The city of Santa Clarita should open a food pantry for the homeless veterans, instead of having them begging on the streets.
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.
Daylight-saving time starts Sunday morning as the 2 a.m. hour disappears, leaving in its wake the groans of those who would have enjoyed the extra hour of weekend rest.
"Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders."
Catholic Sisters profess vows Who: The Sisters of the Society Devoted to the Sacred Heart What: The Sisters would like to extend an invitation to members of the Santa Clarita Valley community to join them for the Mass of Religious Profession. At this Mass, five Sacred Heart sisters will profess or renew their vows of chastity, poverty and obedience. The celebrant will be Bishop Gerald E. Wilkerson. Sisters who will be professing vows: First Profession ...
Purim is the Jewish holiday that celebrates Queen Esther's courage and commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people living in the ancient Persian empire from Haman's plot to annihilate them. Chabad of SCV was one of four local Jewish congregations to celebrate the holiday with festivals and parties. Activities included dancing and motorcycle tricks.
Couples have important decisions to make regarding how to manage their finances. Basic choices, such as opening a joint checking account, filing jointly or separately on your taxes and determining how you will invest in the stock market are a few of the decisions you are likely to face.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 527 votes from late afternoon Friday, March 5 to afternoon Friday, March 12, 2010.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District opened its "Project Prom" boutique this week, complete with dressing rooms curtained in red satin and racks of new and nearly-new gowns, tuxes and dress suits. The shoppers are among 600 carefully selected students invited to participate, who make an appointment to meet with an adult "personal shopper" who helps the student select the perfect outfit for the upcoming high school prom.
Tickets are now available for the city of Santa Clarita's Youth Sports Clipper Day, featuring the Los Angeles Clippers vs. the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center on Sunday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. A variety of ticket options are available for the event at up to $25 off the original ticket price.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a groundbreaking event for the new Old Town Newhall Library on Tuesday, March 16 at 2 p.m.
The Citizens Advisory Group (CAG) for the Whittaker-Bermite Site Clean-up will be holding a meeting 7 p.m. on March 24 in the Century Room at Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Santa Clarita 91355.
NEW YORK, March 12 -- In releasing a new report on maternal health nationwide, Amnesty International today revealed that flaws and shocking disparities in maternal health care that the government is ignoring lead to two to three women dying daily in the United States from pregnancy-related complications, with half of these deaths believed preventable, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The 2010 Youth Expo theme is "Feed Your Brain," which is what local students are encouraged to do at this annual fun-filled event.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, member of the Governing Board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), has secured a $300,000 grant from the Mobile Sources Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee to operate a no-cost Express Bus connecting Dodger Stadium to Union Station for the 2010 season.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.