Wednesday, Sept. 29
The following is a collection of essays written by fourth-grade students at Newhall Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Kevin Cawley, 28, has been promoted to operation manager at Stay Green Inc., supervising Stay Green's division of professional landscape services to some of the company's highest-profile local clients.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here's a production that is currently shooting in town:
People all across America have very important votes to cast when they make that trip to the polls Nov. 2. They are faced with the decision of choosing to vote for a Democrat, a Republican or a member of a frightening new party. For those who realize we cannot return to the Bush era or worse, the choice is clear. Others who wish to return to the Dark Ages will cast their vote for a member of this radical new party.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined with local officials in praising a $155 million grant from the federal government for the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) -- a modern, integrated wireless voice and data communications system that will support more than 34,000 first-responders and local mission-critical personnel within the region.
Hart District high school students and their parents are encouraged to attend the SCV College2Career Day Sat., Oct. 9 to meet representatives from more than 25 colleges and universities and learn more about entrance requirements, tuition and specialties at each school.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force invite parents of teenagers to the "2010 Teen Scene Unplugged: Yikes! A Teenager Lives in My House!" event on Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia's Grand Ballroom
In observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness month, the College of the Canyons Social Science and Business Division will host the third annual Domestic Violence Awareness event and donation drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in the COC Honor Grove, located on the college's Valencia campus.
The city of Santa Clarita will present a "How to Fill Out a Solicitation," a program that is part of the city's vendor outreach efforts.
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Senior lunch menu
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.