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.
March is springing and sprouting its greenery in my neck of the woods. The birds are happily chirping, the ruby red leaves are popping on the roses and the hyacinths and daffodils are blooming. Okay, the traditional flowers of spring are growing in my neighbor's yard, but my lavender and rosemary are fragrantly blooming.
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:
Delighted seniors resembled kids on Christmas morning as they opened heart-decorated baskets filled with breakfast-, lunch- and dinner-themed foods on Valentine's Day at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
After quick starts from both postseason-bound local hockey teams, the weekend brought an end to both the College of the Canyons' and the Valencia Flyers' playoff runs.
COC began with a 6-5 win over fourth seeded Albany Wednesday in the American Collegiate Hockey Association's Division III National Championship Tournament in Rochester, N.Y., but followed up its opening-round victory with three consecutive losses, including lopsided defeats to Grand Valley State and Pacific Collegiate Hockey Association foe Northern Arizona.
On Wednesday, March 11, gastroenterologist Dr. Michael C. Jean from Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will present information on "Colorectal Cancer: Prevention, Detection & Treatment," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
A jewelry store that closed abruptly in the mall has customers wondering about their orders and deposits, a Westfield Valencia Town Center official confirmed Monday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of the California Republican Assembly will welcome California State Assemblywoman Audra Strickland, representing the 37th Assembly District on Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the International House of Pancakes, located at 24737 Pico Canyon Road in Stevenson Ranch.
The Santa Clarita Community Center Boxing program will exhibit a sanctioned USA Boxing Amateur Boxing Show on March 14, 2009. Amateur boxers from around the state, including from the Newhall Community Center, will compete for championship belts in their respective weight divisions.
BioSolar, Inc. (OTC BB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic solar modules, today announced its plan to expand the company's BioBacksheetTM technology to accommodate copper-indium-gallium-selenide (CIGS) and cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film modules.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
As far as Tuesdays go, The Masters's College baseball team had a pretty good one.
No one knows exactly which eight teams will make their way to Oklahoma City for the 2014 NCAA Women's College World Series.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
The following crimes were reported in the Saugus area over the past week:
There is a trend I have noticed among people who seek help in marriage and couples' counseling. Both partners usually have the best of intentions. Both usually want to save the relationship and make it better. But often people end up in marriage counseling because they are engaging in five selfish behaviors which prevent good communication and understanding for each other to take place.
Since 1937, the Tax Foundation has provided analysis and policy about federal, state and local taxes. A not-for-profit think tank based in Washington, D.C., the Tax Foundation promotes increased awareness of tax policies and the tax burdens on U.S. taxpayers.
As I unpacked my kids from the car for a fun afternoon at the park, I bathed them in sunblock and let them go. They ran, giggled and played in the afternoon sun as I chased them. My experience was the same as millions of mothers across the world. My kids called to me, showed me their tricks, and became very dirty very fast. I found myself looking around at the other mothers, their beautifully dressed and clean children then back to my messy, giggling brood. I became distracted from the great fun we were having. I had lost focus ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are hoping the public will help them identify an ATM thief with the release Tuesday of ATM photos taken of the suspect, a sheriff's spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of California's largest utilities is poised to cut hundreds of jobs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - It's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Southern California's median home sale price hit $400,000 in March to set a fresh six-year high as tight supplies limited sales, a research firm said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say nobody was hurt in a fire that destroyed most of a Los Angeles-area Elks Lodge.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A new Field Poll shows that Californians are taking a dim view of a deeply divided Congress but have slightly warmer feelings toward their own representative.