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Reader Meter results, March 5-12, 2010

Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.

The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 527 votes from late afternoon Friday, March 5 to afternoon Friday, March 12, 2010.

March 12, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Reader Polls


Hart District opens ‘Project Prom’ boutique

The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District opened its "Project Prom" boutique this week, complete with dressing rooms curtained in red satin and racks of new and nearly-new gowns, tuxes and dress suits. The shoppers are among 600 carefully selected students invited to participate, who make an appointment to meet with an adult "personal shopper" who helps the student select the perfect outfit for the upcoming high school prom.

March 12, 2010 | Source: William S. Hart Union High School District | SCV Raw


Tickets now available for Youth Sports Clipper Day

Tickets are now available for the city of Santa Clarita's Youth Sports Clipper Day, featuring the Los Angeles Clippers vs. the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center on Sunday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. A variety of ticket options are available for the event at up to $25 off the original ticket price.

March 12, 2010 | Source: City of Santa Clarita | SCV Raw


City breaks ground for Newhall library March 16

The city of Santa Clarita will host a groundbreaking event for the new Old Town Newhall Library on Tuesday, March 16 at 2 p.m.

March 12, 2010 | Source: City of Santa Clarita | SCV Raw


Whittaker-Bermite CAG hosts meeting March 24

The Citizens Advisory Group (CAG) for the Whittaker-Bermite Site Clean-up will be holding a meeting 7 p.m. on March 24 in the Century Room at Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Santa Clarita 91355.

March 12, 2010 | Source: Whittaker-Bermite Citizens Advisory Group | SCV Raw


Amnesty International reports maternal mortalities

NEW YORK, March 12 -- In releasing a new report on maternal health nationwide, Amnesty International today revealed that flaws and shocking disparities in maternal health care that the government is ignoring lead to two to three women dying daily in the United States from pregnancy-related complications, with half of these deaths believed preventable, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

March 12, 2010 | Source: Amnesty International | SCV Raw


'Feed Your Brain' at the 2010 Youth Expo

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The 2010 Youth Expo theme is "Feed Your Brain," which is what local students are encouraged to do at this annual fun-filled event.

March 12, 2010 | Source: OC Fair & Event Center | SCV Raw


Antonovich secures grant for express bus to Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, member of the Governing Board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), has secured a $300,000 grant from the Mobile Sources Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee to operate a no-cost Express Bus connecting Dodger Stadium to Union Station for the 2010 season.

March 12, 2010 | Source: Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Fifth District | SCV Raw


SCOPE hosts business meeting, movie night

The Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment (SCOPE) will be holding their regular business meeting 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 18 at Valencia Hills Club House, 24060 Oak Vale Dr., Valencia 91355.

March 12, 2010 | Source: SCOPE | SCV Raw


California American Water partners with EPA for 'Fix a Leak Week'

SACRAMENTO, CA - California American Water has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency to promote its annual "Fix a Leak Week," which runs from March 15-21.

March 12, 2010 | Source: California American Water | SCV Raw


AOC named one of America's best high schools

Academy of the Canyons, the Wm. S. Hart High School District's middle college high school, has been named one of America's Best High Schools by "U.S. News & World Report," placing it in the top 10 percent of high schools across the nation.

March 12, 2010 | Source: William S. Hart Union High School District | SCV Raw


I-CuE asks community: beer or wine?

This month, the College of the Canyons Institute for Culinary Education (I-CuE) invites community members to fill their glasses and raise their cups in search of an answer to the age-old question - beer or wine?

March 12, 2010 | Source: College of the Canyons | SCV Raw


AP sources: Woods likely to return at Masters

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods intends to remain out of golf at least until the Masters, two people with knowledge of his plans told The Associated Press.

Woods has been practicing at Isleworth near his Orlando home the last two weeks, and swing coach Hank Haney flew there during the weekend to work with him. That led to speculation Thursday he was close to playing again.

March 12, 2010 | By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer | SCV Pro Tracker


Vonn wins super-G, overall World Cup title

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) - Olympic downhill gold medalist Lindsey Vonn capped a historic season with her third straight overall World Cup title on Friday.

March 12, 2010 | By Nesha Starcevic AP Sports Writer | SCV Pro Tracker


Review: 'Remember Me'

"Remember Me" tells a sweet enough love story, and tries to invest it with profound meaning by linking it to a coincidence. It doesn't work that way. People meet, maybe they fall in love, maybe they don't, maybe they're happy, maybe they're sad. That's life. If a refrigerator falls out of a window and squishes one of them, that's life, too, but it's not a story many people want to see. We stand there looking at the blood seeping out from under the Kelvinator and ask with Peggy Lee, "Is that all there ...

March 12, 2010 | By Roger Ebert The Critic's Critic | Movies


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Boehner: No to any presidential bid

BURBANK (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says he likes his life too much to run for president.

January 24, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Santa Ana winds raise fire danger

A red flag warning for fire danger is posted for much of Southern California as dry and gusty Santa Ana are once again expected to blow through the region.

January 24, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Laurene Weste: Centered on fun: SCV community centers

As a former parks commissioner for the city of Santa Clarita, I am deeply passionate about ensuring our residents enjoy quality recreation facilities, beautiful outdoor space and a healthy way of life.

January 24, 2014 | By Laurene Weste Live from city hall | Columnists


Betty Arenson:Affordable Care Act in practice

Ask yourself the honest question: Did you truly believe The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, or ACA, was going to work as promised? If the answer is "yes," then did you earnestly think through the practical workings of the program?

January 24, 2014 | By Betty Arenson Right here right now | Columnists


Ducks beat Kings in Dodger Stadium prelude

ANAHEIM (AP) - Two days before Anaheim visits the Los Angeles Kings for their high-profile showcase under the stars, the Ducks showed they're willing to get just as gritty as their rivals to grind out a win.

January 23, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Sports Home


Homa trails by plenty early in PGA Tour event

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, where the seven-time champion failed to break par in the opening round for first time in his career.

January 23, 2014 | By The Associated Press | SCV Pro Tracker


Trinity tips off league play the right way

The Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team's tough preleague schedule paid off in its opening game of Heritage League play.

January 23, 2014 | By Michael Grandinetti For The Signal | SCV Prep Sports


Bosh, James carry Heat past Lakers

MIAMI (AP) - It's not common for Chris Bosh to put up a big number of shots.

January 23, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Sports Home


Toddler aggression strongly linked to genetics, study says

MONTREAL - Are toddlers' tantrums and aggression the result of nature or nurture? A study out of Canada says genes might have more to do with it than previously thought.

January 23, 2014 | By Celeste Tholen Rosenlof KSL | Hot Topics


Majority of college presidents don't want government rating

A majority of college presidents around the U.S. have panned the new proposal by the Obama administration to create a college rating system, although some educational think tanks believe the plan can be fixed.

January 23, 2014 | By Sam Clemence Deseret News | Hot Topics


Justin Bieber's arrest latest sign of trouble

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - When he debuted five years ago, Justin Bieber was a mop-haired heartthrob, clean cut and charming. But a series of troubling incidents have put his innocent image at risk, and none more so than his arrest on DUI charges Thursday.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Local detectives seek help in locating missing Newhall man

Detectives Seeking Help from the Public in Locating a Missing Adult Who Was Last Seen in Sept 2013

January 23, 2014 | source: SCV Sheriff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Ryan: House will take up immigration in pieces

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday told Texas business leaders eager for changes to immigration laws that House Republicans will tackle reform in pieces and ruled out negotiations with the Senate on its comprehensive measure.

January 23, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Police: Bus goes off highway after driver attacked

PHOENIX (AP) - A passenger on a Greyhound bus traveling through Arizona "went berserk" and attacked the driver early Thursday, causing the bus to swerve violently and go off the highway before other passengers subdued him, witnesses and authorities said.

January 23, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


FDA to revise nutrition facts label

WASHINGTON (AP) - Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.

January 23, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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