Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
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.
Natalie Weiner Natalie Corrine Weiner of Valencia, graduated with a B.A. degree, political science from the University of Mary Washington. A total of 1,201 students graduated during the university's 99th commencement in a graduate ceremony on Friday, May 7 and in an undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 8, on the university's Fredericksburg campus. Retired Senator John H. Chichester delivered the commencement address for graduate students on Friday, May 7, and Daniel R. Wolfe, executive vice ...
Katheryn Taylor Cadet Katheryn Lynn Taylor, daughter of Lt. Colonel Jack Taylor and Colonel Debra Taylor and granddaughter of Colonel Eugene and Audrey Taylor graduated May 22 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. While at West Point, she majored in human geography and was awarded a B.S. degree. Taylor was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the military intelligence branch. She will join the First Cavalry Division ...
Janice Kopanski and James Copelan, of Glendale, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Kopanski, to Kyle Brandt, of Irvine.
Parents and teens ages 13 and up are invited to attend "Internet Safety for Children Night" at the Child & Family Center of Santa Clarita on Thursday, May 27 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 477 votes from late afternoon Saturday, May 15 to afternoon Saturday, May 15, 2010.
The Pete Escovedo Orchestra featuring Sheila E., Peter Michael and Juan Escovedo will join the Playboy Jazz Festival line-up Saturday, June 12, it was announced by Dick Rosenzweig, President of the Playboy Jazz Festival.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking an artist or team of artists to create a permanent, outdoor mural that will be situated prominently at the Aquatic Center on a large wall connected to the main building. Both North & South facing sides of this wall must be used for the artwork. The goal is to incorporate visual elements within the site as an enhancement to the Aquatic Center's pool area.
The city of Santa Clarita is developing its fall "Seasons" magazine and is looking for cover photo submissions from local photographers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Days after the Gulf Coast oil spill, the Obama administration pledged to keep its "boot on the throat" of BP to make sure the company did all it could to cap the gushing leak and clean up the spill. But a month after the April 20 explosion, anger is growing about why BP PLC is still in charge of the response.
The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley will host a free electronic-waste collection event at Sierra Vista Junior High School today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Under a proposed rate increase, local residents could pay as much as 50 percent more for sewer-water treatment in four years than they are now.
More people are staying home and enjoying their yards these days, and with that, many are considering putting in a water garden or koi pond.
I am absolutely in awe that once again President Barack Obama has chosen a person such as Elena Kagan to become our new Supreme Court Justice.
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES
LYONS, Colo. (AP) - Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns, forcing the University of Colorado to cancel classes, and leaving at least three people dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - Christina Aguilera says that although she went to Rwanda to help others, she ended up helping herself.
LONDON (AP) - There will be no more perilous military helicopter missions for Prince William in the rugged mountainous terrain of northern Wales.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California will continue to outpace the nation in job growth over the next few years, narrowing an unemployment rate gap in a slow but uneven economic recovery that will leave unskilled workers behind, according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast released Thursday.
GENEVA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his team open two days of meetings with their Russian counterparts on Thursday, hoping to emerge with the outlines of a plan for the complex task of safely securing and destroying vast stockpiles of Syrian chemical weapons in the midst of a brutal and unpredictable conflict.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Having health insurance used to hinge on where you worked and what your medical history said. Soon that won't matter, with open-access markets for subsidized coverage coming Oct. 1 under President Barack Obama's overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.