It is said that the moral consciousness of a society is demonstrated in how it treats its seniors.
The 14-year-old Valencia girl ate green hot dogs and rehydrated vegetarian meals. She hiked to the highest point in Camp Pendleton. She faced screaming Marine drill instructors pushing her through a grueling daily regimen of running, obstacle courses and classroom sessions. It was all a dream come true for Josephine Behrens. "I wanted to put myself through a challenge to see if I could do it," she said. Josephine was 12 when she first heard ...
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Santa Clarita-based rock band The McGrath Project debuted its second CD with a live performance at The Knitting Factory in Hollywood Saturday night, Aug. 8.
Corky Cooper's letter in The Signal ("Health care needs public option," July 30, 2009) prompts me to try to clarify some serious misunderstandings.
When the Myers family moved to the SCV in 1996, a short-lived movement arose to make the Castaic Union School District a kindergarten-through-12th-grade unified school district by withdrawing the Castaic Unified School District students from the Hart district, where most of the CUSD students fed into then-two-year-old Valencia High School.
The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley is in dire straits. As a result of the governor's line-item veto last week - which eliminated 100 percent of state funding for domestic violence center programs - the Santa Clarita Valley Domestic Violence Center lost nearly half of its annual budget and is facing the loss of crucial domestic violence services to residents of the Santa Clarita Valley. In 2008, the Domestic Violence Center served ...
Last month, I had the opportunity to lead a congressional fact-finding mission to America's detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and spend some time with the men and women of the military serving there.
Dates to Watch Aug. 15 John Dean, whose key testimony before Congress as counsel to President Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal riveted the nation, will speak 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 24901 Orchard Village Road, Valencia. The Democratic Alliance for Action is sponsor of this event, which is free to the public. For updates, visit www.daa.org or call (661) 309-4DAA ((661) 309-4322). Aug. 16 The ...
The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several dogs for adoption:
Canyon Country residents Kathy Keysor Smith and Bob Kellar were married June 13 at a private residence in Sand Canyon.
The SCV Youth Project Sweet Charity Cake Auction and Competition was held at the College of the Canyons Culinary Institute on Town Center Drive on Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the youth and family outreach services of the organization. For full coverage of the event, see Thursday's About Town section in The Signal.
Joseph and Jill Abejon of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Abejon to Stephen Susdorf of Newhall.
The Santa Clarita Valley is providing 16 exchange students from China the chance to learn about the many facets of American culture.
Saugus High School graduate Shannon Sirk was awarded a Ph.D. in Molecular and Medical Pharmacology from the University of California, Los Angeles on June 11. Recognized as a National Merit Scholar while at Saugus High, she graduated as the number one student in her class in 1997 and entered Occidental College on a Presidential Scholarship.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Major League Baseball is dragging its feet on having team owners vote on the Oakland Athletics' proposed move to a new ballpark 40 miles south in San Jose, San Jose city officials said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler abruptly agreed to recall 2.7 million older model Jeeps Tuesday, reversing a defiant posture and avoiding a possible public relations nightmare over fuel tanks that can catch fire in a rear-end collision.
Santa Clarita, CA – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station/Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on June 20, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch meticulously planned his own funeral, but his tombstone has the wrong birth date.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans on Tuesday make their most concerted effort of the year to change federal abortion law with legislation that would ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks.
DETROIT (AP) - In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Military leaders are ready to begin tearing down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding thousands of combat and special operations jobs near the front lines.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles may be joining the battle against the bag.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles port officials on Monday unveiled plans to create a $500 million marine research center called AltaSea.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Video shows Justin Bieber running into a photographer with his white Ferrari in Hollywood, but police say there was no crime and the injuries aren't life-threatening.
SAN RAFAEL (AP) - Serial murder suspect Joseph Naso delivered an hours-long personal history Monday replete with childhood photos, as he launched his defense, denied the decades-old slayings of four women and claimed he is not the "monster" prosecutors have made him out to be.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama defended top secret National Security Agency spying programs as legal in a lengthy interview Monday, and called them transparent - even though they are authorized in secret.
MARIPOSA (AP) - A wind-whipped wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park in the Sierra foothills forced the evacuation of at least 150 houses Monday and was threatening more, state fire officials said.