The Santa Clarita Valley Veterans Memorial Committee is the non-profit organization that constructed the Veterans Memorial Wall at Eternal Valley Cemetery in Santa Clarita and produces the annual Tribute to Veterans held every Memorial Day beginning at 10 a.m. at Eternal Valley.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich for an investigation to determine whether, by accepting funding from the Federal Economic Stimulus Package, the County will be committed to assume the costs for required programs and services after stimulus dollars have been depleted. "We want to ensure that accepting these dollars will not lock in County taxpayers for additional spending after the stimulus money is gone," Antonovich said. ...
Teachers across California plan to wear pink on Friday, March 13 to acknowledge the state budget cuts to education.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the top Republican on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, today denounced the so-called Employee Free Choice Act, legislation introduced by congressional Democrats that would deny workers the right to secret ballots in union organizing elections.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting is Wednesday, March 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Valley golf fans, local residents and an international entourage of professional golfers and media converge on Valencia Country Club Monday through Sunday for the AT&T Champions Classic Golf tournament.
Spring and summer are quickly approaching, providing the community with beautiful Southern California temperatures and the chance to host birthday parties, family reunions and company picnics outdoors.
Chabad of the Santa Clarita Valley hosts a community-wide Purim bash at The Plaza Banquet Facility in Newhall tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Graduating seniors who have attended local schools for at least seven years have a chance at winning scholarship funds for college.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virtual Gallerie, LLC (VG), a 3D software and production company that caters to museums, universities and other cultural institutions, launched the first personalized and interactive multimedia museum tour in virtual 3D online for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are looking for the suspect who stole components to a credit card reader at the Shell gas station in Stevenson Ranch.
I just wanted to drop a quick response to the grandmothers who have taken the time to elevate the mission we are still undergoing in Iraq through their street-side protests. While I appreciate that these women are concerned for the well-being of their children, grandchildren and those of others, I continue to be dismayed at how misinformed these and other anti-war groups continue to be about the war in Iraq.
Stimulus equals fiscal insanity. There is a reason not a single Republican member of the House of Representative voted for
SCV Off the Grid hosts its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the upstairs meeting room of Saturn of Santa Clarita, 23645 Creekside Rd. Discussion will promote solar, wind and watershed technologies in the SCV. Info: www.SCVOfftheGrid.com. RSVP to Steve Kassel, (661) 259-3704.
Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley will present its first awards luncheon 11:30 a.m. today at TPC Valencia Oak Grille at the Tournament Players Club. Awards to be presented include the Violet Richardson Award, Women's Opportunity Award and Making a Difference Award. RSVP to Rose Chegwin at (661) 803-9202.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by impact and fire in a crash that occurred while he was a passenger in a Porsche driven by his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, according to autopsy resulted released Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.
Last August Santa Clarita Valley entrepreneurs, Alex and Benjamin Haslam, ages 11 and 9, decided to parlay a favorite activity into their own business distributing flyers door to door for local businesses.
From the Nov. 25 SCV Signal:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jordan Adams scored 22 points and Kyle Anderson added 21 to lead No. 18 UCLA to an 89-76 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Martin Jones made 26 saves and stopped all nine shootout attempts to win his NHL debut, and Dwight King scored the only shootout goal Tuesday night in the Los Angeles Kings' 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.
Children who died this year will be remembered and honored during a mass candle-lighting event hosted by the Santa Clarita Chapter of The Compassionate Friends on Sunday in Canyon Country Park.
The Los Angeles County coroner's office said Tuesday it has completed autopsies on the two bodies recovered from the fiery crash of a Porsche that "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend, local business owner Roger Rodas, were last seen in last weekend.