CHICAGO -- Feeding America announced today that Miley Cyrus, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Marcia Cross, Lance Bass, Alison Sweeney, Christina Applegate, OneRepublic and Rob Thomas have joined Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Joel & Benji Madden, Jonny Lang and Tom Morello in the fight against hunger and to participate in the "Rock a Little, Feed a Lot" benefit concert on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Nokia Club, 800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015.
RANDOLPH, Mass. -- The National Autism Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), today released its National Standards Report, the most comprehensive analysis of treatments for children and adolescents with ASD ever published.
Several local non‐profit organizations have joined together to create a unique new event to help develop community awareness of local businesses.
Saugus High School World Language and Art classes on Sept. 11 took part in an international art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace by planting pinwheels with messages of peace on the Saugus High School quad.
The Hart High cheerleaders kicked off the 2009-2010 season with their third annual Cell Phones for Soldiers drive.
California Institute of the Arts has unleashed The Wild Beast.
One of the people who responded to Buck McKeon's August telephone town hall, as reported in The Signal, asked the Congressman, "Where in the Constitution does it say I have to be this compassionate and provide people these things?"
California's Republican state senators are some sorry people and so is the Governor of California for cutting funding for the Domestic Violence Centers. Where are these victims supposed to go and get help now that the DV Center here in SCV is supposed to close, along with other (centers) elsewhere in California?
Thank you, Editor, for disputing Matt Diederich's Sept. 13 Letter to the Editor ("Sulpizio a 'rabid Democrat'") and verifying my facts regarding "Dean on authoritarians" (Aug. 29).
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Albert Maslow is credited as saying, "If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."
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Marion Bruessel, I respect your opinion about minimum wage ("Espinosa all wrong," The Signal, Letters to the Editor, Aug. 23). You obviously have a kind and generous heart. I also appreciate the fact your son works for his income and manages to live within his means. Too many people are perfectly comfortable allowing the government to take care of them.
Getting creative with snack time is an activity the whole family can enjoy. And when it comes to making delicious, fun and contemporary treats, the Jellymongers have turned fun into an art form.
As a parent of three children who are or have been students at Plum Canyon Elementary, I commend the school's sixth-grade teachers and administrators.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.