The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. has hired an award-winning economic development director from Arizona to become the first executive director of the newly established organization.
Mike Hoder of Valencia won a new laptop in College of the Canyons' "40 Ways to Change Your Life" contest, which began last fall and ended in May.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Landon Donovan's decisive goal for the U.S. national team at the World Cup today has triggered hugs and tears of joy in bars, restaurants and offices from coast to coast.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama ousted Gen. Stanley McChrystal as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Wednesday, saying that his scathing published remarks about administration officials undermine civilian control of the military and erode the needed trust on the president's war team.
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.
The Small Business Development Center is participating in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative Program with an informational workshop Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
A local Panera Bread will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday to benefit the Providence Medical Center Bloodmobile.
Nearly 11 percent of Santa Clarita residents smoke cigarettes according to a report released by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Tuesday. Overall about 14 percent of county residents smoke, a rate that has remained steady since 2002, according to the report.
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We, the great U.S., are a provider of relief and support to any country in need because of any natural disaster (floods, fires, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc.) that they may have suffered. That has recently come back to bite us in the rear end.
It's been forever since I've written a politically pointed entry. Lately, I've preferred human interest to political fireworks, seeing that one can only poke fun at tea partiers and Sarah Palin types so much before sounding like a repetitive tin bell.
Most everyone in business uses the term "cash cow" to describe a product or service that creates positive cash flow for the organization. Those same people don't often understand what the phrase means, and more importantly, how to apply it to their particular situation.
These recipes celebrate "Fifty Years of Flavor," taking their inspiration from an original Häagen-Dazs favorite, a popular ethnic flavor introduced in the '90s, and the latest addition to the trendy Häagen-Dazs Five™ line.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - One more game, one last chance to make their reputation.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies made 12 drug-related arrests last weekend as authorities send a clear message to would-be drug users and dealers that illegal drugs will not be tolerated in this community.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The flight crew that died in a fiery crash aboard Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz's private plane this weekend had flown for the millionaire businessman and philanthropist for a decade, and among them was a pilot who survived an earlier fatal crash, relatives said Monday.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.
Summer is a time for lemonade, swimsuits and sunscreen. Days are longer, and no school means there is more time to spend together as a family. Every year, I have set a goal to accomplish a list of things I want to do over the course of the summer with my family. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls to an end, my list isn't even near completion. Year after year, I realize that I wasted my summer and didn't take full advantage of the extra sunlight and warm weather that I could enjoy with the people I care ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.