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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010

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.

October 07, 2010 | By Signal Staff and Wire Services | Santa Clarita Valley News


D. Frank Norton: Bonds: perhaps not the safest investment

Over this past year, fixed-income investments in U.S. Treasury, municipal and corporate bonds have performed very well while the stock market has languished. For those who invested in 10-year treasury bonds over the past year, they received annual interest yields of between 2.5- and 3-percent and bond values increasing up to 4 percent or more. Not a bad return when compared to the stock market.

October 07, 2010 | Signal Staff | Business Columns


SCV Expo opens Friday and runs all weekend

The SCV Community Expo begins Friday night with the Taste of Expo at 5 p.m. The admission fee is $20, which buys food and drink tickets.

October 07, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Local Business News


Canyon grad leads Austin Peay

Sometimes, you just have to be in the right place at the right time.

October 07, 2010 | By Dan Agnew Signal Staff Writer | SCV College Sports


Cruising with the Soroptomists

It was smooth sailing all the way as Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley launched its seventh annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser Sunday at the Oaks Grille located inside the Tournament Players Club in Valencia to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month.

October 07, 2010 | By Annemarie Donkin For The Signal | About Town


Save clean-energy bill

Four years ago, bipartisan majorities in the California Legislature approved a landmark clean-energy bill. Now a well-financed coalition of right-wing ideologues, out-of-state oil and gas companies and climate-change skeptics is seeking to effectively kill that law with an initiative on the November state ballot.

October 07, 2010 | Paul Henry Sibek Newhall | Letters to the Editor


Too little government

I suppose we have more than our fair share of tea party members here in the SCV. But I've been wondering why they blame the government for all of the country's troubles.

October 07, 2010 | By David Warburton Newhall | Letters to the Editor


Lame Congress

October 07, 2010 | By R.J. Matson St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Editorial Cartoons


Tea party independence

I am always amused by the protestations of Marxists/liberals/progressives who claim that the tea party is controlled by the Republican Party.

October 07, 2010 | Andrew Edward Briseno Saugus | Letters to the Editor


Who’s in the working class?

Who is in the working class? I have asked the question over and over, and it seems that the words "working class" apply to those who are employed by others and work on an hourly basis and are most often union workers.

October 07, 2010 | By Sue Prout Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Dink's Deli to host fundraiser for Help the Children

Get a great meal, give back to your community, and save on your entry fee by participating in the Dink's Deli promo for Help the Children.

October 06, 2010 | Source: Help the Children | SCV Raw


Statewide DUI enforcement campaign nets thousands

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California's fight against impaired drivers hit a high note this past year, when the state recorded a decline in deaths related to driving under the influence (DUI) for the fourth year in a row.

October 06, 2010 | Source: California Highway Patrol | SCV Raw


Sip, stroll and savor the sounds at wine affair Oct. 17

The Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley will present the 3rd annual "Sip, Stroll, and Savor the Sounds" wine affair at the Westfield Valencia Town Center on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

October 06, 2010 | Source: Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley | SCV Raw


COC to host evening of cinematic suspense Oct. 30

Students and community members are invited to the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus for an evening of Halloween-inspired cinematic suspense during the free outdoor screening of Alfred Hitchcock's classic "Psycho."

October 06, 2010 | Source: College of the Canyons | SCV Raw


Ken Keller: Applying the 3-percent edge

One of the most interesting behavior concepts discovered is the winning edge. This principle states that small differences in key action areas can translate into enormous differences in results.

October 06, 2010 | Signal Staff | Business Columns


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Natural gas locomotives may prove cheaper, cleaner

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Bieber arrested in Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Peace talks on Syria stuck over Assad's future

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Texas executes man despite opposition from Mexico

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Promote self-sufficiency and strong marriages

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.

January 23, 2014 | By Gary Curtis Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Remember those who lost their health care plans

This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)

January 23, 2014 | By Phyllis Grekin Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Is climate a hoax?

I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).

January 23, 2014 | By Richard La Motte Valencia | Letters to the Editor


SCV Chamber honors local heroes

This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.

March 31, 2013 | By Terri Crain President, Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce | Business & Real Estate


County supervisor to speak at SCV Chamber State of the County luncheon

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.

March 31, 2013 | By Terri Crain President, Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce | Business & Real Estate


Busting misconceptions about investor perceptions

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.

March 31, 2013 | By LuzAnna Malec Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Advisors | Banking & Finance


Bayless leads community in industry, growth

Bayless is…

March 31, 2013 | By Andrea McAfee Controller, Bayless Engineering | Industry


Hart School District aims to make every graduate’s post-secondary dream a reality

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.

March 31, 2013 | For The Signal | Education


Santa Clarita homebuyers find many advantages with Pardee Homes and Fair Oaks Ranch

Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.

March 31, 2013 | For The Signal | Business & Real Estate


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