California residents are not strangers to emergencies. Disaster strikes in many forms, and almost always without warning, but the burden can consistently be lessened when we anticipate a surprise. Many families are left in worse condition than ever imagined because they failed to properly prepare. To avoid this common tragedy, the city of Santa Clarita does its best to help residents proactively prepare for emergencies.
When a male graduate student pursuing a degree in military history was inclined to speak his mind in classroom discussions about women in combat and women in the military more generally, he felt inhibited by the university's broadly worded policy on sexual harassment.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, and Assembly Budget Committee vice-chairman Roger Niello, R-Fair Oaks, Thursday announced the launch of a new Web site to inform businesses of available tools under newly-enacted Senate Bill 1608.
ADPROS, an affiliate member of the American Advertising Federation, presents the 2009 ADDY Awards at 5 p.m., Sunday at the Odyssey Restaurant at 15600 Odyssey Drive, Granada Hills. The ADDY Awards are the world's largest competition for those involved in advertising, graphic design and related creative fields. RSVP with Will Sherwood of The Sherwood Group, at (661) 287-0017. ADPROS Web site is www.adprosla.com.
Members of JSB Development will present plans for a "town center-designed, transit-focused community" proposed for 185 acres of vacant property in Canyon Country at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
Typically, at a pro-am, we treat it as a practice. Fred's a great guy to play with in the pro-am because he's always happy and gives the amateurs a good natured tough-time. Fred's the only golfer that the amateurs have to say, "quiet please," to before they take a shot.
Today, I got everything done I needed to get done. I have clean clothes for the rest of the week. I watched the Pac-10 tournament and the outcome was good - Arizona State won - and then came out here and tried to do some fine tuning. I feel like I haven't had very good success the first couple of weeks this year. I went back to my old irons yesterday, and they felt ...
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SACRAMENTO - Assembly Republican Caucus Chairman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, and Assembly Budget Committee Vice-Chairman Roger Niello, R-Fair Oaks, today announced the launch of a new website aimed at informing businesses of the tools available to them under newly enacted SB 1608.
In April of 2008 Bobby was on a vacation cruise to Mexico with his wife and some Departmental friends. He became extremely ill during the trip and the ship's doctor was unable to diagnosis the situation. Bobby had to be flown back to the United States immediately. The cost of that trip was $30,000, which not covered by his medical insurance. Bobby was diagnosed with Acute Myloid Leukemia after he reached U.C.L.A. Medical Center.
The City's Graffiti Removal Task Force is conducting a number of events this year to maintain the aesthetic of Santa Clarita streets.
Registration for the city of Santa Clarita's summer 2009 Camp Clarita program opens Tuesday, March 17.
The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 held their annual Community Service Awards night on Monday, March 9, and announced Deputy Lucas Darland as their selection.
The Los Angles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is accepting nominations of all eligible preschool teachers for the Preschool Teacher of the Year Award.
The California Teachers Association (CTA) is accepting applications for the 50th annual John Swett Award for Media Excellence, given to professional media outlets who have demonstrated exceptional coverage of California public education.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - He said he would eat a bug to get you to buy a car. He promised that he would even stand upon his head until his ears were turning red if you would just, "Go see Cal."
PARIS (AP) - The world's largest solar-powered boat has docked on the banks of the Seine River, its final port of call after a three-month voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to study how the Gulf Stream and climate change could influence each other.
1. OBAMA: NO ONE DISPUTES CHEMICAL ARMS USE IN SYRIA
AMSTERDAM (AP) - A painting that sat for six decades in a Norwegian industrialist's attic after he was told it was a fake Van Gogh was pronounced the real thing Monday, making it the first full-size canvas by the tortured Dutch artist to be discovered since 1928.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.