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Local thanked for help in fight against graffiti

Dan Rasper has a notebook full of tally marks that keep track of all the graffiti he's cleared.

February 06, 2011 | By Laura Dixon Signal Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


David Hegg: Society’s traditional denial of self-denial

Among ancients, the greatest honor was given to those who, seeing the greater good of the greater number, chose valiantly to deny themselves certain rights and pleasures in order improve those around them.

February 06, 2011 | By David Hegg | Columnists


Is your earthquake kit updated?

Editor's note: The Northridge Earthquake of Jan. 17, 1994, devastated portions of the Santa Clarita Valley. The 6.7 earthquake was caused by a previously unknown fault. How many of us in the Santa Clarita Valley are really aware of the sleeping giant that lies nearly beneath our feet? The San Andreas Fault runs nearly through the SCV. The area known as the "Big Bend" - near Fraizer Park - has caused earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.5 or greater at intervals between 45 and 144 years. Have you updated your earthquake kit?

February 06, 2011 | By Peter C. Gray For The Signal | Signal Lifestyle


Love history? See the Questers at Hart Hall

The Questers, Oak of the Golden Dream #381, are seeking new members interested in the preservation and restoration of historical sites, artifacts and the study of antiques.

February 06, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Signal Lifestyle


Hoffman repeats for hospital auxiliary

A gavel was passed to familiar hands as Estelle Hoffman was sworn in for a second term as president of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

February 06, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Signal Lifestyle


Klassen Corporation announces CADD scholarship awards

Klassen Corporation announced today that it will be awarding five scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each in 2011 to California Community College students who are enrolled in construction, construction management or computer aided design/CADD programs.

February 05, 2011 | Source: Klassen Corporation | SCV Raw


Eternal Valley donates more than 1,200 in hats

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the communities it serves, Eternal Valley Memorial Park Mortuary, a Dignity Memorial® provider in Newhall, delivered 500 hats for children battling cancer last week at the conclusion of its second annual Holiday Hat Drive.

February 05, 2011 | Source: Eternal Valley Memorial Park Mortuary | SCV Raw


Robert Lamoureux: Pass the salt for a concrete finish

Mr. Lamoureux,

February 05, 2011 | By Robert Lamoureux | Your Home


An eye-opening mission

As part of a recent mission trip, a group of 20 Valencia United Methodist Church members and leaders visited Nicaragua, where they toured Managua dump, a shanty town home to some of the country's poorest families.

February 05, 2011 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Ordination ceremony Feb. 12

The Right Rev. J. Jon Bruno, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, will ordain Susan Dell Hathaway Bek and Cynthia Lynne Jew to the Sacred Order of Priests during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Feb. 12 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

February 05, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Church organizes concert for Haiti

With the goal to help the struggling people of Haiti, Alicia Richardson Lamb has organized a benefit concert with her musician friends Feb. 13 at First Presbyterian Church of Newhall.

February 05, 2011 | For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Prostitution sting nets 18 arrests

County law enforcement arrested more than a dozen people during a prostitution sweep in Castaic on Thursday night.

February 05, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Jobs report boosts hope for economy

A growing number of Santa Clarita job-seekers may be dusting off resumes in 2011.

February 05, 2011 | By Laura Dixon Signal Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


TalkBack!

Caption of the Week: "Mildred, Ralph and I are so embarrassed that you are nursing Junior in public!"

February 05, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Foothill boys basketball: West Ranch’s skid ends

West Ranch boys basketball's pressure proved too much for Golden Valley to handle Friday night at West Ranch High School, as the Wildcats defeated the Grizzlies 62-39.

February 05, 2011 | By Jon Stein For the Signal | SCV Prep Sports


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Betty Arenson: California’s crazy train

Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari pegged it: The high-speed rail is Jerry Brown's Crazy Train. Equally, The Signal named it "the high speed hoodwink" (July 13, 2014).

August 22, 2014 | By Betty Arenson Right here, right now | Columnists


Angels complete the sweep of Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports News


Kershaw pitches another gem for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports News


Bodies of 2 men found in adjacent California yards

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have discovered two men dead in neighboring backyards in Northern California.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) - It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Ex-Marine waives extradition from Alaska

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - A former Marine charged with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft has waived extradition from Alaska.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


NCAA files intent to appeal O'Bannon decision

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets - a futuristic design by Riddell called the SpeedFlex that is supposed to be the latest in head protection.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Legislature approves bill to protect children from domestic violence

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate gave final, unanimous approval Thursday to a bill by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to protect children from domestic abusers during court proceedings and after offenders are released from prison or jail. The vote came a day after the measure was approved 78-0 by the Assembly.

August 21, 2014 | Source: Sen. Fran Pavley's office | Santa Clarita Valley News


Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodles to health hazards.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them to back a new U.S. approach.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Cops greet students at school where plot thwarted

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police are greeting students on the first day of classes in the Los Angeles suburb where two teens allegedly plotted a high school massacre.

August 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.

August 21, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Record drought saps California honey production

LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) - California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

August 21, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Aid groups: US workers with Ebola out of hospital

ATLANTA (AP) - The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.

August 21, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


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