LOS ANGELES -- Beginning Saturday, Oct. 3, visitors to the California Science Center will explore the controversial issues of race and racism in the United States through the thought-provoking exhibit "RACE: Are We So Different?"
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Open Book Alliance, a coalition of librarians, legal scholars, authors, publishers, and technology companies created to counter the proposed Google Book Settlement in its current form, today issued the following statement in response to the settlement parties' motion for a postponement of the Oct. 7 fairness hearing: "When the proposed Google Book Settlement came before the court, hundreds and hundreds of diverse voices raised significant objections, ranging from antitrust to copyright ...
CHICAGO -- Feeding America announced today that Miley Cyrus, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Marcia Cross, Lance Bass, Alison Sweeney, Christina Applegate, OneRepublic and Rob Thomas have joined Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Joel & Benji Madden, Jonny Lang and Tom Morello in the fight against hunger and to participate in the "Rock a Little, Feed a Lot" benefit concert on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Nokia Club, 800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015.
RANDOLPH, Mass. -- The National Autism Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), today released its National Standards Report, the most comprehensive analysis of treatments for children and adolescents with ASD ever published.
Several local non‐profit organizations have joined together to create a unique new event to help develop community awareness of local businesses.
Saugus High School World Language and Art classes on Sept. 11 took part in an international art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace by planting pinwheels with messages of peace on the Saugus High School quad.
The Hart High cheerleaders kicked off the 2009-2010 season with their third annual Cell Phones for Soldiers drive.
California Institute of the Arts has unleashed The Wild Beast. The Valencia art school finished construction over the summer on its $4 million shape-shifting, multi-use music pavilion, known as The Wild Beast, that will be used for concerts and classes. The pavilion is designed to meet the needs of CalArts' Herb Alpert School of Music, which has faced increased enrollment in recent years. A rolling wall allows the 3,200 square-foot structure to transform from an ...
One of the people who responded to Buck McKeon's August telephone town hall, as reported in The Signal, asked the Congressman, "Where in the Constitution does it say I have to be this compassionate and provide people these things?"
California's Republican state senators are some sorry people and so is the Governor of California for cutting funding for the Domestic Violence Centers. Where are these victims supposed to go and get help now that the DV Center here in SCV is supposed to close, along with other (centers) elsewhere in California?
Thank you, Editor, for disputing Matt Diederich's Sept. 13 Letter to the Editor ("Sulpizio a 'rabid Democrat'") and verifying my facts regarding "Dean on authoritarians" (Aug. 29).
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Albert Maslow is credited as saying, "If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."
Dates to Watch Today Speaker Susie Vanderlip will address teen and family issues including stress, per pressure, drugs, alcohol,drugs, sexuality, gants, self-harm. depression, and more, 6 - 9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia. Free. Info: (661) 250-3708. Sept. 27 The Wine Affair, sip, stroll, savor. The second annual Wine Affair hosted by Soroptimist International of Greater SCV will be held 1-5 p.m. on Town Center Drive in Valencia. ...
Marion Bruessel, I respect your opinion about minimum wage ("Espinosa all wrong," The Signal, Letters to the Editor, Aug. 23). You obviously have a kind and generous heart. I also appreciate the fact your son works for his income and manages to live within his means. Too many people are perfectly comfortable allowing the government to take care of them.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Rookie Wil Myers hit two homers off Jered Weaver, and the Tampa Bay Rayskept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
DENVER (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa pitched six strong innings to win his sixth consecutive decision, Todd Helton homered and the Colorado Rockies snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with a 7-5 victory on Wednesday night.
This year is the 30th anniversary of the first football CIF championships in Santa Clarita Valley history and to mark the occasion, Canyon and Hart high players have planned separate reunions.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Usain Bolt plans to retire after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - There was no evidence of an illegal marijuana grow near the spot where a raging wildfire started near Yosemite National Park, a federal forestry official said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "American Idol" is betting that a judges' remix with Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban will fare better with viewers than bickering divas Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj did last season.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Democratic state senators are criticizing a plan by Gov. Jerry Brown to rent thousands of private prison and county jail cells to meet a federal court order to greatly reduce California's prison population.
On August 30, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies from Parks Bureau stopped a male adult who was driving a vehicle on the roadway adjacent to Castaic Lake Park for a traffic violation.
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's Corp. says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes items priced at $5 could be launched nationally this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the No. 1 question about President Barack Obama's health care law: Will consumers be able to afford the coverage?
Washington-Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today announced her support for SB 4, a California State Senate bill sponsored by State Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to establish regulations for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and acidization of underground oil and gas formations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - High school students could start their days later and get more sleep if the nation's top education official gets his way.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In an impassioned appeal for support both at home and abroad, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the credibility of the international community and Congress is on the line in the debate over how to respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. As Obama made his case overseas during a visit to Sweden, his appeal for military intervention ran into trouble on Capitol Hill.
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.