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David Hegg: Society’s traditional denial of self-denial

Among ancients, the greatest honor was given to those who, seeing the greater good of the greater number, chose valiantly to deny themselves certain rights and pleasures in order improve those around them.

February 06, 2011 | By David Hegg | Columnists


Is your earthquake kit updated?

Editor's note: The Northridge Earthquake of Jan. 17, 1994, devastated portions of the Santa Clarita Valley. The 6.7 earthquake was caused by a previously unknown fault. How many of us in the Santa Clarita Valley are really aware of the sleeping giant that lies nearly beneath our feet? The San Andreas Fault runs nearly through the SCV. The area known as the "Big Bend" - near Fraizer Park - has caused earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.5 or greater at intervals between 45 and 144 years. Have you updated your earthquake kit?

February 06, 2011 | By Peter C. Gray For The Signal | Signal Lifestyle


Love history? See the Questers at Hart Hall

The Questers, Oak of the Golden Dream #381, are seeking new members interested in the preservation and restoration of historical sites, artifacts and the study of antiques.

February 06, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Signal Lifestyle


Hoffman repeats for hospital auxiliary

A gavel was passed to familiar hands as Estelle Hoffman was sworn in for a second term as president of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

February 06, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Signal Lifestyle


Klassen Corporation announces CADD scholarship awards

Klassen Corporation announced today that it will be awarding five scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each in 2011 to California Community College students who are enrolled in construction, construction management or computer aided design/CADD programs.

February 05, 2011 | Source: Klassen Corporation | SCV Raw


Eternal Valley donates more than 1,200 in hats

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the communities it serves, Eternal Valley Memorial Park Mortuary, a Dignity Memorial® provider in Newhall, delivered 500 hats for children battling cancer last week at the conclusion of its second annual Holiday Hat Drive.

February 05, 2011 | Source: Eternal Valley Memorial Park Mortuary | SCV Raw


Robert Lamoureux: Pass the salt for a concrete finish

Mr. Lamoureux,

February 05, 2011 | By Robert Lamoureux | Your Home


An eye-opening mission

As part of a recent mission trip, a group of 20 Valencia United Methodist Church members and leaders visited Nicaragua, where they toured Managua dump, a shanty town home to some of the country's poorest families.

February 05, 2011 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Ordination ceremony Feb. 12

The Right Rev. J. Jon Bruno, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, will ordain Susan Dell Hathaway Bek and Cynthia Lynne Jew to the Sacred Order of Priests during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Feb. 12 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

February 05, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Church organizes concert for Haiti

With the goal to help the struggling people of Haiti, Alicia Richardson Lamb has organized a benefit concert with her musician friends Feb. 13 at First Presbyterian Church of Newhall.

February 05, 2011 | For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Prostitution sting nets 18 arrests

County law enforcement arrested more than a dozen people during a prostitution sweep in Castaic on Thursday night.

February 05, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Jobs report boosts hope for economy

A growing number of Santa Clarita job-seekers may be dusting off resumes in 2011.

February 05, 2011 | By Laura Dixon Signal Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


TalkBack!

Caption of the Week: "Mildred, Ralph and I are so embarrassed that you are nursing Junior in public!"

February 05, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Foothill boys basketball: West Ranch’s skid ends

West Ranch boys basketball's pressure proved too much for Golden Valley to handle Friday night at West Ranch High School, as the Wildcats defeated the Grizzlies 62-39.

February 05, 2011 | By Jon Stein For the Signal | SCV Prep Sports


Laurie Ender: Efforts to keep Santa Clarita graffiti-free

Have you ever heard of the broken window theory?

February 05, 2011 | By Laurie Ender | Local Columns


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2 weeks to go for 2018 Super Bowl hopeful cities

The three cities vying to host the 2018 Super Bowl entered the home stretch Wednesday.

May 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Hemingway pic a rare Hollywood moment in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) - Rebels allied with a young Fidel Castro burst into the street outside Havana's Government Palace as soldiers loyal to strongman Fulgencio Batista rain gunfire from above. Steps away, Ernest Hemingway and a young journalist friend dive for cover behind a parked car.

May 07, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Applicants, bosses both blamed as jobs go unfilled

NEW YORK (AP) - Many potential employees don't follow directions on job postings, are no-shows at interviews and sometimes accept a job only to say at the last minute, they're going to work for somebody else.

May 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


LADWP lagging behind on replacing old power poles

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An analysis finds the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has slipped far behind its schedule to replace aging power poles.

May 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Santa Clarita Valley News


Sheriff's deputies kick off national bike tour

Police Unity Tour: L.A. Deputies Bicycle to Washington DC in National Law Enforcement Event
Hi The Signal VI,

Los Angeles County Deputies Participate In a Journey of Honor:

May 07, 2014 | source: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department | Santa Clarita Valley News


Fear of economic blow as births drop around world

NEW YORK (AP) - Nancy Strumwasser, a high school teacher from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, always thought she'd have two children. But the layoffs that swept over the U.S. economy around the time her son was born six years ago helped change her mind. Though she and her husband, a market researcher, managed to keep their jobs, she fears they won't be so fortunate next time.

May 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Arrests: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, May 7, 2014

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May 07, 2014 | Source: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department | Crime Reports


Ukraine tightens cordon around rebellious city

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - A pro-Russia militia holding an eastern Ukrainian city came under further pressure Tuesday from advancing government troops, but militants acted with impunity elsewhere in the turbulent region.

May 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Border Patrol complaints seldom lead to discipline

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Of 809 complaints filed against U.S. Border Patrol agents during a three-year period, disciplinary measures were taken in just 13 cases, according to a report released Tuesday by an immigrant advocacy organization.

May 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Raids target synthetic drugs, sellers across US

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday broadened its national crackdown on synthetic drug manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers as federal agents served hundreds of search and arrest warrants in at least 25 states.

May 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Putin: Troops have pulled back from Ukraine border

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia has pulled back its troops from the Ukrainian border, Vladimir Putin told diplomats Wednesday as he urged insurgents in southeast Ukraine to postpone their planned referendum Sunday on autonomy.

May 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


LAX makeover about to get painful

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Getting to, from and around Los Angeles International Airport has never been easy. Airport officials said Tuesday it's going to get worse.

May 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Southwest faces even hotter, drier conditions

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Hotter, drier conditions in the already drought-stricken Southwest are expected to further stress the region's water supply, threatening specialty crops and making forests more vulnerable to wildfires and tree-killing insects.

May 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Roberts homer puts Yankees past Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Brian Roberts hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Tuesday night for just their second victory in seven games.

May 06, 2014 | Associated Press | Pro Sports News


Kershaw back as Dodgers top Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Clayton Kershaw admitted he was nervous about making his first start in six weeks.

May 06, 2014 | Associated Press | Pro Sports News


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