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Standing up for a friend

I just returned from three days with my daughters at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. I was so energized and excited because of the thousands of women there who raised more than $6 million to fight this horrible disease. Then I crashed to earth when I read the Country Journal letters to the editor regarding the "raid" by Los Angeles County on a local "animal hoarder."

September 18, 2010 | By Ramona Hall Agua Dulce | Letters to the Editor


Fantasies

September 18, 2010 | By Adam Zyglis The Buffalo News | Editorial Cartoons


Community faith calendar

New Lutheran church

September 18, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Old Town Newhall hosts Festival of the Arts Oct. 2-3

The Santa Clarita Festival of the Arts, sponsored by Lockheed Federal Credit Union, will highlight a spectrum of artistic talent in Old Town Newhall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2 and 3.

September 17, 2010 | Source: City of Santa Clarita | SCV Raw


CHP observes Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 19-25

SACRAMENTO - The California Highway Patrol is marking National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 19-25 by educating the public about properly securing their most precious loved ones.

September 17, 2010 | Source: California Highway Patrol | SCV Raw


What's Good in Education, Sept. 15, 2010

Progress Reports Available Online

September 17, 2010 | Source: William S. Hart Union School District | SCV Raw


Reader Meter results, Sept. 10-17, 2010

Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.

September 17, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Reader Polls


Consumers Union report: Prepaid cards come with fees, weak consumer protections

SAN FRANCISCO -- Prepaid cards continue to grow in popularity, but this new form of plastic payment comes with high fees and weaker protections than those offered by traditional debit or credit cards, according to a new report by Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports.

September 17, 2010 | Source: Consumers Union | SCV Raw


Driver strikes pedestrian

A 72-year-old Santa Clarita woman was taken to the hospital Thursday after she was struck by a moving vehicle in a Stevenson Ranch parking lot.

September 17, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


CLWA offers scholarships for teens

Local high school students probing water issues that affect the Santa Clarita Valley could earn themselves a $7,000 scholarship for their environmental efforts.

September 17, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Two Women on Wine: Dos and don’ts of storing wine

Editor's note: This column was originally published in The Signal in October of 2008.

September 17, 2010 | Lil Lepore and Shari Frazier | Food and Fun


Mr. Hyde roams Newhall

The Repertory East Playhouse will return to its Main Stage Season with "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher - a new and shocking version of the classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror.

September 17, 2010 | Signal Staff | Food and Fun


Prep football: Hart handles other Indians

Hart definitely didn't want a repeat of last week.

September 17, 2010 | By Debby von Winckelmann For The Signal | SCV Prep Sports


Prep football: Canyon clamps down

Canyon overcame a slow start on its way to shutting out Highland of Palmdale Thursday night at Canyon High School.

September 17, 2010 | By Dan Agnew Signal Staff Writer | SCV Prep Sports


Prep football: West Ranch defense's turn

A week ago, the West Ranch offense had a coming out party, hanging 52 points on Lancaster.

September 17, 2010 | By Andrew Barlam For The Signal | SCV Prep Sports


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Cheap drug greatly boosts prostate cancer survival

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.

June 02, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


A courageous and magnificent misfit

My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.

June 02, 2014 | By W.E. Gutman | Columnists


A salute to Maya Angelou

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.

June 02, 2014 | Robert W. Burton Canyon Country | Letters to the Editor


Concerning our local charter schools

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.

June 02, 2014 | Erika Schwartz Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


The tragedy in Isla Vista

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.

June 02, 2014 | Steve Lunetta | Columnists


Dodgers lose game, series to Pirates

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.

June 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Pro Sports News


Foothill League Softball Team

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.

June 01, 2014 | By Jon Stein Signal Staff Writer | SCV Prep Sports


Kings win in OT to advance to Stanley Cup finals

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.

June 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Pro Sports News


'Brady Bunch' actress Ann B. Davis dies in Texas

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.

June 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


EPA to seek to cut power plant carbon by one-third

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.

June 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


U.S. defends captive swap with Taliban, critics stir

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.

June 01, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


SCV sheriff's deputies to conduct exercise at mall

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.

June 01, 2014 | source: SCV Sheriff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Group says Calif. mining operation threatens snail

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.

June 01, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


GOP primary race for governor a dead heat

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new poll shows Gov. Jerry Brown heading into Tuesday's primary election with a huge lead while his top two Republican challengers have pulled into a dead heat.

June 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


HBO's Silicon Valley finds fans in tech

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - When HBO rolled out a mockumentary poking fun at high tech this spring, Silicon Valley checked it out.

June 01, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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