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First days on the job excite me. During my 24 years of "real" work, I only enjoyed this excitement seven times (not including transfers or promotions in the same company).
Santa Monica City College tried to exert unbearable pressure on the College of the Canyons women's basketball team on Saturday night, but the Lady Cougars had none of it.
"The budget process for California defies a simple, concise definition." That's the introduction to the state Department of Finance's publication, "California's Budget Process," and that's no joke. Sacramento can't explain it because the politicians don't get it. They don't know how to budget. Most businesses, and even most individuals in California, know how to budget. They look at their guaranteed revenues and spend within their means. If they're smart, they sock away any unexpected income ...
"The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature."
Legacy Christian Academy in Valencia was able to fulfill wishes for holiday dinners by collecting $3,190 which was enough money to purchase hams or turkeys for the 200+ families serviced by the Hunger Defense Fund.
With both College of the Canyons and Santa Monica City College languishing near the cellar of the Western State Conference, something had to give at home on Saturday evening.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH
Pink slips and going-out-of-business signs are becoming all too common in our communities. With Los Angeles County's unemployment rate at 9.5 percent in December, the severity of this economic downturn is becoming even more visible in our neighborhoods. Already, hundreds of vital infrastructure projects - everything from highway expansions, school construction and levee repairs - have been stopped, putting even more Californians out of work. The nation's economic picture is grim, and some proposals to ...
Don't ask, don't tell. The policy is pretty self-explanatory. Gays choosing to serve in the armed forces in this country are called upon to keep their sexuality a private matter, and their commanders are not to question them about it. To some who support the homosexual lifestyle, this policy appears discriminatory and unfair, and they believe that it should not be allowed. In actuality, this policy was developed to protect homosexuals, their fellow troops and ...
A few hundred fans cheered on actor, MTV host and skateboard star Jason "Wee Man" Acuna Saturday at Chronic Tacos' grand re-opening in Saugus, an event which doubled as a community celebration and fundraiser for an upcoming autism awareness concert.
Where in the world did I, and most Americans, acquire our overwhelming sense of entitlement to the Earth's natural resources?
Hot Wheels exhibit in Santa Paula The California Oil Museum will be showing "Hot Wheels: 40 years of Playing and Collecting" through Feb. 17. Exhibit available for viewing Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4/adults, $3/seniors, $1/youth and free for members. 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula. Info: (805) 933-0076. Farmer's Market at COC parking lot The Santa Clarita Farmer's Market is held every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the College ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A man accused of the 1988 beating of an 11-year-old boy at a Tony Alamo Christian Ministries compound in Saugus was arrested, authorities say.
The District Attorney filed one felony count of extortion on Jose Gregorio Friday, said Sgt. John Bomben, of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Community Interaction Team.
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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