U Mya Win steps into the sunshine at his home in Canyon Country, 12,000 miles from Burma and from what the world officially calls Myanmar.
He stands by a row of healthy low-hanging plants, arms behind his back.
If choir competitors could be judged the same as their peers in sports, then the Valencia High School Women's Choir just scored a touchdown, a home run and the last-second winning basket at a meet last weekend near San Francisco.
This is an expanded version of a "Faces" feature first published on Page A-1 of The Signal April 25, 2005. Williams, who rode off into the sunset on April 10, 2007, will be honored with a video tribute during the Walk of Western Stars gala Friday, April 25, 2008.
Lobbyists hired by the Castaic Lake Water Agency foresee a tough time getting funds to clean up perchlorate in Santa Clarita groundwater as long as the Democratic nomination race dominates the political scene in Washington.
For about four months, a handful of high school-aged youths - identified as "at-risk" - participate in a rigorous program designed to assist them in redirecting negative behavior into positive alternatives.
Whoever vandalized Saugus High School junior David Gandara's truck left behind a signature - a whole lot of handprints.
During a special meeting of the Castaic Area Town Council, Hart District Superintendent Jaime Castellanos informed a room full of frustrated Castaic residents that there is no timeline to build a high school in Castaic.
In addition to a graphic memorializing a dead friend, Joseph Milhoan's motorcycle helmet was also emblazoned with a sticker reading: "Capable of evading high speed pursuit."
Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley, hosting its seventh annual Spirit Games on Saturday, is seeking 100 volunteers to assist with the event.
The Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday night approved an ordinance to send an application to annex 1,400 acres of Castaic into the city of Santa Clarita.
The Frontier Toyota and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's "Drive Safe" Golf Classic is set for Saturday at the Valencia Country Club.
Just minutes after nearly 30 senior citizens and senior advocates marched in front of City Hall on Tuesday evening to protest the closure of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial's transitional care unit, Councilwoman Laurene Weste announced that in the coming years, seniors will have another option.
While Newhall Memorial plans to close its TCU by June 5, G and Healthcare Services is now in escrow in purchasing what was formerly the Hillside Community Hospital building in Saugus.
New houses could pop up for sale on the 996-acre Whittaker-Bermite property in as little as five years.
SunCal Cos. submitted plans to the city Tuesday to eventually build nearly 3,500 homes, shops and office buildings on the site of the contaminated Whittaker-Bermite site in the center of the city.
The Santa Clarita Valley is adding to its stable of fire stations.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a recommendation that would allow financing to build six new stations at a cost of $78.6 million.
Parents and students joined teachers from six local school districts and College of the Canyons outside City Hall on Tuesday afternoon in response to a recent proposal by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to slash $4.8 billion in education funding statewide.
The approximately 500 people who attended the after-school rally were concerned about the impact of the proposed cuts on local schools.
The new season of ArtSlam kicked off in downtown Newhall Thursday night with a celebration of women artists.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
There will be less economic uncertainty and stronger growth in the U.S. economy this year, said experts at the 2014 Economic and Real Estate Outlook Conference in Santa Clarita on Thursday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are looking for thieves who stole two rare and expensive bicycles valued together at $18,000, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station incident log.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested nine people from Canyon Country on Thursday following an early morning probation and parole sweep that also netted a marijuana "grow house."
A new financial incentive is being offered to companies that relocate to the Santa Clarita Valley, the SCV Economic Development Corporation announced on Thursday.
A dead bat that tested positive for rabies was found in Agua Dulce in February, county health officials announced this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won't be for the better everywhere.
Santa Clarita, CA – March 7, 2014 – Central Park has been selected for "Heart Your Park," a program introduced as part of Macy's "Secret Garden" campaign, which aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at Macy's in the Westfield Valencia Town Center can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent of the donations benefiting Central Park. To further spread the love, Macy's will match the total customer donation across all stores, dollar for dollar, up to $250,000 in total.
On Friday, March 7th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, a full road closure will be in effect on Del Monte Drive between Benito Court and El Paseo Drive. The temporary closure is required to allow for the removal and subsequent replacement of an existing timber pedestrian bridge crossing Del Monte Drive.
Hundreds got in line at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Wednesday to brave the flavors of 44 chilis during the 2nd Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off.
Newly appointed Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Capt. Roosevelt Johnson wants to preserve Santa Clarita Valley's reputation as one of the safest communities in the country, he said Wednesday during an interview at the Sheriff's Station.
A 66-year-old truck driver arrested last summer for leaving the scene of a crash where a woman was struck and killed is now serving close to a year in jail, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday.
A local state assemblyman's trip to Eurasia costing thousands of dollars was the biggest gift item reported by any of the four Santa Clarita Valley representatives in the state Legislature, according to reports released recently by the California Fair Political Practices Commission.