WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today a joint solution has been reached between the state of California and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) concerning how tuition and fees are determined.
Concerts in the Park
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a neighborhood "National Night Out Against Crime" event on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Old Orchard Park, 25023 Avenida Rotella, Valencia 91355.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will exhibit the photography of landscape photographer and environmental advocate, Robert Glenn Ketchum from Aug. 24 through Sept. 19.
From "Star-Belly Sneetches" to "The Three Little Pigs," imaginations soar during "Storytime Adventures," the no-cost interactive program that encourages reading in Santa Clarita Valley youngsters.
One of the games we play upon reaching a certain age is "where were you when ...?"
I read the recent article "Coyotes in the 'hood,'" by Jim Walker (Home, July 4). The article must have been written with a "tongue-in-cheek" attitude as I don't think anyone really wants to "use a grenade" on serenading coyotes, as Walker suggested.
Until Gary Horton's column started running on the opinion pages of The Signal, I wondered if Santa Clarita's No. 1 newspaper was willing to represent a viewpoint that wasn't awash in prejudice, right-wing extremism or just plain daft stupidity.
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More than 30 new teachers will be introduced to the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District as it launches the 2009-10 school year this week with training for all new teachers.
For more than 50 years, the Hart District's Golden Oak Adult School has been a solid resource for the adult community of Santa Clarita, providing such offerings as diploma and GED, English as a Second Language, Life Skills for Adults with Disabilities and Parenting Education.
LOS ANGELES (BUSINESS WIRE) -- LandSource Communities Development LLC has emerged from Chapter 11 reorganization as Newhall Land Development LLC.
For many people, mention the term day care and they immediately have an image of children and backpacks.
The Republican Party has raised objections to the health care idea of a public option which would allow individuals and companies to purchase insurance from a federal entity, presumably similar to Medicare for seniors.
The hot-air balloons didn't get far off the ground Saturday at the Citrus Classic Balloon Festival in Santa Paula, but those in attendance didn't seem to mind much.
For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.