The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's board of directors announced that it has taken positions on three statewide and federal issues.
Ning Umandap, a Santa Clarita resident, will be honored on Oct. 10 at the 13th Annual Remarkable Women Awards Luncheon. Umandap will be named the Asian Women Entrepreneurs' 2008 Member of the Year for her efforts in leading local business, trade and civic organizations.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's Nominating Committee has nominated Jay Harn, publisher of The Signal, Dana Cop, director of external affairs for AT&T, and Dena Maloney, founding dean for the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus, for the chamber's three open board of directors positions.
The Small Business Development Center Network, in partnership with the College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center, will host the inaugural Brown Bag Lunch featuring David Power of J.D. Power and Associates. The event, which will be broadcast online Sept. 25 at 1 p.m., will feature a discussion with Power about his business experience and he will also answer questions. To RSVP a spot, visit www.brownbagseries.com.
The Londoner pub in Canyon Country is known for being a community-oriented business. We have raised money and awareness for many local charities, including the Santa Clarita Domestic Violence Center, Yes I Can, and the American Cancer Society.
I was struck by the contrast of the two facing columns appearing on the front of the Opinion section in the Aug. 17 Signal.
This letter is another in response to The Signal's article on July 25, headlined "Family grapples with loss of toddler."
Bicycle patrols from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station netted 14 arrests Friday night in an effort to curb crimes typically seen as public nuisances, according to a sheriff's station news release.
Because some of the artists and bands entered in the The-Signal.com's online "SCV Rock Star" contest and/or their fans have attempted to increase their votes by creating automated scripts that generate bogus email adresses to register and vote, contest organizers have been forced to make a rules change in order to keep the contest fair.
You have worked hard all your life to build your retirement assets. And, you want those assets to work hard for you throughout your working career and your retirement years, and then for your family and heirs after that. IRAs are wonderful products, with lots of benefits and flexibility, but those benefits come with certain rules and regulations you need to keep in mind.
An American tourist might be appalled by the way police take bribes throughout much of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Local customs in these parts of the world not only permit but condone payoffs to the police.
Starting tonight, Valencia Boulevard between Bouquet Canyon Road and Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia will be closed weeknights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
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It was November 1979. I was a major in the U.S. Air Force assigned to the office of the Secretary of Defense and had just been ordered by my boss to report to the Joint Operations Center in the bowels of the Pentagon to join a Crisis Action Team - or CAT, as we called it.
An early morning fight on Saturday at South Point Grill Bar in Valencia sent three men to the hospital, according to Lt. Mark Hershey of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told lawmakers Wednesday that last month's prisoner swap with the Taliban may have been the "last, best" chance to secure the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan. He said mediators indicated time was slipping away to get Bergdahl out safely.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Park officials say a backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a waterfall at Yosemite National Park was hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew in an operation that was captured on video.
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) - A teen gunman armed with a rifle shot and killed a 14-year-old student Tuesday and injured a teacher before he likely killed himself at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon, authorities said.
Dr. Seuss is among the most beloved in the pantheon of American writers. Ostensibly written for children, most of his stories also carry deeply meaningful lessons for those adults reading along with their kids.
It's a hot Tuesday afternoon at Mountainview Elementary School in Santa Clarita as more than 900 students dressed in various colors of white, tan, brown, and black file out onto the expansive grass field adjacent to the school.
College of the Canyons Women's Conference aimed to encourage women to enter non-traditional fields on Tuesday, but according to the keynote speaker women have a ways to go to attain equality.
Another store closure in the Santa Clarita Valley was announced on Tuesday.
Set for release on July 2, family-friendly Disney film "Earth to Echo" was filmed almost entirely in a Santa Clarita neighborhood and at local businesses.
Jim, president of the top local IT company, came by the other day. He was not happy. He'd just been served with a complaint, alleging that he'd breached a new employee's contract, had wrongfully terminated her, and was guilty of breach of promissory estoppel (whatever that is?).
MIAMI (AP) - Maybe in a video game. Possibly in the pregame layup line.
NEW YORK (AP) - The gravity of the situation was etched on the face of New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault. One more loss Wednesday night to the Los Angeles Kings and his squad gets the distinction of being swept in the Stanley Cup finals.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Josh Beckett allowed two hits in six shutout innings, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run single and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 Tuesday night in a game delayed more than 2 hours by rain.
Editor's note: Today marks the beginning of a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
An appeal to the Santa Clarita City Council filed by officials from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences seeking to open a school on Rye Canyon Road in the Santa Clarita Valley has been delayed until July.
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