"Green Zone" looks at an American war in a way almost no Hollywood movie ever has: We're not the heroes, but the dupes. Its message is that Iraq's fabled "weapons of mass destruction" did not exist, and that neocons within the administration fabricated them, lied about them, and were ready to kill to cover up their deception.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is accepting scholarship applications from local women majoring in business-related studies for the Jane M. Klausman Scholarship for Women in Business.
Los Angeles Universal Preschool is accepting nominations to recognize five outstanding educators who teach preschool in Los Angeles County.
The College of the Canyons Institute for Culinary Education (I-CuE) will host the fundraiser "Beer vs. Wine: A Culinary Contention" from 2 to 5 p.m. on March 28, at the College of the Canyons I-CuE, located at 23400 Town Center Drive at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
For the fourth time in as many years, College of the Canyons has been honored for providing access to service-learning educational opportunities with inclusion on the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. Administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service, inclusion on the annual Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission is looking to hand out $50,000 in grant money to some deserving artists.
The Repertory East Playhouse continues its 2010 season with "On Golden Pond" by Ernest Thompson. "This is wonderful and touching story that truly transcends all generations. I am very excited to finally have a love story on our stage," said Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston.
Mr. Bussell's letter ("The end of America?" March 10) blaming essentially the Democratic Party and the unions for California and the nation's economic woes trending toward bankruptcy is nothing more then a disguised Republican talking point to distract from the issues.
I love my country, but we have some major problems that need to be fixed.
Once upon a time, the key to a safe deposit box was all loved ones needed to unlock the secrets of a life recently ended. Today many aspects of our lives, both financial and personal, are lived in places accessible only by a password.
It has often been said that for any significant political undertaking of any stripe, you must have the support of the American people to get it accomplished.
I am not surprised our local politicians (with the exception of City Councilman Bob Kellar) claim they can't do anything about illegal immigration because, as they often say, "it's a federal problem."
Guess what? It is time to start thinking about tax time again. Yes, along with springtime thaws comes that less welcomed season: tax season.
Mean Girls: Helping Daughters Survive
Young Life is at work with young people in the Santa Clarita Valley - being available to students, providing fun, safe and comfortable gatherings, offering students the right to be heard and communicating God's love in terms students can understand.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.
OKUMA, Japan (AP) - The radioactive water that has accumulated at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant remains the biggest problem hampering the cleanup process three years after the disaster.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) - A very strong earthquake that struck offshore rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damage.
NEW YORK (AP) - The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resuming Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The judge in the case against an Army general believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be tried on sex assault charges is considering new evidence that a top lawyer at the Pentagon may have unlawfully interfered in a decision on whether to accept a plea agreement that was ultimately rejected.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal according to the pathologist who performed her autopsy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
KELLER, Texas (AP) - The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw about a week ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist as the Los Angeles Kings won their seventh straight with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, helping the Los Angeles Lakers overcome a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin Durant to win 114-110 on Sunday.
Sunday night, March 2, I watched the 86th Oscars.
The Feb. 26 edition of The Signal published an article on the billboard proposal talks ("Billboard proposal talks draw hefty crowd to City Hall").
During each City Council election cycle the citizens of Santa Clarita are subjected to a plethora of campaign blight on public property created by candidates who are asking for voters to entrust them to represent their interests in our beautiful community.