Jascha Dlugatch, 18, remembers what life was life before starting at Sequoia Charter School and meeting his case manager, Richard Watson.
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The American flag is a fixture of July Fourth, and there are a few points of etiquette that go along with its display:
n Parades - The flag should be in front of the marchers. At the moment the flag passes in a parade or procession, all persons should show respect by standing at attention facing the flag with their right hand over their hearts. Persons in uniform should face the flag and render their formal salute. During a parade it is appropriate to salute only the first United States Flag. When other flags are included, the United States Flag should ...
It's time for bunting and flags, for pancake breakfasts and 5K runs, for fireworks and an old-fashioned parade as the Santa Clarita Valley celebrates what may be its favorite holiday - Independence Day - with festivities all day long Saturday.
The College of the Canyons automotive technology program earned a National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification, which ensures the college's automotive training programs meet or exceed industry-recognized, uniform standards of excellence.
U.S. National Forest officials said they were investigating the cause of a brush fire that charred 75 acres and shut down Interstate 5 near Castaic Wednesday.
The College of the Canyons Foundation has selected Gary and Myrna Condie as the recipients of the "Silver Spur" Community Service Award for 2010.
Santa Clarita suffered a few setbacks in sprucing up downtown Newhall, but the so-called "streetscaping" work has had no effect on Saturday's July Fourth parade route.
Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 90 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from the first week of July 1976 in The Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise.
About $30,000 in merchandise was reportedly stolen from Old Road Harley-Davidson, less than two weeks after the dealership opened its doors.
Just after midnight on the day before Father's Day, Lynn Whitaker, 56, heard a motorcycle racing up a nearby street.
With California beginning to issue IOUs on Thursday to cover the state's obligation, a local assemblyman suggested the state accepts IOUs as payment for state services.
California legislators are eyeing a community college fee increase as a way to help balance the state budget.
With two less fireworks shows in town for this year's Fourth of July celebrations, sheriff's officials are bracing for bigger crowds at the two that remain.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say guns, badges and other items belonging to San Diego-area law enforcement personnel were stolen during a weekend charity football game in Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARITA - The Associated Student Government (ASG) at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum with the eight individuals seeking election to California's 25th Congressional District.
A signature-gatherer outside a local Walmart, arrested for battery after allegedly punching someone in the hand last weekend, has been identified as a woman from Illinois, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
As the school winds down, local high schoolers got fired up at the chance to win a new car from Nissan of Valencia during the third annual Nissan Car Giveaway at COC's Cougar Stadium in Valencia.
A father and son were recovering Monday after being stabbed outside a bar last weekend, while one suspect was being held in connection with the stabbing, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detective said.
A bill that would require some cities, including Santa Clarita, to change their election systems to ones that are district-based has been introduced in the state Assembly and is scheduled for a committee hearing this week, officials said Monday.
Newly elected Santa Clarita City Councilman Dante Acosta's journey to the Santa Clarita Valley is a familiar one.
Both single-family home and condominium sales increased in the Santa Clarita Valley in March compared to February sales, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors announced Monday.
In an effort to help local business owners see their enterprises thrive and expand, Rick Hernandez, President, Syntesis Global, LLC will deliver the presentation "Growing Your Business in the 21st Century, A New Era" during the spring 2014 College of the Canyons Chancellor's Circle Breakfast Briefing.
Local marathon runner Dennis Lebman never got a chance to celebrate after completing last year's Boston Marathon, so now he's going back to run again in one of the world's most renowned foot race, determined to let terrorists know that he and his fellow runners are unshaken, he said.
"I know at times I alienate people," says City Councilman Frank Ferry. "People aren't neutral about me."
Joining Christians around the world in celebrating the faith's holiest day of observance, about 300 people from across the Santa Clarita Valley took part in an Easter in the Park service and breakfast Sunday morning at Dr. Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park in Stevenson Ranch, hosted by His Way Church.
Emotions appear to be running high over a petition drive aimed at stopping Santa Clarita's plan to install electronic billboards along freeways in the city, resulting in several recent clashes between petition supporters and opponents and the arrest of a woman who was gathering signatures at a local Walmart this past weekend, sheriff's officials confirmed.
Hundreds of attendees watched as Jonathan Moore portrayed Jesus Christ during the Easter Sunrise passion play "A Living Hope" presented at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park in Agua Dulce on Saturday afternoon.
The state Department of Transportation is inviting cities and counties throughout California to submit projects to get people out of their cars and onto their bikes or their own two feet - and Santa Clarita is ready to comply.