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It's time to stop with the "common defense." It's time to provide "common sense."
The William S. Hart High School award winning Show Choir will presents its annual Cabaret Pops Concert 7 p.m. Thursday Jan. 21 and Friday Jan. 22 in the Hart High School Auditorium.
Many of our customers contemplate charitable giving at the end of the tax year. The beginning of a new year also provides an opportunity to reevaluate your charitable giving objectives and develop a plan of action for the coming months.
January is bare root time, whether it be roses, as we covered on these pages last week, or fruit trees or berries or grapes. And, if you're an experienced bare rooter, you've probably noticed that, lately, you find your "bare root" trees and such already planted in pots when you buy them. While you still can find bare root fruit trees in poly bags, the trend seems to be away from this.
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Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 260 votes from late afternoon Friday, Jan. 8 to afternoon Friday, Jan. 15, 2010.
Single Mothers Outreach Director Jay Thomas, Park President of Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor, will be dancing for Single Mothers Outreach in the next "Dancing with Our Stars" contest on April 24.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will launch an informative monthly luncheon series in 2010 as part of its continued commitment to add new programming for the benefit of its members.
The U.S. Postal Service salutes the Lunar New Year with a commemorative 12-stamp souvenir sheet issued today.
The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications from citizens interested in filling vacancies on its Measure V Citizens Oversight Committee.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Pushed to the far edge of desperation, earthquake-ravaged Haitians dumped decaying bodies into mass graves and begged for water and food Friday amid fear that time is running out to avoid chaos and to rescue anyone still alive in the wreckage.
The U.S. military brought some relief, taking control of the airport, helping coordinate flights bringing in aid and evacuating foreigners and the injured. Medical teams, meanwhile, set up makeshift hospitals, workers started to clear the streets of corpses and water was being distributed in pockets of the city.
As you are probably well aware, the situation in Haiti is dire. Following Tuesday's earthquake, the worst to hit Haiti in more than 200 years, untold thousands are dead, and even more are injured and an entire city struggles without adequate food, water or shelter.
Washington, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) today released the following statement regarding the powerful earthquake that struck Haiti Jan. 12:
WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas pleaded guilty Friday to carrying a pistol without a license in the District of Columbia, a felony conviction that could jeopardize his future in the NBA.
Arenas pleaded guilty to a single count of violating the city's strict gun laws as part of a plea bargain in D.C. Superior Court. He will remain free at least until his sentencing March 26.
The West Ranch High School Dance Team Spring Showcase, "The Hunger Games" was April 19 in the school's gymnasium.
One weekend at the end of March, gathering inside the school gym, a group of students did something that they had never done before.
The fifteen 4th, 5th and 6th grade NAC representatives, Nutrition Advisory Council, at Peachland Elementary School eagerly applied, and were elected by classmates, to be part of the council at the beginning of the school year for a variety of reasons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third straight game and Matt Kemp also went deep, leading Paul Maholm and the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 30 saves to shut out San Jose for the fourth time in his career in the postseason and the Los Angeles Kings staved off elimination for a second straight game by beating the Sharks 3-0 on Saturday night in Game 5 of their first-round series.
From the start, this season was about two teams: West Ranch and Saugus.
NEW YORK (AP) - When Mike Trout homered on the seventh pitch of the afternoon, the Los Angeles Angels looked ready to mash the Yankees once more time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It seemed like a modest proposal, or so thought Bailey Loverin, a literature major at the University of California, Santa Barbara: What if professors were prodded to give students a written or oral heads-up before covering graphic material that could cause flashbacks in those who had been sexually assaulted, survived war or suffered other traumas?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.
Inside the long-awaited package, six pages of government paperwork dryly affirmed Carol Tapanila's anxious request. But when Tapanila slipped the contents from the brown envelope, she saw there was something more.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There were bowling pins, bathrobes, white Russians, and even The Dude himself.