CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Soldiers working as chaplain assistants, equal opportunity professionals and other key military specialties geared toward assisting troops in their times of need are getting certified to not only engage potential victims of suicide, but also train others to be the first line of defense against severe mental distress.
The Los Angeles County Sanitation District provided answers to several questions proposed by the Santa Clarita City Council and community members regarding a proposed rate increase for Santa Clarita Valley residents.
Celebrate the 4th of July early with a trip to the spectacular fireworks show at the legendary Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, July 3, 2010. The city of Santa Clarita is inviting patrons to sign up for this excursion that includes transportation by bus and reserved seats at the Hollywood Bowl. The cost for the trip is $55 per person for residents, $70 per person for non-residents, and $60 per person for non-resident seniors (55+).
U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today in response to Israel's recent bombing of a Turkish flotilla:
NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig won't reverse an umpire's admitted blown call that cost Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game.
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Editor's note: The transcript of an exclusive Signal interview with Pfc. Suter's father, Chris Unthank, conducted after press time Monday night, follows the story below.
The College of the Canyons Employee Training Institute has received a $150,000 grant from the state chancellor's Economic and Workforce Development program to provide training services to more than 100 Boston Scientific employees.
Twelve years ago, Stephanie Laney opened Clear Images in Stevenson Ranch. For five years, she poured her time into the store, providing quality home furnishings and decor items to her customers.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
I opened the June 1 edition of The Signal only to find that according to Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry, many of us are now, in his view, "developmental terrorists" when we exercise our civic rights and express our opinions at City Council or Planning Commission meetings.
Are Aesop's fables not taught in school anymore? Shouldn't they be required reading for holding a political office? Better yet, for voting for someone running for a political office? One especially poignant fable is that of the "Ant and the Grasshopper." Maybe it just needs a little updating to become the "Ants and the Swarm of Locusts." We taxpayers are America's ants. Once upon a time, we had a few grasshoppers that we took care ...
The Santa Clarita chapter of the Zonta Club will hold a special "Yellow Rose Ceremony" to commemorate the honor roll of donors and contributors between 2004-2009 on Thursday, June 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Keyes Lexus of Valencia showroom, 24033 Creekside Road, Valencia 91355.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurers and the political action committees they fund have spent more than $17 million on candidates and one ballot initiative to quietly influence the outcome of Tuesday's election, according to a new analysis released today by Campaign for Consumer Rights.
Summit West Public Relations and Marketing will stage its 12th annual "Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues" concert series from Friday, June 11 to Friday, Aug. 27.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California residents enduring near-freezing temperatures can now expect an onslaught of strong winds.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.