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.
"Stand, Navy, out to sea
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.
A signature-gatherer outside a local Walmart, arrested for battery after allegedly punching someone in the hand last weekend, has been identified as a woman from Illinois, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
JINDO, South Korea (AP) - One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago.
In her letter Sunday in The Signal ("Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left") attempting to rebut Steve Lunetta's earlier column about pay inequality for women, Robin Clough ends by writing:
Yes, I believe in angels, since I met one accidentally on Sierra Highway recently when my car hit a rock in the road.
It's true that we received pretty bad news last month from the latest report of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The Easter season for many of our Christian brothers and sisters is a time of year that prompts us to reflect on the concept of redemption.
DALLAS (AP) - Kari Lehtonen had 37 saves, with some tremendous stops, for his first career postseason victory, and the Dallas Stars beat Anaheim 3-0 Monday night in their first home playoff game in six years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the first major league matchup featuring twentysomething stars Mike Trout and Bryce Harper, it was a guy born two decades earlier, Raul Ibanez, who came through with the biggest hit.
A father and son were recovering Monday after being stabbed outside a bar last weekend, while one suspect was being held in connection with the stabbing, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detective said.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken up the cause of "humane immigration reform," calling it "one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time" in a Fox News interview.
Question: I just found out my husband had an affair with someone he worked with last year. He says it is over and wants to be with me, but I don't know how to forgive him and trust him again. Can a marriage survive an affair?
Newly elected Santa Clarita City Councilman Dante Acosta's journey to the Santa Clarita Valley is a familiar one.