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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.
A hiker who was stranded at the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park on Friday was rescued by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Los Angeles County Fire Department, authorities said. The hiker was found at the 10700 block of Escondido Canyon Road at about 6:30 p.m., fire officials said. The hiker wasn't injured, authorities said, but it was not clear on Friday if he had to be airlifted out of the area.
The National Association of Manufacturers has selected Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to receive the nonpartisan organization's Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for his support of manufacturers and their employees in the United States. Each key vote for the award was made by an association member-led advisory committee comprised of executives from small, mid-sized and large manufacturing companies.
Exhibiting roses at a show for the very first time can be formidable. Been there, done that! I plunged blindly into exhibiting about 15 years ago, and believe me, I have made every mistake imaginable. When you arrive at the rose show prep area and see the top rose exhibitors with their truckloads of roses it can be quite intimidating. But just remember that every rose exhibitor had to start from square one in the beginning.
For some, running is a way of life - a hobby that brings peace of mind and a sense of accomplishment. For others, walking is more their speed - a chance to enjoy the great outdoors without pushing the body to extreme limits.
We hear, courtesy of the Public Campaign Action Fund, that Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has received $400,000 in campaign contributions this year from defense contractors.
I encourage you to vote for Kevin Korenthal for Castaic Lake Water Agency Board of Directors.
In the letter by Matt Diederich that appeared in The Signal last Saturday, Diederich clearly states that the Los Angeles Times declined to endorse Barbara Boxer ("Boxer has accomplished nothing").
I can't help but ponder the question - if Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom should have to look for real jobs outside of the public sector with all their neat perks, etc. - and have to search in the private sector - what in the world would they do?
I will be voting for Kevin Korenthal for Division One, Castaic Lake Water Agency board.
There has long been discussion and debate on the legalization of illicit drugs. I am pretty sure we've all heard many arguments for and against.
CHICAGO (AP) - Michal Handzus scored at 2:04 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to stay alive in the Western Conference final.
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
Three young people who chose the wrong Castaic house to burgle and then picked the wrong places to hide from pursuing sheriff's deputies pleaded no contest this month to first-degree residential burglary.
The driver of a pickup truck was injured during a two-vehicle collision early Wednesday at 8th Street and Railroad Avenue in Newhall.
The California Assembly passed a bill Wednesday that would renew and extend the tax credit for filming in the movie industry's home state.
LONDON (AP) - Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis.
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BOSTON (AP) - A spilled drink in a Boston nightclub led former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to kill two people in a drive-by shooting two years ago, prosecutors said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More pets are buried in U.S. backyards than any other place, but that is becoming illegal in more and more places. For those who want something unique, though, the sky's the limit, literally.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel.
THE LIVING ROOM DEFENSE: Can something Sterling said in the privacy of his girlfriend's living room, without knowing he is being recorded and with no expectation that the comments will become public, be considered a "willful" violation of the league's bylaws. A big part of Sterling's defense is based on the idea that "a jealous rant to a lover never intended to be published cannot offend the NBA rules."
There's a new digital currency in town, but this one doesn't seem interested in playing nice.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Residents of California's largely rural, agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties long ago got used to feeling ignored in the state Capitol and out of sync with major urban areas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A court commissioner has dismissed a guardianship proceeding over Paul Walker's daughter after hearing about a plan that calls for the teenager to live with her mother and a nanny.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Eddie Espinoza will be cheering a little louder than anyone else for California Chrome in the Belmont Stakes.