"We lost, so we're taking our bats and balls and going home! And there's nothing you can do to make us come back!"
MODESTO (February 17, 2009) - After completing one of the most defining stages of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California, which included the Sierra Road (Cat. 1) climb, a signature climb in the race, Thor Hushovd (NOR) of Cervelo Test Team held on to take the stage win.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California legislative leaders on Tuesday made what they hoped would be a last push for one more Republican to support their $42 billion budget fix, warning of fiscal disaster if none of the holdouts puts aside opposition to tax increases.
The leader of the state Senate said the chamber would remain in continous session until the legislation is passed. Meanwhile, state officials were sending out layoff notices and ordered the shutdown of hundreds of public works projects employing nearly 92,000 construction workers.
Santa Clarita Mayor Frank Ferry and City officials will attend the Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 from 7 -9 p.m. at the George A. Caravalho Banquet Room, located at the City's Activities Center.
"Licensing agencies must require physician compliance with clinical standards and the Medical Practice Act when assessing a doctor's fitness to practice medicine in California," said Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on the unanimous approval of his motion by the Board of Supervisors asking the State's medical board to review established guidelines to address problems that may arise from multiple delivery in light of recent reports of octuplets being born to a Whittier women.
"The doctor who treated this mother has placed the long-term health and safety of these infants in jeopardy," he added. "Medical advances in this field require ...
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, today sent a letter to the California Medical Board encouraging the continued investigation of Dr. Michael Kamvara, a southern California fertility doctor who gained recent notoriety after the birth of octuplets by one of his patients last month.
A suspected drunk driver was arrested early Sunday morning as he attempted to walk away from a violent car accident in the 17300 block of Sarita Avenue, Canyon Country.
Paseo bridges are adorned, street pole banners are hung, bus shelters are framed and the foundation is set for the Amgen Tour of California's arrival to Santa Clarita on Saturday, February 21, 2009. There is still work to be done, but the community has rallied to prepare for this international event, which is free and open to the public and garners worldwide attention.
VALENCIA, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Seaver, president and CEO of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, has been named chairman of the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) for 2009.
Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the Santa Clarita Valley Junior Chamber International (SCV Jaycees) is hosting its annual Awards and Installation Dinner at the Hyatt Valencia on Saturday, February 21.
Since Santa Clarita's City incorporation in 1987, the City of Santa Clarita's partnerships with the community have resulted in numerous environmentally conscious policies and programs that benefit residents and businesses. The City's efforts are integrated throughout every City department, but are reinforced through community support and willingness to implement "environmentally sustainable" policies.
The City of Santa Clarita will host its sixth Planning Commission Study Session on the Draft Noise Element today at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall's Century Room.
Have you ever boarded a bus, took one look at the driver sitting on the other side of that yellow line that boldly says "Do Not Cross Yellow Line" and thought to yourself, "I wonder why?"
BioSolar, Inc, developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic solar modules, continues to sustain attention with its cost-saving and environmentally-friendly solar module component.
At the direction of Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, new traffic signals have been installed and activated at the northern and southern intersections of Sagecrest Circle and the Old Road in Sunset Pointe.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clutch hitting from Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez helped the Pittsburgh Pirates finally win a series in Dodger Stadium after a seven-year drought.
When the Foothill League softball coaches met to vote on the 2014 Pitcher of the Year, there wasn't much surprise in who came out on top.
CHICAGO (AP) - Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will unveil a plan Monday to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to people familiar with the proposal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.