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Trinity Classical Academy students describe their annual Middle Ages Faire

By Grant Wolf

March 24, 2009 | By Trinity Classical Academy students | SCV Kids


'Annie Get Your Gun'

Opening Night! I put on my western shirt and jeans, as did most of the other actors. We were about to perform the first of three evening showings of "Annie Get Your Gun," a musical taking place in the 1880's. It tells the story of a Wild West Show run by a man named Buffalo Bill and how a young woman named Annie Oakley joins the show and falls in love with their best sharpshooter, Frank Butler. Annie turns out to be a better shot than Frank, which causes some tension between them.

March 24, 2009 | By Jill Young For The Signal | SCV Kids


What would you invent?

First place

March 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Kid Zone


Teacher doubles as author

Canyon High School teacher Andy Smith is putting a new face on fiction geared to teenage boys.

March 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Lennar may buy back some of Newhall Land

Reports that Lennar Corp. may buy back at least some of The Newhall Land and Farming Company is good news for the 125-year-old development firm that built Valencia, a spokeswoman said Monday.

March 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Hart district moves forward with auditorium

The auditoriums at Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools should be ready for student use by fall 2009, according to the William S. Hart Union High School District.

March 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Teacher scores grant from Target

Rosedell Elementary teacher Kevin McGroary has received a $500 grant from the Target Field Trip Grants Program toward a field trip for his sixth-grade class. The grant covers transportation, supplies and equipment, resource materials and entry fees. Target's program aims to provide teachers with field trip funds to replace funds lost due to budget cuts.

March 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV sinks business stormdrain fee

The city of Santa Clarita's Development Process Advisory Committee voted to remove its Stormdrain Transfer Deposit Fee to reduce the expenses of local businesses. The omitted fees will make city-based projects affordable for businesses. The decision to remove the fee stems from the city's acknowledgement of the economic hardships of local businesses.

March 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Sales tax revenue drops

Santa Clarita saw its worst drop in sales tax revenue ever in the fourth quarter of 2008 - a 15 percent plummet from the same period the year prior.

March 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


The Signal.com's Daybreak: March 24, 2009

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:

"If it keeps staying this dry we will use every drop." - Dan Masnada, general manager of the Castaic Lake Water Agency (Click here for story)

March 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


McKeon, McCarthy urge continued funding of Airborne Laser program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Reps. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25) and Kevin McCarthy (CA-22) sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates expressing concern about reports that the Administration's Fiscal Year 2010 budget may include funding cuts for the Airborne Laser (ABL) Program.

March 23, 2009 | Source: Office of Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon R-Santa Clarita, 25th District | SCV Raw


SCV deputies warn of 'Grandma Scam'

A recent case of "Grandma Scam" in the Santa Clarita Valley has prompted SCV Sheriff's Station officials to issue a warning regarding a money transfer scam designed to prey on the emotions of senior citizens for money.

March 23, 2009 | Source: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station | SCV Raw


Smyth pushes for sales tax 'holiday' for Energy Star products

Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, holds a press conference at 9:00 a.m on Friday, March 27 to announce the introduction of Assembly Bill 150, which if passed would provide a sales tax holiday for consumers who purchase products that carry the Energy Star designation.

March 23, 2009 | Source: Office of Assemblyman Cameron Smyth R-Santa Clarita, 38th District | SCV Raw


BioSolar's BioBacksheet to make solar power more cost-effective

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 cells, "is challenging (DuPontTM) Tedlar® with a new lower-cost solar panel backsheet made entirely of biomaterials," according to the February 2009 edition of Plastics Technology.

March 23, 2009 | Source: BioSolar | SCV Raw


Beer-tasting event on tap for COC Foundation

With a series of local wine tasting events already dedicated to wine aficionados across the Santa Clarita Valley, next month the College of the Canyons Foundation Library Associates will present a unique beer-tasting experience as the latest installment of the "In Good Taste" series.

March 23, 2009 | Source: College of the Canyons | SCV Raw


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Castaic/Val Verde Zone 2: car theft probed

The following crimes were reported in Zone 2, Castaic/Val Verde.

June 12, 2014 | source: SCV Sheriff | Crime Reports


US pushing cops to stay mum on surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated Press has learned.

June 12, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


California home prices rise slightly in May

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A research firm says California home prices rose slightly to a new 6½-year high last month as tight inventories limited sales.

June 12, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Police and World Cup protesters clash in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) - Protesters and Brazilian police clashed in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro on Thursday ahead of the first World Cup match, but the demonstrations largely died down before kickoff.

June 12, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Militant group to march on Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) - The al-Qaida-inspired group that led this week's charge in capturing two key Sunni-dominated cities in Iraq vowed Thursday to march on to Baghdad, raising fears about the Shiite-led government's ability to slow the assault following lightning gains.

June 12, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


College of the Canyons to Present 5th Annual CareerCampSCV

The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will present its fifth annual CareerCampSCV event, providing students and community members with a rewarding, educational and extremely interesting day of career-themed speakers and workshops.

June 12, 2014 | Source: College of the Canyons | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV Sheriff launches "Staying Safe" program

Protecting Our Youth. Know Where They're At! Know What They're Doing! Staying Involved = Staying Safe.

June 12, 2014 | source: SCV Sheriff | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Ex-president Bush, 90, makes parachute jump

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home in coastal Maine, delivering on a vow he made five years ago even though he can no longer use his legs.

June 12, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Actress Ruby Dee dead at 91

NEW YORK (AP) - Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.

June 12, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Iraq violence threatens OPEC's precarious balance

NEW YORK (AP) - The oil market has balanced out quite nicely for OPEC in recent years. Now, upheaval in Iraq shows that balance may be more precarious than it has seemed.

June 12, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Some states roll back teacher tenure protections

WASHINGTON (AP) - Even before a judge's scathing ruling against California's teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire teachers already had been weakened in many states - and even removed altogether in some places.

June 12, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


NASA postpones Mars 'flying saucer' test on Earth

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bad weather is preventing NASA from launching a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.

June 12, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Drilling states explore human-made earthquakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is leading a group of drilling states working with seismology experts from energy companies, government agencies and universities across the U.S. on how best to detect and regulate human-induced earthquakes. The initiative follows Ohio's discovery in April of a probable link between the drilling practice called hydraulic fracturing and five small tremors in eastern Ohio, a first in the Northeast.

June 12, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Steve Lunetta: Earl’s graduation speech

My Uncle Earl was recently invited to give the commencement speech at the Robert Oppenheimer School for Really Smart Kids, a charter school approved by the Newhall School District but located in Lancaster.

June 12, 2014 | By Steve Lunetta Right about now | Columnists


A's offense backs Tommy Milone

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Vogt hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot against Jered Weaver, and the Oakland Athletics increased their AL West lead over the Los Angeles Angels to 3 1/2 games with a 7-1 victory Wednesday night.

June 11, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Sports Home


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