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Hart district forum set for Wednesday

The Democratic Club of Santa Clarita Valley and the Democratic Alliance for Action will host a joint candidates forum for the William S. Hart Union High School District school board race at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATED: The 'dead' donated more than a half ton of food to living

On Saturday, Oct. 17, 625 zombies terrorized Main Street in Newhall, all in the support of the local Newhall Food Pantry.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff & Brave New World | SCV Raw


Messina endorsed by 3 COC board members

William S. Hart Union High School District board candidate Joe Messina has been endorsed by College of the Canyons board members Scott Wilk, Michele Jenkins and Joan MacGregor.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Moberg receives endorsements

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


President declares swine flu a national emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency and empowered his health secretary to suspend federal requirements and speed treatment for thousands of infected people.

The declaration that Obama signed late Friday authorized Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to bypass federal rules so health officials can respond more quickly to the outbreak, which has killed more than 1,000 people in the United States.

October 24, 2009 | By Phillip Elliott Associated Press Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Hart exec job opens up

Robert Gapper, the Hart district's chief operations officer, is leaving his position to replace Rochelle Neal, assistant superintendent of human resources and student services, who is retiring in January.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Latest Kaiser poll shows public support for health care reform unchanged

MENLO PARK, Calif. - After falling over the summer then ticking upward in September, key tracking measures of public support for health care reform held steady in October with more Americans backing an overhaul of the U.S. health system than opposing it, according to the latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll.

October 24, 2009 | Source: Kaiser Family Foundation | SCV Raw


Newhall Halloween Parade, pumpkin carving contest today

The inaugural Old Town Newhall Halloween Parade will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday and will begin at 8th and Main streets, and end at 6th Street.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


COC trains future entrepreneurs Oct. 27

The power of the entrepreneurial spirit will take the Santa Clarita Valley by storm Tuesday, Oct. 27, when the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour lands at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons.

October 24, 2009 | Source: College of the Canyons | SCV Raw


Peace Corps volunteers up by 18 percent over last year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Peace Corps recruited 15,386 applicants in fiscal year 2009. This represents the largest amount of applications since the agency began electronically recording applications in 1998 and is an 18 percent increase from fiscal year 2008.*

October 24, 2009 | Source: Peace Corps | SCV Raw


Signal hatches new Twitter accounts

Responding to requests from readers who follow The Signal on Twitter, the Santa Clarita Valley's top news source has added new accounts so readers can choose to receive tweets just from specific content categories, or continue to receive all Signal tweets.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


YouTube is the new MTV

When MTV was launched in 1981, it changed the music industry forever. From that point on, musicians who wanted to be popular needed to worry about their look as well as their sound. For some acts, their look was even more important than their music.

The same kind of change happened on the Internet in 2005. That was the year YouTube was launched. It quickly grew to be one of the most viewed Web sites of all time. Visitors can go to YouTube and watch videos put up by other site visitors.

October 24, 2009 | Source: Craig Duswalt International | SCV Raw


Need ‘pay as you go’ process

In response to Carole Lutness' column ("Economics and the brain," Sept. 15):

October 24, 2009 | By Brian Baker Saugus | Letters to the Editor


The Signal.com's Daybreak: Oct. 24, 2009

Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff and Wire Services | Santa Clarita Valley News


Rizzo defames Taylor, Gilbreth’s work

Mr. Rizzo's column ("Always in a hurry to speed things up," Oct. 14) would have you believe that the purpose of Scientific Management was to make people work harder and faster. In so doing I believe he defamed the work of Fredrick Taylor and Frank Gilbreth.

October 24, 2009 | By Paul Allen Canyon Country | Letters to the Editor


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Kings clobbered in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

April 20, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Sports Home


TMC Insider: Baseball plays for a conference title

The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.

April 20, 2014 | By Mike Crawford For The Signal | SCV College Sports


Puig powers Dodgers to series win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.

April 20, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Sports Home


Colorado celebrates 4/20

DENVER (AP) - Denver police say they have issued 28 citations for public consumption of marijuana and arrested one person accused of attempting to distribute the drug so far this weekend as revelers celebrate the traditional pot holiday of April 20.

April 20, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

TORONTO (AP) - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.

April 20, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Pope Francis, huge crowd celebrate Easter

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

April 20, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

April 20, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.

April 20, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Man detained after threats at LA Times building

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man suspected of making threatening statements about a shooting and forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building was being held Saturday for a mental health evaluation, police said.

April 20, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Counties tell Brown they need money for his law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.

April 20, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Plum Canyon raises more than $2,000 for Bridge to Home

Plum Canyon Elementary continued its kindness journey during their recent Penny Wars fundraiser.

April 20, 2014 | By Rachel Rieckhoff Community Contributor | COMMUNITY


Life Changing Events

In light of Easter Sunday, pivotal events in history – and in our personal lives – often impact us in ways we never imagined.

April 20, 2014 | Signal Staff | COMMUNITY


ARTS

April 20, 2014 | Signal Staff | COMMUNITY


Seen Around SCV

April 20, 2014 | Signal Staff | COMMUNITY


Share your photos

Last week several readers contacted us to let us know that the beautiful bird captured from the prior week by Louie Gallardo was an Egret.

April 20, 2014 | Signal Staff | COMMUNITY


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