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Fred Arnold, president of California Association of Mortgage Brokers and veteran real estate industry professional, joins the Valley Industrial Association at the next business luncheon on Tuesday, August 18, beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
NEW YORK (AP) - Willy DeVille, founder of the punk group Mink DeVille and known for his blend of R&B, blues, Dixieland and traditional French Cajun ballads, has died, his publicist said Friday. He was 58. The Oscar-nominated songwriter died at New York's Cabrini Hospital on Thursday of pancreatic cancer, said Carol Kaye at Kayos Productions.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich criticized a ruling by a panel of three federal judges requiring that California release approximately 40,000 convicted criminals from state prisons.
Teachers, Students Prepare for New School Year More than 30 new teachers will check in tomorrow for district-wide training which will prepare them for their new classes starting Aug. 13. Even though the Hart District expects enrollment to decline slightly for the coming school year, new teachers have been hired to replace those who retired or left the district over the summer. The Hart District Teachers Association will host a luncheon on Friday to welcome ...
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has signed on to co-author emergency legislation that will provide one-time funding for domestic violence programs.
The U.S. Postal Service will hold a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the 44-cent "Early TV Memories" series of first-class commemorative stamps at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 5230 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood 91605.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Kelley Blue Book the leading provider of new car and used car information, today reveals possible effects of the "Cash for Clunkers" program on the used-car industry as reported in the company's August 2009 Blue Book Market Report. As dealers and consumers continue to take advantage of this program, Kelley Blue Book analysts forecast a likely bubble in used-car values, which could deflate as the Cash for Clunkers program comes to a close.
College of the Canyons hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new Culinary Arts teaching facility Friday morning at the new Institute for Culinary Education, 24300 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355.
A suspected shooter was arrested about 12:15 p.m. on southbound state Route 14 after wounding a man in a Canyon Country apartment complex, sheriff's deputies said.
Did you ever want to take a three-day bus trip sitting next to Julia Child? Just asking. In 30-minute programs on TV, she was priceless. But to live with her, I suspect, must have taken the patience of a saint. Her husband, Paul, in "Julie & Julia" is portrayed as a saint, so that explains her marriage.
Man, am I glad I knew nothing about "A Perfect Getaway" going in. There are two things Hollywood can't resist in making a trailer: showing the best jokes in a comedy, and revealing the secrets of thrillers.
The 21st-century medicine show that has replaced the 20th century environmental movement would like you to buy carbon offsets.
In his recent column, Roger Gitlin (Opinion, July 6, "Hate crimes on the rise? Much ado about nothing") wrote that recent news reports about hate crimes in the Santa Clarita Valley are much ado about nothing.
In his reference to political statements about Honduras, William Creitz uses some interesting comparisons ("Obama's Marxism," The Signal, July 25).
WASHINGTON (AP) - As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive amounts of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets, the Obama administration is eyeing fines and other trade actions it may take against Beijing or any other country guilty of cyberespionage.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A gas explosion that sparked a massive, block-engulfing blaze in an upscale Kansas City shopping district injured 14 people, a city official said Tuesday evening, adding it is believed that an accident by a utility contractor may have caused the blast.
Parents, prospective students and interested community members are invited to attend one of two open house events at Emblem Academy tonight.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
It's sometime in the late 1980s and our family and friends are piled inside our Ford cruiser van heading off to a family ski trip to Lake Tahoe - or to a Boy Scout boating trip at Lake Mead - or some other fun teen-friendly vacation destination.
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