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August 27, 2011 | Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Churches use social media

Social media has gone to church - or at least to some churches - as local houses of worship adopt new communication methods to reach people in a World Wide Web-driven world.

August 27, 2011 | By Cory Minderhout For The Signal | Faith / Religion


SCUMC raises $900

Santa Clarita United Methodist Church's Vacation Bible School raised more than $900 for Heifer International, a relief organization that donates farm animals and crops to families in need.

August 27, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


2 million ordered to leave home

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) - Whipping up trouble before ever reaching land, Hurricane Irene zeroed in Friday for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were told to move to safer places, and New York City ordered its entire network of subways shut down for the first time because of a natural disaster.

August 27, 2011 | By The Associated Press | Santa Clarita Valley News


Sprite launches grant program for schools

Parents and community members can give their favorite school a chance to win one of 25 grants worth $25,000 by entering My Coke Rewards codes found on specially marked Sprite packaging.

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


5 acres burn in Acton

Los Angeles County firefighters knocked down a five-acre fire that threatened seven homes in Acton on Friday.

August 26, 2011 | By Cory Minderhout For The Signal | Santa Clarita Valley News


Sen. Boxer to visit Santa Clarita Valley on Monday

Sen. Barbara Boxer plans to officiate a solar canopy dedication ceremony at the LEED-gold certified Transit Maintenance Facility at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

August 26, 2011 | Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Reader Meter results, Aug. 19-Aug. 26, 2011

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

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Reader Polls


Road improvements planned on I-5

Caltrans kicked off a $26 million road improvement project on Friday that will benefit commuters traveling on Interstate 5 north of Castaic.

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


DUI checkpoint planned tonight

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is setting up a local checkpoint tonight to stop people from driving under the influence.

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


More hot, hot hot weather coming

The Santa Clarita Valley remains under an excessive heat watch today as temperatures are due to soar into triple digits with a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms.

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Hearing set in Rosemary Flynn death

A preliminary hearing is set to begin next month for a local man accused of vehicular manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend last year.

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Detectives seek help in vandalism

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Thursday turned to the public for answers about who vandalized Castaic Middle School earlier this month.

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


McKeon’s wife eyes Smyth’s Assembly seat

Patricia McKeon, wife of U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is running for the local Assembly seat in the California Legislature in November 2012, her spokesman said Thursday.

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff Signal Senior Staff Writers | Santa Clarita Valley News


Today in the SCV: Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

CalJobs/Internet job search

August 26, 2011 | By Signal Staff and Wire Services | Santa Clarita Valley News


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Mother of 3 shot outside her home

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Saturday for two men who fatally shot a mother of three outside her home as she returned home with her husband from his birthday celebration.

June 07, 2014 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Kings win another OT game, take 2-0 series lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall.

June 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports News


Bombs kill 52 as gunmen storm university in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authorities said.

June 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Hundreds of couples rush to marry in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold.

June 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Triple Crown quest collapses

NEW YORK (AP) - Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome's bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.

June 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


2 dead in small plane crash near Paso Robles

TEMPLETON, Calif. (AP) - A spokesman for the San Luis Obisbo County sheriff's office says two people have died in a plane crash at a private airstrip in the town of Templeton.

June 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Chrome fever takes over at Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) - Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought.

June 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


US recovers jobs but comeback incomplete

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.

June 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Man charged in Mounties' death obsessed with guns

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly among them.

June 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


US prosecutors revisiting nearly 5,000 convictions

NEW YORK (AP) - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions to determine whether justice was served.

June 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Maya Angelou remembered at memorial service

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou (MY'-uh AN'-juh-loh) as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.

June 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Comedian-actor Tracy Morgan critical after crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A publicist for comedian-actor Tracy Morgan says the "30 Rock" star remains in critical condition after a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.

June 07, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Judge: Casey Kasem's daughter in charge of care

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.

June 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Appeals court revives case for art seized in WWII

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.

June 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


EPA agrees to pesticide buffers to protect salmon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.

June 07, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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