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Two natives of Newhall were recently named to Academic Honors List for the 2007 fall semester at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas.
Santa Clarita resident Brytanie Nicole Piana has been named to the 2007 fall Dean's List at Southwestern University. To be selected, students must have at least a 3.6 grade point average on a 4.0 scale with at least 12 graded hours and be good standing with the university. Southwestern University is a selective, nationally recognized undergraduate liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1,260 students. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in Texas.
Jacqueline Yuri Kikuchi of Canyon Country is one of 712 Lafayette College students who have been named to the 2007 fall semester Dean's List, which was recently announced by Hannah Stewart-Gambino, dean of the college. Each of the students has achieved at least a 3.45 semester grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Lafayette is one of only 65 colleges and universities in the nation classified as "most competitive" by Barron's, publishers of "Profiles of American
On February 12, 2008, Nathan Jon Crookston earned the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout. To celebrate his achievement we would like to invite you to join us at his Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, March 15 at 4 p.m. In the cultural hall of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 24915 Peachland Ave., Newhall. Come enjoy a hot dog and a s'more around a "campfire," as we honor Nathan in this achievement.
Ryan Kuhn, a freshman from Canyon Country, has been named to the Luther College Dean's list for the fall semester of the 2007-2008 academic year. Kuhn, the son of Kirk and Sandy Kuhn, is a 2007 graduate of Canyon High School. To be named to the dean's list, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and must complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades (A, B, C, D). There were 265 seniors named to the Dean's List, 193 juniors, 204 ...
Lockheed Federal Credit Union has selected Saugus High School senior Clinton Ibarra as the recipient of its Student of the Month award for February. He was selected because of his overall performance, including academic accomplishments, extra curricular activities and leadership abilities.
Senior Melvin C. Johnson of Canyon Country has been named to the Dean's List at West Texas A&M University for the fall semester.
With St. Patrick's Day falling on a Monday, this Saturday, March 15, shapes up as your best local opportunity to celebrate the holiday with your little leprechauns - and the Knights of Columbus have you covered morning and night.
Sex - in some households, it's a dirty word and in some households, it means open communication. The month of March is designated nationally as "Talk to Your Teen About Sex Month." And while I believe that we should be talking to our teens on a daily basis about a number issues, I am grateful that the month of March has been established to talk to your teens about sex. Hopefully, this will inspire you to take the time to have an open and frank discussion with your teen about sex.
To truly comprehend and appreciate Margaret Edson's 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning work, "W;t" - playing at the Repertory East Playhouse through April 5 - one has to have more than a passing knowledge of English metaphysical poet John Donnne (1572-1631), a contemporary of William Shakespear, but without the Bard's comedic touch.
Why do Indian writers evoke more imagery than their American contemporaries? If you believe that reading prose should be as moving as poetry, you must pick up any of these recommendations, turn to any page, read a paragraph or two and see what you think.
In regard to Rory Leighton Aronsky's article in the March 7 Escape, "From My Netflix Queue: A Wagner Opera in a Different Key;" while I found the review of the documentary to be interesting, I was somewhat bugged by Aronsky's references to Wagner's Ring as "opera."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 22 of his 37 points in the first quarter and made 14 of 16 shots before fouling out, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 112-105 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
A Signal reader's complaint about apparent Santa Clarita City Council campaign signs placed in the Newhall roundabout produced a bit of a mystery Monday: the candidate whose name is on the offending placards says he knows nothing about them.
It's so easy to love a lovable child. When she or he comes to you with open arms and says "I love you, Daddy", your heart melts. When this child does his chores without repeated urging, you can't help but love him. When she does her homework without you holding a metaphorical stick over her head, you can't help but love her. It's so easy to have loving, tender feelings toward a child who simply seems to do what obedient children do.
A recent study found women consume more social media than men, and this usage is occurring primarily on mobile devices.
For many of us, this time of year represents a little extra in our bank accounts from tax returns. It is a perfect time of year for identity thieves to strike. If you want to make he bad guy's job easier, here are some bad habits to keep up.
The College Board is once again redesigning the format and scoring of the SAT college-entrance exam.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is searching for a 24-year-old man who went missing on the trails of Towsley Canyon earlier today.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - In an age when people assume that any bit of information is just a click away, the thought that a jetliner could simply disappear over the ocean for more than two days is staggering. But Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is hardly the first reminder of how big the seas are, and of how agonizing it can be to try to find something lost in them.
A 12-hour "john sting" in Castaic during the weekend netted three men arrested on prostitution-related charges, officials said Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police said Monday they've solved the case of a severed human head and other body parts found two years ago near the Hollywood sign.
"Go Jazz," a dedicated jazz band comprised of Santa Clarita studio musicians, local band directors, and talented individuals, is performing at the West Ranch High School Performing Arts Theater on Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) - HBO says its streaming service is running again, although disappointingly late for many anxious fans of the "True Detective" series.
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) - Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into what they were doing on the flight.
A new pastor has been appointed to Our Lady of Perpetual Help church in Newhall, replacing Pastor Richard Martini, who was transferred to Carpinteria in November, a church staffer said.
SACRAMENTO - State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California's cash balance, receipts and disbursements in February 2014. Revenues for the month totaled $5.6 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15 Governor's Budget by $968.9 million, or 20.9 percent.