On Wednesday, the Hart district board is scheduled to officially pick one, two or maybe three pieces of property as potential sites for a high school in Castaic.
Tuesday's election reminded us of a recent letter to the editor which asked, in essence, "Do you mean to say I need to read The Signal to know what's going on in the Santa Clarita Valley?"
We are a nation built upon the sacrifices of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. At the end of the day, that is the bloody truth, and no espousing of political ideologies either pro- or anti-war can change it. From the sands of Iwo Jima to the deserts of Iraq, from the bitter cold of Korea to the jungles of Vietnam, our fellow Americans have served selflessly, many paying the ultimate price. We owe much to ...
Voters across the Santa Clarita Valley go to the polls Tuesday to decide which candidates will steer their schools into the next decade.
When it comes to the Castaic Union School District election, there's one 800-pound gorilla in the room.
Voters in West Ranch, Castaic and Tesoro del Valle will make an important decision Nov. 3, perhaps the most important decision anyone in the Santa Clarita Valley has been asked to make since 1987, when local residents formed their own city.
Rarely is a decision so difficult as the one facing voters in the Santa Clarita Community College District.
Voters in the William S. Hart Union High School District face a tough choice Nov. 3. They must select from an enthusiastic group of five hard-running candidates to fill three open seats.
It's almost time to cast your vote We've got an election coming Nov. 3, and roughly half of all ballots will be cast long before then. Absentee ballots, aka vote-by-mail ballots, account for an increasing share of the tally. You can expect an application for a vote-by-mail ballot to arrive soon if it's not already in your mailbox. You'll be asked to make choices on the William S. Hart Union High School and Santa Clarita ...
Local voters have a mixed bag of decisions to make Nov. 3. Some will be easy, others not so easy.
Anyone watching the political gamesmanship in Sacramento has seen it sink to a new low this month.
Going into Wednesday's town hall meeting concerning the re-striping of Decoro Drive, it seemed self-interest may have been the reigning sentiment.
Is your business teetering on the brink? Wondering how you'll make payroll next month? Considering layoffs and trying to picture how you'll survive without staff?
Going to bed without dessert. You probably associate the concept with your childhood. Do something rotten and you'll be punished. No cherry-topped ice cream sundae for you. Do you subject your own kids to the same treatment? Nutritionists at our local schools would tell you it's a bad idea. "When we continue to reward with food, the message we give subtly or overtly is one of, 'Do good, get food,'" said Joan Lucid, assistant superintendent ...
Despite record high enrollment numbers overall, College of the Canyons has decided to throw in the towel on its journalism program.
One of the great things about the holiday season is that most people, no matter their circumstances, tend to step back a little bit and realize they should be thankful for many things in their lives.
The initial failure of the Affordable Care Act's enrollment website has let the genie of Obamacare out of the bottle.
We have long acknowledged San Francisco's ability to give us a break from the norms of sanity and force us to react to some new oddity that defies or defiles conventional wisdoms.
An important moment in Santa Clarita Valley's history is at hand. With the retirement of Sheriff's Department Capt. Paul Becker after serving our Sheriff's Station since 2010, a new law enforcement leader will be selected.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District - representing the sewer-using residents of this valley - has decided which option it will pursue to clean up chloride from the Santa Clara River so that water will be cleaner going downstream to our neighboring farmers in Ventura County.
No matter how you look at it, it's bad public policy.
Enough is enough.
The "thank yous" are pouring in.
One of the things that sets the Santa Clarita Valley apart from other demographically similar communities is our desire to serve others. The concrete evidence of that desire is the plethora of nonprofits in this community.
NASA announced recently that the Voyager 1 space probe has become the first spacecraft to leave our solar system and enter interstellar space. Launched September 5, 1977, Voyager was originally designed to photograph Jupiter, Saturn and the Jovian moons. It accomplished that task in 1980 but the "Little Engine That Could" has kept on chugging to now over 11 billion miles of space travel.
The contract dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS which resulted in a month-long blackout of CBS in Los Angeles and other major markets may be over, but there is much to be addressed concerning the dysfunctional way Americans get their television.
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