Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Jan. 7 - Jan. 15, 2010 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Elaine Geller was just a four-year-old girl living in Poland when the Nazis invaded her country.
"Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will."
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a major breakthrough, union leaders bowed Thursday to White House demands for a new tax on high-cost insurance plans as part of landmark health care legislation taking final shape in intensive negotiations.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting will be held Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the George A. Caravalho Sports Complex Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Following a briefing Wednesday by senior officials from the Department of Defense and the intelligence community, U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), the senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, called on the Administration to immediately cease transfers of detainees from Guantanamo Bay to countries where terrorists formerly held at the Cuban detention center have returned to terrorism.
Santa Clarita Valley-based volunteers with Organizing for America will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event Monday, Jan. 18.
Santa Clarita picked up four prestigious awards from the California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS) for the city's recreational endeavors in 2009.
Two workshops addressing the current economic conditions and the impact of the recession on businesses and politics will be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church on Thursday, Jan. 14 and Thursday, Jan. 21.
Beginning Monday, Jan. 18, the city of Santa Clarita will begin its street sweeping schedule for winter, spring and summer, with all city streets swept once per month.
The Santa Clarita Valley Signal will not be affected by a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing planned by Morris Publishing Group. Augusta, Ga.-based Morris Publishing Group owns 13 daily newspapers including The Augusta Chronicle, Savannah Morning News and Florida Times-Union of Jacksonville.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Desperately needed aid from around the world slowly made its way Thursday into Haiti, where supply bottlenecks and a leadership vacuum left rescuers scrambling on their own to save the trapped and injured and get relief supplies into the capital.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Offensive coordinator Norm Chow is staying at UCLA, rebuffing overtures from Lane Kiffin to return to Southern California.
The National Park Service (NPS), Friends of Manzanar, and Manzanar History Association invite the public to attend a barracks groundbreaking event at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- David Woodruff, co-founder of the Bob Woodruff Foundation and brother of ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff, who was severely injured by a roadside bomb while reporting from Iraq, testified today before California's State Senate Health Committee.
NEW YORK (AP) - Two scientists who illuminated how brain cells communicate, three researchers who developed implants that let deaf people hear and philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates have won prestigious Lasker Awards for medical research and contributions to public health.
MOSCOW (AP) - In a surprise move, Russia promised Monday to push its ally Syria to place its chemical weapons under international control and then dismantle them quickly to avert U.S. strikes.
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.