WHO: Santa Clarita Mayor Frank Ferry, Councilmember Laurie Ender, City Manager Ken Pulskamp, members of the Human Relations Forum, school administrators, teachers, Season of Diversity essay and poster contest participants, parents.
Six months ago, Milli Pinckney felt a lump in her breast. After an ultrasound at the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, she got the news. It was a cancerous tumor.
Christina Miller's car spun to the left while the tires squealed on the slick pavement beneath. But Miller remained calm.
Tax filers fearing IOUs instead of returns from the state brought earlier business this year for one Valencia-based financial consulting company.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
On December 25, 2008 - Jett's last birthday - Jett trotted into the bustling Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. Jett instantly spotted a sick and scared looking 3-year-old sitting on his dad's lap in the waiting room. The child's eyes lit up at the sight of Jett. The dog went straight to the boy and put his big head on the 3-year-old's lap. In that moment all fear was forgotten.
ESCONDIDO (February 22, 2009) - After nine challenging and epic days of cycling through more than 750-miles of scenic California roads, and a thrilling fight to the finish, Levi Leipheimer (USA) of Astana was crowned champion of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California, solidifying a three-peat for the California resident.
Academy of the Canyons will hold several meetings for current eighth-graders interested in joining AOC's freshman class in August.
A male driver fell asleep at the wheel, hit and broke an electrical pole on Soledad Canyon Road leading to a street closure for more than an hour late Saturday afternoon, according to a report from Lt. Robert Lewis of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department.
Rump: A small or inferior remnant or offshoot; especially a group ... carrying on in the name of the original body after the departure or expulsion of a large number of its members.
School districts and other local agencies finally know how much money they'll receive from the state - for a fiscal year that began last July.
In response to everyone's encouragement, Obama for Change SCV will issue a request to the Santa Clarita City Council in open session Tuesday, Feb. 24, asking Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon to support President Obama's program for recovery.
In response to "Brawl breaks out at Camp Scudder" (The Signal, Feb. 7): There are basic questions about Camp Scudder that need to be asked and answered.
It came in a "blister pack" that required a hacksaw or blowtorch to open. The first thing out of the package was a note saying "STOP," that if anything went wrong I shouldn't take it back where I bought it, instead I should contact customer support at the manufacturer. An ominous beginning. Next was a voluminous instruction booklet - about 30 pages. Written in fractured English, apparently translated badly from Chinese, with what seemed to ...
It would appear that Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton, knows little about the reality of racial diversity in the union building trades.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriage, a step that would mark a political victory for advocates of same-sex unions and a deepening commitment by President Barack Obama to rights for gay couples.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states affected by a massive oil spill nearly three years ago have indicated they would like to settle their environmental and economic claims with BP PLC ahead of a trial scheduled to start next week.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - Federal and local authorities were investigating Thursday after a small jet crashed off the end of a runway at a Georgia airport, killing five people and injuring two.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Canadian tourist Elisa Lam had been missing for about two weeks when officials at the historic Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles found her body in a water cistern on the hotel roof.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Much of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to heavy snow, treacherous roads and a day off from work or school as a large, potentially dangerous winter storm pushed eastward out of the Rockies.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) - The first of three people killed in a gunman's rampage was identified Wednesday as a 20-year-old woman but police did not know why she was in the home of the shooter, who lived with his parents and was described by authorities as a video game-playing loner.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
California Superstores Valencia KIA donated $2,500 to to benefit Rescues on the Runway - an animal rescue organization that saves dogs and cats from Los Angeles kill shelters and finds loving homes for them.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted a Soroptimist International and Zonta Dinner. The event is an annual gathering that has been held every January for many years. It allows the two clubs to socialize and work together on projects.
The start of the 21st century has brought with it an avalanche of international problems such as war, economic recession, nuclear proliferation, and rising global competitors. Although all these issues merit individual attention and consideration, I think the unrelenting rise of China presents the largest and most significant global challenge to the United States.
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