during "Art in the Alley" Saturday in downtown Newhall.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
Welcome to the Liberals' version of the Hunger Games, America; unapologetically brought to you by our Progressive friends in the Democrat Party, whose economic policies have lifted a record number of Americans from the middle class and plopped them face down -- into poverty the past five years.
Colorful spinning dreidels, freshly cooked latkes and the sounds of Hanukkah songs filled the courtyard at the Valencia Town Center Mall Sunday evening for the community menorah lighting.
You might not be able to keep your plan and you might not be able to keep your doctor. Even President Obama has now apologized for his infamous statement to the contrary. But the promise was worse than untrue. It was used to obscure a moral wrong at the heart of Obamacare.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers blew most of a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-108 Sunday night for their 12th victory in 13 games.
Last week, both the Mustangs' men's and women's basketball teams put forward productive outings. Mustang volleyball looks to make a strong postseason run starting this Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Despite having the NBA's best record, the Indiana Pacers realize there's always room for improvement.
HOUSTON (AP) - Tom Brady was glad to escape Houston with a win.
Official identification of the bodies believed to be actor Paul Walker and Valencia business owner Roger Rodas could take days, an investigator from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday.
SANTA CLARITA - Tributes have been coming in from colleagues of actor Paul Walker who was killed Saturday in Valencia in a fiery crash of a sports car.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Port Police officials say a man died while trying to save two people who were swept into sea.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The family of an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month in North Korea said Saturday the Swedish ambassador has seen the man and found him to be in good health.