Vino 100 hosts two exclusive screenings of the highly acclaimed movie, "Bottle Shock," to coincide with the film's national DVD release, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, at 28112 Newhall Ranch Road in Valencia. Lannette Pabon, one of several screenwriters credited for the film, will sign DVDs at Thursday's showing. "Bottle Shock" tells the story of the historic 1976 wine-tasting contest known as the "Judgment of Paris," where, for the first time, American ...
To me, art is life. My mom was an art teacher when she was in South Korea and I always watched her teaching her students. She also taught me how to draw and paint, from the time I was 8 years old.
I can't help but wonder: Is The Signal trying to portray a worthy newspaper or a National Enquirer?
The current administration and Congress are striving to implement elements of fiscal and monetary policies that will turn around our economy.
Hold that thought. The Saugus girls basketball team was hoping to win the Foothill League title on its home floor Tuesday, but Canyon had other ideas. The Cowboys (6-19, 5-4) rolled into Saugus and put the defensive clamps on the first-place Centurions (14-11, 7-2) while using an attacking offense to take out the Foothill League leaders 60-53 Tuesday night. With Valencia's 72-39 victory over Golden Valley Tuesday, the two teams are now tied for the ...
Despite the Canyon boys basketball team being 1-7 in the Foothill League heading into Tuesday's game against Saugus, the Cowboys' head coach had one goal for his team.
The City of Santa Clarita saved nearly $200,000 in the last fiscal quarter through the use of the competitive process in purchasing. By shopping around for the best price for projects and procurements, the City proactively ensures that public funds are spent in the most responsible manner. The City's purchasing policy, established in the municipal code, states that most purchases costing $2,000 or more require a purchase order and at least three competitive quotes or ...
PASADENA, Calif. - More than $27.6 million in federal and state disaster assistance has been approved for the November wildfires in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Santa Barbara counties.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- A delegation of American mayors including Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will meet tomorrow with lawmakers on Capitol Hill in a final push for passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
We're already into the second month of the year for 2009! This month, we are getting ready for the Amgen Tour of California, professional bicycle race, including world renowned bicyclists Lance Armstrong, which will come to Santa Clarita on Saturday, February 21, 2009. The world's top professional cycling teams will be on stage in Santa Clarita for part of this amazing race through the streets of Santa Clarita, on their way to the finish in ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Restaurant Grading System continues to serves as a role model for the nation, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, following the City of New York's adoption of a restaurant grading system closely modeled after the County's. Initiated by Supervisor Antonovich in 1997, the County's Restaurant Food Grading provides consumers with vital information to make informed choices on the food establishments they choose to patronize. ...
The Amgen Tour of California riders will be available for autographs and pictures prior to opening ceremonies on Saturday morning, Feb. 21.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will introduce a motion at today's Board meeting directing the Chief Executive Officer to establish a standard protocol for the performance of criminal background checks to be followed by all registry and temporary staffing agency contractors to ensure they comply with their contractual responsibilities prior to dispatching staff to County facilities. "We must ensure that all contact employees have been properly screened to determine their fitness to ...
A number of Hart District music students will be among the top student musicians from across the state performing in honor bands which will perform for the California Band Directors Association (CBDA) and California Association for Music Education (CAME) conventions this month and March.
BioSolar, Inc. (OTC BB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic solar modules, reports that results of testing on BioBacksheetTM samples from the first pre-production runs have been consistent and satisfactory; which gets the company's one step closer to full scale commercial production. The BioBacksheetTM, a protective covering for photovoltaic solar cells made from renewable plant sources, rather than the expensive petroleum-based ...
Are you a veteran making between $45,000 and $83,650 a year combined family income and dream of owning your own home? Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley, the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate for North Los Angeles County, in collaboration with the California Department of Veterans Affairs, is building homes for veterans in Sylmar and Santa Clarita. The project in Santa Clarita will consist of an 87-home community and the one in Sylmar will ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Federal authorities have charged 18 people with involvement in an illegal gambling ring they say spanned from California to Peru and used violence against customers with outstanding debts.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place.
LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) - The search for a missing kayaker who disappeared in Lake Del Valle in Livermore is being suspended while crews seek more funding for additional resources.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A homeless woman has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an 84-year-old woman who was pushed off a Los Angeles train platform.
BERLIN (AP) - Appealing for a new citizen activism in the free world, President Barack Obama renewed his call Wednesday to reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles and to confront climate change, a danger he called "the global threat of our time."
BANNING, Calif. (AP) - An 11-day-old wildfire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest north of Banning is now 80 percent contained.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A man suspected of trying to rob an Oakland burger restaurant at gunpoint before being shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy has been identified as a 32-year-old Oakland resident.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - An Orange County employee of mortgage giant Fannie Mae has pleaded not guilty to charges that he demanded kickbacks to provide listings of repossessed homes to a real estate broker.
A red flag warning for high fire danger was issued today for the mountains in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings, whose unflinching reporting ended the career of a top American army general, died early Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles, his employer and family said.
DENVER (AP) - Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's security to the Afghan army and police.
NEW YORK (AP) - Men's Wearhouse Inc. has dismissed its founder and executive chairman George Zimmer.
NEW YORK (AP) - The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.