Children of the World
Raising kids who manage money and finances in a smart way may be an important goal for your family. With a little planning, you can incorporate financial lessons into daily activities and make learning about money fun for both you and your child.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
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Timothy White, the youngest victim and last survivor of a notorious California kidnapping saga whose rescue offered hope to parents of missing children, has died. He was 35.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is Sunday, April 11, through Saturday, April 17, and local law enforcement officials will join public service and safety entities nationwide to participate in a week of recognition and appreciation for all the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers.
The Repertory East Playhouse's 81 Series opens for the 2010 season with the classic courtroom drama "Twelve Angry Men" Friday, April 23.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Tiger Woods shot a 2-under 70 in the second round of the Masters and is only two shots off the clubhouse lead heading into the weekend.
Ian Poulter of England shot his second straight 68 for a midway total of 8-under 136. Woods is at 138, following up his opening-round 68 with a performance that might have been even more impressive in the tougher conditions at Augusta National.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is presenting four workshops in the LifeForward series to help women find and be successful in the "right" job.
In conjunction with Pride Day, Newhall Community Center will host its annual Neighborhood Clean-Up Project on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in East Newhall.
A Santa Clarita parolee, allegedly carrying a grudge toward the Yum Yum Donuts shop on Soledad Canyon road in Canyon Country, is being held without bail after being accused of trashing the business and causing damage to two cash registers, authorities said Thursday.
Steve Carell and Tina Fey play a nice, unassuming couple in "Date Night," and that's one of the reasons the movie works so well. Their Phil and Claire Foster are a normal, overworked, sincere, good-natured New Jersey couple whose lives have become routine. But they love each other, and all they really want is to hire a baby sitter and enjoy a nice night out on the town.
Molly is a perfect 10. Kirk is a five. This scoring is provided by his best friends, who sadly inform him, "You can't jump more than two." Because of reasoning like that, Aristotle Onassis remains a hero to fours and fives everywhere. "She's Out of My League," which is sortofa good comedy, tells the story of a five who meets a 10 who believes there is a 10 inside of him fighting to get out.
The 36th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach roars into action next weekend, Friday, April 16 through Sunday, April 18, featuring the fourth round of the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series. (There will also be a few earlier events.)
To get this country back on its feet is to "accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative."
A team of volunteers from the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has been making phone calls to local businesses and asking owners to become "Friends of the SCV Senior Center" in support of the center's family-friendly fundraiser, Touch-A-Truck, which will be held June 14, at Central Park.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - No cramps, no problems for LeBron James.
CAMARILLO (AP) - A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. is holding steady, rising 3½ cents over the last three weeks to $3.69.
PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others critically injured and another man dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars" easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film "Edge of Tomorrow."
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is wading head-first into Mideast peace-making, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.
The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Some of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and two members of his entourage were in critical condition Sunday, a day after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a deadly chain-reaction pileup.
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.
Although a family tale assures a different story, I was born in central Cuba in 1954.
Mom says Dad is magic