This week's spotlight in the SCV
In an agreement finalized on Oct. 13, CVS Pharmacy, Inc., the biggest operator of retail pharmacies in the United States, has admitted that it unlawfully sold pseudoephedrine to criminals who made methamphetamine.
Terri Wahrman, a housewife and mother of two who resides in the Mira Monte area of Saugus in the Santa Clarita Valley, has won a free Apple iPad in a random drawing that climaxed a contest designed to boost The Signal's print circulation.
The city will host the Old Town Newhall Heritage Haunt starting this weekend.
A Season of Diversity, a free program designed to promote cultural understanding in Santa Clarita, kicks off Tuesday at 6 p.m. with a presentation of multicultural performers at Canyon High School. The event will take place at the high school, located 19300 W. Nadal St. As part of the Season of Diversity program, which runs from October through February, the city has an essay and poster contest open to students in first through 12th grade in the Santa Clarita Valley. The deadline is Dec. 3. Contact community services administrator Janine Prado at (661) 250-3716 or visit www.santa-clarita.com ...
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, will present Linda Hafizi with a Healthcare Leadership Award tonight at 5 p.m. Hafizi has been a part of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation Board of Directors for seven years and publishes The Magazine of Santa Clarita. McKeon will present the award to Hafizi at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road.
The city of Santa Clarita will be participating in the Drop, Cover and Hold On drill to promote disaster awareness today at 10:21 a.m. Mayor Laurene Weste will conduct the drill over the radio broadcast KHTS AM 1220.
Brad Berens, former senior center executive director, was given an honorary Key to the City during Tuesday night's Santa Clarita City Council meeting.
Dale Donohoe, president of Valencia based Intertex General Contractor's Inc., will be inducted into the Claremont McKenna College Hall of Fame on Oct. 23. Donohoe will be the eighth men's basketball player to be inducted in the 52-year history of Claremont.
Westfield Valencia Town Center announced a host of new retailers and restaurants opening within the next few months at the Shops at the Patios.
The city of Santa Clarita's "Think Santa Clarita" regional campaign to attract businesses to the SCV is featured in the October issue of Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine.
To many voters, the Castaic Lake Water Agency is a somewhat obscure water board. It doesn't serve water directly to customers, except in the region that used to be served by the Santa Clarita Water Co.
On the California ballot next month is Proposition 19, which would legalize the cultivation, possession, sale and use of marijuana, as well as impose taxation on its sale.
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.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clutch hitting from Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez helped the Pittsburgh Pirates finally win a series in Dodger Stadium after a seven-year drought.
When the Foothill League softball coaches met to vote on the 2014 Pitcher of the Year, there wasn't much surprise in who came out on top.
CHICAGO (AP) - Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will unveil a plan Monday to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to people familiar with the proposal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.
On Sunday, June 1, 2014, from about 6:00PM- 11:00PM, an emergency response exercise will be held at the Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Blvd, Valencia.
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) - An environmental group says a mining company's plan to extract more than a billion dollars' worth of gold and silver from a mountain near the desert town of Mojave threatens a snail's existence and must be halted.