I almost titled this column "Why marketing departments hate history" but I thought that might be a bit overstated. But the truth is that our nation has become a society of malcontents, and in large measure it isn't our fault.
Peggy and Kevin McDermott, of Medfore, Ore., previously of Saugus, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Shauna McDermott, of Hollister, to Drew DeRousseau, of Hollister.
Lynn Elizabeth Vakay and Robert William Haueter are pleased to announce their marriage which took place Feb. 10 on the beautiful island of Maui.
December 7, 2010
James R. Nihem
A 28-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning after his car veered off Sierra Highway and rolled over, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials said Saturday.
When my younger sister entered Davis County High School, she set a goal to attend junior and senior prom all four years. For her freshman and sophomore years, this required some elaborate tactics, since attendance required an invitation from a junior or senior boy - there was a chronic short supply in our rural and isolated burg.
I read with interest the article in The Signal about the so called "grassroots" group Citizens for Castaic ("Castaic group raises concerns," May 9), which opposes the construction of a Castaic High School in Romero Canyon.
The Republicans don't want to abolish the tax breaks for the oil companies. They want to drill for oil in our coastal areas.
The "SCV Helping Hand Fund" administered by The Signal has given out thousands of dollars since it was established in March.
Three hundred agents from the Keller Williams VIP Properties office in Valencia came together Thursday for the company's RED Day event to make a difference with three local charities. There was an American Red Cross blood drive, a canned goods collection to benefit the SCV Senior Center, and a clothing drive to benefit Single Mothers Outreach. RED Day (Renew, Energize and Donate) is an initiative dedicated to celebrating Keller Williams Realty's year-round commitment to improving the community. Each year, on the second Thursday in May, tens of thousands of associates from across the United States and Canada participate ...
Rev up your engines and check out the exclusive trailer debut and full-site takeover for Cars 2 currently up on iTunes Movie Trailers.
ROP Students Gain Valuable Insight at Workshop
Get ready for the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands to once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. This will be the 13th year that the Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues will feature regional, national and international entertainers in a quaint street party setting while offering interactive activities for adults and children.
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.
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A documentary film production company has found buried in a New Mexico landfill hundreds of the Atari "E.T." game cartridges that some call the worst video game ever made.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Five NATO troops died in a British helicopter crash Saturday in southern Afghanistan, authorities said, the single deadliest day this year for foreign forces as they prepare to withdraw from the country.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A teenager charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation and will likely remain there for two weeks, one of his attorneys said Saturday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A prosecutor investigating the South Korean ferry sinking that left 302 people dead or missing says all 15 crew members involved in the ship's navigation are now in custody.
BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) - An SUV driven by an elderly motorist plowed into a group of people waiting to enter an Orange County ice cream parlor Friday evening, killing a 73-year-old woman and injuring six others, authorities said.
DURHAM, Ore. (AP) - After months of trying to get its problem-plagued online health exchange to work, Oregon on Friday officially gave up on the state portal and decided to switch to the federal website - the first state in the nation to do so.
Like many churches across the Santa Clarita Valley, Valencia United Methodist wanted to complete a service project which would not only help others, but help change the world for the better in some way.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks scored four power-play goals in a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.
Different park. Same result.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, Jeff and David met at the Walmart on Newhall Ranch Road for the first time.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown issued a second executive order on Friday to deal with California's drought, taking additional steps to help fight wildfires and assist cities and farmers.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday, and police were investigating whether a boy attacked her after she turned down an invitation to be his prom date.