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With people such as Gary Curtis ("No 'Harvey Milk Day,'" Letters to the Editor, The Signal, Sept. 8) who have such hateful thoughts and words, how can there ever be peace and harmony in our world today?
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 347 votes from late afternoon Friday, Sept. 18 to early evening Friday, Sept. 25, 2009. Question: "What's your employment status?" * Working; all good (209 votes) * Working; not in my field (24 votes) * Not working; looking (61 votes) * Not working; gave up (43 votes) * Not working; student (10 votes) Click here to vote in ...
'N Style Salon in Saugus will host a variety of events in October supporting breast cancer awareness month, starting Saturday, Oct. 3 with pink hair extensions, power-dose blow-dry, breast self-exam information, raffle prizes and goodie bags.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), lead Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today made the following statement after learning of Iran's secret nuclear plant:
The city of Santa Clarita's Graffiti Task Force invites residents to view a demonstration of its new paint matching trailer on Wednesday, September 30 at 2 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita began the restriping process on Decoro Drive on Thursday, Sept. 24. The entire restriping process is set to be completed by Friday, Oct. 2 with the majority of the work to begin Monday, Sept. 28.
Teacher Receives Governor's Gold Medal George Velarde, head of the Physical Education Department at Sierra Vista Junior High, has been awarded a Gold Medal by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness. As a Gold Medalist, Velarde will receive $10,000 for his school's P.E. program. The grand prize winning schools and gold medalists were selected from more than 700 nominees based on their use of innovation, inspiration and initiative. Velarde's local program focuses on developing the ...
Educators in Santa Clarita Valley School District have a chance to win up to $10,000 for themselves and a matching $10,000 for their school in Horace Mann Educators Corporation's (NYSE: HMN) "Win$Win" Sweepstakes.
LOS ANGELES -- Eight stars from the four major broadcast networks - ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC - join together in new public service announcement that encourages viewers to tune in to an unprecedented week of television, Oct. 19 -25, as part of EIF's iParticipate national initiative to promote service and volunteering.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Los Angeles County residents, businesses and visitors are enjoying improved service thanks to a new Verizon wireless cell site. The site expands 3G wireless coverage northeast of Santa Clarita along Bouquet Canyon Road. The increase in network coverage and capacity means more calls, emails, text and picture messages for locals, plus expanded wireless access to the web.
Students at Saugus High School will be invited to learn more about the unseen war in northern Uganda and its effect on children of that country when the school screens "Invisible Children: Rough Cut" on Monday, Oct. 12.
The Friends of William S. Hart Park & Museum and the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation present the 16th annual "American Indian Pow Wow and Native American Craft Fair" Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Finding the perfect partner isn't always easy but when it happens, it can be magical. We're not talking about the next season of the "Bachelor" or "Bachelorette." Rather, we're talking about the explosion of flavors and the senses when food is properly paired with wine and perfection achieved.
We'll have to take their word for it (that "Love Happens"). Aaron Eckhart and Jennifer Aniston are so utterly lacking in chemistry with each other (and they're both pretty bland individually) that it's hard to discern any genuine emotion. What first-time director Brandon Camp gives us instead is a cliche-addled romantic drama that's short on both romance and drama, one that's filled with soggy platitudes and contrived catharsis. Camp also wrote the script with Mike ...
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.