Anna Novaes, daughter of Rod and Heidi Novaes of Valencia, was named to the Dean's List at Smith college for her academic achievement for the 2008-2009 school year.
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Editor's note: The House Committee on Education and Labor voted 26-22 Friday in favor of the Democratic-sponsored America's Affordable Health Choices Act. Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, who serves on the committee, voted against the act. The legislation must clear the House Committee on Energy and Commerce before being voted on by the full House of Representatives.
In all the debate over what should be done to resolve the crisis in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, it's important the end result is an ecosystem solution that protects a variety of species - including people.
Lisa and Gregg Bleifer of Santa Clarita, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lee Bleifer, to Jason Michael Apperson, son of Doris and Michael Apperson, also of Santa Clarita.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
Dr. Amy Wagner, Canyon Country pediatrician, won it all at the Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley's first annual Fiesta Poker Texas Hold'em tournament Saturday night, June 6 at the Westridge Horizon Clubhouse.
Sophie Johnson, a junior in American University's Kogod School of Business majoring in business, language, and culture studies, was named to the spring 2009 Dean's List.
Air Force Airman Tommy G. Callaway graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Miss Emily Van Houdt, daughter of Robert and Christina Van Houdt of Valencia, has been selected the twenty-ninth annual California's homecoming queen.
Ron Ippolito, of Canyon Country, still remembers where he was the day men first landed on the moon.
So you say you want a Castaic high school?
Barry Golob and Theresa Kolb of Saugus are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Golob, to Jeffrey Nickolas Gallegly of North Carolina.
In February, I wrote an open letter to a soldier I encountered en route from Washington, D.C., to Seattle. I shared my regret at crossing paths several times and not thanking him for his service. Though I don't know whether he ever stumbled on the column, I promised I wouldn't make the same mistake again. When opportunity knocked, I'd be ready.
CONGRESS 25th District
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Rebels have seized another border guard base in eastern Ukraine, the third such military facility taken over the last day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown will run for an unprecedented fourth term in November against moderate first-time candidate Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official who pitched himself as the best hope for the struggling California Republican Party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Santa Monica, California, Mayor Bobby Shriver, a nephew of President John F. Kennedy, faces a former state lawmaker in November for a Los Angeles County supervisor seat.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking the public's feedback on a grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice's Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. Under the JAG program, the city is eligible to receive $26,749.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Locked in a squeaker of a race, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel pointed toward a possible June 24 runoff after battling to a near-draw Tuesday in a primary that underscored Republican differences.
BRUSSELS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday it is unfair to the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to leap to conclusions about his behavior in uniform.
1. JERRY BROWN SEEKS TO MAKE HISTORY
Let's stipulate that both sides of the political spectrum want the best for others (a fair assumption, especially since both sides insist that is so).
As Hillary Clinton prepares for her Democratic coronation as the next Democratic presidential candidate, she's decided to try dealing with the inconvenience of the Benghazi tragedy through her new book.
Recently on my daily walk with the dogs I really noticed how much trash is being discarded on our streets and in the gutters.
A friend of mine surprised me with an unexpected opinion the other day. Like me, he had recently traveled to India and came away stunned by the immensity poverty prevailing there.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
The last time New York and Los Angeles teams met in a big championship final, the Dodgers found themselves up against a pitcher who had undergone Tommy John surgery.