Tuesday, July 26
Summer art festival
Sharing his vision for technology exploration, John Silver of ITT Technical Institute told members of the Valley Industry Association on Tuesday that the evolution of technology has resulted in numerous college majors that didn't even exist 10 years ago.
Excuse me while I dispense cigars like the proud father of a newborn, jitterbug down the sidewalk like the proverbial drunken sailor and disappear dancing over the horizon, clicking my heels while busting my lungs yelling, "Finally!"
With traffic problems raging throughout Santa Clarita, the board of supervisors gave the nod Tuesday to approve a $55 million funding proposal and flood-map changes to provide for an interchange on State Route 126.
Carmageddon turned out to be Carmaheaven for a surprisingly large number of people.
Richard Myers' July 8 letter, in which he applauds the county ban on plastic bags in stores, and The Signal Editorial Board's July 17 column, prompted me to examine the real impact the ban is having.
As of this moment, our two major parties are negotiating the total future of our nation.
The National Newspaper Association awarded The Signal nine honors for its coverage during 2010, it was announced this week.
As fire season approaches, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to lease two CL-415 SuperScoopers fire-fighting aircraft from the Government of Quebec. The aircraft will be used by the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Diana Meyer, founder of Meyer Marketing Intelligence Inc., has been named 2012 chairman of the board for the Valley Industry Association.
Mission Valley Bancorp, parent company of Mission Valley Bank, announced the company's June 30 year-to-date earnings of $490,000, unaudited, representing an $819,000 increase over the same period in 2010.
Boston Scientific of Valencia stepped forward this year to serve as the sponsor of this year's ninth annual Rubber Ducky Regatta, held by Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers of Santa Clarita.
Summer art festival
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included domestic violence, grand theft auto, petty theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Flights from airports in the Los Angeles area were grounded for more than an hour Wednesday due to a computer failure at an air traffic control facility in the region, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The Board of Equalization opened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.