SCV Helping Hand recipient for the week ending March 20, 2011:
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This week in the Santa Clarita Valley in pictures.
In regards to the March 12 article about the Albert Einstein Academy charter school application process, I have no issue with facts reported by Tammy Marashlian. I write this because the article can leave the Signal reader thinking that AEA is not up to the task of providing a quality education for SCV students.
It's the first day of spring. That means flowers blooming, bees buzzing ... and chloride resuming its place among Santa Clarita Valley issues.
Being born with no arms and only one full length leg does not define 24-year-old Dana Sachs. She leads a full life, attending college, riding horses and most recently "Dancing With Our Stars" to raise money for her favorite charity, Carousel Ranch.
"Guess who's coming to dinner?" Lee and Barbara Ross, of Saugus, found a trio of uninvited dinner guests after putting food out in the backyard for their cat. To submit your photo, send a color .jpg attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name and city.
Jay and Diana Langlois of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jacqueline Langlois to Garrett Steffen, of Santa Clarita.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Christopher T. Horvet, a 2007 graduate of Canyon High School, and fellow Marines of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 (HMM-262), stationed out of Marine Air Stations Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, recently attached to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) reached the midway point of their scheduled six month deployment in support of international training with allies and aid in humanitarian relief. HMM-262 is a helicopter squadron whose mission is to provide assault support, transport of combat troops, raids, supplies and equipment during expeditionary, joint or combined operations. The squadron must also be ready for short notice ...
January 17, 2011
Every neighborhood has one dog that seemingly barks all the time for any reason, or for no reason at all.
Historians relate that archeologists found evidence of Biblical wildfires that burned from the foothills to the sea in the last several centuries in Southern California, before the appearance of Europeans.
Ms. Gutzeit's framing of her opinion as a question "and then what" is clearly meant to conceal her bias in favor of continuing the pension system status quo - perhaps because of her status as an "elected official." The problem is not with pensions or entitlements as her opinion suggests, rather it is the degree to which these have been abused and enlarged to such an unsustainable and obscene level.
By now, we have all engaged in conversations about the ongoing destruction and despair in Japan brought about by the previously unimagined convergence of earthquakes, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed how very white and male its workforce is - just 2 percent of its Googlers are black, 3 percent are Hispanic, and 30 percent are women.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Elliot Rodger's murderous rampage near Santa Barbara has tragically exposed the limitations of involuntary-commitment laws that allow authorities to temporarily confine people who are deemed a danger to themselves or others.
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.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday the U.S. will increase assistance to the Syrian opposition, opening the way for the likely training and possibly equipping of moderate rebels fighting to oust leader Bashar Assad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - LeVar Burton's fundraising effort to bring "Reading Rainbow" to the online masses is a by-the-book success.
I take a great deal of pride in living in Santa Clarita. I am a lifelong resident, and I've dedicated myself to serving the community because I believe this is one of the greatest places to live in Southern California.
I've lived in Santa Clarita for decades and I've been privileged to serve you on our City Council.
Mercedes-Benz of Valencia only opened its doors in December 2005, but it already needs to expand.
Family owned for 35 years, CBC Cleaning and Restoration has offered the Santa Clarita Valley's residential and commercial homeowners a slew of services to help restore and maintain flooring of all types.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce reached a significant milestone when it recently marked 90 years of support for local businesses.
When Monica Harrison launched L.A. Film Locations in 2003, the Santa Clarita-based company that serves as a film location property resource for location managers, it was the perfect marriage between Harrison's background in commercial property asset management and coming from a family of film industry professionals.
If you change your own motor oil and filters, the city of Santa Clarita is asking you to recycle it – for free.
Entourage Hair Studio, a long-time Valencia Town Center tenant, has recently relocated into a new location on Town Center Drive. In the process of creating a brand new, ground-up salon, owner Michael Beck was inspired to combine fine art and hair fashion together to create a whole new experience in art and style.
At Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary, history is as ubiquitous as death, remembrance and peace.