The California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports is accepting nominations for the 2011 Spotlight Awards presented by the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation.
The Tseng College at California State University, Northridge is holding a free information session on March 30 for its certificate program in mediation and conflict resolution.
A new express Metrolink service that launches in May will give local commuters a quicker way to travel between the Santa Clarita Valley and downtown Los Angeles, county officials said Friday.
Caption of the Week: "I sure hope we can find the pearls they say are down here." This was submitted by Qwik-e reader Mitch Krayton for the photo above of the Aqua Maids synchronized swim team's legs sticking out of the water, which ran in The Signal on Monday.
Margery Link always felt a desire to comfort the ill and help in times of need. She realized her gift of compassion as a child when her mother was hospitalized with polio.
Rabbi Andrew Sacks, director of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel and of the Religious Affairs Bureau of the Masorti Movement, will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at Congregation Beth Shalom.
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With the effects of the recession ongoing, many shoppers are still feeling the pinch of the old penny. Consumers are looking for ways to save money without sacrificing quality. Those who once spent their paychecks at leisure are now finding themselves in a shopping rut.
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The Santa Clarita Velo, a 19 year-old cycling organization committed to promoting cycling in and around the Santa Clarita Valley, has announced that registration is open for the third annual Santa Clarita Century ride, taking place on Saturday, April 2.
Congregation Beth Shalom is honored to present Rabbi Andrew Sacks, director of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel, and of the Religious Affairs Bureau of the Masorti Movement, who will speak Monday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. on the topic of "The Color of Judaism in the Jewish State: the Mix of Religion and Politics in Israel Today - Possibilities for Tomorrow."
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI checkpoint between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. tonight within the Santa Clarita city limits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NBA has called off a hearing to oust embattled Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling in advance of a vote on a potentially record-breaking deal negotiated by his wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
It's nearly time to break out that outrageously tall Uncle Sam hat, find the garish red-white-and-blue sunglasses for the family dog and locate the zaniest vehicle possible to decorate - the Fourth of July Parade in the Santa Clarita Valley is right around the corner.
"Sleeping Beauty" took almost a decade to reach theaters and cost $6 million to produce, far and away the most expensive Disney animated feature at the time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures are medically necessary for some people who don't identify with their biological sex.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - CBS Television Distribution says "The Arsenio Hall Show" is going off the air.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A person close to the Sterling family says Donald Sterling was stripped of his ability to act as a trustee of the family's fortunes, including the Los Angeles Clippers, after two neurologists determined he was suffering from dementia.
R.D. Plasschaert credits one main thing for pulling her out of homelessness: Twitter.
You know the term "jack of all trades?" My wife would say I'm a "jack of all jobs." She's still waiting for me to find a career that sticks. I've been a school bus driver, a retail employee, a congressional staffer in Washington, D.C., a pharmacy school student and pharmacist intern, I've worked in call centers, and I had a job offer in Hawaii as a mortgage loan officer (I even passed all the licensing tests).
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The growing suspicions surrounding where states obtain lethal injections have motivated the Missouri attorney general to propose something never previously tried - establishing a lab where the state can make its own execution drugs.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - The scruffy rebels who normally wander about the headquarters of the separatist Donetsk People's Republic were mostly out of view on Friday, replaced by a disciplined new faction who showed up a day earlier with an armored personnel carrier and anti-aircraft gun.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An 11-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River would see restored wildlife habitats, new wetlands and longer bike trails under a $1 billion proposal that has received a key boost.
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AMSTERDAM (AP) - As Google bowed to a European court ruling to consider users' claims to remove embarrassing search results, the company took the first step toward preventing any more such punishing decisions - acknowledging it has an image problem in Europe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Movie premieres are just like they look on TV: Throngs of fans competing with photographers and reporters for stars' attention. Cameras flash as beefy bodyguards escort couture-clad celebrities into the maelstrom.