Actors of the Sunrise Service practice at Vasquez Rocks County Park before their matinee performance Saturday afternoon.
Rev. Lynn Jay remembers when, as a teenager, she sensed a growing interest in the ministry. "I remember saying at about 15, "... if I were a boy, I would be a priest,'" Jay, of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, said. When she was growing up, women were not ordained, so Jay's feelings did not come back until 1976, when the Episcopal Church began to ordain women. Though she still heard the call to serve God, ...
With local school districts facing deep budget cuts for the 2009-10 fiscal year, educators are keeping an eye on the ballot propositions upon which voters will decide in the May 19 special election. They worry that failure of the measures, which apparently face an uphill battle in earning voter approval, could result in a new round of education cuts.
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The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation will host the 25th Anniversary Teacher Tribute on April 30 at College of the Canyons to honor 54 teachers from six of the Santa Clarita Valley's school districts.
Easter's traditional egg hunt lasted only a couple of minutes for the hundreds of children who clutched colorful Easter baskets on the grassy field of Central Park in Santa Clarita Saturday morning.
Get ready for a full mailbox. California election officials have started mailing out voter pamphlets and sample ballots for the May 19 special election. The secretary of state's office on Thursday began sending pamphlets containing analyses and arguments for and against the six budget-related propositions on the ballot. Meanwhile, county election officials started mailing sample ballots to the state's 17.2 million registered voters. Propositions 1A-F would impose a state spending limit, tighten minimum-funding guarantees for ...
The AngelDogs Foundation offers free spaying and neutering for American pit bulls and pit mixes today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Villalobos Rescue Center, 36220 Anthony Road, Agua Dulce. The free services are limited to the first 30 owners to reserve a spot. Also included: free microchip and rabies shots, a free training workshop, one-on-one assistance for owners and their dogs, and music and refreshments.
Ava Bustamante has always been interested in math and science. But the 13-year-old student at La Mesa Junior High School said she gets picked on by other students because of her interest in the academic fields and school. Ava found a connection to girls who share her interests at a math and science conference sponsored by the local chapter of the American Association of University Women. Ava was one of about 160 local junior high ...
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested two men for shooting out car windows with a BB gun in Valencia early Friday morning, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Former high school counselor Roselyn Hubbell must register as a sex offender and faces three years of probation and 30 days of community service after pleading guilty to one misdemeanor count of sexual molestation, according to a court document obtained by The Signal.
Troubled celebrity son Redmond O'Neal spent another day in court Friday, this time for a probation violation stemming from charges filed in February 2008, a D.A. spokeswoman said.
As the economic doldrums continue, more businesses close their doors and new buildings remain empty, busines owners next to buildings that have become vacant say they also are taking a hit.
This much we know: Another major earthquake will rock Southern California at some point, like it did in 1994 - or perhaps worse.
An elderly Santa Clarita man wasn't going to be late on his taxes, according to a witness at an accident scene Friday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - He could be getting a license plate, Charlie Brown.
SCV residents got the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross at a blood drive Thursday in Newhall.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies reopened Soledad Canyon Road this evening after a car knocked a power pole down and sent live wires into the lanes.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
Supervisors voted earlier this week to strengthen regulations and expand the definition of potentially dangerous or vicious dogs in Los Angeles County, a decision that comes on the heels of a fatal dog attack in the Antelope Valley earlier this year.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Ever mindful of the positive role that a developed level of environmental literacy can have on a community, this fall College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) will host the first annual environmental leadership conference 'Green Up: Community Action and Education.'
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
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SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.