The Betty Ferguson Foundation will bring together fine wine, gourmet food and good friends when they host their eighth annual Vine 2 Wine event at the Bridgeport Lake Clubhouse from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 5. All proceeds will benefit the foundation's programs for women and youth.
Joe and Nancy Taylor of Santa Clarita are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jacinda Pauline Taylor to Jeremy Antonio Oliver.
Castaic resident Brittany Pawlak will be a contestant Monday, 10 a.m. on "The Price is Right." The show airs locally on KCBS (Channel 2). Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are being sought to watch a taping of the show and try their luck at being chosen as a contestant, tickets are free. Contestant hopefuls can get information and obtain show tickets online at www.cbs.com/daytime/the_price_is_right. In addition, viewers can call the CBS Ticket Office at (323) 575-2458 (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or the 24-hour ticket information line at (323) 575-2449.
The hills of Canyon Country stood in for Afghanistan as Army training cadets from four Southern California universities practiced their skills on a paintball course Saturday.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
April 10, 2008
Albert White, son of richard and Irma White, is a 2006 graduate of Bowman High School in Santa Clarita. He enlisted in the Marines in 2007 and is being deployed to Iraq. He is 20 years old and loves the Lakers basketball team. His family reports he is a great son and a friend to many in the Santa Clarita Valley.
As the economy slumps and unemployment rises in California, much of the Santa Clarita Valley's economic strength stems from its schools and colleges.
Coast Guard Seaman Alan J. Gadaire, son of Georgia J. and stepson of Kenneth D. Nelson of Castaic, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J.
One thing's for sure: Rio Norte Junior High School student Paige Vasseur knows how to spell "perseverance."
Michele Buttelman's opinion piece about the demise of local and regional newspapers (The Signal, Sunday, March 22) was a good wake-up call to the importance of supporting The Signal. I would give up my subscription to the L.A. Times long before giving up
Students who are also single parents may purchase a refurbished laptop computer at a deep discount through a partnership between Single Mothers Outreach and TechSoup.
Since January 2008, 30 percent of the single parents who have joined the nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley-based Single Mothers Outreach support organization have also enrolled in college or trade school.
For those who'd like to get a jump on celebrating Earth Day later this month, Earth Hour tonight provides an early opportunity.
The Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station is teaming up with the Domestic Violence Center of SCV to knock down domestic violence at Valencia Lanes on Sunday.
The city of Santa Clarita unveiled its new $1.5 million, 40-000-square-foot skate park Friday, drawing hundreds of anxious kids who couldn't wait to put wheels to concrete.
The Master's College women's basketball will play live on regional television tonight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She said the CIA's own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
TOKYO (AP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction Monday of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Martin Jones made a habit of winning big games at the Saddledome during his Western Hockey League career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 22 of his 37 points in the first quarter and made 14 of 16 shots before fouling out, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 112-105 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
A Signal reader's complaint about apparent Santa Clarita City Council campaign signs placed in the Newhall roundabout produced a bit of a mystery Monday: the candidate whose name is on the offending placards says he knows nothing about them.
It's so easy to love a lovable child. When she or he comes to you with open arms and says "I love you, Daddy", your heart melts. When this child does his chores without repeated urging, you can't help but love him. When she does her homework without you holding a metaphorical stick over her head, you can't help but love her. It's so easy to have loving, tender feelings toward a child who simply seems to do what obedient children do.
A recent study found women consume more social media than men, and this usage is occurring primarily on mobile devices.
For many of us, this time of year represents a little extra in our bank accounts from tax returns. It is a perfect time of year for identity thieves to strike. If you want to make he bad guy's job easier, here are some bad habits to keep up.