Santa Clarita single parents are invited to enjoy a cup of tea, meet other single parents and learn more about what's happening this fall at Single Mothers Outreach on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Desert Streams Church. Registration is required.
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City and Los Angeles is pleased to announce that Pilar Penaranda has been accepted for the 2010 school year. Admission to AMDA is extremely competitive; our students come from all over the globe and are selected from auditions held in 35 cities throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and England. The full-time enrollment at the two AMDA locations is 1,000 students. AMDA was founded in 1964 as a premiere performing arts conservatory.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
See "Related Content" for links to articles in The Signal about Marine Pfc. Jake William Suter, 18, of Stevenson Ranch, Calif., who died on May 29, 2010 in Afghanistan.
The Santa Clarita Valley Zonta Club and Soroptimists have scheduled a special training for volunteers to stand with and support local victims of domestic violence in court.
What recession? When it comes to home appliances, the nifty new features, great deals and government rebates available just might have you out a-spending. But, if you do shop for appliances, make sure you get them with a shiny stainless steel finish. You don't only want to keep up with the latest innovations, you also want your guests to know you do at a glance!
With fast, reliable service, Santa Clarita Transit can take you just about anywhere you want to go. Passengers can travel with ease throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and to other neighboring cities, including Woodland Hills, downtown Los Angeles, Westwood and North Hollywood.
When shopping for a vehicle, the number of choices can be overwhelming, including the selection of models and features, whether to buy new or used and whether to buy or lease.
In a market like the Santa Clarita Valley, high school sports are the undisputed king as far public interest is concerned.
Gary Horton's opinion column "Don't fall for fabricated horn stories" (July 28) claims that ignorance and bigotry persist in America; he is certainly correct. However, he missed some important facts when he used Shirley Sherrod's video speech to the NAACP.
I assume I receive a different version of The Signal than Carole Lutness ("Public libraries should stay public," July 26). I re-read my version regarding the city of Santa Clarita's setting up a committee to look into taking over the local libraries, which are a cash cow for the county (using our tax dollars to support libraries in other areas in Los Angeles County where revenues are less).
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.