The College of the Canyons Social Science and Business Division will host its second annual Domestic Violence Awareness event Oct. 21 outdoors on the college's Valencia campus.
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency will host the sixth annual school food vendor show from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the agency's Central Kitchen, 25210 Anza Drive in Valencia.
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A woman of vision will become a vision of honor when Dianne Van Hook is recognized as the Betty Ferguson Foundation's Woman of Honor for 2009 on Saturday. The ninth Woman of Honor Dinner will be held at the Tournament Players' Club in Valencia and will gather community leaders, family and friends to recognize Van Hook, who serves as chancellor of the Santa Clarita Community
Fresh off its CIF-Southern Section Division I 8-Man football title in 2008, Santa Clarita Christian School picked up right where it left off with a 61-28 win over Christian Life Academy at Canyon High School Saturday night.
The Cardinals (1-0) were led by their offensive jack-of-all-trades Collin Keoshian, who punched in three rushing touchdowns, reached the end zone twice on scoring receptions and returned an interception for a touchdown.
Senior Center lectures/clinics
Regarding the news story "3,900 stimulus checks went to prison inmates" (The Signal, Aug. 27):
Dale Carnegie, one of the most inspirational speakers of all time, once said, "Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
A short review: In the first part of this series we explored the absolutely astounding news that the city of Santa Clarita received a bond upgrade during these times of incredible financial and fiscal turmoil.
I don't think I've ever seen anything as stupid as the new bike lanes on Rockwell Canyon Road by College of the Canyons.
Santa Clarita Valley resident Merry Graham whipped up her Chile Chocolate Lime Shooters to capture first place in a contest sponsored by Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza.
Kyoko Tomita of Saugus is pleased to announce the engagement of daughter Momoko Montgomery to Alexander Dekok of Valencia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don't call it a comeback.
We all go through times when we feel worn down. As parents, spouses and family members, we're often left feeling like we have too many obligations and not enough of ourselves to go around. When you find yourself needing a pick-me-up, meditation is a great place to turn. However, many people shy away from the idea of meditation thinking that it only involves bendable yogis chanting "om" over and over. You can make meditation work in your life, after learning about what style of meditation will work for you.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who is seeking an unprecedented fourth term in November.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.
Statement from 25th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lee Rogers:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The majority of shootings in most U.S. police departments involve animals, usually dogs, and experts say a new series of videos can help change often quick-trigger decisions fueled by fear.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger -the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable- makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.
The Santa Clarita Public Library is trying to keep kids reading over the summer with the "Paws to Read" summer reading program.
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.