SANTA ROSA, CALIF. (February 15, 2009) - Record crowds were, once again, on hand for Stage 1 of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California to watch the world's top cyclists travel from Davis to Santa Rosa, culminating with a climactic finish in downtown Santa Rosa. Francisco Mancebo (ESP) of Rock Racing took an early lead and ended up with the stage win, the team's first in the Amgen Tour of California, ahead of Jurgen Van ...
SANTA ROSA, Calif., February 15, 2009 - Welcomed by thousands of fans lining the streets of Santa Rosa, Stage 1 of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California featured the second-annual Women's Criterium presented by the Redwood Regional Breast Center.
Last summer, administrators at the William S. Hart Union High School District predicted their budget shortfall through June 30, 2011, would be $6 million.
Mira Tijerin, of San Diego, was pronounced dead early Saturday at a collision scene after she lost control of her Nissan pick-up and rolled 300 feet down an embankment off northbound Interstate-5 about 30 minutes north of Santa Clarita.
Children went from ride to ride-hollering on the mini-roller coaster Alligator Alley, scanning the scenery from the ferris wheel-like Zipper or lifting their hands on the electronic swings Saturday at a Valencia carnival. They played games like Ring A Duck and Turtle Creek with stuffed animal prizes.
Arlien Hopwood had no idea she was dying 16 years ago. "I went out running one day and after a few house lengths, I just couldn't run anymore," she said. After first being diagnosed with asthma, Hopwood was eventually diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, which causes the airways of the lungs to narrow and gets progressively worse over time. The same disease claimed the lives of her mother and grandmother. "Everything was a struggle, ...
As the state prepares to tax us into the poorhouse and the feds grow the size of government instead of the economy, it is little wonder most people are overlooking the biggest crisis to hit California in a generation.
Enjoyed very much the commentary by Bill Kennedy published Jan. 23. As I was growing up I seem to remember after each presidential election there was a return to work by both parties, in a bipartisan manner, to get back to running the country as they were elected to do. I've tried to figure out when things changed and - after an election - the losing party immediately started tearing down and disparaging the victorious ...
A recent disclosure by the Associated Press states that banks that received federal funds are requesting visas for workers from out of this country to fill the positions of laid-off American workers.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and Sen. George Runner are conveniently exempt from the state furloughs.
On Feb. 5, a letter entitled "People Should Not Have to Live This Way in Santa Clarita" appeared in The Signal.
Saturday The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date will be held Saturday. The dinner will benefit the Respite Adult Day Care program offered by the SCV Senior Center. Info: (661) 288-0186, (661) 259-0033, ext. 227. Certified sommelier instructor, DiMaggio Washington, will host wine tasting classes at TPC Valencia. Lunch is provided, class runs 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $84 / per class. Feb.21, France, Part 2. March 7, Wines of Italy, Part 1. March 21, Italy, ...
I don't want to sound like an alarmist, but it's important that I am precise and clear about my view of the Democrats' American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Health and Wellness lectures Free and open to the public, the lectures take place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Activity Rooms 1 and 2. Info: (661) 255-1588, email@example.com. Wednesday - Parkinson's Support Group Facilitator Joan Osborne discusses "Parkinson's Disease." Feb. 25 - Providence Holy Cross Medical Center presents Family Medicine and Primary Care Physician Dr. Naeemah Ghafur in an open forum "Ask the Doctor" ...
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings are now the team bemoaning a late penalty while the San Jose Sharks celebrate a dramatic win.
We're down to two sports still competing for The Master's College.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - It's all about the odds.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.
DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) - An emergency official says about 50 to 60 people were injured after a car drove into a group of hikers at a parade in a small Virginia town.
Although we honor their memory and sacrifice every day, the month of May brings a special time each year when the law enforcement community comes together with family members, friends, dignitaries, community leaders , elected officials, and the community to recognize and remember our fallen heroes in special memorial ceremonies locally and throughout the Nation.
MODESTO (AP) - Officials say 17 bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies.
REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) - Redlands police are looking for a man who pulled over a school bus, flashed a badge and told the driver he was a police officer.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods - from cars to televisions - are going on sale.
With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - There are no reports of damage or injuries after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - Two cups of coffee ended life on the run for an Internet sensation known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker.
PARIS (AP) - Thieves ripped a safe from the wall of a hotel room near the Cannes Film Festival and made off with around $1 million worth of jewelry, in a brazen late-night burglary just hours after the screening of a film about break-ins at the homes of Hollywood celebrities, French officials said Friday.
CANNES, France (AP) - A live outdoor television broadcast from the Cannes Film Festival was briefly interrupted Friday when what sounded like gunshots sent crew and spectators scurrying for cover.