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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.
That new car just got a little more expensive to buy in Los Angeles County as sales tax has jumped by 0.5 percent again.
Like its name, El Niño is still an infant when it comes to what meteorologists actually know about the finicky weather phenomenon and how it impacts California's rainy season.
The "Bombshell Bandit" wanted for robbing a Valencia bank with the threat of a bomb early last month is now suspected in an Arizona bank robbery, a spokeswoman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.
The 17th annual Hot Rod Hobbies and Raceways Offroad Shootout has become not only a tradition for remote car competitors in the Santa Clarita Valley but for enthusiasts across the country, according to some faithful returnees.
Listeners gathered at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center for an afternoon of sherbet and showtunes as the SCV Men of Harmony Chorus and Quartets presented its 38th annual A Cappella Harmony Show and Ice Cream Social on Sunday.
Two people were hurt in a single-vehicle crash near the Big Oaks Lodge on Bouquet Canyon Road Sunday, said a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The Ninja roller coaster that partially derailed two weeks ago reopened at Six Flags Magic Mountain Saturday after state regulators finalized their inspection of the popular ride, said park and state officials.
Santa Clarita residents will have another option for back-to-school shopping starting Aug. 7.
Using farm tractors, Gorman residents helped firefighters extinguish a quarter-acre grass fire Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Eight eaters went bowl-to-bowl Saturday in a heated competition to see who could chow down the most food at a Santa Clarita Valley Vietnamese restaurant.
She walks into a bank wearing sunglasses, sometimes a head scarf, and at least once in flip-flops. She leaves with cash - investigators and banks won't say how much - and promptly disappears.
Most people would not be too happy about a train running through their yard, but it suits the Sweer household in Saugus just fine.
Valencia Boulevard served as both the metaphorical and literal dividing line on the issue of illegal immigration and the recent border surge this weekend, as demonstrators on both sides of the issue turned out to state their positions on Saturday.
As a special Sheriff's Department's unit continues to investigate a Twitter account that posted nude photos of teenagers, including Santa Clarita Valley teens, several local high school students said they have no idea who created the account.
Months after their wells ran dry due to a bureaucratic impasse, Bouquet Canyon residents have banded together to appeal to the state - while agencies involved point fingers at each other, several sides say.
After more than a year, the Saugus Union School District board is finally back to a full complement of members.