Evan Wright, 19, studied two years of Spanish in high school but admits he didn't speak it too well.
Samuel Ramirez, of Valencia, will began his Plebe Summer at the United States Naval Academy on July 1. He will be a member of the class of 2013.
Caitlin Dortch, of Valencia, has been named to the Dean's Honor List at the University of California, Los Angeles for the Fall 2008 and Winter 2009 Quarters.
Two men were killed in two separate automotive crashes in the Santa Clarita Valley late Friday and early Saturday, California Highway Patrol officials said.
The front page story in Sunday's Signal headlined "Health care rumors unfounded" (Aug. 9) is misleading.
Your article in Sunday's paper "Health care rumors unfounded" (Aug. 9) shows that the fear-mongering demagoguery of the Bush-Cheney administration hasn't lost its following among the right-wing, especially in the quotes of Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon regarding claims of government-assisted suicide in the proposed health care reform measures.
I am writing in regards to the recent attempts at thwarting real health care reform. The idea that the president's health care package is a death sentence is ludicrous.
The American Association of University Women recently installed new officers at the membership's general meeting. The slate of officers for 2009-2010 year includes President Diane Bartley, President Elect Kelly Burke, 1st VP Programs Robin Clough and Jane Hanson, 2nd VP Membership Rebecca Corona-Nickerson, Recording Secretary Jane Adams, Treasurer Kitty Conant, 3rd VP EF Jenewyn Van Wie and Public Policy Rose Romeka.
Todd and Renee Anderson, of Saugus, celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary on Aug. 13. The former Renee Richard married Todd Anderson on Aug. 13, 1983, in Winnetka.
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Justin Molina, of Santa Clarita, worked on a team of summer interns who won the International Creative Video Competition hosted by the American Pavilion at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
The Heritage Haunt and Pumpkin Festival is a nonprofit haunt to raise funds for the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society.
Ian Andrew Hunter Kakumu, a recent graduate from the Virginia Military Institute was awarded a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
California Highway Patrol responded to two separate fatal incidents Friday night and early Saturday morning.
Local fire and sheriff's units responded to calls of a possible downed helicopter Friday afternoon north of Hasley Canyon Road in Castaic.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - The first of August dawned as a day of promise for the Mahmoum clan and thousands of other Palestinians stuck in United Nations shelters in Rafah - thanks to a temporary cease-fire with Israel they could go home for three days.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's finance minister says his country and other regional powers should work together to rebuild the Gaza Strip and disarm Hamas militants that rule the territory.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown.